Three Minutes to Midnight (Hardcover)

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"Tata writes with a gripping and gritty authority." --Richard North Patterson, #1 New York Times bestselling author

Bristling with suspense, action, and thrilling authenticity, the novels of Brigadier General A.J. Tata have earned the praise and respect of President George W. Bush, Glenn Beck, and the bestselling masters of international intrigue. In Three Minutes to Midnight, he delivers a terrifyingly plausible scenario ripped from the headlines--and the ultimate test for his hero, Jake Mohegan...

It begins with the kidnapping of an Army Reserve officer on U.S. soil. Name: Captain Maeve Cassidy. Profession: Geologist specializing in natural gas drilling and fracturing. Mission: classified. Abducted less than twenty-four hours upon her return from Afghanistan, Cassidy's disappearance from a Fort Bragg compound is more than a security breach. It is the first stage of a large-scale domestic attack that few Americans could imagine--or survive...

Enter Delta Force veteran Jake Mahegan. The seasoned operative is on a personal mission of vengeance, tracking down his mother's killer at a drilling site in North Carolina. When he's assigned the task of locating the geologist, he can't help but wonder if her abduction is connected to the fracking magnate he's pursuing. But when a nearby nuclear plant is attacked, and then another, in a matter of days, Mahegan knows it's no coincidence. It is a brilliantly conceived, ruthlessly orchestrated assault on our homeland that no intelligence analyst could ever foresee--or stop...

When a third nuclear plant is targeted, Mahegan has no choice but to try. If he fails, our nation falls. The countdown is launched. The clock is ticking. Armageddon begins...Three Minutes to Midnight.

Praise for A.J. Tata and his electrifying thrillers

"Absolutely fantastic...pulse-pounding." --Brad Thor

"I thoroughly enjoyed it...well done " --President George H. W. Bush

"An explosive, seat?of?your?pants thriller "--W.E.B. Griffin

"A riveting look at the terrifying reality of domestic terrorism."--Glenn Beck

"Topical, frightening, possible." --James Rollins

"A must read for fans of thriller fiction."--Newt Gingrich

"General Tata's story mixes high-threat combat with an intriguing and surprising mystery...a fascinating read." --Larry Bond

"Powerful and timely. Great stuff "--John Lescroart

"Written by a man who's 'been there, ' this vibrant thriller will take you to places as frightening as the darkest secrets behind tomorrow's headlines."--Ralph Peters

"Crackling with action and tension."--Steve Berry

"Full of action and suspense, this is one book that screams reality ... a knock-down/drag-out thrilling look at the reality of domestic terrorism. . Being a retired general, the author knows exactly the right words to use to scare people to death."--Suspense Magazine

"Riveting . . . Mahegan stands out from the crowd of usual thriller heroes." --Publishers Weekly (starred review)

Brigadier General Tata donates a portion of his earnings to the USO Metro DC, the North Carolina Heroes Fund, and the Michael Murphy Foundation.

About the Author


Brigadier General Anthony J. Tata, U.S. Army (Retired), commanded combat units in the 82nd and 101st Airborne Divisions and the 10th Mountain Division. His last combat tour was in Afghanistan in 2007 where he earned the Combat Action Badge and Bronze Star Medal. He is the author of three critically acclaimed novels, Sudden Threat, Rogue Threat, Hidden Threat, and Foreign and Domestic. He is a frequent foreign policy guest commentator on Fox News, CNN, CBS News, and The Daily Buzz. NBC's Today Show featured General Tata's career transition from the army to education leadership where he has served as the Chief Operations Officer of Washington, DC Public Schools for firebrand Chancellor Michelle Rhee and as the Superintendent of the 16th largest school district in the nation in Wake County/Raleigh, NC. Brigadier General Tata donates a portion of his earnings to the USO Metro DC, the North Carolina Heroes Fund, and the Michael Murphy Foundation.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781496706256
ISBN-10: 1496706250
Publisher: Kensington Publishing Corporation
Publication Date: April 26th, 2016
Pages: 352
Language: English
Series: Jake Mahegan Novels