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Red Heroin
     

Red Heroin

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by Jerry Pournelle
 

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When engineer and army vet Paul Crane agrees to accompany his police officer friend on a night cruise, he never expected a deadly shoot-out would lead to his being recruited in a CIA sting operation involving China and the heroin trade. There is high-voltage suspense from start to finish in this novel by Jerry Pournelle, author of many Co-Dominium novels and

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When engineer and army vet Paul Crane agrees to accompany his police officer friend on a night cruise, he never expected a deadly shoot-out would lead to his being recruited in a CIA sting operation involving China and the heroin trade. There is high-voltage suspense from start to finish in this novel by Jerry Pournelle, author of many Co-Dominium novels and co-author with Larry Niven of THE MOTE IN GOD'S EYE and LUCIFER'S HAMMER. Includes a new Afterword by the author.

On FOOTFALL: "Rousing ... The Best of the Genre"
- The New York Times

On LUCIFER'S HAMMER: "A megaton of suspenseful excitement."
- Library Journal

On Jerry Pournelle's science fiction: "A rousing adventure, yet with something to say about the old-fashioned virtues -- courage and honor"
- Asimov's SF Magazine

Editorial Reviews

David Drake
"Jerry Pournelle's trademark is first-rate action against well-realized backgrounds of hard science and hardball politics."
- David Drake, author of HAMMER'S SLAMMERS
The New York Times
On FOOTFALL: "Rousing ... The Best of the Genre."
Library Journal
On LUCIFER'S HAMMER: "A megaton of suspenseful excitement."

Product Details

BN ID:
2940013601673
Publisher:
Spectrum Literary Agency, Inc.
Publication date:
06/17/2011
Series:
Paul Crane series , #1
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
367,559
File size:
322 KB

Meet the Author

Jerry Pournelle is the author of the popular Janissaries and CoDominium series and co-author with Larry Niven of several bestselling science fiction novels, including INFERNO, FOOTFALL, LUCIFER'S HAMMER, OATH OF FEALTY, THE MOTE IN GOD'S EYE, THE GRIPPING HAND, THE BURNING CITY, BURNING TOWER and ESCAPE FROM HELL. Dr. Pournelle has advanced degrees in engineering, political science, statistics and psychology. He has written columns on political and technology issues for decades, in addition to his career as a fiction writer. His columns for Byte magazine have been an internet staple for many years. The author has been involved in the development of government policy on space enterprises and defense, and he is active on several committees for the advancement of science and space exploration. www.jerrypournelle.com

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