Vortex

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Grand Central Publishing, Jun 1, 1992 - Fiction - 928 pages
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As the forces of white supremacy make their last ruthless stand in South Africa and the world faces Armageddon, America mobilizes Operation Brave Fortune, a full-scale war effort waged on land, at sea, and in the air. "Bond is good. . . . I started sweating on the first page".--Stephen Coonts.

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South African radicals decide to to invade neighboring country and soon full war is on the way. When the war culminates with exchange of weapons of mass destruction from both sides international community decides to stop the onslaught.[return][return]Great action. Read full review

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Set in today's South Africa, this broad, elaborate war thriller by the author of Red Phoenix (Warner, 1989) has Nazi-like ultraconservative Afrikaners taking over the Pretoria government, then ... Read full review

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About the author (1992)

Larry Bond is a writer and game designer. He graduated from St. Thomas College in 1973 with a degree in quantitative methods. Bond worked as a computer programmer before entering The U.S. Navy Officers Candidate School in Newport, Rhode Island. He graduated in 1976 and served in the Navy for six years. Bond spent two years with the Navy Reserve Intelligence Program and then worked as a naval analyst for consulting firms in Washington, D.C. Bond also designs games. His Harpoon gaming system was published in 1980 and has won the H.G. Wells Award as the best miniature game of the year in 1981, 1987, and 1997. A computer version of the game was created in 1990 and won the Wargame of the Year award from Computer Gaming World. Bond began his writing career by collaborating with Tom Clancy on the bestseller Red Storm Rising. His own novels include Red Phoenix, The Enemy Within, and Day of Wrath.

Patrick Larkin is the author of" Robert Ludlum's The Lazarus Vendetta" and "The Tribune", as well as the co-author of five bestselling thrillers with Larry Bond. He lives in northern California with his family.

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