Defcon One

Joe Weber

The Plot

On the brink of world-wide catastrophe, the only man who can stop the impending doom is trapped inside the Kremlin.

Rave Reviews

" A gripping techno-thriller Frighteningly credible." - Publishers Weekly


" A blazing debut by one of America's new thriller stars." - Tom Clancy

Book Summary

A post-Glasnost scenario with sparking tensions between the U.S. and the U.S.S.R. A nuclear world war could be right around the corner, hanging in the balance. To make matters worse, the pressures are only being fueled by a new and mentally-unstable Russian leader who is waging war to the free world.
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Cast of characters

About the Author

The author, Joe Weber, is a former marine pilot who served in the USMC for five years. He then flew commercial aircraft with over 10,000 hours of flight time on his record. He then became an author after his debut novel, Defcon One, was published and became an instant success. Originally from Oklahoma, he now lives near Pensacola, Florida and is working on his ninth novel.

Flyer Created by Ethan W.

Hi! My name is Ethan and I am a student at Park View Middle School in Mukwonago, Wisconsin. I love to read and Joe Weber has earned the title of being my favorite author after I read his book Defcon One and other novels. In my free time, I love taking my over- eccentric dog for walks.