Across the Line of Departure (Backazimuth Book 2) by Mike Smith

By Mike Smith

In army terminology, the road of departure is the spot at which a soldier crosses from friendly-held territory into unsecured floor, leaving safeguard at the back of to pursue his accountability. For significant invoice Slade, a second-rate military officer and inveterate drinker, he needs to trip around the line of departure to seek for his enemies whereas struggling with his personal demons.

In 1991, Slade is stationed in Saudi Arabia as a part of Operation wilderness hurricane. He trips into the fashionable battlefield, led by means of a susceptible and incompetent officer—a own tormentor whose clashes with Slade will finish whilst one in every of them is useless. merely Slade is familiar with of the real risks looking ahead to him and the warriors he leads—that the most effective leaders and opponents within the U.S. military is now battling for Saddam and opposed to Slade and his comrades-in-arms.

As the military starts the floor invasion, Slade trips into his prior the place he faces the stories of an evil so uncooked that it drives him into close to insanity, and destroys the single individual Slade loves. Slade relives a war of words with a malevolent determine instantly from a hideous story of historic horror, a scarring occasion that haunts Slade as he is going to battle.

He trips into the guts of a conspiracy whose importance staggers Slade’s mind's eye. Slade turns into the prey as assassins come at him from the main not going instructions. He unearths treachery and deceit throughout him. He trips into his enemies’ fingers and faces a terrorist whose attractiveness is her most dangerous weapon.

Like Backazimuth, the sequel, around the Line of Departure is an engrossing army secret within the spirit of Tom Clancy and Harold Coyle, a realistically instructed mystery that attracts readers deep into the brain of a posh protagonist whose unconventional code of honor units him on a deadly route to vengeance, from which there will be no turning back.

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