Hypershot [NOOK Book]

Overview

In a time when the U.S. military is shrinking, our leaders are turning to high technology as a force equalizer. America has not had a new hand-held rifle since the M16 was introduced in the 1960s. Now there's a new gun ready to take its position as the NATO standard. A gun so sophisticated, so fast, so unbelievably accurate, it will turn the average shooter into an expert marksman almost instantly. The problem is, it was developed by a German company with no U.S. production contract. That's where Warfield Arms, a...
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Hypershot

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Overview

In a time when the U.S. military is shrinking, our leaders are turning to high technology as a force equalizer. America has not had a new hand-held rifle since the M16 was introduced in the 1960s. Now there's a new gun ready to take its position as the NATO standard. A gun so sophisticated, so fast, so unbelievably accurate, it will turn the average shooter into an expert marksman almost instantly. The problem is, it was developed by a German company with no U.S. production contract. That's where Warfield Arms, a Denver gun company, enters the action. Warfield hires Chad Hunter, a private weapons designer who had worked for the German company, to go to Germany to convince the company that Warfield is the perfect partner. To sweeten the deal, Hunter must first convince Frank Baldwin, a struggling optics engineer from Wyoming, who has developed the most advanced rifle scope ever conceived, that his scope would be the perfect match for this new German rifle. With the scope as bait, the Germans would surely deal. What Hunter and Baldwin find in Germany during the middle of the Oktoberfest celebration, could just get them both killed. Other countries and private factions would like this new weapon, and some in Germany want it only for that country.
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Editorial Reviews

Midwest Book Review - Midwest Book Review
“Mr. Scott brings his powerful and prestigious experience into play with his newest thriller, Hypershot. Mr. Scott utilizes his usual arsenal of literary techniques to build Hypershot into a first-class thriller: pacing, effective love interests, compelling characters finding themselves in unusual and deadly circumstances, clear and effective dialogue, and just plain thrilling circumstances. His settings are reminiscent of James Bond.”
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781627934213
  • Publisher: Salvo Press
  • Publication date: 9/10/2002
  • Series: Hypershot Series , #1
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 212
  • Sales rank: 177,403
  • File size: 295 KB

Meet the Author

Trevor Scott is the author of the Jake Adams International Espionage Thriller Series, the Hypershot Series, and many other thrillers and mysteries. He holds a bachelor’s in English from the University of Minnesota, Duluth, and a master’s in creative writing from Northern Michigan University. He grew up near Duluth, Minnesota and now makes his home in Nevada.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 24, 2001

    Great Book!

    I too was pleasantly surprised to discover Trevor Scott. Hypershot is a great read from start to finish. Now I'll have to go back and read his first three books.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 3, 2001

    Good Read

    I have never heard of Trevor Scott but did hear of the rail gun technology. The book is a very good and easy read. With a great balance of technology, action, and suspense. I look forward to reading some of the authors other work.

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