“An absorbing and thought-provoking action-adventure” — Kirkus Reviews
“… A thoroughly wild ride, barreling through time with a compelling and immersive premise. - IndieReader
United States Air Force Major Dave Fleming has a job most men would die for. As one of three exchange fighter pilots chosen to fly with the premier US Navy strike squadron aboard America’s newest aircraft carrier, little does he know that his life is about to change forever!
Point Option is a thriller that unfolds over a tense, six-day period aboard a carrier on patrol with its Strike Group in the Mediterranean Sea. Suddenly, and without warning, Fleming’s hyper-dangerous world of flying off a pitching deck turns into his worst nightmare.
Point Option is jam-packed with more twists and turns than an out-of-control fighter jet; a world where Major Fleming finds himself an unwitting passenger on a supersonic ride into the unknown – a place where even angels fear to tread. The odds for his survival are bleak, and any hope for a return will challenge all of the finely honed skills he can muster. It’s now become a matter of time, and time is the one commodity he is fast running out of!
"A naval shakedown cruise goes awry after encountering a time portal in this near-future military thriller...Time is of the essence. ln his latest thriller, O'Connor-a retired Air Force colonel-provides well-written, well-researched verisimilitude... An absorbing and thought-provoking action-adventure – Kirkus Reviews
POINT OPTION is a high-stakes military thriller with an added dash of science-fiction... Blending the suspense of a military thriller and a dash of fantastical science-fiction, author Ian A. O’Connor writes with the clear precision befitting someone with military experience. Concise prose adds to the novel’s brisk pace... For a trope that gets as much use as time travel does, POINT OPTION offers something a little different–the effects on the crew are fascinating; just skirting the wrong edge of the timelines gives a glimpse of the high stakes at play. - IndieReader
Available October 29, 2021
Trade Paperback ($14.99) or Kindle Edition ($3.99)
Ian A. O’Connor is a retired Air Force colonel who has held several senior military leadership positions in the field of national security management. His first novel, The Twilight of the Day, was a military-themed thriller which received high praise in the Military Times Newspaper for its realism, and chilling story line. The book won a coveted Bronze Medal award by the Military Writers Society of America.
He is the co-author of SCRAPPY: A Memoir of a U.S. Fighter Pilot, published by McFarland & Company in April 2008 to international rave reviews.
Ian is also the author of the Justin Scott thrillers --The Seventh Seal, and The Barbarossa Covenant.
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