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By Don Brown

Lieutenant Commander “Gunner” McCormick is assigned as an intelligence officer to provider Strike strength 10, being deployed to the Yellow Sea on the invitation of South Korea for joint routines with the USA military. in the course of his pre-deployment briefing, he discovers a TOP-SECRET MEMO revealing rumors that the North Koreans should be retaining a handful of aged americans from the Korean battle in mystery criminal camps. because it occurs, Gunner’s grandfather, who was once a tender marine officer within the Korean struggle, disappeared at Chosin Reservoir over 60 years in the past and continues to be indexed as MIA in North Korea. Sworn to silence approximately what he has learn, the top-secret memo eats at him. Gunner comes to a decision to spend all his inheritance and holiday each army rules within the booklet to finance his personal three-man commando squad on a suicide challenge north of the DMZ to look for clues concerning the destiny of his grandfather. Risking his occupation, his fortune, and his existence, Gunner gets his solutions, or he'll die making an attempt. Don Brown is construction a devoted fan base by means of writing what he is familiar with most sensible: thrillers with center. A former military JAG officer and motion officer within the Pentagon, Brown pens action-packed plots and finely-drawn characters which are credible and compelling. Thunder within the Morning Calm is a unique of bravery, responsibility, and family members love that may continue readers of every age examining immediately via to the final web page.

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