A.C.Havassy is a San Franciscan who roams the Barbary Coast haunts of North Beach. He has taken the realistic settings of Northern California and written a fictitious thriller about terrorism and political intrigue. As an engineer his dealings have been with technologies in the nuclear energy, satellite communications and armaments businesses. All are linked closely with Department of Defense and/or the Department of Energy. His experiences have compelled him to write a technically accurate novel about a plausible terrorist plot, a female presidential candidate and one of the most beautiful cities in the world.