By Bob Mayer
From Publishers Weekly
Mayer keep on with up Eyes of the Hammer with a pulsing techno-thriller set in June 1989. As chinese language scholars are demise in Tiananmen sq., the U.S. phases Dragon SIM-13--a regimen computing device workout regarding a simulated precise Forces raid on a chinese language oil pipeline. however the application has been written by way of health care provider Meng, a refugee decided to strike a blow opposed to his onetime tormentors in Beijing, and Sgt. Dave Riley and his eco-friendly Beret A-team locate themselves truly in China, confronting catastrophe while a helicopter crash leaves part the lads stranded in antagonistic territory. Mayer, knowledgeable on specific battle operations, convincingly provides a state of affairs within which nobody in authority can relatively think the surprising connection among desktop displays and genuine lifestyles. He both effectively demonstrates how lower-echelon uncritical obedience to orders could make feel separately yet upload as much as absurdity. The book's maximum power, although, is its tale line. particularly, the ultimate rescue mission--featuring a hotshot woman helicopter pilot--is a nail-biter within the most sensible culture of experience fiction.
Copyright Reed company info, Inc.
From Library Journal
Meng, a chinese language machine specialist operating for a top-secret American facility at castle Meade, makes a speciality of simulation actions for distinct Forces. while he makes a decision to make simulated Dragon SIM-13 actual, the buttons he pushes organize an intricate invasion of mainland China to break an oil pipeline. Captains Mitchell and Riley head the crew flying in on helicopters. while one of many helicopters crashes, the repercussions are enormous--no one within the States understands a couple of actual invasion, other than Meng; and intensely few within the a long way East have any wisdom. A bold rescue by means of pilot Jean lengthy, spouse of Mitchell, produces a climax with adequate suspense and motion to fulfill the main jaded of mystery lovers. the writer of Eyes of the Hammer can provide one other rousing tale.
- Robert H. Dona hugh, previously with Youngstown & Mahoning Cty. P.L., Ohio
Copyright 1992 Reed enterprise details, Inc.
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