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The Merchant of Death
by Cliff Happy (Goodreads Author)
Man-portable surface-to-air missiles. Easily concealed and transported, a single terrorist armed with one of these deadly weapons can bring terror to the skies. When over one hundred missiles are stolen, every passenger airliner is suddenly in the crosshairs. The architect of this disaster is the Merchant of Death, an infamous international arms dealer whose only concern ...more
Kindle Edition, 486 pages
Published December 3rd 2012 by Cliff Happy
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This story is different from the previous FRIENDS OF DAMASCUS books in that the team spends more time in a reactive mode than in a proactive mode. When a veteran member of the team steps outside of normal operating and security procedures, it sets in motion a series of events leading from Germany to Pakistan with numerous stops in between. Many aspects of the operation are planned "on-the-fly" and minor miscalculations are magnified as they try to locate and destroy over one hundred missing ...more
Another action filled tale of the “Friends of Damascus” a group of independent ex special ops and other who having decided that governments are too slow and restricted to effectively track down and deal with terrorists and similar characters have taken on the task themselves outside of any official sanction. They are in fact wanted by governments as well as various gangs and terrorist organizations. These are fast paced books the keep you reading.
Very good book.... action packed, great storyline, and memorable characters. I definitely want to read more of his books now. If you enjoy James Bond and movies in the Bourne series, or if you like books by authors such as Brad Thor, lee Child and Joseph Finder, you will enjoy this book.
Cliff was born in 1963, and joined the Marine Corps right out of high school where he spent twenty-two years with the infantry. He served all over the world in a variety of billets including five years with the Fleet Anti-Terrorism Security Team where he participated in operations in Central America, West Africa, and Europe. He has a master’s degree in History and Political Science and currently ...moreMore about Cliff Happy...