The Forgotten Soldier

The Forgotten Soldier

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In this heart-stopping thriller from New York Times bestselling author Brad Taylor, Pike Logan returns with his most dangerous and personal threat yet: a Taskforce Operator gone rogue. For years, the extralegal counterterrorist unit known as the Taskforce has worked in the shadows, anticipating and preventing attacks around the globe. Created to deal with a terrorist threat that shuns the civilized rule of law, it abandoned the same, operating outside of the US Constitution. Though wildly successful, it was rooted in a fear that the cure could be worse than the disease. And now that fear has come home. A Special Forces soldier is killed on an operation in Afghanistan, and complicit in the attack is a government official of an allied nation. While the US administration wants to forget the casualty, one Taskforce member will not. When he sets out to avenge his brother's death, his actions threaten to not only expose the Taskforce's activities, but also destroy a web of alliances against a greater evil. Pike Logan understands the desire, but also the danger. Brought in to eliminate the risk, he's now forced to choose between his friend and the administration he's sworn to protect, while unbeknownst to either of them, the soldier's death is only the more

Product details

  • Hardback | 420 pages
  • 165 x 239 x 38mm | 612g
  • Penguin Putnam Inc
  • E P Dutton & Co Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0525954910
  • 9780525954910
  • 941,992

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Praise for Brad Taylor and his novels Fresh plot, great action, and Taylor clearly knows what he is writing about. . . . When it comes to tactics and hardware he is spot-on. Vince Flynn on "All Necessary Force" [Brad Taylor] knows how to unveil the behind-the-scenes action....[A] terrific, fast-paced read." Associated Press on "Days of Rage" Bestseller Taylor s fifth Pike Logan thriller takes all the energy of the previous installments and multiplies it by a force factor of 10 A great premise, nonstop action, and one of the baddest villains in the genre... make this a winner. "Publishers Weekly"(starred review) on "The Polaris Protocol" "A Pike Logan thriller filled with heart-thumping action and insane heroics....A fun, satisfying adventure." " "Kirkus Reviews ""on" "Days of Rage ""(starred review) "Taylor continues to tell exciting action stories with the authenticity of someone who knows the world of special ops. He also has the chops to create terrific characters whom readers will root for. This series just gets better and better." "Booklist on "The Polaris Protocol"" "Admirers of the late Tom Clancy will enjoy this and other works in the series." "Kirkus Reviews on "The Polaris Protocol"" Readers of novels set in the world of Special Forces have many choices, but Taylor is one of the best. "Booklist" on "Enemy of Mine" Satisfies from start to finish. "Kirkus Reviews "on "Enemy of Mine""show more

About Brad Taylor

BRAD TAYLOR is the author of the New York Times bestselling Pike Logan series. He served for more than twenty years in the U.S. Army, including eight years in 1st Special Forces Operational Detachment-Delta, commonly known as Delta Force. He retired as a Special Forces lieutenant colonel and now lives in Charleston, South more

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