Patrick McLanahan

22 books in series
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Air Battle Force Summary

On America's newest combat base, U.S. Air Force aerial warfare expert Major General Patrick McLanahan and his crew of daring engineers are devising the air combat unit of the future. Known as Air Battle Force, it can launch concentrated, stealthy, precision-guided firepower to any spot on the globe within hours. And soon McLanahan and his warriors will have their first target.

Chased out of Afghanistan, Taliban fighters are planning to invade the neighboring oil-rich Republic of Turkmenistan, an isolated and wealthy central Asian state. As alliances form and forces collide, the impending battle for control of the world's largest oil deposits threatens to tear apart the tenuous peace created by America's victories in Afghanistan. It's up to McLanahan and a handful of American commandos half a world away, aided by an untested and unproven force of robotic warplanes, to win a war in which everyone, even "friendly" forces at home, wants them to fail.

©2003 Dale Brown (P)2003 HarperCollinsPublishers, Inc.
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  • Book 1

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  • Book 11

    • Air Battle Force

    • By: Dale Brown
    • Narrated by: William Dufris
    • Length: 15 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
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    On America's newest combat base, U.S. Air Force aerial warfare expert Major General Patrick McLanahan and his crew of daring engineers are devising the air combat unit of the future. Known as Air Battle Force, it can launch concentrated, stealthy, precision-guided firepower to any spot on the globe within hours. And soon McLanahan and his warriors will have their first target.

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  • Book 12

    • Plan of Attack

    • By: Dale Brown
    • Narrated by: William Dufris
    • Length: 14 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Dale Brown is the author of 14 New York Times best sellers, and now in Plan of Attack, he provocatively turns our attention to the threat of a nuclear attack that is beyond our imaginings.

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  • Book 13

    • Strike Force

    • By: Dale Brown
    • Narrated by: Christopher Lane
    • Length: 13 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
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    When a disgraced former Iranian military chief of staff engineers an insurgency that threatens to destroy the theocratic regime in Iran, a new era appears to be dawning in the Middle East. But one must be wary of old enemies. On the run from the Pasdaran, the theocrat's terror army, and unable to count on support from his friends in the regular army, Iranian rebel leader General Hesarak al-Kan Buzhazi desperately turns to his old nemesis, U.S. Air Force Lieutenant-General Patrick McLanahan, for help.

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    • Brilliant Return for McLanahan

    • By Kris on 06-12-13

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  • Book 14

    • Shadow Command

    • By: Dale Brown
    • Narrated by: Phil Gigante
    • Length: 12 hrs and 54 mins
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    General Patrick McLanahan's new Aerospace Battle Force has grown into a full-fledged task force based on the Armstrong Space Station. Providing almost instant access to space and every corner of the globe using the Black Stallion spaceplanes, the ABF's powerful network of satellites and unmanned aircraft controlled from space can not only attack any target anywhere on the planet within hours but can even invade any computer network as easily as making a phone call.

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    • By andrew on 23-12-12

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  • Book 15

    • Rogue Forces

    • By: Dale Brown
    • Narrated by: William Dufris
    • Length: 11 hrs and 4 mins
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    The newly inaugurated president, Joseph Gardner, pledged to start pulling U.S. forces out of Iraq on his first day of office .Meanwhile, the former president, Kevin Martindale, and retired Air Force lieutenant-general Patrick McLanahan have left government behind for the lucrative world of military contracting. Their firm, Scion Aviation International, has been hired to take over aerial patrols in northern Iraq....

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  • Book 16

    • Executive Intent

    • A Novel
    • By: Dale Brown
    • Narrated by: William Dufris
    • Length: 12 hrs and 1 min
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    The United States has just launched the most powerful weapon in history - a missilelaunching satellite called "Thor's Hammer" that can strike anywhere on the planet in seconds. The world's other major superpowers, Russia and China, are rocked by America's development, and they scramble to respond by gaining control of the seas.

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  • Book 17

    • A Time for Patriots

    • A Novel
    • By: Dale Brown
    • Narrated by: William Dufris
    • Length: 12 hrs and 27 mins
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    When murderous bands of militiamen begin roaming the western United States and attacking government agencies, it will take a dedicated group of the nation's finest and toughest civilian airmen to put an end to the homegrown insurgency. U.S. Air Force Lieutenant-General Patrick McLanahan vows to take to the skies to join the fight, but when his son, Bradley, also signs up, they find themselves caught in a deadly game against a shadowy opponent. With A Time for Patriots, the New York Times bestselling master of the modern thriller Dale Brown brings the battle home....

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  • Book 18

    • Tiger's Claw

    • By: Dale Brown
    • Narrated by: William Dufris
    • Length: 12 hrs and 45 mins
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    When China launches the first successful test of its anti-ship ballistic missile, the future looks bleak for America. Fearing the U.S. will lose its naval supremacy in the Pacific, President Kenneth Phoenix finds himself in a compromised position. New technology requires money, but the country is recovering from a massive recession. Without the funds to compete with China's advancing technology, are the country's days of naval preeminence in the Pacific running out?

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