The Last Mayday Author:Keith Wheeler It was a strange task force---a US nuclear submarine, a dilapidated Syrian trawler, and a miniature ---sent to pickup and deliver an even stranger cargo---an ex-premier of the Soviet Union, and American who had been spying for the Russians, and a brave Russian woman who, for reasons of her own, had helped them both. — Was it a kidnapping? A defe... more »ction? Was it brinkmanship gone mad? Whatever it was called, it was dangerous--- and it kept the hot line between the White House and the Kremlin crackling with threats and counter threats until the United States and Soviet Russia were on the verge of war.
The "Last Mayday" is a novel that has just about everything in the way of thrills and adventure. It takes the reader inside the Kremlin itself, to a suspense-filled chase through the Russian countryside, into the White House and the Pentagon, and a submarine in trouble far below the surface of the sea. From the first page, "The Last Mayday" charts a course on adventure and leads straight to a stunning climax.« less