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New York Times bestselling author James W. Huston returns with
his most powerful thriller to date. Exploding with international
intrigue, sizzling courtroom drama, and heart-stopping action, Falcon
Seven delivers an all-too-realistic tale of America under fire.
U.S. Navy F/A-18 flying over Afghanistan is suddenly diverted and
ordered to bomb a building in Pakistan, where a meeting between al Qaeda
and the Taliban is taking place. After destroying their target, the
fighter jet is immediately hit by Stinger missiles and the pilots eject
over Pakistan. They are captured, assaulted, and dragged through the
streets of Peshawar. The world is on edge.
The fliers are quickly
forced onto a secret Falcon jet headed for the Netherlands, where
they’ll stand trial for war crimes at the International Criminal Court.
The building they hit was actually a medical post constructed by
Europeans for Afghan refugees—-and sixty-five innocent people were
It’s up to Washington criminal defense
lawyer and former Navy SEAL Jack Caskey to defend the two navy officers
and get to the bottom on what is beginning to seem like an orchestrated
event. The National Security Council pushes President Obama to employ
the act passed under George W. Bush that authorizes the use of force to
extract Americans held by the International Criminal Court. While the
president initially approves a special operations team to grab the
Americans, he later withdraws to cooperate with the ICC. Already
fighting a losing battle for his clients, an outraged Caskey works with
his contacts in the shadowy world of special operations and CIA
operatives to free his clients himself. . . or help them battle through
an international show trial and face imprisonment - for life.