Operation Zulu Redemption: Overkill - The Beginning [NOOK Book]

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They want answers. They want redemption. And they want to live.   Five years ago, six soldiers made American military history as the first all-female Special Forces team, named Zulu. A tragic mistake in Misrata, Libya, leaves twenty-two innocents dead and Zulu fleeing for their lives. Now Jessica Herring and Candice Reyna are dead at the hand of an assassin, and Keeley Shay clings to life in a hospital. The last three Zulu members are forced into a fight for answers, for redemption, and for their very ...
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They want answers. They want redemption. And they want to live.   Five years ago, six soldiers made American military history as the first all-female Special Forces team, named Zulu. A tragic mistake in Misrata, Libya, leaves twenty-two innocents dead and Zulu fleeing for their lives. Now Jessica Herring and Candice Reyna are dead at the hand of an assassin, and Keeley Shay clings to life in a hospital. The last three Zulu members are forced into a fight for answers, for redemption, and for their very lives.  Annie Palermo and Téya Reiker had settled into their hidden identities when their lives are upended and their loved ones attacked. Annie’s flame, Samuel Caliguari, is a former Navy SEAL who can hold his own, but the attack leaves Annie livid—and fleeing once again. When Téya’s Amish loved ones are threatened, she must also hide. But how can she not go back and protect these peace-loving people, no matter the risk?  Nuala King never really settled after Misrata, and she can’t shake the horror of the disastrous mission, the lives lost, or the terrible nightmares that still haunt her.  Lieutenant Colonel Trace Weston and his right-hand man, Chief Warrant Officer Boone Ramage, struggle to hold the Zulu remnant together. They must track down who hit the team and deliver justice to the enemy—if Sam Caliguari and relentless Army intelligence analyst Lieutenant Francesca Solomon don’t get them all killed first. . . .
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781630582838
  • Publisher: Barbour Publishing, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 7/4/2014
  • Series: Operation Zulu , #1
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 80
  • Sales rank: 5,181
  • File size: 13 MB
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Ronie Kendig is an award-winning, bestselling author who grew up an Army brat. After twenty-plus years of marriage, she and her hunky hero husband have a full life with their four children, a Maltese Menace, and a retired military working dog in Northern Virginia. Author and speaker, Ronie loves engaging readers through her Rapid-Fire Fiction. Ronie can be found at www.roniekendig.com, on Facebook (www.facebook.com/rapidfirefiction), Twitter (@roniekendig), and Goodreads (www.goodreads.com/RonieK).

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  • Posted August 10, 2014

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    Operation Zulu Redemption Overkill ¿ The Beginning  is the first

    Operation Zulu Redemption Overkill – The Beginning  is the first installment in the new series by Ronie Kendig.  It's meant to grab your attention so that you want to read the rest of the series. It more than delivers on this purpose.  It is action-packed and has you holding your breath in just 34 pages.   Each of the women is so unique and different it will be interesting to see how they all work together.  I am already in love with Sam and cannot wait to get more of his story.  
    You can see my full review at More Than a Review dot com where I rate the level of sex, violence, language and drug/alcohol use in books. 

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  • Posted August 4, 2014

    The STORY is great -- exciting, suspenseful, entertaining. But I

    The STORY is great -- exciting, suspenseful, entertaining. But I will NEVER again purchase a serialized novel until all the parts are available to read. This free version and part 1 were instantly available, but there have been problems making the remaining parts available for Nook on the Web. The cost of each part (which I pre-ordered) showed up right away on my credit card, but the installments I paid for are not available to read on Nook for the iPad when promised. Very disappointing

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  • Posted August 1, 2014

    Awesome - female spec ops!

    Fantastic author
    Fantastic storyline
    great characters
    only thing I could wish for is ---more!!

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  • Posted July 30, 2014

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    Oh man! When I first heard that my favorite Christian Military S

    Oh man! When I first heard that my favorite Christian Military Suspense writer was going to write about an all female special operations  team, I wasn’t sure it was going to be as good as her other books. I mean,  when I think spec –ops, I think males. Big, brave, burly men. But let me tell you, Overkill blew me away. What a phenomenal start to this serialization. I was biting my nails (okay, not literally but figuratively) while reading this story. There are no punches pulled. It’s a hard core, emotionally driven, edge of your seat thrill ride. I’m hanging on for dear life because I have no idea where it will end up but I know it’s going to be like drinking a tall glass of Mint Iced Tea for this southern girl; satisfying to the last drop, er… page. :)

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  • Posted July 25, 2014

    With the release of Overkill, Ronie catapults her readers into t

    With the release of Overkill, Ronie catapults her readers into the action. This fast-paced introduction gets you familiar with the team, a few details from their past, and a brief look at the lives they were leading under their assumed identities. Normal lives that have evaporated in an instant. It’s run or be killed and I was hooked from the start!

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  • Posted July 23, 2014

    Operation Zulu Redemption Overkill by: Ronie Kendig Six team

    Operation Zulu Redemption Overkill by: Ronie Kendig

    Six team members; Annie Palermo, Teya Reiker, Jessica Herring, Candace Reyna, Keeley Shay and Nuala King are split up. They’ve been hidden away for five years when they come under attack. Who is their enemy and why are they being targeted?
    Team commander LTC Trace Weston and his right-hand man CWO2 Boone Ramage are working to find out what is going on while trying to keep the team safe.
    Fast paced and intense this series will have you wanting more. Ronie Kendig has done it again. She never fails to bring her readers the fast paced, “Rapid Fire” fiction we’ve come to expect.
    This latest work is in series form, akin to a television mini-series, will have you holding your breath. Reading quickly to find out what happens, you will find yourself hoping the characters are okay. Then before you realize it is coming you are hit with the end of the installment. Don’t panic, there is more to come.
    Well done Ms. Kendig. Very well done!

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  • Posted July 22, 2014

    I love Ms Kendig's writing style. She doesn't EVER disappoint he

    I love Ms Kendig's writing style. She doesn't EVER disappoint her readers. The action is fast, characters relatable, 
    situations real, romance light, and faith strong. 
    This is the beginning of a new serial whose parts will be published every week this summer. 
    The ebook was provided to me for review by NetGalley, but my words are mine alone.

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  • Posted July 11, 2014

    4 STARS This is another serial book. This one is longer than


    4 STARS

    This is another serial book. This one is longer than the first serial from Shiloh Run Studios. It looks to be 6 episodes and longer than their first one. It started on July 4 and every Friday a new episode comes out.

    In Overkill we meet the main characters of the series and start to care about them. It does have a few questions that hopefully be answered soon. Definitely left me wanting more of them.

    At times it is a little confusing because each of the women that were part of the Zulu the first all women special forces team are in hiding. They have their birth name, the name they are hiding under and their code number. My answer to that I had two kindles and left one with front of story that had the characters and bio opened for quick glance, And then I read on my other kindle. but you could just book mark it unless you have no memory problems.

    Someone set the Zulus up five years ago when things went wrong, Innocent women and children were killed. The Zulus were scattered and given different names. Now someone has found them and is picking them off one by one. It is a race to figure out what is happening now and stop them before it is too late for all of the Zulus.

    This story is not afraid of killing the characters off. It draws you quickly into the story and leaves you wanting more. I know I am going to read the next episode today.

    I want to see who is sending killers after the Zulus? Who is betraying them now and five years ago? Will Annie and Sam get together? Will Teya become Amish? Where is the missing Zulu? I really want to know the answers and more.

    The setting for this story takes you all over because each of the women are hidden away from each other.

    The pace of the book is very fast. Not boring or dragging at all.

    Ronie Kendig writes novels that deal with military with characters and story lines that I have always liked. I look forward to reading Operation Zulu Redemption serial.

    I was given this ebook for free and in return agreed to give honest review of it.

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  • Posted July 8, 2014

    I'm an avid reader of all things Ronie Kendig and she didn't dis

    I'm an avid reader of all things Ronie Kendig and she didn't disappoint with Operation Zulu Redemption. What's even better? The fact that it is a series and I will get to find out what happens sooner rather than waiting months on end between series. Give this book a read, you won't be disappointed.

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  • Posted July 4, 2014

    Excited to find out what happens next! This is the first instal

    Excited to find out what happens next!
    This is the first installment in Ronie Kendig’s new serial novelization, Operation Zulu Redemption. I wasn’t sure what to expect, since I’ve never read a serial novel before, but I’m a huge fan of Ronie’s books and was confident that whatever it ended up being, I would enjoy it. I’m very happy to say that I was right and I loved it!
    “The Beginning” is a fitting title for this “episode,“ as we get a little bit of back story for each of the ladies and find out what happens that pulls them out of their new lives. I was a little surprised at how quickly I became attached to Team Zulu. Despite the fact that this episode is very short, I felt I knew the ladies rather well and was rooting for them from the very first pages. I was also very taken with Sam, David, Boone, and Trace, and am very interested to learn more about them in the coming episodes.
    Though it confused me a little bit at first, I found I really enjoyed getting to see the story from several different points of view, including the man in charge and someone who seems to be a possible “villain” in the coming episodes. The writing, as always, was wonderful and I was quickly drawn into the story. The descriptions were great and I really appreciated having explanations of who is who and what the military terms and acronyms mean. I referred back to them several times until I got caught up on everything.
    The one of things about Ronie’s books that I can always count on is that they are addicting. I reached the end of the episode and was trying to figure out what had happened! I felt like someone had handed me a really great, suspenseful book, let me read a couple chapters then took it back! I was upset for a couple minutes, then had to admire how she ended the episode. It was left in such a way that you won’t be able to resist reading the rest of the series, because you’ll be dying to know what happens to the characters. I can’t wait to find out what’s next for Team Zulu!
    I highly recommend Operation Zulu if you enjoy military suspense!
    I received a free copy from the publisher for my honest opinion, which I have given. I was not required to write a positive review and have not been compensated for it in any way. All opinions expressed are my own.

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  • Posted July 4, 2014

    WOW!!! This new serialization starts off with a bang and just do

    WOW!!! This new serialization starts off with a bang and just doesn’t let up! One of the things I love about Ronie Kendig’s books is that she writes amazing and realistic action scenes. But, on top of that, she fills her books with characters that are so well-written and have deep issues that need to be handled. The combination of characters that you care about being put in dangerous situations, makes for amazing stories.

    In Overkill, there is intense action and the introduction of the main characters. I love the pace this story sets. You get to see what is happening to each character. Not knowing if that character was going to survive and trying to wrap my mind around each characters thoughts about the past, made for an intensely enjoyable story. It truly felt like I was watching the episode on television! I felt like I could see everything going on and I was left hungering for more at the end of the first installment. This series is truly a gem and I cannot wait to see what happens next!

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  • Posted July 4, 2014

    A new serial novelization by Ronie Kendig?! Yes please, and as u

    A new serial novelization by Ronie Kendig?! Yes please, and as usual and with no shock, Ronie delivers with stellar form. It took no time at all to get sucked into the first part of operation Zulu. I'm already invested in the characters and on the edge of my seat to find out more of their backgrounds and the story of what brought them to where they are today. I love that this series has a female focus. Don't get me wrong, I'm a big fan of the male characters of Discarded Heroes & The Quiet Professionals, but it's always nice to read the female POV to be in special forces. Beware: because this IS a serialization, it definitely ends on a cliff hanger and when I realized I had just read the last paragraph of this installment I literally yelled "no!!" and frantically checked to make sure my Kindle hadn't somehow skipped over a section. 
    SLIGHT SPOILER ~ read on at your own risk 
    Ronie also brings in the heat by right from the start, making some character "cuts" that make you think "wait, did that just happen?!" But yet adds to the suspense of "what exactly is going on here?" Must. know. more. 
    Spoiler done, ok to continue ;)
    To wrap up this initial review, If you haven't already clued in..I am more than psyched over this new series and can't wait to see the outcome of what this intro has begun. And it's even more exciting knowing we only have to wait a short time to get the next chapter ;)

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    Posted July 31, 2014

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