A Novel


Deep in the jungles of the Philippines, Cole Langan's covert CIA mission to infiltrate a terrorist stronghold collides disastrously with U.N. peacekeepers, sparking a firestorm of bullets and bloodshed -- and certain charges of international war crimes for Cole's five-man unit. A world away, in Washington, D.C., Senator Drew Langan races to unmask a shadowy group behind his estranged son's betrayal -- which means stepping into the crossfire inside the highest echelons of global power.

A master of "gut-grabbing action and hairpin turn plotting" (Booklist), Carsten Stroud delivers an adrenaline-charged novel of America's secret wars, told with stunning authenticity, mordant humor, and heart-pounding suspense.
  • Pocket Books | 
  • 608 pages | 
  • ISBN 9780743463942 | 
  • September 2006

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Carsten Stroud
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Carsten Stroud

Carsten Stroud is the author of Cuba Strait, Black Water Transit, the award-winning Sniper's Moon, and other novels. His nonfiction titles include Deadly Force; Iron Bravo, chosen for the U.S. Army's recommended reading list; and the New York Times bestseller Close Pursuit. He lives on the shores of Lake Huron.