Robert Ludlum's The Arctic Event: A Covert-One novel

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Orion, Feb 25, 2010 - Fiction - 432 pages
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An ancient bomber conceals a devastating secret - a stunning Covert-One thriller from the master storyteller.

On a desolate island deep within the Arctic, a scientific expedition photographs the wreckage of a bomber. It seems to be a relic from the Cold War - but a handful of insiders know that it is a Soviet Air Force biological warfare platform, still armed with weaponised anthrax.

Covert-One's Lt. Col. Jon Smith leads a team to secure the site. But on the island they find themselves confronted with a traitor from within their ranks. Gradually they become aware that the ancient bomber conceals something else: a secret so deadly that it could trigger a Third World War...

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User Review  - macjest - LibraryThing

Nothing like a good old fashioned suspense novel between the U.S. and Russia. A bomber from 50 years ago resurfaces along with its load of anthrax. The Covert One group is called in to handle the situation. Read full review

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User Review  - Carpe_Librum - LibraryThing

This book is part of a series created by Robert Ludlum but written by James Cobb. Confusing isn't it? James Patterson does a similar thing by co-authoring many of his books now, but forgive me for ... Read full review

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James Cobb (Author)
James Cobb is the author of, amongst others, the Amanda Lee Garrett thrillers and is an avid student of military history and technology. He is a member of the United States Naval Institute and the Navy League. He lives in Tacoma, Washington.

Robert Ludlum (Author)
Robert Ludlum is one of the world's bestselling authors and there are more than 300 million copies of his books in print. He is published in 32 languages and 50 countries. As well as blending sophisticated plotting and extreme pace, Robert Ludlum's novels are meticulously researched. In addition to the popular titles in the Covert-One series, Robert Ludlum's best-known books include THE SCARLATTI INHERITANCE, THE CHANCELLOR MANUSCRIPT and the Jason Bourne series.

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