"With action from the word go, this sizzling adventure will catch you up and keep you glued to your earphones. The Mongol hoards, organized by Batu Khan, are equipped with microwave weaponry, drugs that create superhuman powers, and galloping stallions clad in Kevlar armor. They're coming to America. Only one man can stop them, and it isn't the president. George Guidall reads all this astonishing activity with the aplomb of a seasoned news anchor and exemplary timing. LaManna's novel was written before September 11, so its finale is slightly outdated. But this hardly detracts from any of it. B.H.B. (c) AudioFile 2002, Portland, Maine"