New PDF release: Final Impact (The Axis of Time Trilogy, Book 3)

By John Birmingham

“The motion is nonstop, the characters very real–and very assorted from each one other–and, to coin a word, it makes you think.”
–S. M. Stirling, writer of Island within the Sea of Time

In the yr 2021 a multinational fleet–experimenting with untested guns technology–pitched via time, crash-landing in 1942. the realm is thrown into chaos as Roosevelt, Hitler, Churchill, Tojo, and Stalin scramble to evolve to new, high-tech killing instruments, and twenty-first-century methods of war.

For “uptimers” like Britain’s Prince Harry and the lads and ladies who serve aboard the supercarrier USS Hillary Clinton, struggle is a continuing fight with their very own downtime allies, who're mired in lack of awareness and bigotry.

As the Allies counter the Nazi attack and trigger for the coast of France, Japan starts off to buckle, quickly each conflict may be performed out in a deadly dance of could and intelligence, unholy alliances and determined gambles, and every conflict can be fought with the last word weapon; wisdom from the future.

Thanks to the old documents, either side comprehend that superpowers will emerge, whereas the losers might be pounded into submission. yet time has shifted on its axis, so none recognize who will live to tell the tale, or how peace will take carry in a global became the wrong way up. those are the questions that John Birmingham brilliantly solutions in his severely acclaimed experience of battle and imagination.

Praise for John Birmingham’s guns of Choice

“Birmingham’s captivating battleground mixes provocative old fiction and socially unsleeping futurism.”
–Entertainment Weekly

“High-tech intrigue and suspense just like the works of Tom Clancy.”
–Library Journal

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D e ad l y E r r o r s | 25 “Here,” he said, handing it to his partner. At 57 Bill still looked like a Marine drill sergeant. Lanky, not an ounce of extra fat. From running every day, Tyler thought. Compulsive about it. Also clad in green scrubs, Bill held up a rectangular oak box the size of a small jewelry case. Loupes. Magnifying eyeglasses worn by most neurosurgeons. ” His partner spun the combination lock to his locker. A triangle of sweat darkened the midline of Bill’s scrub shirt by at least two shades.

Aggravate the vocal cords into spasm and the resulting lack of oxygen will cause Larry’s brain to crush the brain stem. He lifted Larry’s chin, tilting the entire head back toward him and opened the mouth. Laryngoscope in left hand, he slipped the silver blade into the mouth and over the tongue, inserting almost all the curved part before pulling straight up. The pale pink larynx popped into view, both vocal cords glistening in the light. Holding the scope steady, never losing sight of the cords, he held out his right hand.

Well then—” “I’ll do it,” Tyler interrupted. ” Soon as the words flew from his mouth a feeling of panic shouldered aside his confident reply. Unlike the well-lit operating room where a few anesthesiologists allowed him to practice this skill, this area had poor lighting and he was wedged awkwardly between the scanner and the wall. ” The CT tech pulled the white sheet over Larry’s exposed genitals. Pale yellow urine flowed down the plastic tube toward the collection bag. The nurse gently pushed Tyler aside as she wheeled a stretcher next to the scanner.

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