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How does a small town young man turn into an international arms smuggler? He simply gets involved with his eccentric Uncle Herbert! Uncle Herbert: Time is Running Out is book two of the Sand Mountain Tales by Philip C. Elrod and details the steps Herbert Campbell takes to manipulate his young nephew into carrying out a dangerous secret plan. Thought to be crazy by everyone in town, including the rest of the Campbell family, Herbert has managed to amass a fortune and pays for Andrew to go to college and graduate school. Herbert then makes Andrew his sole heir and gives him his Power of Attorney, but there is just one provision; Andrew has to find a nuclear device to blow up and destroy Herbert’s laboratory.
With the help of Herbert’s longtime attorney, Cosmo Underwood, Andrew and a whole cast of interesting characters do what it takes to secure such a device and save the world from what they believe will be total destruction. From wheeling and dealing in Washington DC to making connections with arms brokers and psychotic weapons dealers around the world, Andrew, Cosmo and their assorted associates race against time, hiding from the government and vengeful bad guys, to bring home a deadly weapon.
For intrigue, excitement, a bit of science fiction and a totally engaging reading experience, Uncle Herbert: Time is Running Out can’t be beat! Philip C Elrod has created a story that is fast paced and well written with a unique group of diverse characters who engage in a pleasant balance of drama, humor, intrigue, romance and adventure. Hard to put down, Uncle Herbert has you turning page after page to see what can possibly happen next! An interesting, gripping story that is thoroughly enjoyable.