• Global Strike

  • The War Planners, Book 6
  • By: Andrew Watts
  • Narrated by: Michael Wolfe
  • Length: 10 hrs and 27 mins
  • 4.8 out of 5 stars (341 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Global Strike - the final book in The War Planners series. 

It has been over a year since the war began. A year since China launched its surprise attack on America. EMP and cyber weapons plunging much of the nation into a dark chaos. Thousands of anti-ship missiles gutting the US Pacific fleet. A Chinese-allied North Korea launching an all-out attack on South Korea. Chinese information warfare campaigns triggering America to launch a nuclear strike on China's own nuclear stockpile. And the international political consequences that followed....

The Chinese-American war has grown cold in the past year. The two superpowers are separated by ocean-sized moats. China's strategy is to put America under siege, politically and economically. And it's working. But the flames of war will soon re-ignite.

Chinese President Jinshan is not long for this earth. With cancer giving him only a few months left to live, he is ready for his final move. A massive Chinese military transit across the Pacific, and eventually onto American soil.

The Americans are preparing. David Manning is one of the top analysts on the joint CIA-DOD Silversmith team, and he's desperately searching for a strategy to win. His brother Chase is working with American special forces and CIA teams in the Chinese-contested territory of South America. Victoria Manning is the commanding officer of a navy helicopter squadron in the eastern pacific. Lena Chou is held prisoner on an American military base.

But everything is about to change.

Time is running out.

And the Americans will need more than technology or bravery to win the war.

They will need a plan.

©2020 Point Whiskey Publishing (P)2020 Point Whiskey Publishing

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Meh.

I wanted to like this book because I like the genre and the plot has promise. But like the earlier books in the series, (there is some lazy writing, unnatural hasty dialogue and plot holes papered over with only a few lines. The first book in the series was good but this is the literary equivalent of day old fast food. I recommend this book for anyone who wants something to half pay attention to while commuting. I do not recommend it for anyone who has the time and energy to find a better book.

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Warbook series ?????

It was not what I expected. I thought it would be lots of action battles, air and naval conflicts but turned out to be more of a spy, political series. I found myself bored halfway through these books but figured since I'm this far I may as well complete the series.

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Great series.

Enjoyed all of the books. Kept me company on my road trips, walks, and house work.

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Riveting!!

Thoroughly enjoyed series. As Army Vietnam helicopter guy I was particularly interested in challenges faced by Navy chopper pilots. I have new respect for their skills.
Characters were really well developed.
Plot twists were exceptional.
Hardy able to stop listening.
GREAT writing and terrific narration!!


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Like listening to the news from the near future!

Loved it from beginning to end! The narrator is excellent and so is the series!

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Still salty over the ending

Well I just finished the book and I'm saltier than a salt mine. The entire book series is really awesome and I enjoyed listening to it. The author did the number one thing that pisses me off but I'm not going to say what it is to avoid unintentional spoilers. Recommend for anyone who enjoys tales of espionage, action, and war. Would've given 5 stars had it not been for the one thing the author did.

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very nice series

I really enjoyed the entire series!!! Well worth the credits. I ended up benge listening.

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excellent

loved it characters were so real I will miss my daily dose of action and drama and the narrator made it so good.

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Very enjoyable!

Great ending to a great series. I listened to most of this series on Audible and truly enjoyed every minute of it. This book was like the others, action packed and riveting. It tied everything together and didn't leave me with any lingering questions or thoughts that it "should have" ended any other way.
In my opinion, money and time well spent!

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Tom Clancy is Back

i know it is a tired comment, but it fits. I've read them all, and this stands above the rest.

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  • Gary118
  • 01-11-21

Brilliant!!

Just a great listen. Seriously could not put down. Best read so far. Technically outstanding.

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  • Andrew Hunter
  • 05-19-20

A fantastic way to end the series

This was a edge of the seat listen from start to finish and thoroughly enjoyable finale to the War Planner series. I have no doubt I will listen to it again and again. If you love Tom Clancy and the likes then this is up there with them.

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  • 04-09-20

Hmm, don't think too hard about the plot mistakes,

A good concept although after 4 books I realised the world war was between 2 people and there was a lack of credence about the early story line. As thousands died, our main characters seemed to miss the bullet every time. That said it was enjoyable for the escapism and I won't be too harsh . I'm looking forward to more from this author though.

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  • Paul B
  • 08-27-21

global strike

Excellent!!
captivating and suspenseful
from book 1 through to book 6 , have loved the series

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  • Bryan Cairns
  • 07-26-20

Great series.

Throughly enjoyed listening to it. Good fast pace, pretty plausible story line. Loved the end, will definitely be following this author.