Critical Mass

Critical Mass

Steve Martini


Jocelyn "Joss" Cole, a burned-out public defender from L.A., has opted for a quieter existence within the San Juan Islands of Washington kingdom. Joss has no major consumers except a bunch of advertisement fisherman being affected by a wierd and severe disease, a situation that medical professionals can't diagnose, and which Joss believes has an commercial reason. Then into her workplace comes Dean Belden, a well-heeled purchaser looking for a legal professional to assist him arrange a company within the islands. inside days Belden is subpoenaed to seem ahead of a federal grand jury. below an hour after attesting, and earlier than Joss can become aware of what occurred within the secrecy of the grand jury room, Belden dies in a fiery explosion of his flow airplane on Seattle's Lake Union. Gideon Van Ry is a nuclear fission specialist and a pupil in place of abode on the middle for Nonproliferation experiences in Monterey, California. one among his tasks is to replace the Center's database, an intensive catalog directory fissionable fabrics and guns of mass destruction. Gideon is afflicted through the obvious failure to account for 2 small tactical nuclear units lacking from a garage facility within the former Soviet Union.The guns have been final obvious in packing crates, to be shipped to an American corporation known as Belden Electronics. Gideon has been not able to find this enterprise, and now he's left with just one attainable lead, the legal professional who integrated the company-Jocelyn Cole. Fraught with pressure and suspense, Critical Mass is Steve Martini at his electrifying most sensible. it really is the tale of what can ensue in an international the place inner most hate and public apathy mix to uncork the sound asleep yet lethal genie of nuclear terror.

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