Sleeping Dogs

Sleeping Dogs

A Novel

eBook - 2014
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Most people don't realize that eleven unrecovered nuclear weapons are scattered around the U.S. from mid-air mishaps and crashes when B-52s were in the air 24-7 during the Cold War. Howie Collyer, a disgraced Pentagon whistleblower, discovers an old pilot who might know a nuke's location. Kidnapping the pilot, he takes him on a search for the missing bomb, followed by al-Qaeda and the Pentagon. Who's going to get to the bomb first? --Collyer who will expose the threat lost nukes pose? The Pentagon, intent on continuing the coverup? Or the al-Qaeda suicide driver out to detonate the bomb, incinerating millions and making the Eastern Seaboard uninhabitable for centuries?
The Pentagon has a dirty, little secret they've been keeping quiet for forty years. During the Cold War, a number of live H-bombs were jettisoned and lost around the country as a result of mishaps and mid-air collisions.A disgraced former Pentagon weapons expert, Howie Collyer, who blew the whistle on the unrecovered H-bombs and lost his job as a result, learns from a nurse in a VA hospital that one of her patients has vague recollections of being the pilot on a B-52 plane that jettisoned a nuke. Collyer teams up with the nurse to kidnap the man from the hospital in the hopes he w.
Publisher: New York : Skyhorse Publishing, Inc., 2014.
ISBN: 9781629143187
1629143189
Branch Call Number: Internet Access
Characteristics: 1 online resource (540 pages).

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