New York Times bestselling author Dale Brown, expands our knowledge
of cutting-edge weaponry and spacecraft, and challenges our ideas about
life and humanity, in this masterful military thriller that explores a
future that is all too possible—and all too close: the weaponization of
With the death of his heroic father, bomber and space warfare veteran
Patrick McLanahan, Bradley James McLanahan must now fly solo, leading a
team of young engineers designing Starfire, the world's first orbiting
solar power plant.
Starfire will not only deliver unlimited and inexpensive electricity to
anywhere on planet Earth, it can also transmit power to the Moon, and even
to spacecraft and asteroids. It's a crucial first step in the exploration
of the solar system, and Bradley and his team are on the cutting-edge.
But U.S. President Kenneth Phoenix's plans to militarize and industrialize
Earth's orbit sparks an arms race in space that eclipses the darkest and
most terrifying days of the Cold War. Before he can prevent it, Bradley and
his team are caught at the center of a battle that threatens to become
all-out global war for control of space.
Dale Brown is the author of numerous New York Times bestsellers, starting
with Flight of the Old Dog in 1987, and most recently A Time for Patriots.
A former U.S. Air Force captain, he can often be found flying his own plane
over the skies of Nevada.