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SHOCK WAVEMack Bolan is in Turkey to recover millions in stolen medical and relief supplies earmarked for displaced refugees in the civil-war-torn region. Racing to reclaim the cache before a violent insurgent group sells everything on the black market, Bolan finds his mission compromised when a massive earthquake rocks the region.Hunting his prey through a city in chaos-a hellzone where lethal aftershocks rip randomly through the crumbling urban landscape- Bolan remains determined to stop opportunists from profiting from their savagery. But he's up against two renegade paramilitary armies fueled by bloodlust. The Executioner faces several enemies, but his will to fight remains honed to a single, satisfying cause: justice.
COURSE OF ACTIONWithout warning, three U.S.-made tanks swoop down on an Israeli settlement with cannons blazing. When the attack is over, hundreds are dead. Mack Bolan's hard probe reveals that the tanks were missing from a U.S.-to-Egypt military aid package. Bolan's mission takes him to Cairo to find out who is selling American weapons to terrorists. But the enemy is organized and deadly, anticipating his arrival. He races across Egypt and Lebanon, facing highly trained commandos, Hezbollah hitmen, even a Syrian armored platoon.It all leads to an ancient copper mine, a squadron of nerve-gas bearing drones, and a countdown to the start of a bloody war between Egypt
HUMAN OBSTACLE Sent to Brazil to take down one of the country's most powerful drug lords, Mack Bolan stumbles across two U.S. missionaries taken prisoner by the cartel. But while attempting to extract them to safety, Bolan learns that not everyone wants to be rescued. As the jungle becomes a battlefield, the pair soon slips out of his grasp. They're determined to continue their religious work, and the rain forest's tangled depths can cover up even the most amateur of trails. Suddenly, Bolan is caught in a deadly game of cat and mouse-and the cartel soldiers are rapidly closing in on their prey. With his reluctant charges on the run and a cocaine shipment already en route, Bolan is torn between destroying the trafficker's thriving business, and saving American lives. Forget plan B. The Executioner must rely on improvisation alone to complete this near-impossible mission-or die trying.
MYTHIC PROPORTIONS Insidious alien forces conspiring to enslave humanity grow increasingly dangerous and defiant. Willing to do whatever it takes to defeat these ancient invaders, the Cerberus rebels carry on the fight for freedom. DAMNATION THRALL The Cerberus fighters embark on an urgent quest to discover what happened to expeditions lost in Italy, on land that once belonged to the Etruscan empire. On site they encounter the monstrous Charun, armed with the hammer of the gods, and Vanth, the angelic winged huntress with a heart of evil. These alien gods are intent on opening a portal to bring their kind to earth, harnessing the power of victims' minds while using their bodies as shock troops. As the river Styx is poised to flow again, the Cerberus team must prevail or an invasion from a barbaric dimension will lay siege to Europe...and beyond.
WITHOUT MERCY It's Judgment Day for the Church as militant members of a secret cult plot to destroy the Vatican and usher in the Apocalypse. These so-called soldiers of God arrive armed with a weapon of "divine power," which they claim is the biblical Ark of the Covenant stolen from its holy shrine in Ethiopia. Their campaign to purge the earth of heretics has begun.As the cult's hellish agenda spills blood in cities across the globe, panic spreads. Mack Bolan's mandate becomes to neutralize the threat by direct means. His counterstrike begins on the ground in Ethiopia, tracking the murderous trail toward Rome. And he demands the ultimate sacrifice from those willing to kill for their faith-death by Executioner.
Far in the future, mankind endures the relentless onslaught of alien oppressors, an ancient battle whose tide has begun to turn through the efforts of the Cerberus rebels. This remarkable band of warriors fights an elusive enemy, traveling through dangerous portals of time and space, where reality and un-reality collide in stunning, deadly purpose...
DORMANT DEATH Formed in the wake of World War I, a renegade secret society has never lost sight of its goal to eradicate the "lesser races" and restore a mythical paradise. This nightmare scenario becomes a terrifying possibility when the society discovers an ancient virus hidden in a Cold War-era military installation. Called in to avert the looming apocalypse, Mack Bolan must stop the white supremacists by any means necessary. Bolan tracks the group to Alaska, enduring the harsh arctic conditions while dodging highly trained killers. But the clock is ticking down, and Bolan will need all his skills and resourcefulness to eliminate this threat. All that stands between millions of people and a sure death is one man. The Executioner.
When the Oval Office needs covert rapid response to avert disaster, Stony Man gets the call. Handpicked, the best of the best in cyber-intelligence and commando warfare, this elite squad fights by a code of duty and dedication to holding the line between the free world and violent extremists.Sudan's political situation is a nightmare. Guerilla forces specializing in human trafficking and black market arms rule in the violence-torn region. With members undercover inside a military arms depot in Mississippi, weapons are being diverted to the rebels profiteering on human misery. Able Team moves in stateside, while Phoenix Force goes deep into the bloodiest regions of Sudan and Uganda. It's a grim race to find a kidnapped CIA agent, a cache of human cargo and an arsenal of stolen weapons bound for illegal sale. Stony Man is hunting predators who kill for profit and pleasure-battling long odds to bring some justice to a ruthless land.
POWER PLAY Funded by an American oil company, a rogue general sets out to stage a coup in the drought-stricken Republic of Djibouti. Once the man's soldiers have forced the region into civil unrest and assassinated the political leaders, he intends to take control and oust America from its only sub-Saharan military base. That's the plan. A plan Mack Bolan must put a stop to. Joined by a burned-out CIA agent and an aid worker, Bolan targets the US financier and the mercenaries they're bringing into the country. Hunted by the police and the army and targeted by assassins, the Executioner won't stop until the general and his collaborators face their retribution.
There's a brutal new player in the Middle East-a mysterious group of radicalized assassins unleashing havoc. When a U.S. envoy is slaughtered, Mack Bolan picks up the hunt in the Afghan mountains, the first leg of a mission to stem the flow of spilled blood across a shattered region...and the world.In a sophisticated undercover operation that spans the borderlands and urban battlefields of Iraq, Pakistan and India, Bolan and a handful of operatives attempt to do the impossible: find and terminate the revitalized Islamic murder cult. Reborn from an ancient sect, the group merges ancient terror with modern technology. As dealers of death for the hard line ruling Mullahs, the Council of Assassins plots a new global caliphate...with a calculated first strike aimed at the heart of the United States.
VOLATILE RELATIONS A new era of friendship between the Syrian and U.S. governments is threatened when American high-tech weapons go missing en route overseas. Determined to destroy the stolen arms before they can be used, Mack Bolan discovers nothing is what it seems between the Syrian regime and the loyalists-including the beautiful double agent working with him. Getting to the weapons alive is only one of Bolan's problems. Tracking down the enemy behind the theft-without starting a war-will put his years of experience to the test. But discretion is of the utmost importance, and the lives of millions are at stake, which makes the Executioner the only man for this mission.
ARMED INTERVENTIONWhen a hotel in Barcelona comes under siege by religious fanatics, innocent guests are suddenly caught in a nightmare to be played out on the world stage. The situation is unraveling fast amid the mounting chaos of blood and fear-even as an American hostage waits for his chance to turn the tide of slaughter.Mack Bolan knows what his captors are capable of; he has stared many times into the rabid eyes of zealots and witnessed the fires of commitment to a warped cause. Judging by the seamless takedown of the premises, he realizes he's up against consummate professionals who are ready for anything and will stop at nothing. But the enemy has made a fatal mistake: They let the Executioner live.
GLORIOUS FOLLYFor Ryan Cawdor, leader of a small group of post-apocalypse survivalists, it's the inner fire of survival that guides them through this hell on earth...to whatever lies beyond the daily fight for existence. There are times when the oblivion of death seems a most welcome journey out of Deathlands. But for Ryan, death is something his warrior's soul will never take on without a fight.GRIM UNITYIn the forested coastal region of the eastern seaboard, near the Pine Barrens of what was New Jersey, Ryan and his companions encounter a group of rebels. Having broken away from the strange, isolated community known as Atlantis, and led by the obscene and paranoid Odyssey, this small group desires to live in peace. But in a chill-or-be-chilled world, freedom can only be won by spilled blood. Ryan and company are willing to come to the aid of these freedom fighters, ready to wage a war against the twisted tyranny that permeates Deathlands.
Stony Man Fighting battles few even know exist, the covert officers of Stony Man Farm are the most elite soldiers and cyber techs in the world. The team knows that if they don't succeed, innocent victims will die. Rebel Deception A civil war in the Middle East is the perfect breeding ground for Al-Qaeda's brand of terror. Taking advantage of the chaos to fuel violence between rebel fighters and government forces, Al-Qaeda's ultimate goal is to dominate the war-torn country-no matter how many civilians they kill in the process. On the President's orders, Phoenix Force drops in to stop the attacks before more blood is shed. Able Team remains stateside to ferret out a rebel mole who has stolen nuclear weapons from an American facility and plans to smuggle them into the Middle East. With the lines between right and wrong beginning to blur, Stony Man is sure of one thing: their only cause is the millions of lives at stake.
In this electrifying new novella, heroine Annja Creed uncovers yet another one of history's monsters. From the Old Testament comes a new danger...Fighting skeletons in Addis Ababa isn't in Annja's contract. Especially when they're "entertainment" rigged by an obnoxious radio DJ during the filming of the TV show she hosts, Chasing History's Monsters. But the accidental discovery of an ancient clay brick turns the prank into deadly peril for the intrepid archaeologist.If Annja's hunch is right, the brick is merely the first key to a greater discovery: the Tower of Babel. Now, with Joan of Arc's sword in hand and killers at her heels, she must race across the Middle East to unravel the puzzle first. Enemies and allies will face off against each other-and themselves. To survive, Annja will have to defeat them all...because in the end there can be only one winner.
Crisis erupts in the South China Sea when Triad pirates seize two of China's new DF-21 "carrier-killer" missiles. In desperation, the Oval Office turns to Stony Man Farm for a rapid, strategic response to halt the immediate threat to U.S. warships. Mack Bolan's mission in Jakarta becomes twofold: neutralize the pirate base and stop the sale of the missiles to the highest bidders.The threat escalates when the U.S. rejects the pirates' demands and the Triad proves only too willing to give the U.S. a demonstration of the missiles' lethal power. As violence spreads throughout Indonesia, Bolan and a rescued Chinese spy push on through mounting assaults to the final showdown deep within the terrorists' jungle stronghold. But can they defeat a determined enemy that's got everything to lose?
IRON FISTA raid on Korean gang activity in California takes a dangerous turn into a world crisis, when Mack Bolan uncovers intelligence involving North Korea's nuclear weapons program. A group of high-level defectors from the Project Kanggye Nuclear Team- scientists with firsthand knowledge of North Korean missile strike capabilities-is being systematically abducted back to their homeland.RADICAL STATEUnable to stop the kidnappers before they complete their mission, Bolan and elite Stony Man team members track the enemy to the Changchon Mountains, where North Korea's despotic leader is about to achieve preemptive strike capability with enough hidden nuclear warheads to sprout mushroom clouds all across America.
The quest for youth only leads to death... The Blood Countess-Elizabeth Bathory, a true monster of history-is one of the most infamous serial killers. Said to have murdered 650 young women for their blood, she believed bathing in it would preserve her vitality and beauty. It's a story that has always fascinated archaeologist and TV host Annja Creed. Something so fantastic could only be a story. So what is Annja to make of the girl she finds dying on the side of the road...from blood loss? There's something eerie in this small Slovakian town, where rumors of vampirism hang unspoken in the air. Yet, out of fear, the locals say nothing. Shut out by the police, Annja only digs deeper into the strange death, uncovering troubling scraps of evidence-and cover-ups. Her one lead is an enigmatic retired police officer who has been investigating the disappearance of more than twenty women. All of them young. All of them beautiful. The only way Annja can see to uncover the truth is by becoming the Blood Countess's next victim....
A group of homegrown Scottish terrorists guns down an American businessman in the name of their cause-free Scotland from England, whatever the cost. But something more sinister lurks below the surface, and Mack Bolan is called in to stop them before they strike again.There is only one way to bring this group to its knees-destroy whoever is funding them. But before justice can be served, Bolan will have to penetrate the benefactor's heavily guarded fortress overlooking Loch Ness.Whatever the risks, this band of extremists and their puppet master must fall, and the Executioner is determined to be the last man standing.
A wrecked German bomber...key to the secrets of the Third Reich? All it took was one phone call and TV show host and archaeologist Annja Creed is in mortal danger. Her producer Doug Morrell has been abducted by a greedy treasure hunter who's seeking the lost raubgold, or looted gold of Nazi Germany. The terms are simple: retrieve the bounty and Doug lives. Fail, and he dies... Now Annja and her friends must find a missing German fighter plane that was shot down over the Alps in 1945. According to legend, the aircraft not only holds a shipment of gold the Nazis had stolen, but also carried the last letters of the führer himself. Letters that point to a more startling treasure buried underwater halfway around the world. But Annja isn't interested in treasure, or even unearthing historic relics. Annja has one agenda: get Doug out alive...even if it means drawing her sword from its otherworldly sheath. Even if it means death. Because once greed drives a man to violence, nothing will stop him...
An undercover Seattle cop is in hot water after discovering that a U.S. senator and a Russian mob boss are in business together. But with his fellow officers on the senator's payroll, the detective has no one to trust and nowhere to hide-until he runs into Mack Bolan.While fleeing dirty cops who want to silence him, the police officer is nearly hit by Bolan's SUV. The desperate detective is shot and collapses. Bolan rescues the injured man and takes up his fight. But the killers are relentless and the warrior may be too late to save the two people who can tell him where the evidence has been hidden: the officer's wife and young son. Fired on at each turn and with the body count growing, the Executioner knows he must stop the corruption at the source-before more innocent lives are lost.
A local superstition or one of history's monsters come to life?Deep in the Bavarian forest, archaeologists unearth a medieval human skull with a brick stuffed in its mouth. When Annja Creed catches wind of the strange discovery, the TV host and archaeologist rushes to join the dig. But the superstitious locals are furious, fearing the excavation has angered one of the chewing dead-those who rise from their graves to feast on human flesh and blood. And soon she and her colleagues are facing down violent mobs and death threats. As far as Annja is concerned, though, the vampire myth is a load of bunk.Then a child goes missing.Suddenly ensnared in the Czech Republic's black market underworld, Annja has no trouble believing that someone wants blood. But in this world, evil comes in human form, and Annja has no choice: she must wield Joan of Arc's sword to protect the innocent....
RUINS OF WAR In a nuclear wasteland where death and destruction are the norm, Ryan Cawdor and his fellow survivors seek out refuge while looking to one another for protection. Civilization no longer exists in the barren Deathlands. There is only the will to survive and the dim hope of a promised land. CREW OF THE DAMNED Taken captive on a ship in the former Caribbean, Ryan and his companions must work as part of the crew or perish at the hands of the captain. But the mutant in charge of the vessel is the least of their worries. Each day is a struggle as they face rivalry among the sailors, violent attacks and deadly storms. Worse, a powerful enemy is hunting the ship to destroy everyone on board. Fighting for their lives and those of their shipmates, the companions must find unity within the chaos or die in the attempt.
BAD BLOOD A gun battle between rival gangs terrorizes shoppers at a Miami mall, but Mack Bolan knows that cleaning up the mess in Florida is just the beginning. One gang's main operation leads back to Jamaica, where its drug trafficking business is flourishing. And so is the practice of voodoo and human sacrifice. Infiltrating the gang on its own territory is a deadly challenge. With most of the island on the cartel's payroll or too afraid to come forward, Bolan's only ally is a Kingston police officer. But no matter the odds, the Executioner will do whatever it takes to bring down the drug lord and his army of killers.
INFILTRATE AND DESTROYMack Bolan's hard probe against pirates raiding, looting and murdering in the Asian Pacific reveals a plot of holy terror: an army of religious fanatics is planning a gruesome jihad against Western invaders.Hopped up on homegrown hash, the enemy fights hard, wages war and follows the orders of a mysterious, charismatic leader. Bolan knows his best and only shot is to go undercover as a fellow fanatic, a convert born of hate in the killing fields of Kosovo.Joining the ranks and preparing to lead the slaughter, the Executioner uncovers a deadly conspiracy that chills his blood. Much bigger than piracy in the Asian shipping lanes, it's a working plan to explode dirty bombs in every major port in the Pacific.
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