Shadow War by Sean McFate, Bret Witter

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Shadow War

An electrifying thriller – the first in a blistering series for readers of Brad Thor, Tom Clancy and Daniel Silva

Tom Locke is an elite warrior working for Apollo Outcomes, one of the world’s most successful private contracting firms. Pulled out of a mission in Libya, he is tapped for an unusual and risky assignment: a top secret black op in Ukraine.

Given one week to rescue an oligarch’s family and pull off a spectacular assault, he soon realises his mission has repercussions for this imperiled Eastern European nation and the world.

What Locke doesn’t know is that the operation comes with a dangerous complication: his enigmatic and ambitious boss, Brad Winters. One misstep could cost Locke – and the region – everything.

Written by an army veteran with deep military expertise, Shadow War is an explosive and unputdownable thriller.

What people are saying about Shadow War

‘I was blown away… simply one of the most entertaining and intriguing books I've read in quite some time… sure to please fans of Brad Thor, Tom Clancy, and Daniel Silva’ Mark Greaney, #1 New York Times bestselling author

‘Step aside, faux thriller writers and armchair warrior storytellers. Ex-mercenary Sean McFate has produced a first novel that's assured, authentic, timely, gritty, and most of all real... I enjoyed the hell out of it.’ C.J. Box, New York Times Best-selling Author of Badlands and Off the Grid

‘[A] smart, exciting first novel and series launch… readers will look forward to seeing a lot more of Locke’ Publishers Weekly

Shadow War has pace like a catapult, sudden and fierce, and it will hit readers straight between the eyes’ Ted Bell, author of Patriot

‘Wars produce warriors. Some, like special operator-turned mercenary Tom Locke, find it a curious calling that pulls them into the darkest of nights and most dangerous of places. Shadow War brings all of it to life in fascinating detail.’ General Stanley A. McChrystal

‘For Black Ops and lots of military action, join Tom Locke for an exciting, wild ride.’ Catherine Coulter, author of Nemesis

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