The Price of Power
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Date: June 2005
Duration: 15 hours 18 minutes
The action sweeps from the Oval Office to a Navy SEAL assault on a remote Indonesian Island, from the court-martial of an admiral to the impeachment hearings of a president. The president orders the arrest and trial of a battle-group commander who, in defiance of a presidential order, led a Congress-authorized attack on the terrorists. The angry Speaker of the House retaliates by initiating impeachment proceedings.Jim Dillon, the Speaker's top aide, finds himself defending the admiral in the court-martial and is named number-two prosecutor for the upcoming impeachment trial.
"...a military thriller that delivers the requisite guts and glory while making a statement about the ambiguous role of violence in America." -Kirkus Reviews