By Mike Maden
With “an unforgettable forged of characters” (W.E.B. Griffin) and nonstop motion, Mike Maden’s Drone kicks off an explosive new mystery sequence exploring the difficult realities of drone warfare.
Troy Pearce is the CEO of Pearce structures, a personal safety company focusing on drone applied sciences. A former CIA SOG operative, Pearce used his intelligence and strive against talents to seek down America’s enemies—until he opted out, having obvious too many acquaintances sacrificed for political expediency. Now Pearce and his staff select which battles they'll take on.
Pearce is finished with the USA executive for solid, till a couple of drug cartel hit males attack a gaggle of yankee scholars on American soil. New U.S. president Margaret Myers secretly authorizes Pearce platforms to find and smash the killers anyplace they're. Now Pearce and his staff are in a showdown with the hidden powers in the back of the El Paso attack—unleashing a bunch of unforeseen repercussions.
Read or Download Drone (A Troy Pearce Novel) PDF
Similar War books
The fairway sector, Baghdad, 2003: during this walled-off compound of pools and plush facilities, Paul Bremer and his Coalition Provisional Authority got down to style a brand new, democratic Iraq. Staffed through idealistic aides selected basically for his or her perspectives on concerns akin to abortion and capital punishment, the CPA spent the an important first yr of profession pursuing pursuits that had little to do with the quick wishes of a postwar kingdom: flat taxes rather than electrical energy and deregulated wellbeing and fitness care rather than emergency clinical offers.
WORLDWAR: booklet 4At the bloody top of worldwide battle II, the deadliest enemies in all of human historical past have been pressured to place apart their hatreds and unite opposed to an excellent fiercer foe: a probably invincible energy bent on international domination. With amazing know-how, the aggressors swept around the planet, sowing destruction as Tokyo, Berlin, and Washington, D.
The Civil battle comes alive in all its ardour and fury–only now the Brits are struggling with . . . along the ConfederacyOutraged while the U. S. military seizes 3 Confederates aboard an English crusing send, Britain retaliates via coming into the fray in help of the Rebels–and unexpectedly it’s an entire new battle.
In 1941, a treaty among England and Germany unravels—and so does a distinct global conflict II. In Harry Turtledove’s enchanting exchange heritage of worldwide battle II, the alternatives of fellows and destiny have replaced background. Now it's the iciness of 1941. because the Germans, with England and France on their aspect, slam deep into Russia, Stalin’s bad laptop fights for its existence.
Extra info for Drone (A Troy Pearce Novel)
That are supposed to inform you every thing you want to find out about the americans. ” The ambient air temperature dropped as they entered the cool of the temple. “Much greater in the following, isn’t it? ” Victor requested. He pulled off his sun shades. So did Ali. “Yes. ” Ali’s eyes adjusted to the darkish. He observed the reclining stone picture of the Chac-Mool lounging within the shadows. The idol’s useless eyes chilled him to the bone. “What occurred to the Mayans, Ali? have you learnt? ” “No. ” Victor rubbed his hairless chin. “Nobody is aware for definite. the simplest wager is that the traditional Mayans did it to themselves. might be they grew too quickly? Or reached too a ways? perhaps they fought one enemy too many. It doesn’t really count. What concerns is they are long gone. ” “And that's the genuine this is because you introduced me out right here. ” Victor laughed. “That visible, eh? good, you're correct. With Castillo out of the image, every thing alterations. ahead of, we fought turf wars with him over creation during this kingdom and distribution within the north. Spilled loads of blood to shield territory or to extend. We needed to struggle for either ends of the transaction. yet no longer now. we are going to quickly regulate 100% of the construction, so we'll double our gains. probably extra, considering the fact that we'll now keep an eye on offer and the call for up there's endless. i assume you'll say that the americans have the noses and we've got the coke. ” “That’s excellent news, is it now not? ” “Yes, it really is. i want you to wipe out the Maras in Tijuana and Juárez, yet I can’t allow you to pass into the States straight away. I can’t come up with the money for to piss the american citizens off. Do you realize? ” It wasn’t quite a query. Ali started to fear. He had his personal plans for the Bravo males he used to be education that Victor was once no longer conscious of. “What are you offering? ” Ali requested. “Myers has chuffed herself with the syndicate’s blood. I don’t are looking to provide her an excuse to kill me and my sons, too, like that fool Castillo did. ” “Are you now not nervous that you're going to lose regulate of the distribution within the States? ” “Not as apprehensive as i'm approximately these Predators searching me down. there'll be time for that later. ” Ali observed the decision in Bravo’s looking out eyes. The unassuming drug lord had little schooling but he was once shrewdpermanent sufficient and ruthless sufficient to construct the second one strongest drug cartel in Latin the US that, because of Myers, was once now the main robust. yet Victor Bravo was once nonetheless possessed by means of the recurring worry and wariness of a negative rural farmer so he used to be not able to completely savor the strategic chance that Ali had simply passed to him. Ali knew there has been no arguing with him or with the armed loyalists that surrounded him. “I bow for your knowledge, jefe. I’m leaving for the educational camp this night. whilst the cycle is done, i'm going to take the boys north and weed out the Maras as you've gotten commanded. whilst that project is complete, we'll go back to the learning camp and watch for your directions. ” “Excellent. ” Bravo patted Ali at the again and nodded towards the pistol nonetheless in Ali’s arms. “I wish you take pleasure in your new toy.