Vulcan's Fire

Harold Coyle's Strategic Solutions, Inc.

Harold Coyle and Barrett Tillman

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In this explosive series from New York Times bestseller Harold Coyle and noted military author Barrett Tillman, a new type of war is being fought by private paramilitary companies at the beck and call of the highest bidder. With its military and intelligence agencies spread thin, the United States constantly calls upon the services of these organizations--and Strategic Solutions, Inc. is among the best.

After a few bloody and unprofitable contracts, SSI is faced with a financial crisis. Forced to take contracts from less than reputable clients, the upper management and field agents find themselves in a labor dispute. When the Israeli government offers SSI an opportunity to help Druze militias in southern Lebanon fend off encroachment by Hezbollah, they know it's a fragile situation. If the truth were known, the international outcry against Israel would be deafening.  

Forced to work with a government whose ultimate motives are unclear, SSI takes the job and descends into a shadowy no-man’s-land of tangled alliances and hostilities. Meanwhile, Hezbollah elements are planning their most audacious strike yet, assembling teams to detonate suitcase nukes in contested areas of Lebanon, hoping to destabilize the entire country. Caught between two elements of an age-old conflict, the battles the SSI fights may be a diversion...

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VULCAN'S FIRE
PART IVIRGINIA1SOUTH GOVERNATE, LEBANONThe stalkers awaited the signal.It came in the dappled gray light of 5:00 A.M. because delay was as much an enemy as the dedicated men inside the remote building.Outside the five-room house, the assault leader gave a quick click-click of his tactical headset. The eleven members of his team recognized it as the preparatory signal. Receiving no response, he proceeded with his countdown."Ready ... ready ..."A long three-second wait allowed anyone to delay the inevitable. No one did. The four men on perimeter guard saw nothing to interfere with

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"Coyle is best when he's depicting soldiers facing death . . . He knows soldiers and and he understands the brotherhood of arms mystique that transcends national boundaries."--The New York Times

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Harold Coyle and Barrett Tillman

New York Times bestselling author HAROLD COYLE is a graduate of the Virginia Military Institute.  He spent fourteen years on active duty with the US Army. He lives in Leavenworth, Kansas.

BARRETT TILLMAN is the author of many fiction and nonfiction books including Clash of the Carriers and Hellcats. He lives in Mesa, Arizona.

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Vulcan's Fire
Harold Coyle's Strategic Solutions, Inc.
Harold Coyle and Barrett Tillman

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Tom Doherty Associates
Forge Books
November 2009
e-Book Agency
ISBN: 9781429987141
ISBN10: 1429987146
352 pages
$7.99

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Mass Market Paperbound
Tom Doherty Associates
Forge Books
November 2009
Mass Market Paperbound
ISBN: 9780765352378
ISBN10: 0765352370
4 3/16 x 7 1/2 inches, 368 pages
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