Balefire

Balefire

by Ken Goddard
     
 

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Terrorists plan to send a message to America by causing massive explosions and death during the Olympic Games in Los Angeles. Days before the games commence, one terrorist decides to cause massive confusion and fear in a nearby town by targeting the police department. It is a race against time for Detective Sergeant Walter Anderson to find out who is behind the…  See more details below

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Terrorists plan to send a message to America by causing massive explosions and death during the Olympic Games in Los Angeles. Days before the games commence, one terrorist decides to cause massive confusion and fear in a nearby town by targeting the police department. It is a race against time for Detective Sergeant Walter Anderson to find out who is behind the killings and to stop the planned conflagration. A New York Times Bestseller.

Editorial Reviews

Clive Cussler
"I WAS HOOKED . . . . AN INTRIGUING AND GRIPPING READ. AND WHAT A TERRIFIC ENDING!"
Mary Higgins Clark
"Taut, well-written, a page turner that shocks the reader . . . .From page one, BALEFIRE pulls the reader into the explosive climax."
John Saul
"BALEFIRE COMES AT YOU LIKE A FIRESTORM.  It's all there: international intrique, terrorism, and fear set in a California that none of us has ever seen before, the dark side of Orange County.  The action starts fast and then accelerates straight through to the last page."
Associated Press
"A THRILLER THAT GRABS THE READER in the opening pages and keeps him turning them eagerly until the very end."
Publisher's Weekly
"A real heart-attack of a climax!….. Written by a working cop, BALEFIRE offers continuously rising excitement and suspense."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940012063113
Publisher:
Spectrum Literary Agency, Inc.
Publication date:
12/21/2010
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
336,571
File size:
1 MB

Meet the Author

Ken Goddard began his law enforcement career in 1968 as a deputy sheriff/criminalist working CSI and analyzing evidence for the Riverside and San Bernardino County (CA) Crime Labs. In 1972, he was hired by the Huntington Beach (CA) Police Department to set up a Scientific Investigation Bureau for homicide, robbery, narcotics and burglary investigations.In 1979, Ken joined the US Fish & Wildlife Service to design and direct the National Fish & Wildlife Forensics Laboratory in Ashland, Oregon, which provides forensic support for federal, state and international wildlife law enforcement agencies all over the world.Ken holds a B.S. degree in Biochemistry and a M.S. in Criminalistics. He has published 8 fiction thriller fiction novels based on his work. Ken and his wife, Gena, live in Ashland, OR. www.kengoddardbooks.com

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