From Tom Young, author of The Warriors and The Renegades, comes an explosive new novel of the war on terror.
North Africa. A jihadist leader has seized a supply of sarin gas left over from the Gaddafi regime and is wreaking havoc on an escalating scale. Gunnery Sergeant A. E. Blounta Marine and the grandson of one of the first black Marinessets out with his strike team to kill or capture the terrorist leader. Instead, they flew into a trap.
Many of the team are killed, the rest captured, and the leader threatens that he will execute one prisoner a day until U.S forces withdraw. Sophia Gold and Lieutenant Colonel Michael Parson, Blounts friends and colleagues, rush to Libya to help coordinate rescue efforts. But the ordeal has only just begun.
Soon, they will all be fighting for their lives in the sand and fire of the desert.