Rendezvous

Published on Dec 18, 2012

This short story is also included in the "Dangerous Women" anthology

In this tense, riveting mind game, New York Times bestselling novelist Nelson DeMille delivers a suspenseful short story in the tradition of his classic military novels The General's Daughter and Word of Honor. A band of troops in its last month of service in Vietnam goes out on a patrol through enemy territory with a sniper in its path. Recounting the mission in gruesome detail, DeMille — who served as a First Lieutenant in the U.S. Army and saw combat in Vietnam as an infantry platoon leader, and earned a Bronze Star — creates a concise masterpiece of moody suspense.