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Here’s what they’re saying about The Devil’s Wave:

“Pick this one up. I rate it right up there with other great espionage writers such as Ken Follett and great storytellers like John Grisham! I can’t wait to read the next one!” Patty Smith – ujnews.com

Here’s what some satisfied readers think of the first Scott Adler novel:

“This is a great read. I really liked the characters and the connection to current events.”

“The Devil's Wave belongs in the "can't put down" category.”

“The main characters were dynamic and the story line held my interest from the first word to the last word.”

The island of La Palma in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean is a ticking time bomb. On it there is a fault line that will rupture and force the land west of the fault – all 500 billion tons of it – to fall into the Atlantic Ocean. The tsunami this will cause will devastate the eastern seaboard of the United States.

American scientists Tom Delaney and Jane Simons – experts on tsunamis and volcanoes – are offered the chance to conduct British-sponsored research to inspect the fault line and the volcanoes on the island. They are not aware that the project head, Professor Golding, suspects that his deputy is involved in a plot to detonate a nuclear device inside one of the volcanoes and cause a mega-tsunami. Golding has no evidence to support his theory, but he plans to use the scientists to uncover the fault and draw attention to it. A mysterious plane crash introduces the controversial CIA agent, Scott Adler – the agent who provided misinformation about weapons of mass destruction in 2003 – to the story.

In a race against the clock to stop the terrorists from carrying out their intentions, Adler and Delaney confront the terrorists high on the island volcano and struggle to prevent an event that would result in the death of hundreds of thousands of people.
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This is definitely one of the best books I’ve read for a long time. Pick this one up! I rate it right up there with other great espionage writers such as Ken Follett and great storytellers like John Grisham! I can’t wait to read the next one!

Only one warning with this book – you won’t want to put it down until you have finished it!!
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940014659727
  • Publisher: Andrew D Richards
  • Publication date: 7/5/2012
  • Series: Scott Adler , #1
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 617 KB

Meet the Author

After 23 years of service, Andy Richards retired from the British Army in 2002 with the Adjutant General’s Commendation. He served in the Life Guards regiment in the Gulf War and in United Nations peacekeeping tours. His service also included seven years experience managing a team of outdoor pursuit instructors within a military environment and teaching principles of leadership through professional development courses. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in History and Classical Studies from the Open University in the United Kingdom.

In 2002, Andy married an American and emigrated from England to the United States where he established citizenship in 2009. He launched his own professional development consulting company, Acorn Leadership, which he ran for two years in Maryland. He co-founded a second small business, Little Computer Bugs, in 2008 offering computer enrichment classes for kids ages 2-7 in North Carolina.

Also in 2008, Andy co-founded the Atlantic Coast Invitational Rugby Tournament, which brings together men’s teams from the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) universities and is now in its fourth year. He is an experienced and qualified sports coach in Rugby Football, and has coached college men’s teams at The University of Maryland – Baltimore County, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and now Virginia Tech. He is also a qualified instructor in caving, sailing, climbing, mountaineering and kayaking.

A work-from-home-dad of two young daughters, he is a regular writer and contributor of rugby coaching columns for various publications, including American Rugby News and Rugby America. He was editor of his father’s non-fiction book Return to Aden (by Peter Richards, 2004). The Devil’s Wave is Andy’s first novel. He and his wife author a joint blog, Role-Reversal.com.
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