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The Last Flight Audiobook

The Last Flight: A Novel

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Set against the harsh beauty of Alaska, a veteran helicopter pilot is torn between ending his own embattled life and rescuing survivors from a mountain plane crash.

The Last Flight is the heroic story of Gil Connor, an Army helicopter pilot as he struggles with the finality of a terminal illness. Haunted by the horrors of war and a turbulent past, Connor is torn between ending his embattled life and saving the survivors of a remote Alaska plane crash. Amid the turmoil of an approaching storm and almost certain failure, his underlying intentions are unknown, even to himself, until the very end.

©2016 Gregory P. Liefer (P)2017 Brilliance Publishing, Inc., all rights reserved.

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  • Donald G. Simpson
    07/08/17
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    "Excellent!"

    This is about as close as a novel can get to what helicopter rescue is all about. Written by somebody who had obviously been there and done that. I spent a 27 year Air Force career mostly in Air Force Rescue starting with SB17's and ending with HH-3's and could find no mistakes in his description of helicopter operations.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Tm
    30/11/17
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    "Bought because of RC Bray"

    Bought because of RC Bray. Nearly broke down in tears because of the ending.
    Full disclosure... I am a professional aviator with over 13,000 hrs under my belt. That said I don't normally like aviation related fiction. I usually grit my teeth at liberties taken in such stories to increase the drama factor. I only rolled my eyes once or twice in this story. That is a great credit to the author. The aviation side of the story was descent.
    This story has lots of character driven drama outside of the flying which is again a credit to the author.
    No spoilers here but the ending had me fighting to hold back the tears. Again a credit to the author who painted a landscape and a cathartic vision and ending. I hope heaven is as grand.
    Well done.
    Btw RC Bray is a master craftsman.

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