First Strike

First Strike

Book - 2016
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When hundreds of American college students are taken captive by a radical Islamic group, Dewey Andreas obtains proof that the group has been secretly funded by a Pentagon black-ops program.

McMillan Palgrave

Deep within the Pentagon, a covert, multi-billion-dollar arms-for-influence program was created. The mission: to protect the country and its allies from terrorist acts by secretly enabling a hand-picked man to emerge as the most powerful leader in the Middle East. But when Tristan Nazir double-crosses Washington, and uses the program for his own violent ends to create ISIS, America finds itself facing its greatest risk yet. Elite operative Dewey Andreas is sent to Syria to retrieve details about the source of ISIS’s funding—until his cover is blown and chaos erupts in the streets. He manages to send intel just in time to for the U.S. to cut off a final arms shipment before it reaches ISIS…but Nazir’s plot is far from finished. Soon a terrorist cell takes over a college dorm in New York City, taking hundreds of students as hostages. Now, in a situation with a powerful traitor and few allies, there remains only one option: Dewey Andreas. If only he weren’t already trapped by the enemy who’s about to launch another bold strike. . .

This edition of the book is the deluxe, tall rack mass market paperback.



Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, c2016
ISBN: 9781250043207
9781250043177
Branch Call Number: FIC COE
Characteristics: 471 p. ;,25 cm.

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Cali21
Feb 06, 2017

Love the character, Dewey! Tons of action, some laughs, great read.

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llojoh
Nov 25, 2016

This is an incredibly intense novel, I couldn't put it down. Once again Dewey Andreas gets tangled up into a complicated plot about ISIS and weapons obtained from the US. I would recommend this novel. Ben Coes is a very skilled author.

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nannianni
Aug 28, 2016

Great book until the Epilogue. That was awkward - leaving it off would have been a good idea.

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AlmadenAFS
Aug 14, 2016

Been a Coes fan since his first book. He never disappoints. Poor Dewey, he's got more battle scars and yet he keeps on keepin' on. Worth the read.

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kmre_37
Aug 12, 2016

Coes does it again. Good book!

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Aug 01, 2016

Money is not a gift. It's a curse.

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SEBoiko
Aug 01, 2016

Being trapped is a state of mind.

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SEBoiko
Aug 01, 2016

Ruling is about power...

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