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Pegasus Down

Pegasus Down


A CIA-operated jet on a clandestine mission disappears in Eastern Europe. No mayday, no wreckage, and no known survivors. No way to know if the top-secret extraction of a key American scientist from Slovakia, or his liberator, Dr. Lauren McKenna, code name Pegasus, are dead or alive.

Donovan Nash's precarious world is rocked when word reaches him that his wife, Lauren, is missing in Eastern Europe. Using his millions, and fueled by the fear of losing his wife, Donovan and company cut a swath through Austria and Hungary. Desperate, Donovan leverages his lifelong secret to enlist an unlikely ally—one of his oldest friends—who may very well want him dead. As Donovan closes in on the truth, another, and more deadly, reality is revealed. A ruthless terrorist group has acquired a stealth aircraft with the ability to deliver a nuclear device. They are poised to strike—but where? What started as a rescue turns into a full-throttle aerial chase. Will Donavan be able to rescue his wife, as well as prevent a nuclear catastrophe?

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Praise

"The Nash books are reliable action thrillers, and this one is no exception. There is an almost Bondian aspect to Nash—he has an unlimited bank account and access to all sorts of experts with special skills—which makes him perfect for those who like derring-do from larger-than-life heroes."
   —Booklist (read the full review)

"If you love to fly planes, or loved Arthur Hailey's Airport, Pegasus Down is for you. If you love rich handsome heroes, fight-to-the-death heroines, doomsday nukes, vengeful terrorists seeking to provoke Russia into a fight, double-dealing agents, and intelligence agencies' infighting, read Pegasus Down. For techno and gun-enhanced readers, Donlay's narrative is full of weapons galore, stealth aircraft, black phones, and other gadgetry."
   —Susan Berry, Goodreads (read the full review)

"Donlay’s novel is chock full with non-stop action that is guaranteed to keep you at the edge of your seat. In addition, the author touches on other themes such as friendship in love."
   —Manhattan Book Review (read the full review)


Oceanview Publishing, hardcover, March 2016, ISNB: 9781608091690