Blaze of Glory: A Novel [NOOK Book]

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United States Sgt. Major Eric Moyer and his Special Operations unit have been called in to track down a wealthy Egyptian terrorist who is believed to have sordid ties to a sudden increase in female suicide bombers. Chasing El-Sayyed through Italy, they soon gain interconnected details about a Mexican drug lord who is plotting to kill the U.S. and Mexican presidents. Now Moyer and his team must stop not one, but two madmen on separate continents. And with a new member of the unit hiding his struggle with ...
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Blaze of Glory: A Novel

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Overview

United States Sgt. Major Eric Moyer and his Special Operations unit have been called in to track down a wealthy Egyptian terrorist who is believed to have sordid ties to a sudden increase in female suicide bombers. Chasing El-Sayyed through Italy, they soon gain interconnected details about a Mexican drug lord who is plotting to kill the U.S. and Mexican presidents. Now Moyer and his team must stop not one, but two madmen on separate continents. And with a new member of the unit hiding his struggle with post-traumatic stress disorder, a third problem begins to boil.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781433670848
  • Publisher: B&H Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 4/20/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 243,098
  • File size: 2 MB

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 25, 2012

    Awesome book! You will get taken on an adventure when you read

    Awesome book! You will get taken on an adventure when you read this book!

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  • Posted August 5, 2010

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    "Blaze of Glory" by Major Jeff Struecker

    Sergeant Major Eric "Boss" Moyer is the leader of six men in Special Operations that were deployed to Italy to intercept a wealthy Egyptian terrorist, El-Sayyed, who is allegedly behind a rash of female suicide bombers. Working with the Italian military and leaders, they are trying to annihilate any suicide missions ready to blow up the hotel where the Mexican and United States presidents and eighteen other world leaders were having a summit meeting. Unbeknownst to the men at the outset of this mission in Italy, these suicide bomber attempts were also related to drug lords in Mexico.

    The missions are treacherous in themselves, but even more so because one of the six men is suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), making the leader and his subordinate leader wonder if they can rely on him in the heat of the battles.

    This is my second military read in the past month. As a woman, I wondered how I thought this book would be a good read. Well, I had to strap myself down for the ride of my life!

    The reconnaissance and covert actions taken by these six men, along with Italians, were action-packed and heart-poundingly real. The intricate and precise military planning was intriguing and engaging. Once you think you have all the characters and plots identified, the author brings in another group that is intertwined in the action-again and again, merging the story line into one complete work. It kept my interest throughout the whole book.

    All the characters were detailed very personably, letting you get to know them intimately, including the soldier with PTSD and his flashbacks. One of the six men on this mission was a Christian who lived out his faith without being preachy to the others. The men knew it and respected him, even calling on him when in need.

    The world is evil in many more ways than we care to think of, and I so appreciate our military personnel that willingly give their time, and sometimes their lives, to keep us safe.

    This book was provided by Jonathon at B & H Fiction of BHPublishing in exchange for my honest review.

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  • Posted January 22, 2010

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    So Exciting I Had To Remind Myself To Breathe!

    Sergent First Class Jerry Zinsser was a decorated hero, who after rehabilitation, was assigned to Sergent Major Eric Moyer's team as his new surveillance specialist. Moyer's Special Operations unit has been assigned to track down an Egyptian terrorist that uses women suicide bombers to fulfill his "contract" with a Mexican drug Lord. Zinsser, who struggles with hidden demons, tries his best to be an asset to the team, but instead, may put the whole team at risk.

    If you only read one book this year, Blaze of Glory should be the one. Written by Major Jeff Struecker, (one of the heroes featured in Black Hawk Down), this book kept me on pins and needles throughout the whole story. It was so realistic I had to keep telling myself it's fiction. The characters were amazing and have left such an impression that won't easily be forgotten. The situations the team dealt with were terrifying, and I had to remind myself to breathe at times. This military thriller is most definitely a real page-turner that held me spell-bound in its clutches from the first chapter. This is truly one of the best books I've ever read. Major Jeff Struecker is one author that should be noticed and put on everyone's to-watch list. His gripping realism has left me awestruck and I can't wait to read more of his work!

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