By Suzanne Brockmann
Meet Shane Laughlin, the hero of bestselling writer Suzanne Brockmann's new novel Born to Darkness, in a distinct booklet brief tale approximately his ultimate venture as an officer with SEAL crew Thirteen-the project that strips him of his command, earns him a dishonorable discharge, and leaves him blacklisted and not likely to discover paintings within the darkly futuristic global of the mid-twenty-first century.
The project turns out uncomplicated adequate: insert right into a harmful, war-torn kingdom and take out a dangerous terrorist. yet from the instant that Shane injures his ankle in what must have been a regimen parachute touchdown, it's transparent that Murphy's Law-whatever can get it wrong, will pass wrong-is in influence. and likely sufficient, the location is going from undesirable to worse, till Shane faces what sounds like the final word no-win state of affairs. In his quest to avoid wasting either an blameless lady and the SEALs lower than his command, he's prepared to place himself in harm's means, risking every thing he's labored for-his occupation, or even his lifestyles.
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