Tom Locke works for Apollo Outcomes. They are a group of
mercenaries that work where the government can't or won't.
These aren't your average run of the mill mercs, they are
highly trained and sent in to do serious work.
Locke has been tasked with saving the family of an Russian
oligarch and pulling off an assault that could forever change
the face of the Eastern Europe. Only he doesn't know that his
boss, someone he trusts, is working in the background to try and
maneuver things to his benefit. World changing maneuvers with
very rich and very powerful people, who don't much worry
themselves with the guy on the ground, can be deadly. Locke
must use his
intelligence and skill to save as many people as he can.
Sean McFate delivers an exciting and well written spy thriller
with SHADOW WAR. At the beginning of the book I was a little
worried it might be full of cheesy cliques, the
prolouge had me holding my breath, but thankfully it wasn't
and the story pulled together quite well. Tom Locke and his
team were tested and then push to and over their limits.
Delivering a non stop, action filled story line only
interrupted by the actions of a stupid girl reporter. I have
to admit being a girl, I really hate it when one who should be
intelligent does seemingly stupid stuff that causes lots of
problems. But other than her SHADOW WAR is a great story. I look
more adventures from Sean McFate about Tom Locke and his group.
An army veteran with deep expertise in military and
international affairs makes his fiction debut with this
electrifying international thriller—the first volume in a
blistering hot series in the tradition of Brad Thor, Tom
Clancy, and Daniel Silva. In Shadow War, an elite
American mercenary on a secret mission to save a
businessman’s family in Eastern Europe must navigate
perilous setbacks and deadly enemies that threaten to tip
the balance of power between Russia and the United
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. He is given one week to rescue an
oligarch’s family and pull off a spectacular assault that
could have long-lasting repercussions for this imperiled
Eastern European nation and the world.
doesn’t know is that the operation comes with a dangerous
complication: Brad Winters. Locke’s ambitious and enigmatic
boss is engaged in a secretive, high-stakes geopolitical
chess game with several influential powerbrokers in capitals
around the world. One misstep could cost him—and
While Locke has methodically planned
the mission and hand-picked a team of trusted operatives to
pull it off—and save his ass if things go south—he doesn’t
count on running into a former love, war correspondent Alie
MacFarlane, who impulsively makes a move that risks both
their lives. Locke is an intelligent, iconoclastic soldier
who specializes in pulling off the impossible. But all his
brilliant preparation can’t prevent the kind of backstabbing
and deception that could lead to catastrophe . . . and tip
the balance of power toward Putin’s Russia.