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The Blood We Shed

by William Christie

The United States Marine Corps is a legendary fighting force. Literally thousands of books and movies have glorified its history. But now a Marine veteran has written a novel that opens up the curtain and provides a look deep inside the modern Corps: the good, the bad, and the sometimes just plain embarrassing.Lieutenant Mike Galway takes command of his first platoon and it is not at all what he bargained for. What he anticipated was the challenge of training a unit of disciplined Marine infantrymen to go to war. Instead he finds himself responsible for a group of unruly American teenagers, for whom he has to become a combination of surrogate father, psychologist, high school principal, marriage counselor, financial advisor, conflict mediator, and drug and alcohol therapist. The results are frequently hilarious, always frustrating, and sometimes heartbreakingly tragic.While Galway learns the secrets of leadership he and his men are overtaken by the events of September 11, 2001, and the time for playing war is over. Now at the place where Marines always expect to be, the tip of the spear, the men of Echo company deploy aboard ship and race towards the Middle East. There they find themselves fighting the first battle of a war that continues to this day, in a place none of them could expect.

The Enemy Inside

by William Christie

In this heart-pounding sequel to Threat Level, Special Forces operators Ed Storey and Lee Troy uncover an Al Qaeda network funneling smuggled cash from South America to the Middle East. In Los Angeles, FBI Special Agent Beth Royale investigates another network turning criminal profit into terrorist capital. As the two investigations link up, it becomes clear that their mission is not identifying and halting Al Qaeda's financing; it's tracking and stopping Al Qaeda as they move through South America toward the US-Mexico border as the US presidential election draws near. And this time, the odds are stacked in the terrorists' favor: Help comes from someone inside the US government and from Los Zetas, the lethal gang of Mexican drug cartel enforcers.

The Enemy Inside

by William Christie

In his electrifying thriller Threat Level, William Christie brought readers into a lethal world of international shadow ops and covert warfare. Now he continues the explosive intrigue with a chilling novel of unknown soldiers, unwavering loyalty--and ultimate betrayal from within. . . The enemy has found a new path to America's doorstep, and is approaching fast. In South America, covert operatives Ed Storey and Lee Troy discover that Al Qaeda and the criminal underworld have combined their resources, with money moving from the jungles to the deserts of the Middle East. And now terrorists are moving from the Middle East right to the U. S. /Mexican border. There is a nightmarish plan in the works--and time is running out to stop it. But the madmen of Al Qaeda are already moving towards their goal--a devastating attack that will disrupt the presidential election and drain the Americans of their will to fight. And as Storey and Troy work their way closer to the terrorists, the odds against them skyrocket. For the terrorists have a secret ally who has been guiding them in their quest for bloodshed--an ally who works on the inside. . . "All too credible in its details. A genuine page-turner. " --Publishers Weekly, on William Christie's The Warriors of God William Christie is a former Marine Corps infantry officer. He is the author of the acclaimed novels, Mercy Mission and The Warriors of God. He lives in North Carolina.

The Enemy Inside

by William Christie

In his electrifying thriller Threat Level, William Christie brought readers into a lethal world of international shadow ops and covert warfare. Now he continues the explosive intrigue with a chilling novel of unknown soldiers, unwavering loyalty--and ultimate betrayal from within. . . The enemy has found a new path to America's doorstep, and is approaching fast. In South America, covert operatives Ed Storey and Lee Troy discover that Al Qaeda and the criminal underworld have combined their resources, with money moving from the jungles to the deserts of the Middle East. And now terrorists are moving from the Middle East right to the U.S./Mexican border. There is a nightmarish plan in the works--and time is running out to stop it. But the madmen of Al Qaeda are already moving towards their goal--a devastating attack that will disrupt the presidential election and drain the Americans of their will to fight. And as Storey and Troy work their way closer to the terrorists, the odds against them skyrocket. For the terrorists have a secret ally who has been guiding them in their quest for bloodshed--an ally who works on the inside. . . "All too credible in its details. A genuine page-turner." --Publishers Weekly, on William Christie's The Warriors of God William Christie is a former Marine Corps infantry officer. He is the author of the acclaimed novels, Mercy Mission and The Warriors of God. He lives in North Carolina.

Mercy Mission

by William Christie

In this nerve-wracking sequel to THE WARRIORS OF GOD, Richard Welsh returns, now working as an aide to a U.S. Senator.Three U.S. Marine security guards are gunned down by unknown assailants at an outdoor café in Guatemala City, far from Afghanistan and the world's attention. Could it be terrorism, or backlash from the war on drugs?Welsh is sent down to Guatemala to investigate, for the most mundane of reasons: the father of one of the dead Marines was a major political contributor. No one expects him to find out anything, least of all himself. But, as soon as he arrives in Guatemala City, he falls into a series of discoveries, each one more disturbing than the last.The attack on the Marines seems to stretch from events as far back as the dirty guerrilla wars of the 80's to the mountains of drugs making their way along Central American pathways from Colombia to Mexico today. Circumstances force Welsh together with a mysterious American woman whose motives are unclear. She may be his ally, or she may regard him as a sacrificial pawn in pursuit of her own agenda. When the final crucial piece of information comes into Welsh's hands it will take every last bit of luck and skill for him to make it out of Guatemala alive.Because, strangely enough, it seems that as many people in Washington as in Guatemala want him dead.There are many jungles, from the tropical rainforest to Washington back rooms. But in each case the most dangerous predator is always the same.

Threat Level

by William Christie

A terrorist takedown in the Philippines and a criminal investigation on the other side of the world put Special Forces operators Ed Storey and Lee Troy and FBI Special Agent Beth Royale on the track of an Al Qaeda plot to kill the US president on an overseas trip. With action racing across the globe from Bangkok to Pakistan, the evidence eventually points to a terrorist attack on US soil--and an entirely different target. Washington, DC, was burned to the ground during the War of 1812. Unless the three agents move fast, it might just happen again.

Threat Level

by William Christie

In his electrifying thrillers The Warriors of God and Mercy Mission, William Christie brought readers into the shadowy world of covert warfare and international intrigue. Now, he returns with a chillingly timely novel that has America taking the war to the enemy--and the enemy taking terror to America. . . In the war on terrorism, the Secretary of Defense assembles an elite new armed forces group made up of the best from the special forces, intelligence, and technological communities. A team designed for this new war--to move undetected in foreign countries, strike, and disappear. To fight terror where it lives and breathes--in the shadows. Led by hardened veteran Master Sergeant Edwin Storey, the unit is ready for action when a plot to assassinate the president is discovered. But an even greater threat lies ahead, as Storey and his team must race to stop a devastating attack that stands to cripple national security and cause the deaths of thousands--dwarfing the destruction of 9/11. . . All too credible in its details. A genuine page-turner. --Publishers Weekly on The Warriors of God William Christie is a former Marine Corps infantry officer. He is the author of the acclaimed novels, Mercy Mission and Warriors of the Gods. He lives in North Carolina.

Threat Level

by William Christie

In his electrifying thrillers The Warriors of God and Mercy Mission, William Christie brought readers into the shadowy world of covert warfare and international intrigue. Now, he returns with a chillingly timely novel that has America taking the war to the enemy--and the enemy taking terror to America. . . In the war on terrorism, the Secretary of Defense assembles an elite new armed forces group made up of the best from the special forces, intelligence, and technological communities. A team designed for this new war--to move undetected in foreign countries, strike, and disappear. To fight terror where it lives and breathes--in the shadows. Led by hardened veteran Master Sergeant Edwin Storey, the unit is ready for action when a plot to assassinate the president is discovered. But an even greater threat lies ahead, as Storey and his team must race to stop a devastating attack that stands to cripple national security and cause the deaths of thousands--dwarfing the destruction of 9/11... "All too credible in its details. A genuine page-turner." --Publishers Weekly on The Warriors of God William Christie is a former Marine Corps infantry officer. He is the author of the acclaimed novels, Mercy Mission and Warriors of the Gods. He lives in North Carolina.

The Warriors of God

by William Christie

This acclaimed 1992 thriller amazingly anticipated the terrorist scourge of the next decade. Now brought up to date by the author and available again as Iran defies the world by pursuing nuclear weapons, it's plot may just be the stuff of tomorrow's headlines.The long-simmering conflict between the United States and the Islamic Republic of Iran finally turns hot with an act of terrorism against a U.S. navy ship in the Persian Gulf. American military retaliation shuts down Iranian oil production, and it is war. But not the war we've known in the past. Not the war of armies, ships, and planes. No, the war we've come to know today. The war of the weak against the strong. War in the shadows. With battles aimed not at the destroying the enemy's armies, but bent on making headlines.A handpicked team of elite Iranian commandos are silently making their way to the United States. To Washington D.C. Their target is the President of the United States. In the White House.Major Ali Khurbasi of the Iranian Army leads the assault team. Tough, experienced, American-educated and ready to die for a mission whose wisdom he secretly doubts. Former Marine officer Richard Welsh is the Pentagon liaison to the FBI investigation that begins once it is clear that some violent force has landed on our shores. It is a headlong race as the Iranians fight to reach their objective and the elite of America's law enforcement and military struggle to stop them.The White House was burned by the British Army in the War of 1812, an act that shook the new American nation to its core. Could such a thing happen again?Because if the most powerful man in the world is not safe in the most famous and heavily defended building in the nation, then who of us is?

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