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Hunter Killer

by Patrick Robinson

Hunter Killer
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  • Published in USA  May 2005
    464 pages
    Genre: Thrillers

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Saudi Arabia, the world's leading producer of oil, is on the brink of revolution. Inside the opulent palaces and lavish mansions, the royal family is ransacking the country's dwindling coffers while the desert kingdom seethes with unrest. Appalled at his family's extravagant lifestyle, Crown Prince Nasir vows to end the careless and destructive rule, and sets in motion a top-secret operation to destroy the Saudi oil industry and bankrupt the monarch. To do so, he must enlist the help of an ally, a naval power willing to help in return for a share of the wealth.

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"If the surfeit of military detail tends to slow the action, the main characters come across as real people caught up in a frightening scenario-one that's perhaps a bit too close to reality to make this novel completely comfortable as escapist fiction." - Publishers Weekly

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