Book Of The Day – Nuclear Revenge

by Greg on October 18, 2012

Today’s Book of the Day is a very highly rated bargain Thriller and it’s on sale! Nuclear Revenge by Pulitzer Prize-winning author William Beecher, has a near perfect 4.9 star rating and is on sale for only 99 cents – save $3!

“Beecher knows the subject better than any novelist writing today. I downloaded it yesterday and read it straight through the night. You will do the same. Guaranteed!” Marc Burstein, executive producer, ABC-TV.

Nuclear Revenge
by William Beecher
Rating: 4.9 Stars
Genre: Thriller
Price: $0.99 save $3


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A stunning and determined college blonde, with a powerful yen for her handsome professor, tries to get his attention by relating some suspicious activities by a naturalized physicist with a deep-seated but hidden hatred of the United States. To be safe, the prof asks a buddy in the FBI to check it out. It turns out the physicist is in league with Al Qaeda to try to sneak two potent radioactive dirty bombs into the US to explode simultaneously in New York and Washington.

The coed plays an unexpectedly dangerous role helping the FBI in the ensuing investigation, which before it’s over includes intelligence agents from Great Britain, Germany, Switzerland, Interpol and Canada, all attempting to thwart the ingenious plot. Blood is spilled. “In war innocents die,” a top Al Qaeda operative declares dismissively. In the course of the probe, the FBI discovers there are dangerous holes in the American safety net, despite the expenditure of billions of dollars in supposedly effective detection systems.

Here’s what the reviewers have to say:

“The best Pentagon correspondent ever (for the New York Times) has written the best book yet about a nuclear attack on the United States. And I mean best book, fiction or non-fiction.” Leslie H. Gelb, president emeritus, Council on Foreign Relations.


“Beecher knows Washington, and he knows its intelligence community. He also knows a lot about nuclear issues, including how threatened the US is because of the potential of rogue factions gaining access to nuclear weapons or the materials to make a ‘dirty bomb.’” James Roche, former Secretary of the Air Force


“Nuclear Revenge is a spell-binding book. I opened the cover and could not put it down. The story was so real I thought it was actually happening. This is a must read. Jack W. Rowe, Nuclear Energy Institute


Nuclear Revenge, a suspense novel, is to date, my favorite, Beecher novel. This Pulitzer Prize winning author and former Washington correspondent for the Boston Globe, the Wall Street Journal, and the New York Times knows his subject, how to write and what to write. Beecher’s career spans 30+ years, with a portion of it spent as a top official in the Defense Department and Nuclear Regulatory Commission. This guy has been there, seen it all, and now he’s telling what he saw. I’m betting that a good bit of this book is based on real experience. Read the book.


This book has it all: suspense, intrigue and excitement. It’s so real you feel like you could be reading about current events in the newspaper. I loved how it all weaved together. I give this book a “nuclear” 5 stars!

Get Nuclear Revenge here: Nuclear Revenge

About The Author

William Beecher is a Pulitzer Prize-winning former Washington correspondent for the Boston Globe, the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times. He also served as a top official of the Department of Defense and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, winning prestigious medals from DOD and the White House for his work in government. In a career spanning more than 25 years, he spent 2-3 months every year on reporting assignments in Eastern and Western Europe, the Middle East and the Far East, including five trips to Vietnam during that war. On one of them, he was in a helicopter that was shot down over the Mekong Delta. On an assignment to the Middle East, he was in a single engine Cessna crossing the Sinai desert when a rifle shot disabled the engine. Skillful pilots landed both craft safely. Beecher is a Knight in the ancient Order of the Knights of St. John of Medina. In retirement, he is an adjunct professor at the University of Maryland.

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