Terence Strong's bestselling novels include COLD MONDAY, THE TICK TOCK MAN, WHITE VIPER and DEADWATER DEEP. He lives in Salisbury, WIltshire.
Military action tale in the hell of Bosnia. Definitely one for lovers of high adventure.Comparison: Chris Ryan, Andy McNab, Gerald Seymour.Similar this month: Douglas Reeman, Henry Porter.
After doing a five-year stretch in the Scrubs on a robbery charge, ex-Royal Marine Billy Robson is determined to go straight. Rejecting dubious offers by friends in the East End underworld, he jumps at the one legitimate job going - unaware that he is being ensnared in a web of corruption, addiction and perversion that may cost him his new-found freedom and his family. From the Middle East, through Britain and America, the twin evils of terrorism and narcotics stalk side by side. And Billy Robson finds himself and those he loves fighting for their very survival as he dares to stand up for what he believes in.Finally, Rachelis the blushing bride-to-be. This should be the happiest day of her life. So how comes she feels nothing but a terrible sense of foreboding?
They are the Pessarane Behesht.Sons of Heaven. The secret sword of Islam. Spawned in war-torn Beirut from the seeds of legend. Nurtured in revolutionary Iran to wreak vengeance on the enemies of Allah. When the freighter Clarion Call disappears mysteriously in the Gulf, she is carrying a secret consignment of French arms for thePessarane Beheshtin return for the release of a hostage diplomat. Ex-SAS Major Robert D'Arcy, whose international security firm was protecting the ship, finds himself embroiled in a deadly battle of wills between the state-sponsored terrorists and rival Western intelligence agencies with conflicting interests. As the Iranians resort to kidnap and assassination in their thirst for revenge, and the lives of an innocent woman and her child are held in the balance, D'Arcy must act alone to prevent more bloodshed.
For fourteen years he has kept the demons at bay. The former SAS sergeant from Ulster has renounced the gun. With help from the bottle and a village girl, he devotes his life to others in war-torn Mozambique. But as the terror spreads, he must fight again. Plunged into the savage cauldron of Africa's killing fields, he confronts two very different but equally implacable enemies.
Haunted by the brutal killing of his UN interpreter wife in Bosnia, ex-SAS man Ed Coltrane is consumed with the need to avenge her murder. Drinking too much and spending too much time and money on his search, his life is going into meltdown...When an ex-colleague offers him a chance to make some real money working in 'black ops', Coltrane is interested - until he finds that the job on offer is a commissioned assassination. His disgust, however, is tempered by the knowledge that the target is one of the three men responsible for his wife's death. Against his better judgement, Coltrane accepts the commission. Revenge will be his.This marks the start of a dangerous journey into the dark heart of modern Europe, where Coltrane finds himself in deadly conflict with the new mafias and the security apparatus of an emerging superstate. What Ed Coltrane is about to discover will rock the western world to its foundations.
After doing a five-year stretch in the Scrubs on a robbery charge, ex-Royal Marine Billy Robson is determined to go straight. He jumps at the one legitimate job going - unaware that he is being ensnared in a web of corruption, addiction and perversion that may cost him his freedom and his family.