The Aden Effect: A Connor Stark Novel

The Aden Effect: A Connor Stark Novel

by Claude G. Berube

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The Aden Effect: A Connor Stark Novel by Claude G. Berube

Alpha team was gone, dead to a man. A few crewmen from Bravo team had been blown overboard. Stark reentered the pilothouse and checked the radio hoping to get out one last mayday, but the radio, like the crew, was dead….

Connor Stark was a pariah, a man without a country, a former naval officer whose career came to an unceremonious end after a court-martial resulted in a dishonorable discharge. At home and at peace in Scotland, he was determined to leave his past behind until murder, politics, and Middle East instability prompted his unexpected recall to active duty. . Set against a background of modern piracy in the Gulf of Aden, the story begins as the new American ambassador to Yemen, C. J. Sumner, is assigned to negotiate access to the oil fields off the island of Socotra and enlists Stark’s help countering pirates who are capturing ships at will off the Horn of Africa. Meeting with resistance to her diplomatic overtures, Sumner recruits Stark, who has become a mercenary after being dishonorably discharged, as her defense attaché, because he knows the region. When Stark sets up a meeting with the owner of a Yemeni shipping company and the ruling

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781612511108
Publisher: Naval Institute Press
Publication date: 10/12/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 332,896
File size: 526 KB

About the Author

Claude G. Berube: Claude Berube has worked for the Office of Naval Intelligence and on Capitol Hill, and. An officer in the Navy Reserve, he deployed with Expeditionary Strike Group Five in 2004-2005. He is the co-author of three non-fiction books and has taught at the United States Naval Academy.

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