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Empire Rising

(2015)
(The second book in the Trident Deception series)
A novel by

 
Xiang Li Cheng, the President of the People's Republic of China, has both a problem and a plan. The problem is that the limited supply of oil available to China is threatening to derail his country's economic growth and prosperity. But to secure access to those resources, he must contend with powerful U.S. Navy and the Pacific Fleet. After a decades-long largely secret military buildup, Cheng sets his plan in motion by suddenly invading Taiwan and drawing the Pacific Fleet in to its defense. With a faster, larger fleet with more capable long range missiles, China is able to surprise and quickly overwhelm the American fast attack fleet, all but wiping out the U.S. forces on deployment. Then China turns to its real objective - invasion and expansion across Asia, starting with the four main Islands of Japan.

While the Atlantic Fleet surges westward to defend its allies and respond to the destruction of their counterparts, it falls to an unlikely alliance of three people to stop this incursion and prevent World War III. National Security Advisor Christine O'Connor has critical information, but she's trapped in Beijing; Captain Murray Wilson, C.O. of the submarine USS Georgia must somehow infiltrate the Chinese submarine blockade; and Navy SEAL Jake Harrison must lead a strike team into the most hostile of territories with only hours to implement the most daring plan ever.

Genre: Thriller    Get it on Google Play

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Hardback Editions

February 2015 : USA Hardback
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Title: Empire Rising: A Novel
Author(s): Rick Campbell
ISBN: 1-250-04046-9 / 978-1-250-04046-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
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Paperback Editions

February 2016 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Empire Rising: A Novel
Author(s): Rick Campbell
ISBN: 1-250-08115-7 / 978-1-250-08115-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks
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Audio Editions

February 2015 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Empire Rising: A Novel
Author(s): Rick Campbell
ISBN: 1-4272-5243-2 / 978-1-4272-5243-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
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February 2015 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Empire Rising
Author(s): Rick Campbell
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
Availability: Amazon   


February 2015 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Empire Rising
Author(s): Rick Campbell
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

February 2015 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Empire Rising: A Novel
Author(s): Rick Campbell
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   



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