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Summary

Sultan Gadaffi has escaped from Libya with a fistful of dangerous secrets. The British Government want ex-Special Forces operative Steve Range, the go-to man for any Black-Ops missions, to lead an ultra-covert mercenary group to seize him from his near-impregnable desert stronghold. Saed is defended by Tuareg warriors armed to the teeth with stolen NATO hardware.

If Range's team can somehow overcome them, then they will earn themselves gold bullion worth $500 million. But as the bullets begin to fly and the body count rises, Range realises that he's been double-crossed. Unwilling to lose the gold, he begins to contemplate cutting a deal with the devil.

©2012 Phil Campion and Damien Lewis (P)2013 WF Howes Ltd.

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"Andy McNab's Nick Stone, Chris Ryan's Geordie Sharp, and Duncan Falconer's Stratton have a new rival in Phil Campion's Steve Range." (Irish World)

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I didn't like this as much as Phils other books. the first half I was really into and then it all got a bit crazy, wildly ott events etc and I just ended up getting a little bored. it's probably just about worth a read if your a fan of Phil or like his other couple of books but unfortunately as much as I wanted to, I just didn't enjoy this that much.

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fantastic action packed book

action packed all the way through with a fantastic story line, highly recommend this to anyone who enjoys military reading

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Really like it

Well spoken and easy listening.
The momentum in the action scenes really draws you in

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Loved the storyline, the accents were a bit sketchy

Great book, well written, worth a listen, accents were sketchy but a good book overall

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Feel like part of the team

A great read
It keeps you engaged from start to Finnish then leaves you eagerly waiting for the next book.

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" brilliant book"

Great story from a man that's done it all .
big up .John Southampton.

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Really Good

I listened to all the Mcnab books years ago and really enjoyed them, but sorry Andy, this was way better! Can't wait for more.

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A good yarn

This is an enjoyable romp with a black-ops team heading into Libya on a dark mission. The story was good, the few twists and turns were splendid and the narration was spot on. The time flew by, as I really enjoyed it.

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Cracking story!

The first rule of writing well is to write about what you know and Phil's experience of special opps and the military in general makes this fast paced, action packed story a pleasure to read. His unpretentious, shoot from the hip writing style really shines through and Leighton Pugh's narration completes the package nicely. I'll be looking out for more Blackstone 6 stories in the future. Great stuff..... keep them coming, Phil!

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Disappointed

I am not sure if it was ghostwritten or not. Technical skills are poor - too purple and vague - forca ghostwriter. Yet, the style is different from the first book and military presentation is dubious... Disappointing...