June 16, 2024


Art Is Experience

Chinese Missiles on the Moon in R.H. Johnson’s 13th Thriller

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up-to-date: Mar thirteen, 2020 09:00 EDT

R.H. Johnson’s guides practically always browse like entrance-site information, but his 13th novel, The China Mandate, carries the effort to a frightening new amount, according to Hampton, Westbrook Publishing, the book’s distributor. The year is 2020, and China is speedy equipping its thoroughly functional moonbase with nuclear missiles that will focus on a dozen U.S. cities.

“There’s absolutely nothing fictional about China’s technological know-how ambitions,” Johnson states. “Their approach is to direct the way in area colonization, in quantum computing, and in artificial intelligence. All three of those efforts have alarming armed service prospective that couple Individuals identify, and I hope my hottest novel opens some eyes.”

The China Mandate attributes a black-ops organization whose star performer, ex-Navy SEAL Travis Delta, tackles assignments that the U.S. federal government is prohibited by regulation from dealing with on its own. Top officers in Washington do not particularly care how Delta gets the position carried out as extensive as his work just can’t be traced to the White House.

“Plausible deniability has always been one of the most strong tools obtainable to the world’s leaders,” Johnson notes, “and it’s used as substantially right now as it was 50 or sixty yrs back throughout the Chilly War.”

 The motion in Johnson’s hottest novel opens on a manned American spacecraft as it techniques the moon but cuts promptly to the Amazon rainforest, the place ISIS terrorists are prepping for a sarin assault on D.C. With a wink and a nod from the director of countrywide intelligence and the CIA director, agent Delta is on his way to Switzerland, Turkey, Nepal, South Korea, and China to get rid of an existential risk to the United States.

It’s hardly shocking that Travis Delta, like quite a few other Johnson characters, is a martial arts specialist. Johnson himself retains a ninth-diploma black belt in Taekwondo, is a two-time U.S. countrywide winner, and in 2017 was named to the Taekwondo Moments Magazine Corridor of Fame.

The China Mandate is a adhere to-up to The Jericho Solution, the 2019 novel in which Johnson took a tough seem at the unstoppable risk represented by weaponized toy drones. In previously guides, he examined a assortment of other very hot present-day-events troubles, together with human trafficking, the assassinations of Russian dissidents, and a superior-amount spy running within the White House.

A previous Air Drive officer and strategy guide, Johnson life and writes in Princeton Junction, New Jersey. His guides are obtainable solely through Amazon.


Supply: Hampton, Westbrook Publishing