The Russian bear has awakened. Their tanks race across Poland crushing all opposition on a headlong dash for the heart of Germany. Satellite killing miss ...more
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Back in February, I was invited to read a Gray Man novel by Mark Greaney, Mission Critical. I loved it. It was edgy and full of action. I read it as a standalone, but it is part of a series. This book, Red Metal, is a true standalone.
What if World War III happened?
Russia takes a hit at both Western Europe and east Africa. The goal is to gain control of key mine ...more
This book is a massive read but loaded with so much action you don’t really realize how fast the pages fly. These men brought a masterful story together that just begs to be read by anyone interested in military novels, action, thrills and suspense, and realistic stories that are so plausible, it’s damn near scary.
I was reading some additional information regarding how these two authors met and how the idea for the story came together. The incredible knowled ...more
Seeking to restore their reputation as a superpower, a desperate Russia launches a daring plan to take back several Rare Earth mineral mines in Afr ...more
The book is well written; the characters are exciting and colorfully. The book could have been shorter, but it is written in the Clancy style. The story s ...more
Russia is ready to take back what it lost but there may be a high price to pay!
Complex characters, multi layered plot, tech savvy action, and high powered excitement awaits.
Crack this one open and you'll find that the Cold War may have returned to an exact science enticing readers to flip pages faster than ever before.
This one has it all and I'm so blessed to have been able to read an early ARC.
Thank you to Mark Greaney, the publisher, NetGalley, and Amazon Kindl ...more
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What a great book - I'm no stranger to espionage & assassin thrillers, but this was my first military thriller and it did not disappoint! There is a plethora of military lingo & terminology; I found I was constantly looking up tanks, airplanes, helicopters, personnel carriers, submarines & a wide variety of other vehicle and weapon models to truly get a feel for the large scale battles that take place in this story.
Taking place on a global scale, you'll find the characters constantly...more
9.5/10. I could go on but I don’t want to ruin the plot. If you like Tom Clancy this is a must read book.
The scenario portrayed of a desperate Russia unveiling a plan to regain control of a rare earth mine from the West showcases the wonder and horror of modern air, land, sea and space combat.
The incredible characters will have your heart racing while all of the different threads combine into one master work remiscent of Tom Clancy's epic Red Storm Rising. Truth be told - I ...more
The book begins a few years earlier when Spetsnaz Colonel Yuri Borbikov is forced to withdraw in humiliation from a mine he has been holding in Kenya. Proud beyond the norm, he plans reve ...more
The book has a l ...more
Russia is back and the new Cold War has grown very hot indeed. The viewpoint is told from both sides which makes for a much better read.
I would highly suggest that you don't have to get up early if you read Red ...more
As a fan of the thriller / espionage genre, I was thrilled with this book being over 600 pages and none of it fluff.
I am praying that this book is the first in a series with sever ...more
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