The Day Before Midnight by Stephen Hunter audiobook

The Day Before Midnight: A Novel

By Stephen Hunter
Read by Philip Bosco

Random House Audio
2.94 Hours Abridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9780739312308

“A breathtaking, fascinating look at what could happen—given the possibility of an atomic ‘given.’ A wrap-up you'll never forget.”—Robert Ludlum The countdown begins when welder Jack Hummel is abducted from his suburban Maryland home ans whisked to the South Mountain MX missile site—a top-secret nuclear complex now taken over by paramilitary terrorists. All that stands between the Uzi-armed commandos and the launch button is a half-ton titanium block. They want Jack Hummel to cut through it—so they can unleash a devastatingly brilliant plot that threatens global disaster. Now a Delta Force veteran and a think-tank defense wizard must get inside South Mountain—by defeating their own super-security systems and a darkly ingenious enemy leader . . .  . . . while Jack Hummel's torch burns closer and closer to the launch key . . . while the clock ticks closer to midnight—and Armageddon. Praise for The Day Before Midnight “Rockets toward a shattering climax like an incoming missile.”—Stephen Coonts, author of Flight of the Intruder and Final Flight “Nonstop action and mounting tension.”The New York Times Book Review “Slam-bang action and relentless suspense.”The Washington Post “The novel crackles and jolts.”Chicago Tribune “The one to beat this year in the nail-biter class . . . an edge-of-the-seat doomsday countdown thriller.”Daily News, New York

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Summary

Summary

“A breathtaking, fascinating look at what could happen—given the possibility of an atomic ‘given.’ A wrap-up you'll never forget.”—Robert Ludlum

The countdown begins when welder Jack Hummel is abducted from his suburban Maryland home ans whisked to the South Mountain MX missile site—a top-secret nuclear complex now taken over by paramilitary terrorists.

All that stands between the Uzi-armed commandos and the launch button is a half-ton titanium block. They want Jack Hummel to cut through it—so they can unleash a devastatingly brilliant plot that threatens global disaster.

Now a Delta Force veteran and a think-tank defense wizard must get inside South Mountain—by defeating their own super-security systems and a darkly ingenious enemy leader . . . 

. . . while Jack Hummel's torch burns closer and closer to the launch key . . . while the clock ticks closer to midnight—and Armageddon.

Praise for The Day Before Midnight

“Rockets toward a shattering climax like an incoming missile.”—Stephen Coonts, author of Flight of the Intruder and Final Flight

“Nonstop action and mounting tension.”The New York Times Book Review

“Slam-bang action and relentless suspense.”The Washington Post

“The novel crackles and jolts.”Chicago Tribune

“The one to beat this year in the nail-biter class . . . an edge-of-the-seat doomsday countdown thriller.”Daily News, New York

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

The novel crackles and jolts. Chicago Tribune
The one to beat this year in the nail-biter class . . . an edge-of-the-seat doomsday countdown thriller. Daily News, New York
Slam-bang action and relentless suspense. The Washington Post
Nonstop action and mounting tension. The New York Times Book Review
Rockets toward a shattering climax like an incoming missile. Stephen Coonts, author of Flight of the Intruder and Final Flight
A breathtaking, fascinating look at what could happen—given the possibility of an atomic ‘given.’ A wrap-up you'll never forget. Robert Ludlum

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Author Bio: Stephen Hunter

Author Bio: Stephen Hunter

Stephen Hunter is an author and former Pulitzer Prize–winning film critic for the Washington Post. The author of the Bob Lee Swagger and Earl Swagger series of novels, he has also published several novels, two collections of film criticism, and other nonfiction works. He lives in Baltimore, Maryland.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Runtime: 2.94
Audience: Adult
Language: English