From former Delta Force commander and New York Times bestselling author of Kill Bin Laden comes the first novel in an explosive new series
After September 11, 2001, Delta Force troop commander Dalton Fury was given the secret mission to hunt down and kill the most wanted man in the world, the details of which were recounted in his extraordinary New York Times best-seller Kill Bin Laden. Now, Fury draws upon his hard-won combat experience - and his gift for true-to-life storytelling - to offer a brand-new series of thrillers that are as close to reality as readers can get.
Meet Kolt Raynor. A Delta Force operator and one-time American hero, he is still trying to make sense of his life - and duty - after a secret mission gone bad. Three years ago, in the mountains of Pakistan, Raynor made a split-second decision to disobey orders - one that got some of his teammates killed and the rest captured. Now he’s been given a second chance to do right by his country, his men, and himself. But Raynor’s shot at redemption comes at a price.
A shadowy group of former colleagues has asked Raynor to return, alone, to Pakistan’s badlands. His assignment seems clear: find his missing men and bring them home. What Raynor never expected was to uncover a sinister al Qaeda plot to capture a Black Site - a secret U.S. prison - and destabilize the region. Meanwhile, a ruthless, unknown enemy is on his trail… and he will stop at nothing to make sure that Raynor’s mission is not accomplished. An intense, gritty work of edge-of-your-seat suspense, Black Site is the first of what promises to be one of the most exciting fiction series of the new millennium.
©2012 Dalton Fury (P)2012 Macmillan Audio
I was in an Army airborne unit in Afghanistan stationed right next to the border, and although not a special operator, I could relate with a lot of what Kolt was experiencing, and it just brought be back in vivid detail! I was able to visualize almost everything! I especially like Dalton's writing because, unlike Vince Flynn, the language is realistic and there are really no lewd language or sexual references, which is just wholly unnecessary to create a great story. I find that all too often with Vince Flynn's content.
I didn't expect a story with a lot of twists and turns or a complex plot, but Dalton delivered! I got the Audible audiobook and there is an interview with Dalton at the end which I appreciated.
I seriously can't wait for the next one to get released!! Highly recommended!
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The narrator made the experience of listening to Black Site the most enjoyable..
Yes, the plot was one that allowed the author to create a novel filled with action and suspense.
My favorite scene was when it was made known that the five Delta Force men, who were thought to be dead, were proven to be alive.
There was one scene where I did cry. The scene involved the pilot who had been placed in a different area of confinement for the three years of the five men's imprisonment. He was not allowed to have any contact with the other four men.
Be sure to purchase, Black Site: A Delta Force Novel, you will not be disappointed. The men who have fought in the Afghanistan war need to write about their experiences. The novel is fiction but some of the actual events of the novel were experienced by the author. The author has a formidable story to share.
I've read all the "Espionage" and "Action Thrillers" greats ... Clancy, Berenson, Thor, Flynn, etc .... and if this looks like YOUR reading list, you'll LOVE this book and author. The book is more "grounded" than some, lacking Hollywood antics, and instead focusing on a great, plausible story and realistic dialogue. This is the best book in the genre I've read to date. Can't wait for the next installment.
Don't miss the Bino Phillips series by AW Gray. They are largely unknown, but as good as any ive read!
Ive listened or read too many thrillers featuring great characters with almost super human abilities. I liked them all, but it seems to me Mitch Rapp, Jack Reacher, the Grey Man, etcetera have been too good to believe. So I purchased Black Site with some prejudice.
What led me to this book was the author's recent background as Delta member himself. It was a wise decision.
The hero here is a decorated, but disgraced combat veteran who becomes a drunk after he leads his team into an ambush. He's called back into action because he is expendable. What follows is a tough and gritty adventure that leads to his own redemption. It is an extremely accurate tale of espionage and warfare.
I am supposing Dalton Fury is a pen name. :o) No matter, the book was very well done. Good plot that was action packed and Mr Fury held the swearing in good check, no dropping the 'F Bomb every other sentence. I have never heard this narrator before but he did an excellent job. So I hope Mr Dalton Fury has another book to follow this one to continue Racer's adventures. Glad I didnt pass this one up.
I love this genre. Read or listened to all the Flynns, Silva, Eisler, Coes. This book is right up there at the top. Great story, great character, no slow spots easy to follow and semi realistic for normal people probably very realistic for spec ops people. You can't go wrong with this one, worth every penny and minute of your time. The narrator was very good, the only reason he didn't get a five is because he didn't differetiate the characters voices enough but did a fine job. He wasn't boring or too slow.
I went into this book with low expectations, I like the material but most books in this genre are all jargon and equipment spec and little on plot and thick on hokey action. This book is actually well written, has a great plot, and contains really well written action, oh, and the equipment specs are perfect. I cannot tell you how happy I was with this book, it unfolded well, had great character development, a great cast and was written from an inside perspective with talent that brought the story to the lay audience in an interesting and heartfelt fashion. I really liked this book. If you do not care for military stories, this may be the one exception to make, it is a good story. If you like military themed stories you are going to love this book, it is written from someone who knows the material from a life spent living it and then brings it to the page in good style, better than what you are used to getting by far. I was surprised by the talent this author has and happy I listened to this story.
Well recommended for anyone that likes a great action / suspense story.
I enjoy counter-terrorism, westerns, historical fiction, detective mysteries, and old school comedy like "A Christmas Story".
Dalton Fury is a powerfully entertaining author of the counter-espionage novel. He stands unique because he is an actual veteran who has experienced the men and action be portrays fictionally in his novels. I enjoy his details about strategy, tactics, weapons, and politics involved in fighting covert objectives in our modern world. I was never bored. He fills his plot with non-stop action. I thoroughly enjoyed his first book also: "Kill Bin Laden". I look forward to his next book. He is a fantastic new addition to this genre. If you like The books of Vince Flynn, you will love Dalton Fury.
This is one of the best audiobooks I've listened to! Real, believable, action, suspense and drama. Since I listen to around 200 books a year, (well over 1,100 total) this is saying a lot! Get this audiobook, you won't be disappointed!
List of favorite books: Woodcutter - Reginald Hill, Consent to Kill, First Deadly Sin - Lawrence Sanders, Sniper Elite - Scott McEwen
It was pretty darn good. The Narration was great. The story was mostly plausible. To tell you the truth - I was really, really liking three quarters of the book. I was feeling it emotionally and intrigued. The ending didn't (kill) it overall for me. It wasn't bad - It just didn't rock me. I had a better time getting to know Colt in the beginning and listening to the transformation - Then I did listening to the end. High marks for Dalton Fury's 1st fiction Novel. The character and series have promise.
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