Author: Bob Mayer
What if the Japanese had succeeded in its atomic weapon program in World War II? And one of the results of that program now lies at the base of the Golden Gate Bridge?
Two story lines, one present, one past, come together in this thriller.
A deadly weapon, built by the Japanese during World War II, has been hidden and forgotten about at the base of the Golden Gate Bridge. Lake, a covert operative for the US is now on a race with time against rogue militia terrorists to find and destroy this weapon before the terrorists in order to prevent a nuclear disaster of epic proportions.
In Manchuria in 1945 a German U-Boat delivers the dying Reich’s processed uranium. As Russian forces close in on the infamous Unit 731 Concentration Camp, the Japanese load one of the two bombs they’ve developed on a submarine bound for the United States. They detonate the other to destroy all evidence.
Present day United States. Lake learns that various factions are all searching for something in the San Francisco area. Something powerful. Something deadly if in the wrong hands. Battling the Japanese Yakuza, North Korean agents, home-grown terrorists, and betrayal in his own organization, Lake must uncover the history the Japanese atomic bomb program in order to prevent certain disaster and an all out war.
A modern thriller steeped in uncovering the secrets of the past.
Library Journal: “A heart-pounding thriller. The panorama of modern warfare and the details of hand-to-hand combat encounters add excitement. Inventive, entertaining, and realistic adventure. Highly recommended.”
Bob Mayer is the grandfather of two future leaders of the Resistance Against the Machines, a NY Times Bestselling author, graduate of West Point, former Green Beret and the feeder of two Yellow Labs. He’s had over 70 books published and sold over 5 million, including the #1 series Area 51, The Green Berets, Atlantis and the Green Beret. Born in the Bronx, having traveled the world (usually not tourist spots), he now lives peacefully with his wife (who also collaborates with him), and labs. He previously wrote under multiple pen names including Robert Doherty and Greg Donegan.