The Resource Flight Risk

Flight Risk

Label
Flight Risk
Title
Flight Risk
Statement of responsibility
Michael McGuire
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
You'd better assume the brace position, because Flight Risk takes the airport thriller genre to a whole new level. With rock-solid research, a ripped-from-the-headlines plot and a stunningly dark twist halfway through, this is one mystery that will keep you guessing from take-off until touchdown. You'll never board another plane without thinking of this book.' Jack Heath, author of HangmanDisgraced former pilot Ted Roberts works for a top-secret government organisation set up to investigate terror-related incidents. Sent to Jakarta to find out as much as he can about the pilot of a vanished Garuda flight, he discovers a flight simulator in the pilot's apartment.When the investigation turns sour, Ted escapes to New York as further disaster strikes.Another plane disappears from the sky. Then another. Three planes and hundreds of passengers and crew, vanished, without a trace. Panic is widespread and the world is teetering on the brink.Still no one has come forward to claim responsibility.At an eerily deserted JFK airport trying to get a flight back home, Ted witnesses a suspicious exchange between an airport cleaner and a nonchalant airline pilot. He follows the pilot to his destination: a Ukraine International Airlines flight, due to leave in an hour.All his instincts tell Ted that this is the next plane to go down. But what on earth can he do? Take the flight and face almost certain death? Or fly back home and wait for the news headlines?He does the unthinkable and gets on the plane.Astoundingly original and utterly gripping, Flight Risk is a white-knuckle ride of nonstop suspense - a high-octane thriller full of pure adrenaline, explosive action and jaw-dropping revelations
Summary
Disgraced former pilot Ted Roberts works for a top-secret government organisation set up to investigate terror-related incidents. Sent to Jakarta to find out as much as he can about the pilot of a vanished Garuda flight, he discovers a flight simulator in the pilot's apartment. When the investigation turns sour, Ted escapes to New York as further disaster strikes. Another plane disappears from the sky. Then another. Three planes and hundreds of passengers and crew, vanished, without a trace. Panic is widespread and the world is teetering on the brink. Still no one has come forward to claim responsibility.
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
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10745738
Cataloging source
SALS
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McGuire, Michael
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Crime & Thriller
Target audience
adult
Label
Flight Risk
Instantiates
Control code
BORROWBOX:AAU_574007
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781760870294
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Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Flight Risk
Control code
BORROWBOX:AAU_574007
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781760870294
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

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      669-673 Anzac Parade, Marouba, NSW, 2035, AU
      -33.938111 151.237977
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