A Different War - Craig ThomasLittle, Brown & Co., 1997, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper very slightly rubbed at the edges. Pages very gently age-tanned.
From the cover: “On its final test flight, a new American airliner crashes mysteriously in the Arizona desert. An accident, or something more sinister? Mitchell Gant, the hero of Firefox and now an expert on aviation accidents, must risk his life by repeating the test flight in every detail to discover the truth. In Britain, Marian Pyott, MR finds evidence of a massive fraud involving hundreds of millions of pounds... and implicating an ailing UK aircraft manufacturer seeking a market for its latest commercial airliner. Behind Aero UK is the conglomerate headed by Marian’s childhood friend David Winterborne, a man ruthlessly determined to prevent the collapse of his worldwide business empire whatever the cost. When a second airliner crashes off the coast of Finland, is it coincidence or design? Is there a conspiracy that involves business, politics and the global marketplace? Their dangerous search takes Gant and Marian across Europe and America. They face overwhelming odds and are playing for the highest stakes as they try to discover the truth behind the airline disasters and the missing European millions. Gant survived Vietnam, the Cold War and the Gulf. Now, he finds himself fighting a different — and far more dangerous — war...”