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Dangerous Ground

(2005)
(The first book in the Jerry Mitchell series)
A novel by

 
 
The USS Memphis, a dilapidated submarine that that should have been mothballed decades ago, has been given one last mission by the newly elected president. The task: To sneak illegally into Russia's coastal waters and recon the leaking nuclear fuel containers hidden on the floor of the Arctic Ocean. More than just an environmental nightmare, this radioactive burial ground houses enough nuclear capability to destroy most of America's major cities.

The Memphis's commander, Lowell Hardy, had been looking forward to flag rank and pleasant duty upon the sub's decommissioning. Now he is trapped in an inconceivably dangerous and illegal mission which could easily end his career, if not his life and the lives of his crew. But it's the crew who feel Hardy's tension as he tyrannizes everyone on board to ensure they'll be ready for anything:

Jerry Mitchell: a former naval pilot with political connections, he is a novice submariner, unprepared for his demanding job as a weapons officer. Central to the Memphis's mission, Mitchell may be its greatest liability . . . or its ultimate salvation.Dr. Joanna Patterson: The senior civilian scientist, appointed by and reporting to the president, she is a world-class expert on nuclear fuel contamination--and every bit as demanding as Hardy. Patterson and her partner, Dr. Emily Davis, soon find themselves battling flaring tempers, faulty machinery, lethal radioactivity, and the raging arctic seas.

The submariners: Seething with rage at their Captain Bligh-like commander and the equally domineering Joanna Patterson, they are also at war with Jerry Mitchell, and one another. Like the captain, they feel they deserve better, not this antiquated relic, not this hostile scientist, not this novice weapons officer, and definitely not this disastrously dangerous mission.

Nor is the mission what it seems. Lurking beneath the frigid, black, radioactive waters is a secret far more deadly than anything naval command could imagine--a secret so menacing the Russian Fleet is hell-bent on destroying the Memphis and all who sail in her.

Genre: Thriller    Get it on Google Play

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Hardback Editions

May 2005 : USA Hardback
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Title: Dangerous Ground
Author(s): Larry Bond
ISBN: 0-7653-0788-X / 978-0-7653-0788-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Forge Books
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Paperback Editions

April 2006 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Dangerous Ground
Author(s): Larry Bond
ISBN: 0-7653-4700-8 / 978-0-7653-4700-8 (USA edition)
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Audio Editions

August 2015 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Dangerous Ground (Jerry Mitchell)
Author(s): Larry Bond
ISBN: 1-5012-8266-2 / 978-1-5012-8266-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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July 2013 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Dangerous Ground (Jerry Mitchell)
Author(s): Larry Bond
ISBN: 1-4805-3538-9 / 978-1-4805-3538-1 (USA edition)
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July 2013 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Dangerous Ground (Jerry Mitchell)
Author(s): Larry Bond
ISBN: 1-4805-3540-0 / 978-1-4805-3540-4 (USA edition)
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July 2013 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Dangerous Ground (Jerry Mitchell)
Author(s): Larry Bond
ISBN: 1-4805-3539-7 / 978-1-4805-3539-8 (USA edition)
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September 2010 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Dangerous Ground (Jerry Mitchell)
Author(s): Larry Bond
ISBN: 1-4418-5670-6 / 978-1-4418-5670-8 (USA edition)
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October 2008 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Dangerous Ground
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April 2006 : USA Audio Cassette

Title: Dangerous Ground (Jerry Mitchell)
Author(s): Larry Bond
ISBN: 1-59600-304-9 / 978-1-59600-304-0 (USA edition)
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April 2006 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Dangerous Ground (Jerry Mitchell)
Author(s): Larry Bond
ISBN: 1-59737-355-9 / 978-1-59737-355-5 (USA edition)
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May 2005 : USA Audio Cassette
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Title: Dangerous Ground
Author(s): Larry Bond
ISBN: 1-59600-300-6 / 978-1-59600-300-2 (USA edition)
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May 2005 : USA Audio Cassette

Title: Dangerous Ground
Author(s): Larry Bond
ISBN: 1-59600-301-4 / 978-1-59600-301-9 (USA edition)
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May 2005 : USA Audio Cassette
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Title: Dangerous Ground (Jerry Mitchell)
Author(s): Larry Bond
ISBN: 1-59600-299-9 / 978-1-59600-299-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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May 2005 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Dangerous Ground
Author(s): Larry Bond
ISBN: 1-59600-303-0 / 978-1-59600-303-3 (USA edition)
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May 2005 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Dangerous Ground (Jerry Mitchell)
Author(s): Larry Bond
ISBN: 1-59600-302-2 / 978-1-59600-302-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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May 2005 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Dangerous Ground (Jerry Mitchell)
Author(s): Larry Bond
ISBN: 1-59600-871-7 / 978-1-59600-871-7 (USA edition)
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May 2005 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Dangerous Ground (Jerry Mitchell)
Author(s): Larry Bond
ISBN: 1-59335-995-0 / 978-1-59335-995-9 (USA edition)
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May 2005 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Dangerous Ground (Jerry Mitchell)
Author(s): Larry Bond
ISBN: 1-59335-996-9 / 978-1-59335-996-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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Kindle Editions

February 2014 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Dangerous Ground (Jerry Mitchell Series Book 1)
Author(s): Larry Bond, Chris Carlson
Publisher: Larry Bond
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April 2007 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Dangerous Ground: A Jerry Mitchell Novel
Author(s): Larry Bond
Publisher: Forge Books
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