Nick Scott fought in the SAS - the elite Special Forces unit of the British Army - during the first Gulf War. Captured and tortured, he was left a broken man. His daughter, Sarah, is a beautiful young scientist at Cambridge University who appears to have cracked one of the great scientific secrets of our age - cold fusion. Now, she has vanished. Sarah's longtime on-and-off boyfriend, Jed Bradley, is one of the SAS's toughest young soldiers. Nick and Jed have never gotten along because Nick doesn't want his daughter dating a soldier. Deep down, Jed reckons he joined the SAS just to win Nick's approval.Reluctantly, the two men combine their efforts to rescue Sarah and soon they are caught up in a global power play - a deadly web of intrigue in which Nick and Jed encounter a traitorous scientist willing to sell out his country; a sinister Arab intent on destroying Western civilization; and a beautiful but manipulative intelligence agent whose motives are unclear.Nick and Jed must fight their way through a war-ravaged Iraq as the regime of Saddam Hussein collapses around them. It is a desperate race to find the woman they both love - and to unlock the secret of the Ultimate Weapon.
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|Full title||ultimate weapon|
|Last Update||2017-08-14 05:04:24AM|
|Last Indexed||2018-06-19 04:58:00AM|
|detailed_location_arlington||Central Adult Fiction|
|item_details||ils:.b13009011|.i13858087|Central Adult Fiction|F RYAN|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf|Nov 29, 2015|caf|||
|owning_library_arlington||Arlington Public Library, Aurora Hills, Central, Cherrydale, Columbia Pike, Connection Crystal City, Detention Center, Glencarlyn, Local History, Plaza, Shirlington, Westover|
|record_details||ils:.b13009011|Book|Books|1st American ed.|English|Weinstein Books,|2008, c2006.|xi, 353 p. ; 24 cm.|
|title_full||Ultimate weapon / Chris Ryan|