In a remote area of the South Pacific, an airplane suddenly spins out of the overcast and crashes, the reason known only to a small group of scientists at a nearby atoll who have been developing the world's first space elevator in absolute secrecy. The atoll soon gives up its secrets, including a diabolical plot to murder innocent civilians and commandeer the incredible Ladder to Space project for military purposes that will hold the entire world hostage. Only heroic actions by a lone USAF reserve F-16 pilot can deflect the momentum of the destructive forces about to be unleashed -- if it isn't too late.
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Very enjoyable read that has appeal to a wide range of audiences. It is a novel of suspense with the classic struggle between good and evil that includes a psychologically deranged madman, corporate greed, seemingly futuristic yet current technology, and even a little romance. There is plenty of murder, mayhem, and blow-it-up action with astrong and fast-moving plot. Technical geeks will love it (especially aeronautical engineers) but non-technical people will find it appealing as well since it exposes one to a world of technical possibilities that one never thought could exist. Looking forward to the next one!