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As Pakistan deploys nuclear weapons to defend itself against nuclear-armed India in their battle over Kashmir, a terrorist known only as The Chameleon intends to divert a nuclear device during the deployment and use it in a terrorist attack at an unknown location.
Former U.S. Navy SEAL, Jake Palmer, a contractor for a top-secret U.S. intelligence group in Islamabad, is hellbent on stopping the diversion and preventing the world's first nuclear terrorist attack. But someone within is telling secrets—keeping The Chameleon one-step ahead. With a nuclear war on the horizon and millions of lives hanging in the balance, time is rapidly running out.
Can Palmer identify the mole and stop The Chameleon before it's too late? Or will the world be torn apart by a horrific weapon of mass destruction?
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About the Author
Ron McManus is an award-winning author of Libido’s Twist, The Drone Enigma, The Envelope, and The Chameleon. The Charlotte, North Carolina, native is a former US Navy lieutenant, combat veteran, and corporate executive. Following graduation from the University of North Carolina, where he was a Naval ROTC midshipman, Ron served aboard the USS San Marcos (LSD-25) and later volunteered for in-country service in Vietnam where he provided support to the Navy’s patrol boat riverine operations throughout South Vietnam. After completing his active-duty obligation, he became director of Program Integrity at the North Carolina Medical Peer Review Foundation where he established NC’s first Medicaid fraud and abuse investigation unit. Over twenty-five years of Ron’s professional career was in R&D with a British pharmaceutical company, including an expatriate assignment in England where he and his wife Mildred worked and maintained a residence for several years. He retired from the company as the global vice president of R&D quality and compliance and began studying creative writing and authoring novels that reflected those that he enjoyed reading. Ron and Mildred reside in Virginia Beach, Virginia, on the shore of the Chesapeake Bay where he is currently working on his next Jake Palmer novel.