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A military Learjet crash leads one investigator to suspect a cover-up -- because the plane had only one passenger: the President's brother.
Paperback, 368 pages
Published December 1st 2000 by Berkley
(first published August 2nd 1999)
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Colonel John Quinn was a fighter pilot but a near fatal bailout in the Gulf War has him unfit for flight duty and riding a desk compiling data on aircraft crashes. He is called in by his boss to hurry out to a new crash site where a small Air Force passenger jet has crashed out side of Washington DC. He discovers that the one passenger on board is the Presidents Half Brother and there were no survivors, As Col. Quinn is putting together an investigation team he begins to run into problems with s ...more
This is the first I have read from Patrick David and have to say I actually liked it. I'm mostly a romance reviewer but this one grabbed my attention. The whole conspiracy of the presidents brother was in my mind even after the book. Each chapter was in depth and though there was a lot of suspicions and drama it was worth it. One minute I'm like it has to be the president behind everything but Mr. Davis throws in an obstacle that side tracks you and leave you in surprise. All in all for being my ...more
Interesting political cover-up novel. Frustrating to think things like this are possible, though I hope they don't really happen. I found myself continually frustrated with the events of the novel, as the main character was, which after a point was kind of detracting. It was a book I was always excited to continue to read to see how things were going to proceed.
Patrick A. Davis is the national and New York Times bestselling author of six previous novels: The Commander, A Slow Walk to Hell, A Long Day for Dying, The Colonel, The General, and The Passenger. He is a graduate of the United States Air Force Academy and the Army Command and General Staff College, and a former Air Force major who flew during the Gulf War. He helped plan and direct U-2 surveilla ...moreMore about Patrick A. Davis...