Sleeping Dogs

Sleeping Dogs

A Novel

eBook - 2014
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The Pentagon has a dirty, little secret they've been keeping quiet for forty years. During the Cold War, a number of live H-bombs were jettisoned and lost around the country as a result of mishaps and mid-air collisions. A disgraced former Pentagon weapons expert, Howie Collyer, who blew the whistle on the unrecovered H-bombs and lost his job as a result, learns from a nurse in a VA hospital that one of her patients has vague recollections of being the pilot on a B-52 plane that jettisoned a nuke. Collyer teams up with the nurse to kidnap the man from the hospital in the hopes he w.
Most people don't realize that eleven unrecovered nuclear weapons are scattered around the U.S. from mid-air mishaps and crashes when B-52s were in the air 24-7 during the Cold War. Howie Collyer, a disgraced Pentagon whistleblower, discovers an old pilot who might know a nuke's location. Kidnapping the pilot, he takes him on a search for the missing bomb, followed by al-Qaeda and the Pentagon. Who's going to get to the bomb first? --Collyer who will expose the threat lost nukes pose? The Pentagon, intent on continuing the coverup? Or the al-Qaeda suicide driver out to detonate the bomb, incinerating millions and making the Eastern Seaboard uninhabitable for centuries?
Publisher: New York : Skyhorse Publishing, Inc., 2014.
ISBN: 9781629143187
Characteristics: 1 online resource (540 pages)

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