Larry Bond's Red Dragon Rising

Shock of War

By Larry Bond; Jim DeFelice
(Forge Books, Hardcover, 9780765321398, 352pp.)

Publication Date: January 3, 2012

Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover, Hardcover, Mass Market Paperback, Mass Market Paperback, Mass Market Paperback, Compact Disc, Compact Disc, Compact Disc, Audio Cassette, Compact Disc, MP3 CD, Compact Disc

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Under secret orders from the President, U.S. Army Major Zeus Murphy sabotages a Chinese invasion fleet on the eve of its assault against Vietnam. But after Murphy and fellow officer Win Christian are trapped behind enemy lines, Christian’s erratic behavior gives them away. The pair shoot their way out  of a Chinese airport terminal, hijack a bus, then barely escape two truckloads of soldiers before disappearing into the night. Thus starts Zeus Murphy’s personal odyssey in the latest installment of the Red Dragon Rising series.

Back in America, President Chester Greene fails to convince Congress that the Chinese invasion of Vietnam is the first step in a plan to rule Asia—and eventually go to war with the U.S. Not even the Pentagon will support the President; top-ranking officers do everything they can to sabotage his orders.

After Zeus and Christian dodge a Chinese armored division and return to Vietnam, Zeus proposes a plan to blunt the tank attack. His commanding officer orders him to stand down. Zeus disobeys in an effort to help the Vietnamese woman he’s fallen in love with. Win Christian goes with him to prove he’s not a coward…within hours, both men are alone with a company of Vietnamese soldiers on the border, staring down the barrels of Chinese main battle tanks as they drive on Haiphong, starting a countdown to all-out war with the West.

In Larry Bond's Red Dragon Rising: Shock of War, New York Times bestselling authors Larry Bond and Jim DeFelice imagine a horrifying near-future immersed in global war.




About the Author

LARRY BOND is the author of numerous New York Times bestselling thrillers, including Cold Choices, Vortex, Cauldron, and The Enemy Within. He previously worked with Jim DeFelice on the Larry Bond's First Team series. A former Naval Intelligence officer, warfare analyst and anti-submarine technology expert, he makes his home in Springfield, Virginia.

JIM DeFELICE is the author of many military thrillers and is a frequent collaborator with Stephen Coonts, Larry Bond, and Richard Marcinko, among other New York Times bestselling authors. His solo novels include Leopards Kill, Threat Level Black, Coyote Bird, War Breaker, and My Brother's Keeper. He lives in New York.




Praise For Larry Bond's Red Dragon Rising

"The technothriller has a new ace and his name is Larry Bond."
—Tom Clancy, bestselling author of Without Remorse

"
An adrenaline-fueled, multilayered thriller that cuts right to the chase... Constant action makes this a must-read for military adventure fans."
Publishers Weekly on Larry Bond's Red Dragon Rising: Shadows of War

"A superb storyteller… Larry Bond seems to know everything about warfare, from the grunt in the foxhole to the fighter pilots far above the Earth."
The New York Times Book Review

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