"Drawing on his military experience, Mitchell is entirely believable in depicting the dangerous contest between committed opponents on opposite sides of the War on Terrorism." R. Gibbons, European Security Expert
SYNOPSIS: After numerous terrorist cells in America are captured, Al-Qaeda's leadership resorts to hiring an always-successful political assassin, the Black Camel. Her mission: force America to pull out of the Middle East and Africa. As wide-spread attacks spread chaos across the USA, the FBI is compelled to employ an unconventional counter-terrorism team to track down the assassin. Can a street-smart FBI Special Agent and a jaded Israeli Mossad Field Officer stop the Black Camel? Or will the terrorist send them to their deaths and coerce America to accept Al-Qaeda's demands?
This is a full-length counterterrorism thriller and is book-5 in Ed's award-winning Gold Lust Series. 356 pages.
About the Author
National award winning author Ed Mitchell, was a foster child who later graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. He went on to be an Airborne Infantry Ranger, a RAND Corporation Fellow, an aerospace systems engineer, and a community activist fighting to protect water resources in California. Along the way Lieutenant Colonel Mitchell became a national award-winning author by weaving his real-world experiences from foxhole to space into his Gold Lust series of contemporary adventure/thrillers.
He served in Airborne, Air Cavalry, Armor, and Mechanized Infantry units, including guarding the DMZ in Korea and protecting nuclear weapons. Prior to the 1st war in Iraq, as the Space-Ground Combat Analyst for U.S. Joint Space Command, Ed fought that war in a simulator and analyzed the results for the command. Additionally, he spent years working National Missile Defense and Homeland Security research and development. Ed helped develop the prototype command launch center for the Army’s Strategic Missile Defense units now in Alaska and California. Later, as a civilian Payload Integration Manager, he helped develop and test NMD kill vehicles for Lockheed Martin and Boeing. As a writer, he is proud of being a charter-founding member of the International Thriller Writers Organization.
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