The Salacia Project

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Bill Duncan worked in Iraq in 2006-2007 and in Afghanistan in 2010-2011, as a Special Assistant to the Deputy Undersecretary of Defense for Business & Stability Operations. At the completion of his work in Iraq, Duncan was honored by Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England at a ceremony in the Pentagon's Hall of Heroes. At the conclusion of his work in Afghanistan, Duncan was awarded three medals from the Office of the Secretary of Defense and the US Joint Chiefs of Staff. Details may be viewed at:

Before and after his work in the Middle East, Duncan has been a member of executive management teams at major manufacturing companies such as John Deere, McDonnell Douglas, Boeing, JDS Uniphase, and Emerson. He is the author of several business books and dozens of business-related articles. He has earned a bachelor of arts degree and a master's of business administration/technology management, as well as multiple professional certifications. Duncan currently lives and works in St. Louis, Missouri.

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The Salacia Project

A Ben Dawson Novel

Authored by Bill Duncan
Edition: 1

An action-packed thrill ride that races along the bleeding edges of technology and covert operations. This is Book 1 in the Brystol Foundation series of espionage adventure novels. Set in the near future, The Salacia Project begins with a harrowing covert helicopter ride through the mountains of Afghanistan, and ends with a spectacular gun battle between US and Chinese intelligence operatives in Virginia. The Salacia technology, over which these two nations are fighting, could keep US naval forces and the land-based military units they support indomitable for decades. Developed by a brilliant young researcher at the Byrstol Foundation, the technology “moves water out of the way” of ships as they traverse the open sea, essentially doubling their speed. But if it falls into enemy hands, it could cost America its naval superiority in a matter of months. US and Chinese intelligence communities are pitted against one another in a winner-takes-all contest of wits and firepower. Murders, assassinations, kidnappings, and daring rescues sweep the reader along in a high-stakes adventure filled with intrigue and moral dilemmas.

Publication Date:
0991121309 / 9780991121304
Page Count:
Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
6" x 9"
Black and White
Related Categories:
Fiction / Espionage

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