Clive Cussler meets Dale Brown. / "Superb!" – Booklist starred review / "The best military thriller I've read in a very long time. Love the female characters." – Sheldon McArthur, founder of The Mystery Bookstore, LA
A US Air Force C-130 transport plane, bearing top secret cargo, lies shattered in the Nevada desert at Groom Lake.
China's prototype fifth-generation jet fighter goes missing.
Far above, a US supersonic, stealth drone flies a very lethal Black Op.
The CIA, the US military command, and the secretive National Reconnaissance Office are all locked in a battle for control of the nation's future.
Miranda Chase, the National Transportation Safety Board's air-crash savant, lands in the center of the gathering maelstrom.
Burdened with a new team and a polarizing personality, she must connect the pieces to stay alive. And she must do it before the wreckage of her past crashes down upon her and destroys US-China relations forever.