On the cusp of what some have called the New Age of Terrorism, three brothers must come to terms with an unthinkable reality that invades their well-ordered existence. An ingenious, powerful, and untraceable stealth weapon, designed by a gifted and resourceful young man, is placed in the hands of a secretive and elite council comprised of some of the most powerful men and women in the world. Realizing they must either fight back or remain forever stained by their own compliance, character demands the brothers confront this covert world. Pursued by members of the council on one hand and the weapon's designer on the other, the brothers struggle to maintain their individual integrity while preserving the endangered lives of those they love and have loved. The lives of the three brothers are irreversibly altered when they are thrust in close proximity to the clandestine affairs of this secret group whose true motivation remains as obscure as its intended target. As the true purpose of the conspiracy is exposed, it becomes clear that what is at stake is t merely the brothers' survival, but the balance of ecomic power in the world.
Charles Williams is a United States Air Force Academy graduate, a former F-4 and F-16 fighter pilot, and a retired Delta Air Lines captain. He is currently the debate coach of the Niceville High School Forensics Speech and Debate Team, and the director of the Niceville Drama Department. He has been honored to receive several awards in the speech and debate community, including being named the Florida Forensics League Coach of the Year, a Diamond Coach recognized by the National Forensics League, and was inducted into the Gator Guard by the University of Florida Blue Key Speakers Bureau. He has written two comedic plays entitled I, Xombi and 13-13-13 which have been performed on stage by members of the Niceville High School Drama Department. Charles is currently working on a new project, Nor Tolerate Among Us, a novel about the Air Force Academy and the young men and women charged with upholding and enforcing the Academy's Honor Code. Look for his sequel to In Close Proximity entitled Classic Deception: The Search for Rebecca, in 2014.