A riveting military action adventure novelBand of Brothers meets Andy McNab in a story of hard-nosed mercenaries
In southern Afghanistan, the British are fighting an increasingly desperate battle to contain a resurgent Taliban. The British commander knows the Taliban control the heroin trade, which brings in vast amounts of money for weapons, so they back a covert mercenary unit to steal the drug lords' money. The unita 10-strong team of the most ruthlessly efficient military mercenariesis put together by ex-SAS soldier Steve West. The deal is, they will get intelligence and logistical support from the British Army, and in return they get to keep the money. But the men from Death Inc. find themselves fighting a desperate rearguard action through the lawless badlands of southern Afghanistan, and al-Queda-controlled northern Pakistan. In a novel as thrilling as it is authentic, this international group of guns for hire who have an awful lot to lose, and even more to gain.
|Publisher:||Headline Book Publishing, Limited|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)|
About the Author
Matt Lynn is a columnist for Bloomberg News and regularly writes for the Sunday Times and the Spectator. He authored the business book Birds of Prey: Boeing vs. Airbus. Chris Ryan is a former British Special Forces operative and soldier and the author of The One That Got Away and Ultimate Weapon. He is the star of Shadow Soldiers, which airs on National Geographic, and Special Forces Manhunt, which has aired on The Military Channel.