An Act of Treason

Kyle Swanson Sniper Novels (Volume 4)

Gunnery Sgt. Jack Coughlin, USMC (Ret.) with Donald A. Davis

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An Act of Treason

Gunnery Sgt. Jack Coughlin, USMC, Ret, with Donald A. Davis

Gunnery Sergeant Kyle Swanson and his beautiful girlfriend, CIA agent Lauren Carson, are on a mission in Islamabad, Pakistan. During a dangerous assault on two Taliban fighters, Kyle finds himself captured and imprisoned. Lauren, meanwhile, is accused by the CIA of being a double agent. Fearing for their lives, it seems there’s only one man left they can trust…

His name is Jim Hall. A legendary CIA agent, Kyle’s sniper mentor, and Lauren’s boss and former lover, he’s the one who sent them on the black operation to begin with. But Hall has gone rogue: He’s agreed to sell America’s innermost secrets to a ruthless Pakistani warlord who wants to mold al-Qaeda into a legitimate political party and secure a nuclear arsenal. Now the only way the U.S. government can put an end to this deadly plot pivots on whether Kyle can put a stop to Hall—the man he once idolized, who taught him everything he knows…

 

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Praise for An Act of Treason

“Intricate, well-crafted…Coughlin vividly [portays] the ethos of combat soldiers.’’—Publishers Weekly

“The cat-and-mouse game that ensues between the two adversaries will have readers frantically turning pages. Series fans will enjoy the roller-coaster ride, and military-fiction buffs new to the series will find this episode a great place to start.” Booklist

 

CLEAN KILL
A Sniper Novel

“The pages fly by as Swanson must face his most personal mission yet. The military tactics take a backseat to the characters, creating a strong and compelling narrative. Coughlin and Davis have concocted another winner that should only encourage a growing readership.”—Booklist

“Former Marine Coughlin and bestseller Davis combine a well-paced, credible plot with a realistic portrayal of modern combat…The climax…will leave readers cheering.” —Publishers Weekly

DEAD SHOT
A Sniper Novel

“Compelling.” —Publishers Weekly

“The [plot] propels the pages forward, but this one isn’t all about action: Swanson proves a surprisingly complex character...Dead Shot suggest[s] a hardware-heavy story that only an armed- services veteran could love. Surprisingly, it’s completely the opposite. Readers will be compelled…and will look forward to another Swanson adventure.”—Booklist

Kill Zone
A Sniper Novel

“Stunning action, excellent tradecraft, insider politics, and the ring of truth. Just about perfect.”—Lee Child

“Tight, suspenseful…Here’s hoping this is the first of many Swanson novels.” —Booklist

“A renowned sniper, Coughlin recounts battlefield action with considerable energy.”—The Washington Post

“The action reaches a furious pitch.”—Publishers Weekly

SHOOTER
The Autobiography of the Top-Ranked Marine Sniper

“One of the best snipers in the Marine Corps, perhaps the very best. When I asked one of his commanders about his skills, the commander smiled and said, ‘I’m just glad he’s on our side.’”—Peter Maass, war-correspondent and bestselling author of Love Thy Neighbor

“The combat narratives here recount battlefield action with considerable energy . . . A renowned sniper, Coughlin is less concerned with his tally than with the human values of comradeship and love.”—The Washington Post

“Coughlin is a sniper, perhaps one of the most respected and feared in the Corps, and his memoir, Shooter, offers a uniquely intimate look into the life of one trained to live in the shadows . . . some of the most poignant action ever recorded in a modern Marine memoir.”—Seapower Magazine


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Gunnery Sgt. Jack Coughlin, USMC (Ret.) with Donald A. Davis

GUNNERY SERGEANT JACK COUGHLIN, USMC RET. was with the Third Battalion, Fourth Marines during the drive to Baghdad and has operated on a wide range of assignments in hot spots around the world. With more than sixty confirmed kills, he was the Marine Corps’ highest ranked sniper. DONALD A. DAVIS is the author of more than twenty books, including numerous New York Times bestsellers.

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An Act of Treason
Gunnery Sgt. Jack Coughlin, USMC (Ret.) with Donald A. Davis

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St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Paperbacks
January 2012
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ISBN: 9780312572655
ISBN10: 0312572654
4 1/8 x 7 1/2 inches, 416 pages
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March 2011
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ISBN: 9781429965415
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