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A United Nations-brokered détente between North and South Korea is about to make history when two powerful bombs rock Midtown Manhattan, killing the warring nations' representatives as well as innocent bystanders. A renegade North Korean general is behind the violence and, with a political firestorm unleashed on Washington, D.C., Jake Scott is ordered by the president to infiltrate a secret island meeting of the North Korean rulers. Even with his best crew aboard the Reno, Scott is up against a monstrous enemy armed with hair-raising technology: miniaturized nukes stowed on board the Sang-o, or Red Shark -- a sub which handily dodges conventional sonar and satellite detection. The clock is ticking as Scott makes a chilling discovery -- the weapons are poised and ready to bring down Korea's most despised foe: the U.S.A....

Peter Sasgen served in the U.S. Navy and later worked as a graphic designer and photographer in Washington, D.C., and Philadelphia. His nonfiction book Red Scorpion was inspired by his father, who served aboard the USS Rasher for all eight of her war patrols, as was his submarine thriller War Plan Red (both available from Pocket Star Books).

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