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A Nuclear Missile...

A Band of Terrorists...

And Only Two People Who Can Prevent Armageddon.

When a doomsday cult captures an U.S. Air Force missile base, it's up to a lowly sergeant and a female psychiatrist to prevent a nuclear holocaust. That’s the setup of “BALLISTIC,” the chilling new thriller from the Edgar-nominated author of the Jake Lassiter series.

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Published March 5th 2011 by Nittany Valley Productions, Inc. (first published February 24th 2011)
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Mike French
Sep 27, 2014 Mike French rated it really liked it
Enjoyable read! Paul Levine shows he is a great writer,no matter what the genre is. This book is a complete departure from his humorous Lassiter and Solomon vs Lord series,but keeps you on the edge of your from start to finish. If you like a good thriller,this is a book that you should read
Nancy Silk
Mar 03, 2016 Nancy Silk rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
"Awesome and Thrilling"

This is another awesome, extremely well written novel by popular author Paul Levine. His novels will really grab you and it's hard to close the book, even at 1:00 a.m. In this story, a home-grown terrorist group takes over an Air Force missile silo, determined to launch the missile to bring an apocalyptic end to our world. There are only two people who can prevent this potential massive destruction: an obnoxious sergeant who fails to follow orders, and a female psychologis
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George Stewart
Oct 29, 2015 George Stewart rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A great suspense and military along with apocalyptic story

A departure from the lawyer/shyster theme of Levine's other books I have read. A insane preacher man and his cult attempt to launch a nuke on to Jerusalem to bring on the apocalypse. An unlikely hero emerged to attempt to save the day. You'll have to read the book to find if he does or does not save the holiest locations of three major world religions.
There are several subplots of political and military power struggles. This along with me
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Belinda Petty
Oct 23, 2015 Belinda Petty rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Great fun!

Loved every page and the pace. Great character! Lots of action and suspense with a new surprise on in every chapter.
Marcy
Feb 20, 2012 Marcy rated it it was ok
Home-grown, fundamentalist driven terrorists take over a nuclear facility and an unlikely hero tries to save the day. This military/action adventure is quite different from Mr. Levine's legal thrillers. As much as I enjoy two of his other series, Jake Lassiter and Solomon and Lord, this book was just too over the top and silly for me. This book was offered as a kindle freebie and though it wasn't for me, I thank the author for his generosity.
Nev Thomas
Sep 06, 2013 Nev Thomas rated it really liked it
Very good thriller that starts slowly but gets better as you go on.About religious fanatics trying to launch a ICBM
Jed Cooper
Aug 04, 2012 Jed Cooper rated it liked it
Interesting book and interesting take on the demilitarization of the cold war.
Miriam Eisenberg
Mar 13, 2013 Miriam Eisenberg rated it really liked it
I really enjoy Paul Levine's books. Enjoyed this.
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Paul Levine's newest legal thriller is BUM RAP, which brings together Jake Lassiter, Steve Solomon and Victoria Lord.

“The pages fly by and the laughs keep coming in this irresistible Florida romp. A delicious mix of thriller and comic crime novel.” – Booklist (starred review)

The author of 19 novels, Paul Levine won the John D. MacDonald fiction award and was nominated for the Edgar, Macavity, Int
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