With his contingent of former U.S. Marines, KC has established a successful business and a comfortable life, but misses the thrill of his old life. He forms a covert "Special Ops" division of his security company, and his men use stealth maneuvers learned in Vietnam to pursue criminals who have evaded capture and punishment by conventional law enforcement. The new side gig is exciting and even dangerous, but when KC hires Nelliea non-infantry Marine and a womanto train his men in sophisticated martial arts, his comfortable life takes a turn he never saw coming. Will Nellie prove to be the missing link that completes his team? Or will KC find his trust misplaced? This thrilling novel traces the post-war life of a Vietnam veteran as he struggles to reintegrate into society and find his place.
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About the Author
Doug Houser received his commission as a Marine Second Lieutenant in 1966 and was deployed to Vietnam in January 1967. He served as an infantry officer for thirteen months in places like the Rock Pile, Ca Lu, Khe Sanh, the Hai Lang Forrest and The Artillery Plateau. He was discharged in 1969 with the rank of Captain.He currently writes from his home in suburban Kansas City, where he lives with his forever-young-at-heart Beagle/Chihuahua mix, the precocious and crazy little girl-dog, Sammy. For more information, visit www.junglewarriorscrimefighters.com.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Reviewed by Ruffina Oserio for Readers' Favorite Jungle Warriors Crime Fighters by Doug Houser is an action-packed, fast-paced novel with an irresistible appeal to fans of sleuthing and investigation, a narrative filled with daring and adventure. KC has successfully established an executive security company and, always feeling that he needs to do more, he creates a special unit to fight and bring down evasive criminals. The team will face very complicated and dangerous challenges, using skills acquired in the harsh conditions of Vietnam to provide the help that many victims need. When he hires a non-infantry marine to train his team in martial arts, it is one of the boldest things he’s had to do. But is this the right decision or is Nellie someone different from what he thinks she is? Doug Houser has crafted a novel that will satisfy readers at different levels. It is a shock-studded chiller with pulsating action and a narrative that doesn’t disappoint thematically. While readers will enjoy the author’s focus on crafting an enjoyable story, they will appreciate the careful handling of the theme of teamwork and loyalty. The quirkiness in the dialogues fuels the humor and keeps the story interesting, allowing the characters to shine through the narrative. Jungle Warriors Crime Fighters displays the author’s sense of word economy. Every sentence is carefully thought out and measured and the author doesn’t use words without considering their hidden import. The tight writing has a music of its own, the scenes are well written and there is no confusion when it comes to points of view. Here is an adventure to take on, a tale filled with realism and characters that linger in the reader’s mind.