Zero Option by P. T. Deutermann

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Military investigator David Stafford receives a low profile assignment: a scam involving public auctions of military surplus. When he travels from Washington, D.C. to a base outside Atlanta, Stafford stumbles onto a big secret. A cylinder of Wet Eye, a hazardous biochemical weapon with gruesome consequences, is missing, maybe stolen.But no one will admit it's gone.As he hunts for answers, Stafford befriends an unusual, troubled young girl and her guardian, who live in a remote Georgia mountain town. What the gift knows and how she carne by that knowledge traps Stafford between an unstable weapon with deadly power and a military bureaucracy desperate to cover its mistakes, no matter what the cost.Authentic, frightening, packed with suspense, Zero Option is P.T. Deutermann's best book yet.

About P. T. Deutermann

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P. T. Deutermann is the author of fifteen previous novels, including The Last Man and Pacific Glory, which won the W. Y. Boyd Literary Award for Excellence in Military Fiction. Deutermann spent twenty-six years in military and government service, which included a Pearl Harbor tour of duty; his father was a Vice Admiral in the WWII Pacific theater, and his uncle and older brother were submariners, whose stories helped inform this novel. He lives with his wife in North Carolina.
Published January 1, 1998 by St. Martin's Press.. 421 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, War, Business & Economics, History, Crime. Fiction

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