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Publisher's Summary

In a bid to take down MS-13's criminal network in the Mission District of San Francisco, Michael Santini, a special agent with Homeland Security Investigations, recruits a pair of hardened gang members and convinces them to risk their lives as criminal informants. Set in a city with one of the strictest sanctuary policies protecting illegal immigrants in America, Operation Devil Horns illustrates how politically correct ideology impacts life-or-death crime fighting on the streets.  

Through the informants' eyes, Operation Devil Horns offers a rare glimpse into the pervasive criminal subculture of MS-13, a gang of Spanish-speaking immigrants that still terrorizes pockets of American society today - including their own compatriots. The case begins with a focus on the gang in San Francisco, eventually widening to include a network that reaches across borders. Santini tracks down the gang's leadership from the Bay Area to the prison cells of corrupt Central American regimes. Eventually, it takes the cold-blooded murder of three family members in San Francisco to shake the American public out of complacency and focus sober attention on a growing and violent threat.

©2018 Bad Hombre, LLC (P)2018 Tantor

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Just WOW

An amazing account of how the detail went down. Great work to everyone involved in the operation. The retelling was great. Never a dull moment. Didn't want to stop listening!

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great event

Great account of a true event. This needs to bevs movie. Easy and enjoyable read.

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Just okay...

There are better books about gangs like The Black Hand. This was okay, but was hoping for more. This felt more like a news paper article.

Wrong narrator for this.

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Good story

Enjoyed it. Started off good, then went shallow for about a chapter, then was pretty intense for the rest of the book.

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awesome

loved it, felt like I was in a episode of gang life, great book !!

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Best Book Showcasing The Real Street Heros

This book gave a gritty and geniune description of what actually happens and how crime is prosecuted in our country today. The MS13 gang should not be glamorized but documented for lessons learned on how their institution is easily infiltrated and is a waste of taxpayer moneyto minitor and lock up. This book is a fantastic depiction of the dedication that it takes to control and destroy a gang that tries to terrorize our neighborhoods. Thanks to honest citizens like agent Santini that assisted in providing a perfect example of how to check and elliminate these animals from our society. Easy and entertaining listen that all Americans should educate themselves to be aware of and preserve the freedom of our Country here in the beautiful USA.

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Loved it

Tells the inside story of what it takes to keep case control at a federal. Loved it! Thank you

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Great book but the reader had goofy pronunciations

Dude it's pronounced "click". For the love of god you almost ruined a great book. please don't over analyze the English language and pronounce words in a goofy ways

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It’s a pat on the back for a minor operation

The author tried to turn a few chapters into a book. Long, drawn out, and ultimately one of the worst books I’ve got on audible.

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Very good but....

I very much enjoyed the book, but credit worthy? Eh. The narrator, John, has a good voice but just not for this story. I just wished Michael, one of the authors, chose a Hispanic narrator. The Spanish words & names were less suspenseful when you can’t name them correctly or with that English speaking accent.
Storyline is good. Book good. Needs to be a book that is free, in my opinion.