By James H. Cobb
On a distant island within the Canadian Arctic, researchers detect the wreckage of a mysterious global warfare II-era plane, a discovery that forces the Russian Federation right into a stunning admission. The unmarked airplane is a Soviet strategic bomber that disappeared with its staff greater than fifty years in the past whereas wearing metric a whole bunch weaponized anthrax.
eager to hinder a political and diplomatic firestorm, the U.S. president dispatches a Covert-One group led through Lieutenant Colonel Jon Smith to the crash website. yet others have reached the frigid, windswept island first, together with a world palms broker and his workforce of vicious mercenaries. As for the Russians, they're mendacity: a moment, even deadlier, mystery rests in the hulk of the misplaced bomber, a mystery the Russians are keen to kill to guard. Trapped in a polar wasteland, Smith and his workforce locate themselves combating a savage conflict on fronts--against an enemy they could see and one other hiding inside their very own ranks.
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She read a lot, chiefly Mill's and Boon's light romances. I don't remember any other books in the cottage, but I do that remember a bright blue carpet in the living room and a profusion of china ornaments. I don't know why suspicion is she wasn't happy with my father; my that she was lonely. She considered herself several cuts above her working-class neighbors, and the few middle-class residents of the village considered themselves several cuts above her. Looking back at Engelsea, and relawas the Great Good Place from which where she had high tions, she saw it status and plenty of friends marriage had exiled her.
It started existence, like most seaside resorts, as a fishing village; most of the fishermen still live on the site of the original village in the Old Quarter east of the town. It would be agreeable to write glowingly of my boyhood by the sea and making friends with the fishermen's children and listening open-mouthed to some old salt's story far of adventure as in the picture of Raleigh's boyhood. But, in fact, I and the only old never talked to a fisherman in salt who was 28 my life, ever observed telling stories JOHN BRAINE / 29 was eventually jailed for tampering with them.
Quarter wasn't Street in fact really turesque, though the narrow streets with their alleys pic- and courtyards did have a certain charm. There were a few owned by fishermen old cottages nearby; they weren't but by retired people. Virtually all the buildings in the fishermen's quarter had been built in the 1850's by one of my ancestors — Martin Knossington—who had, uncharac- teristically for a Knossington, lost most of his profits in speculation. The were of local stone with no attempt at any kind of ornamentation.
Robert Ludlum's The Arctic Event (Covert-One, Book 7) by James H. Cobb