This??fast-paced and action-packed suspense thriller??introduces us to??Special Forces Sergeant John Bishop, decorated war hero, and nephew of crime boss, Gonzalo Valdez. After returning home from??Afghanistan??John???s hopes for a peaceful future are quickly shattered when he is catapulted back into the??global war on terror??through a succession of life-threatening events and corrupt intrigue. He battles against??terrorist operatives in New York, a powerful Afghan warlord, and a psychopathic billionaire with powerful White House connections. When John???s uncle gets involved, he proceeds to treat John???s enemies to a bitter taste of mob vengeance. From that point on the ride speeds up and the reader will have to hold on for dear life. This is a thriller not to be matched for??intensity and breathless excitement???not for the faint-hearted.