What would be the consequences if terrorists got their hands on the ULTIMATE WEAPON?
Terrorists gain control of a spacecraft parked in deep-space and stacked with nuclear missiles. Under the command of a hate-driven former diplomat, Sir Miles Griffin, they plan using it to hit targets within the USA. However, all efforts to obtain the missiles’ firing codes fail and Griffin contrives to recruit Frank Adams an English spacecraft engineer living in Canada. Adams, a former SAS colonel and reformed alcoholic is the designer of the spacecraft’s weapons system.
On his return to England, Adams learns that his ex-wife has cancer and not long to live. Despite many years of separation, she and Adams still love each other, and Adams vows to save her life. Learning that there might be a cure, Adams accepts Griffin’s offer of five million for arming the spacecraft, however, not trusting Griffin’s motives, he agrees to work undercover for the British Counter Terrorist Command to sabotage the project.
A fast-moving story written by a spacecraft engineer. This thriller is intended for all adults as well as mature teenagers.
-I took this book with me on holiday, I was hoping to get through a few paragraphs, but once I started it it was difficult to put it down. Each paragraph compelled me to go on to the next. Hope more Steve Lawson books will follow soon. (Mrs S. from Surrey)
-I enjoyed reading this story very much. It made me think what would actually happen if any of became true? What would our leaders do if this became a reality? Could they deal with it? (Mr L. Redhill)
Manuscript of this book was granted the “Gold Star Award” by the Publishers Desk in New York