Without Warning

Without Warning

John Birmingham


In Kuwait, American forces are stacked up, locked and loaded for the invasion of Iraq. In Paris, a covert agent, a lady who inhabits a twilight of lies and loss of life, is with reference to cracking a terrorist mobile. And simply north of the equator, a forty-foot wood-hulled sailboat, manned by means of a drug runner, a pirate, and gun-slinging beauties, is witness to the unspeakable. in a single rapid, all over the international, for politicians and peasants, from Gaza to Geneva, issues just isn't an identical. A wave of inexplicable strength has slammed into the continental usa.

America, as we all know it, is long gone. . . .

WITHOUT WARNING

Now U.S. infantrymen are battling a conflict with out command or keep an eye on. A correspondent files horrors for not anyone. Washington is long gone and the road of succession is in tatters; the functioning remnants of presidency are in Pearl Harbor, Guantánamo Bay, and one determined, remoted nook of the Northwest. For the jihadists, it’s Allah’s miracle. For Saddam, it’s an opportunity to assault. Iran publicizes warfare on an the United States that doesn’t exist–except within the hearts and souls of the lads and girls who wish it to.

In this miraculous paintings of trade fiction, John Birmingham hurtles us right into a situation that's unbelievable yet shatteringly genuine: a global of economic spoil the place a cloud of noxious waste–from America’s burning cities–darkens Europe, whereas women and men in workplaces world wide fight to make judgements that can't carry and opportunists unharness their mystery demons.

From a slick Texas legal professional who occurs to be within the correct position on the correct time to a hard-working urban engineer in Seattle who turns into his terrified city’s basically desire, from the cancer-stricken undercover agent to a drug runner off the Mexican coast and a U.S. basic in Cuba, all at once tells a quick, livid tale of survival, violence, and a brand new, soul-shattering truth. the 1st in an epic trilogy that would go away readers breathless and astounded, suddenly bargains a global with out its policeman, its nice devil, or its savior–as an unknowable destiny struggles to be born.

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