• Title: Assault on the Venture
  • Author: Lee Ellison, Dan Shelton
  • Released: 1996-02-01
  • Language: English
  • Pages: 256
  • ISBN: 0964316129
  • ISBN13: 978-0964316126
  • ASIN: 0964316129
From Publishers Weekly The basic premise of Shelton's first novel-terrorists assaulting a U.S. Navy nuclear-powered aircraft carrier-isn't new; this was the high concept for the blockbuster Steven Seagal film Under Siege. But Shelton manages to toss enough bizarre permutations into his plot to strain credulity. Fundamentalist Arab terrorists have a man in place on the largest and most powerful vessel in the U.S. fleet, a fanatic ready to die in order to cause an atomic holocaust that will shock the world. The kicker is that U.S. intelligence officials are aware of the scheme, if not any particulars or the identity of the saboteur-yet they still allow the ship to proceed with a globe-spanning tour. Upon its return to U.S. waters, moreover, they allow the American president to come on board. To Shelton's credit, he includes several more likely twists in his plot, and fairly seeds the clues for a totally unexpected shock ending. But his dialogue tends toward windiness, his descriptive passages tend toward repetition and the story line suffers from a lack of focus, with a shifting cast of heroes and a gallery of Arab villains who come close to caricature.
Copyright 1995 Reed Business Information, Inc.

I was skeptical at first but Midnighty really came through. They answered all my questions and made the whole experience a plesant one.

Elizabeth Maddry
Richland, Georgia

Why Midnighty?

Focused

Simply focused results for teams of all sizes.

Mature

Midnighty is inherently mature and community centric. It's time for the mature community to have a voice.

Hip

Finding a hip fit just got a whole lot easier.

When my friends need new midnights there's only one word I tell them, Midnighty.

Arriana Atkinson
Weed, California

Meet the Midnighty team

Juan Pablo Montoya

Isabell Leakes

International Sales

Kyle Zimmerman

Sarah Licari

Warehouse Supervisor

Cheryl Collins

Santana White

Customer Experience

Juan Pablo Montoya

Ivan Lashway

Finance

Midnighty is like Tinder... but for midnights!

Valerie Ingersoll
Centerville, Iowa

As Seen On