The Day Before Midnight by Stephen HunterThe Day Before Midnight by Stephen Hunter

The Day Before Midnight

byStephen Hunter

Mass Market Paperback | December 1, 1989

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Paramilitary terrorists who have taken over a top-secret nuclear complex kidnap Maryland welder Jack Hummel and force him to cut through a half-ton titanium block that conceals the launch button.
Stephen Hunter is the author of 20 novels and the retired chief film critic for the Washington Post, where he won the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for Distinguished Criticism. His novels include The Third Bullet; Sniper's Honor; I, Sniper; I, Ripper; and Point of Impact, which was adapted for film and TV as Shooter. Hunter lives in Baltimore, M...
Title:The Day Before MidnightFormat:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:432 pages, 6.87 × 4.23 × 1.1 inPublished:December 1, 1989Publisher:Random House Publishing Group

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ISBN - 10:0553282352

ISBN - 13:9780553282351

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from What a ride Possibly Hunter's best book. Plays like a summer block-buster. Have never figured out why this was never filmed.
Date published: 2015-03-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from the Day is Right on This is the second book i've read by Stephen Hunter ( Point of Impact first) he's my new favorite along with Andy McNabb and Chris Ryan... The action starts about PAGE 9 and goes and goes - I'm reading til one in the morning..trying to finish it!!! it's not so guns/ammo/shooting techincal but the twists that he throws in here will have u sitting on the edge of your seat/bed...(whereever u read)and he has surprises galor...I didn't see them coming! I bought ALL of Stephen Hunters books - definate 10!
Date published: 2001-05-11

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When a band of terrorists initiates a plot to gain control of the launch key to an MX missile, the computer whiz who designed the missile site's defenses tackles the challenge of thwarting them. But if he fails, the terrorists will launch an attack that could devastate the entire planet