THE COUNTDOWN HAS BEGUNThe wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are mere footnotes in history, the west banished from the Middle East as a powerful new Caliphate unites the Islamic world. While Europe wallows in economic depression an army gathers on its borders, watching, waiting....The massive truck bomb that levels Whitehall is the signal to commence hostilities, heralding a wave of chaos that paralyses the capital and engulfs Europe. Trapped beneath the streets by the unfolding mayhem, Prime Minister Harry Beecham and a small team of Special Forces soldiers must escape the city before it falls, their destination a secret government complex buried deep beneath the West Country hills. As England buckles beneath the military onslaught it becomes clear that sanctuary must lie elsewhere, far to the north, where remaining British forces have massed along an ancient border, dug in deep to await the final battle for survival.??? "Absolute dynamite!"??? "One of the best books I have ever read."??? "Non-stop action from start to finish."