Scorpion Strike by John J. Nance

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In the wake of Desert Storm, a defecting Iraqi scientist has revealed Saddam Hussein's horrifying plans for a devastating counterstrike against his enemies...and the world. With no time to spare, American forces must remobilize to locate and neutralize the underground laboratory where a lethal super-virus is ready to be unleashed. But an eleventh-hour disaster thrusts the entire mission into the hands of Air Force comrades-in-arms Colonel Will Westerman and Reserve Colonel-turned-commercial pilot Doug Harris. Flying into the heart of Iraqi power, they must depend on their skills--and each other--as never before, to complete a mission that looks more and more like a suicide run...


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About John J. Nance

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John J. Nance was born in Texas and grew up in Dallas. He earned a Bachelor's Degree from SMU and a Juris Doctor from SMU School of Law, and is a licensed aerospace attorney. Nance is a decorated Air Force pilot veteran of Vietnam and Operations Desert Storm/Desert Shield, and he is also a Lieutenant Colonel in the USAF Reserve. Nance has piloted various jet aircraft and has logged over 13,000 hours of flight time in his commercial airline and Air Force careers. Nance is also an internationally recognized air safety analyst and advocate, and is the Aviation Analyst for ABC televison and the Aviation Editor for Good Morning America. His editorials have been published in newspapers nationwide, including the L. A. Times and USA Today. Nance has written non-fiction books including Splash of Colors, Blind Trust, On Shaky Ground, and What Goes Up, and fiction bestsellers including Final Approach, Scorpion Strike, Phoenix Rising, Pandora's Clock, Medusa's Child, The Last Hosatage, Blackout, Headwind and Turbulence. Pandora's Clock and Medusa's Child both aired as major, successful two-part mini-series on television.
 
Published April 30, 1995 by Random House Value Publishing. 352 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Action & Adventure, Literature & Fiction, Business & Economics, War, History, Science Fiction & Fantasy. Fiction

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Mechanical failures plague the risky operation from the beginning, and when the task group finally reaches the lab and begins to destroy the viruses, Abbas learns that two of the vials left early for Baghdad.

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Nance's overly technical thriller describes an American strike force's efforts to trace a secret biological weapons facility in the aftermath of the Gulf War.

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