The wisecracks, gun battles, and explosions are pretty much nonstop in this fine Rogue Warrior installment, just as in previous entries in this long-running thriller series featuring Marcinko's fictional alter ego (Seize the Day, etc.). The Indian government has hired Red Cell International, Marcinko's security company, to provide security for the 2010 Commonwealth Games. Demolition Dick and his team have organized a secret Indian special forces unit known as Special Squadron Zero. Their first mission, an attack on the terrorist cell India for Islam, is a success. Then comes a stream of failures that dogs the group, indicating a tough, tenacious, and resourceful enemy and quite probably a traitor in their midst. Marcinko provides all the usual ingredients for a Rogue Warrior operation: seasoned fighters, cool, high-tech weapons, a cruel foe, beautiful sexy women, furious fire fights, hard drinking, and plenty of smart-ass commentary. Who could ask for more? That Marcinko, a former Navy SEAL, has received a lot of media attention in the wake of the operation that killed Osama bin Laden may boost sales. (May)
Reviewed on: 05/30/2011 Release date: 05/01/2011 Genre: Fiction
Ebook - 352 pages - 978-1-4299-6072-4
Mass Market Paperbound - 472 pages - 978-0-7653-6453-1
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