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Cobraville: A Novel

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A prophetic thriller from the author of Cuba Strait, Cobraville follows a covert CIA mission deep in the jungles of the Philippines during a savage civil war.
Cole Langan's five-man unit -- in country to repair what they have been led to believe is a vital NSA surveillance monitor -- instead finds itself caught up in a spiraling vortex of lies, spies, and traitors. When
ebook, 608 pages
Published December 1st 2006 by Pocket Books (first published 2004)
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This was a first time read of this author. I enjoyed the descriptive comparsions -- however it was, at times, too descriptive, and made me want to say "get on with the story". I also was very surprised at the numerous errors in missing words, and at one point he actually references the wrong character. He should fire his proofer!! All in all, I would persue another book by this author.
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I'm not a big reader of military thrillers. I got caught up in the Tom Clancy fever years ago, but had to walk away as his books became ever more bloated and platforms for his own political beliefs. I tended to avoid them after that, only really coming back through a side door with Jonathan Maberry and his phenomenal Joe Ledger series. I came for the horror element, but stayed for the military thriller element.

I had a very similar introduction to Carsten Stroud. I came across Niceville, which I
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Carsten Stroud is the author of the New York Times bestseller Close Pursuit, and the award-winning Sniper's Moon, both set in the New York City Police Department. He lives and writes in Thunder Beach, Ontario, Canada.

* Arthur Ellis Award Best First Novel (1991): Sniper's Moon
* Arthur Ellis Award Best Novel (1993): Lizardskin
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