Hostage by Don BrownHostage by Don Brown

Hostage

byDon Brown

Paperback | October 30, 2005

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Zack Brewer faces a choice. It can prevent the next war. But it will cost the life of the person he loves the most. JAG Officer Zack Brewer’s prosecution of three terrorists posing as Navy chaplains was called the “court martial of the century” by the press. Now, with the limelight behind him, all Zack wants to do is forget. But the radical Islamic organization behind the chaplains has a long memory—and a thirst for revenge. Now the Navy has a need for Zack that eclipses all else. When an unthinkable act of aggression brings Israel and its Arab neighbors to the brink of war, Zack and co-counsel Diane Colcernian are called to the case of a lifetime. As leading nations focus their gaze upon these two, other eyes are watching as well. Zack and Diane are in harm’s way. A kidnapping, an ultimatum…and suddenly, Zack faces an impossible choice. If he loses this case, the world could explode into war. If he wins, his partner—the woman he loves—will die. And Zack himself may not survive to make the decision.

Don Brown is the author of Thunder in the Morning Calm, The Malacca Conspiracy, The Navy Justice Series, and The Black Sea Affair, a submarine thriller that predicted the 2008 shooting war between Russia and Georgia. Don served five years in the U.S. Navy as an officer in the Judge Advocate General's (JAG) Corps, which gave him an exce...
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Title:HostageFormat:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 1 inPublished:October 30, 2005Publisher:ZondervanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0310259347

ISBN - 13:9780310259343

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Sign me up! The second book in the Navy Justice Series, continues with the kidnapping of Diane Colcernian, the woman Zach loves, as revenge for winning his controversial last case. When the radical Muslims do something unthinkable: blow up one of their own sacred landmarks so that Israel or America will be blamed, Zach is chosen to prosecute the case. But to win the case, he knows it will cost Diane her life. I don't agree with Brown's eschatological view, but nonetheless, I was caught up in the story. I also didn't want it to end because then I'd have to shelve the guy on the cover. If he's a poster boy for the Navy, sign me up!
Date published: 2008-05-06