Darrin, a career radiation-safety expert, and Gresalfi, an adviser to the White House on terrorism, deliver a gripping thriller reminiscent of Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre’s The Fifth Horseman. Islamic extremists team with violent Christian fundamentalists to plan a series of acts of nuclear terror throughout the U.S. A sophisticated scheme nets them a supply of cesium 137 from a private Tennessee facility, but the plot comes to the attention of the authorities when one of the vehicles transporting the lethal isotope is stopped by the police. Cal Bellotta, a consultant for the Department of Homeland Security on radiological WMD threats, labors frantically to thwart the terrorists, but the authors, plausibly, don’t turn him or his colleagues into miracle workers. The story line is one that genre readers will find familiar, but Darrin and Gresalfi give it new life and urgency through a combination of taut prose, punchy chapters, and convincing detail. (BookLife)
Believable, frightening, and almost all-to-real, the book is a must read for anyone who cares about the future in an uncertain world.
David John Smith
Founder / Norway Communicates
A riveting and realistic thriller that will be a wake-up call to those who have become complacent since 9/11.
Director - Homeland Security & Defense / Thermo Fisher Scientific
An awesome story told in a way that grips the reader and keeps them connected until the final page.
USA President / International Association of Emergency Managers