The ISIS strategy is unchanged: to expand their bloody caliphate by means of conquest and slaughter. Yet the tide has begun to turn against the brutal regime. The Russians have arrived in force, along with their legions of aircraft and armor. In spite of this, the Mullahs ignore mounting losses and continue to send jihadi fighters to probe the Syria-Iraq border. Their intentions are clear and unequivocal. Conquer and kill.
The war in Vietnam is over. Yet the descendants of those who fought there are pulled into a new war - a war in a country whose name has come to mean unending conflict, unending brutality, and unending killing: Afghanistan. Into this tortured land flies the civilian pilot Max Hoffman. Out of luck and out of money, he is easy prey to the CIA, who recruits him to join its hidden war. Hoffman soon discovers the American intelligence officers have a hidden agenda - personal gain and profit at any cost.
Life is short and justice a rare commodity in the harsh wastelands of Afghanistan. Navy SEAL Lieutenant Rafe Stoner is about to encounter this cruel truth the hard way. An operation goes tragically wrong, and a Taliban sniper team ambushes a UNHCR ambulance. One of the dead is the woman with whom he intended to start a new life. Stoner turns his back on civilization, and begins a new career as a gun-for-hire in the bitter land ruled by the bomb and the bullet.
"I'm SO Torn - A Great Book But Didn't Hold My ...."
Following the myths and legends about Nazis recruited by the French Foreign Legion to fight in Indochina, Eric Meyer's new book is based on the real story of one such former Waffen-SS man who lived to tell the tale.
The sequel to the acclaimed Devil's Guard - The Real Story, the former soldiers of the Waffen-SS find themselves embroiled in a new war. Out of the death and destruction of the French war in Indochina, a new country is born, and a new war begins. Vietnam. The survivors of Hitler's war in Russia who took up arms for the French in the bloody conflict that ended with the debacle at Dien Bien Phu have laid down their arms to start afresh in the fledgling democracy.
A raid on a drug trafficker's factory uncovers a secret that sends a cold chill through the heart of NATO. An Iranian cleric, captured in the raid, tells of a conspiracy at the heart of Ahmadinejad's Iranian government. A terrorist group, part of the Revolutionary Guard, is on a mission to acquire nuclear warheads. Weapons which will enable them to launch a conflict that would threaten the peace and security of the world, and trigger Armageddon.
America's greatest military gamble of World War Two, the invasion of France. This is the background for an epic novel of two tanks. The crewmen of the Sherman M4 are an ill-assorted bunch of squabbling Americans, forced to swallow their differences in order to survive. The German Tiger is manned by fanatical young Nazis, Hitler Youth, and led by a tough veteran of the bitter war on the Eastern Front.
North Korea has achieved a breakthrough with nuclear warheads and is about to arm their strategic missiles - weapons that could set the world ablaze. The Echo Six unit commander, Abe Talley, is ordered to take his men across the 38th Parallel. Their mission is to locate and destroy the nukes, as well as their creators. They must enter the heart of the most secretive, repressive, and brutal nation on Earth - and somehow find a way back.
"Oddly poor narration."
The death of DEA agent in a squalid Mexican town forces the world's most elite fighting force to take action. This time, the brutal and callous drug traffickers who haunt the dark underbelly of Ciudad Juarez have gone too far. For the dead agent was the nephew of US Marine Corps Major General Hicks. With links to the SEALs, he insists on nothing but the best to avenge his nephew.
The North Koreans have new allies in their quest to unleash a nuclear fireball on their hated neighbors. And this time, they are about to succeed. Chechen rebels possess the prize the North Koreans desire more than anything else: nuclear warheads. The deal is done and the weapons are loaded on board a train. But this is no ordinary train. The Trans-Siberian Railway is the longest railroad in the world. Destination Pyongyang.
When CIA agent Marv Cohagen and his two SEAL bodyguards are kidnapped in the desert, a deadly new threat looms over the West. Cohagen is a drone expert, and his knowledge could equip the enemy with the means to create the unthinkable. An ISIS airforce of robotic aircraft. Unmanned. Unaccountable. Loaded with explosives, and able to strike terror anywhere in the West at a moment's notice. An urgent recall goes out for Lieutenant Kyle Nolan to lead two teams of SEALs into Iraq.
They are an international elite unit created by NATO to carry out missions where no other could hope to succeed. A mix of Seals, Delta Force, British SAS and French, German and Polish SpecOps operators. Led by a former Navy Seal, Lieutenant Abe Talley. This is Echo Six. Even before they finish training a crisis develops that requires their unique and bloody brand of soldiering.
They are the best of the best, the Navy SEALs. The world's most elite fighting force. A vital kill-mission inside Afghanistan uncovers an unexpected and deadly plot to use a nuclear weapon. A weapon that could cost thousands of American lives. Once more, the Navy SEALs are called into action. Bravo Platoon, SEAL Team 7, parachutes into action. Yet a question mark hangs over Chief Petty Officer Kyle Nolan.
Russia - An almost lawless country ruled by the FSB, dread successor to the KGB, criminal gangs and Pamyat, fanatical Russian nationalists. Organizations who will commit any crime, murder any civilian, even commit genocide, to further their cause. When a package of sensitive information is stolen in a well-organized robbery in Manhattan, it is soon tracked to the despotic hellhole that no sane person would want to navigate.
The Chinese have arrested a Buddhist monk on charges of espionage and sentenced him to death. Unknown to his captors, this is no ordinary monk. David Campbell is the stepson of the wealthy White House Chief of Staff. David turned his back on the trappings of Western civilization and adopted the lifestyle of a Tibetan Buddhist. The White House is adamant he must be brought home. However, they cannot involve American forces, in what would amount to an act of war on China. The solution? Echo Six.
Afghanistan, a nation in perpetual torment. A frightened land where cruelty and casual killing are a part of normal life. Now the violence has worsened. The brutal Independent Islamic State has appeared, founded on a mountain of corpses. To raise funds, the Islamists embark on a campaign of kidnap and ransom. When they abduct the wife of a senior United Nations official, the husband approaches Rafe Stoner to get her back.
ISIS is on the rampage, and the slaughter of the innocents has begun. The Islamists have an agenda, the creation of a Sunni Islamic Caliphate across Iraq and Syria. A caliphate that will turn the Middle East into a field of corpses. They must be halted, before their blood-soaked crusade becomes unstoppable. Yet the US government refuses a full-scale military response, and the Iraqi government is too weak to act. The problem is passed to the Navy Seals.
On the other side of the Atlantic, a charitable foundation in New York City, established by Alexander Dragan, a mysterious Ukrainian philanthropist. A man who harbors a bitter longing for vengeance. Dragan wants revenge for his family, murdered by two Russians during the uprising in Crimea. The killers have gone unpunished, and now he wants them dead. He recruits troubled former SEAL John Raider, bedeviled by legal troubles, to work for him.
Afghanistan is a land ripped apart by unending warfare. Inside this seething cauldron of violence, Rafe Stoner, a former Navy SEAL, maintains a precarious existence. His business, selling surplus machinery, is a cover for his real work. Stoner is a gun for hire, and his services are in constant demand.
"It's all about the $$$$$"
Rafe Stoner, a former Navy SEAL, leads a cruel existence as a gun for hire in Afghanistan. After the brutal killing of his fiancée, he vowed a brutal revenge. A revenge that littered the landscape with the bodies of those responsible. Now he learns his work is not over. A wealthy, young Afghan woman holds the key to the identity of the Taliban commander who ordered the murder. Stoner sets out with his ally, Greg Blum, to hunt down the last of the guilty men.