By Brad Taylor
In retired Delta strength officer Brad Taylor’s most recent adrenaline-fueled brief tale, Pike Logan and his fellow Taskforce operators face a staff of ruthless modern day pirates with a devious plan that leaves them struggling with for his or her very survival.
Includes an specific preview of Brad Taylor’s hotly expected 5th Pike Logan novel, The Polaris Protocol, coming January 14, 2014.
On go away after a very serious and hazardous project with the Taskforce—a most sensible mystery counterterrorist unit that operates outdoors the limits folks law—operators Knuckles and Brett have joined Pike Logan and Jennifer Cahill in Charleston, South Carolina. Their aim is to profit extra approximately Grolier restoration prone, the archaeological examine supplier that the Taskforce crew makes use of as subtle disguise for his or her paintings. but if Knuckles accepts a role to discover lacking treasure from the infamous pirate Edward educate, larger often called Blackbeard, the total group is positioned to the try out, simply because their new employers have a truly assorted time table, one who leaves contributors of the Taskforce on the mercy of genuine pirates made up our minds to get their fingers on a cargo of important contraband at any fee.
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Kosygin drains his wineglass, decides to ignore the implied criticism. “We don’t have the resources to waste. ” He grins wolfishly. ” The colonel nods, then does a double take, punch-drunk. ” “Well, it isn’t a fucking horse,” says Kosygin. He slides a big glossy photograph across his blotter toward the colonel. ” The colonel blinks in confusion as he tries to make sense of the thing at the center of the photograph. The premier watches his face, secretly amused: confusion is everybody’s first reaction to the thing in the photograph.
COMMITTEE PROCESS The cherry trees are in bloom in Washington DC, and Gregor perspires in the summer heat. He has grown used to the relative cool of London, and this unaccustomed change of climate has disoriented him. Jet lag is a thing of the past—a small mercy—but there are still adjustments to make. Because the disk is flat, the daylight source—polar flares from an accretion disk inside the axial hole, the scientists call it, which signifies nothing to most people—grows and shrinks the same wherever you stand.
He glances up at her. ” Maddy shrugs. “I was just a kid when it happened. But I saw the moon, some nights. ” He nods. “Not like some of the kids these days. ” she asks. “Whether they’re all as massive as this one. What they could be made of. ” He shrugs. “Don’t ask me, I’m just a bug-hunter. ” He chuckles. ” The comrade colonel laughs uneasily. He’s forty-three and still slim and boyish-looking, but carries a quiet melancholy around with him like his own personal storm cloud. “I was very busy all the time,” he says with a self-deprecating little shrug.
Black Flag (Pike Logan, Book 4.5) by Brad Taylor