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Summary

When a group of missionaries get caught up in bloody African civil war, London is forced to act. For the men of 40 Commando, Royal Marines, it should be a quick in and out. A nice clean operation. But what awaits them will test them like never before. And, facing overwhelming odds, this time the skill and raw courage of these legendary fighting men may not be enough....

©2016 Mike Lunnon-Wood (P)2017 Audible, Ltd

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A story of heroism and faith

Having just finished Long Reach I didn't think another story could match that....his wrong was I? Superb storytelling, superbly narrated, what a shame there are no more Mike Lunnon-Wood stories, I could read this mans books till the end of time.

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Probably the best Fictional Story I ever heard.

Loved it, truly fantastic book. Great story line with very meticulous build up in detail and excitement to the point where you can hardly turn it off. Very well narrated with good variation of voices. My only criticism, Military Voice Procedure is cool calm and collected and delivered smoothly and concisely not as robotic as in this story. Sorry, other than that 99 out of 100.

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Fast Paced and Brilliant

The author Knows his subject. His knowledge of weaponry and tactics is impressive. Once started, I could not put this book down. I'll certainly read his other novels.

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An excellent tale of warfare and sacrifice

Mike Lunnon-Wood writes some of the most authentic books on (relatively) modern warfare. This tale is well worth reading or listening to.

My only gripe, and it happens too often with military books, is the pronunciation of military terms. The way the narrator pronounces Gimpy, O Group and Susat and others will grate upon anyone with a military background. Why can’t people check how to pronounce any terms that they don’t know?

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Just listen You will not be disappointed

Absolutely brilliant written story from start to the very end and with great narration as well

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Congo Blue, Ace and a great read

Respectfully the Bootnecks at there best. Great yarn, a clever interwoven storyline thoroughly recommend this book

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awesome as always.

another top job from Mike. All four of the series are great. This the last was no exception.

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The best Lunnon-Wood

Listened to a few of his books and this fourth in the series.

This is the best of all I have listened to, well so far.

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Good Story well told

I enjoyed the book as the story was good and well told. An easy listen which is hard to put down .

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Stunning Storytelling

Another masterpiece by the author. A must listen for anybody who likes realistic, technical thrillers and tales of war. Great characterisation and believable from start to finish.

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  • 19-04-21

Great book. Read or listen to it.

You will not be disappointed. The narration was perfect and the story vary satisfying. Do not hesitate.