Manhunt: USA vs. Militia

Manhunt: USA vs. Militia

by Ian Slater

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Manhunt: USA vs. Militia by Ian Slater

In the civil war that has gripped America, there are no more neighbors, only side against side, in an increasingly vicious battle for what is left of the country. From bestselling author Ian Slater.

"As impelling a storyteller as you're likely to encounter."—Clive Cussler

Under an iron fist, the militia movement has mushroomed. Now legendary leaders have been liberated from a heavily guarded Phoenix hospital—and hostages taken for a furious, bloody ride to the California border. It’s the spark the armies needed and an excuse for the Federals to unleash Patton reincarnate, Gen. Douglas Freeman.

In a once peaceful corner, from Sacramento to Seattle, America now burns. A new generation of automated weapons has been brought to the field, the skies split by artillery and the desert nights lit up by infrared. With Americans facing off against Americans, the fight for the USA has reached a turning point.

But from the other side of the globe, a new enemy prepares to tip the scales of battle with the ultimate killing tool… 

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781626811829
Publisher: Diversion Books
Publication date: 11/19/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 376
Sales rank: 288,642
File size: 6 MB

About the Author

Thriller writer Ian Slater lives in Vancouver, Canada. He is married and has two children. Born in Australia in 1941, he has worked for the Australian navy, as a cipher clerk in that country’s Department of External Affairs, and as a defense officer for Australian Joint Intelligence Bureau. After leaving Australia, he became a marine geology technician with New Zealand’s institute of Oceanography, undertaking many voyages in the southwest Pacific and Sub Antarctic, and later in the northeaster Pacific for the Institute of Oceanography at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. In 1977 he earned his Doctor of Philosophy in political science and, as author and lecturer, has taught a wide variety of course in the humanities.

He is the author of twenty-three adventure thrillers, which include his best-selling FIRESPILL; SEA GOLD; AIR GLOW RED; STORM; DEEP CHILL; FORBIDDEN ZONE; MACARTHUR MUST DIE; SHOWDOWN; BATTLE FRONT; MANHUNT; eleven stand-alone books of the WORLD WAR III series, including his latest novel WW III DARPA ALPHA. His non-fiction book ORWELL: THE ROAD TO AIRSTRIP ONE, a study of George Orwell’s social and political thought, has been acclaimed from the Times Literary Supplement to the Washington Post, which wrote, “It is doubtful that any book provides a better foundation for a full understanding of Orwell’s unique and troubling vision.” ABC Book World states, "In Slater's revised version, his new preface contains a true story that Slater was part of and which is at once so moving about the power of one good, brave man and the power of literature to change events that it alone is worth the price of the book." Dr. Slater served as editor of the academic quarterlyPacific Affairs for twelve years, and has written book reviews for major North American newspapers as well as being a film critic and a writer of radio dramas and short stories for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. He also wrote the screenplay for the National Film Board’s animated film, “Flash Point.”

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