Brad Marshall was a brilliant Air Force general and popular war hero. Too popular for his own good. The president has reassigned his potential rival to the shadows: command of a doomsday plane that officially doesn’t exist, flying endless circles over nuclear missiles in the heartland that nobody at the Pentagon believes will ever be launched.
Then a catastrophic attack on Washington destroys the Pentagon and kills the President and the next fifteen Cabinet members in the line of succession. Now Marshall, who wrote the military’s Doomsday playbook, holds the keys to America’s nuclear arsenal. And he’s ready to unleash it to avenge his country.
Only one person stands in his way: Deborah Sachs, the Secretary of Education. On the day she was to be fired, she is now the accidental “designated survivor” and acting President. She has ultimate nuclear authorization—and a mind of her own.
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Thomas Greanias is a New York Times bestselling novelist and one of the world’s leading authors of adventure. His books in print have been translated into multiple languages and sold in 200 nations around the globe. A former journalist and on-air correspondent for NBC, Greanias infuses his international thrillers with provocative issues ripped from tomorrow’s headlines. Follow Thomas Greanias on Facebook, Google+ and Twitter. Subscribe to his official newsletter to go behind the scenes and get the latest on his next blockbuster.