The Last Refuge

The Last Refuge

Book - 2012
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With time running out to stop the nuclear destruction of Tel Aviv, Dewey Andreas must defeat his most fearsome opponent yet.

Off a quiet street in Brooklyn, New York, Israeli Special Forces commander Kohl Meir is captured by operatives of the Iranian secret service, who smuggle Meir back to Iran, where he is imprisoned, tortured, and prepared for a show trial.

What they don't know is that Meir was in New York to recruit Dewey Andreas for a secret operation. Meir had been tipped off that Iran had finally succeeded in building their first nuclear weapon, one they were planning to use to attack Israel. His source was a high-level Iranian government official and his proof was a photo of the bomb itself.

Dewey Andreas, a former Army Ranger and Delta, owes his life to Meir and his team of Israeli commandos. Now, to repay his debt, Dewey has to attempt the impossible ---to both rescue Meir from one of the world's most secure prisons and to find and eliminate Iran's nuclear bomb before it's deployed---all without the help or sanction of Israel or America (at the near certain risk of detection by Iran).

Unfortunately, Dewey's first moves have caught the attention of Abu Paria, the brutal and brilliant head of VEVAK, the Iranian secret service. Now Dewey has to face off against, outwit, and outfight an opponent with equal cunning, skill, and determination, with the fate of millions hanging in the balance.

Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2012.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9781250007155
1250007151
Branch Call Number: Fic
Characteristics: 407 p. ; 25 cm.

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Blabbermouth
Mar 02, 2017

Dewey is still a great hero but not so much of him in this adventure. This one is set in Iran & Israel. I struggled keeping up with all the baddies & their names with this story.

karcoldelharvic5 Apr 09, 2016

Not much Dewey in this book

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3dblus
Oct 05, 2013

Another great one by Mr. Coes! He has definitely established himself at the forefront of this genre!

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AlmadenAFS
Apr 10, 2013

My third read of Ben Coes' work. This book carries forward with the prior characters thus adding validity to the new adventure. Coes doesn't add a lot of filler to his writings thus making it a fast and not a boring read.

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Molly2006
Aug 20, 2012

I really liked this book. Dewey is a hero and if you liked his other fast paced books you will like this one

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Mommies2
Jul 24, 2012

I found this book not to be in the same great action book of the previous 2 books. It had a good story line, but was kinda "dry". It certainly didn't keep my attention. I like the Dewey character but he wasn't very well developed in this book. "B-" book.

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SEBoiko
Jan 30, 2013

But the blood of the child is part of the tide that will wash away Israel forever.

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SEBoiko
Jan 30, 2013

the only thing more powerful in Iran than hatred of the Jew is greed.

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SEBoiko
Jan 30, 2013

When I die, I want to be proud of what I did while I was alive.

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