Rebels of Mindanao: A Novel

Rebels of Mindanao: A Novel

by Tom Anthony

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Al Qaeda terrorists are spreading silently throughout the globe wreaking violence on all who oppose them. Their newest target: the small Philippine island of Mindanao. On the brink of civil war, success in Mindanao would trigger a chain reaction across the pacific threatening democracy and peace around the globe.Haunted by the failure of his last mission and the lost lives of his team, Thomas Thornton had hoped to escape his former life as a military operative, seeking the calm beauty of tropical Mindanao. When two West Point friends, now high ranking officials in the government and military, ask him to run one last op, he finds himself in the fray once more. Thornton recruits a hunter-killer team of Manobo tribesmen to begin covert actions against the insurgency. The mission: eliminate a Turkish warrior carrying millions in cash into Mindanao to finance an Islamic revolution. The deal: make the Turk and the cash disappear, no questions asked.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780825305146
Publisher: Beaufort Books, Incorporated
Publication date: 06/01/2008
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 301
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Tom Anthony is a West Point Graduate and combat veteran who spent his professional civilian career in global business all over the world. He has lived and worked in Austria, Italy, Spain, England, Iraq, Israel, and throughout Asia, Latin America, and Africa. Anthony also lived in Mindanao for three years. He currently lives in California with his family.

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JSmith79 More than 1 year ago
Rebels of Mindanao is a fascinating true-to-life action adventure where a former US military man is asked to undertake a special mission to defeat Al Queda backed militants in the Philippines. I really couldn't put this book down and hope there is a sequel soon. The author's knowledge of the real situation on the ground in Mindanao -- allies we can't really trust, militants with mixed and confusing motives, an incompetent CIA, and enigmatic locals truly takes you on site.