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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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Marvin Williams
I read the book from beginning to end and I read the reviews. I noted that Air Force personnel took issue with the story. I spent 23 years in the Air Force and I too found some inaccuracies, but I also know it is a work of fiction. An author takes license with the material he or she has to work with. The book was an enjoyable read. If you want accuracy read non-fiction. If you want irreverent humor and suspense read this book.
Marcy
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
Very good thriller that starts slowly but gets better as you go on.About religious fanatics trying to launch a ICBM
Jed Cooper
Interesting book and interesting take on the demilitarization of the cold war.
Miriam Eisenberg
I really enjoy Paul Levine's books. Enjoyed this.
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The author of 18 novels, Paul Levine won the John D. MacDonald fiction award and was nominated for the Edgar, Macavity, International Thriller, and James Thurber prizes.

A former Miami trial lawyer, he also wrote more than 20 episodes of the CBS military drama “JAG” and co-created the Supreme Court drama “First Monday” starring James Garner and Joe Mantegna.

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