Tom Clancy's Op-center

Tom Clancy's Op-center

Out of the Ashes

Book - 2014
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"Tom Clancy's Op-Center is back with this new thriller written by the New York Times bestselling authors of Tom Clancy's ACT OF VALOR and featuring a chilling, ripped-from-the-headlines scenario. Before 9/11 America was protected by a covert force known as the National Crisis Management Center. Commonly known as Op-Center, this silent, secret mantel guarded the American people and protected the country from enemies. The charter was top secret and Director Paul Hood reported directly to the president. Op-Center used undercover operatives with SWAT capabilities to diffuse crises around the world, and they were tops in their field. But after the World Trade Center disaster, in the interest of streamlining, OP-Center was disbanded--leaving the country in terrible danger. But when terrorists detonate bombs in sports stadiums around the country leaving men, women and children dead or mutilated, the President executes an emergency order to bring back Op-Center--an Op-Center capable of dealing with the high tech crises of the 21st Century, and there is a lethal one brewing in the Middle East. A renegade Saudi Prince with ambitions of controlling the world's oil supply has an ingenious plot to manipulate America into attacking Syria and launching a war against Iran. Next, they would ignite a sleeper cell to attack the America homeland, resulting in a bloodbath unlike any other. Only the men and women of Op-Center, using sophisticated technology, realize what is about to be unleashed. Only they have the courage to issue a warning no one wants to hear. But will anyone believe them?"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Griffin, 2014
ISBN: 9781250026835
1250026830
9781250064011
1250064015
9781250026828
Branch Call Number: F COUCH-D
Characteristics: xiii, 384 pages ; 21 cm
Alternative Title: Out of the ashes

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timfromnz
Apr 07, 2016

I completely agree with bspaet. If you enjoy reading minutes from past meetings at work, this is the book for you. The first 300 pages of this 384 page book are people talking to each other in a meeting setting. Very boring.

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BobNeb
Jun 06, 2014

It's nice to see this series resurrected in such competent hands. The authors bring back Tom Clancy's Op Center in realistic fashion with the same kind of story lines that feel like they could realistically take place today. There is a sense of continuity with the book framed in a scenario that begins with old characters, but picks up with a refreshed set of new players. It depicts America's responses to situations as the authors would like to envision, but that seem somewhat like an unlikely fantasy with our political climate as it is now.

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SEBoiko
Jul 12, 2014

shooting the archer instead of the arrow.

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SEBoiko
Jul 12, 2014

There were new leaders with new agendas, but there was still revenge, religious tension, and greed.

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