When Pete Martin comes home from Vietnam, where he served as a Navy corpsman out with the Marines, he can barely remember his last mission. He knows his general discharge won’t satisfy his pa, a WWII veteran with a trigger temper, but he can’t explain what he doesn’t recall. Although Lee, Pete’s best friend, tries to intervene, Pa attacks. Pete retreats to Lee’s apartment to recover and then decides to leave Tennessee.
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In Detroit, Pete finds work in construction, but during his first day, his money disappears. Without food or money, he accepts help from a drug dealer named Vic. Pete moves into Vic’s house, which he shares with a mixed group of inner city folks. Comfortable in that setting, Pete doesn’t see the danger.
When Pete tries to protect his friend Vic from an enforcer, he’s drawn into the underworld of drugs. And while trying to impress a girl, he volunteers at a free clinic and works there throughout the deadly ’67 riots. When the violence brings up memories and flashbacks to Vietnam, Pete struggles to remember what happened that last mission. But his loyalty to housemates drags him deeper into danger.
A drug war forces Pete to return to Tennessee, but it’s not until he returns to San Diego that he uncovers all the pieces of his past. Helped by his wartime buddies, his girlfriend, and a WWII survivor turned therapist, Pete finally grapples with his inner demons and is able to focus on the future.
Attack from Within follows Saving Superman, a story of Pete’s early years and winner of IRDA Approved Sticker, Pinnacle Book Achievement Award, and 5 star reviews. This sequel features fast-paced action as it unravels a wartime mystery. But the insight it provides into the mind of a survivor is what makes this story gutsy and inspiring.