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Kill Zone

Kill Zone

A Sniper Novel

Kyle Swanson Sniper Novels (Volume 1)

Gunnery Sgt. Jack Coughlin, USMC ret., with Donald A. Davis; Read by Scott Sowers

Macmillan Audio


*This program is abridged*

An American general is captured in the Middle East. They threaten to behead him within days. But moments before he is rendered unconscious during the attack, the General realizes that his unseen captors are American.

Gunnery Sergeant Kyle Swanson, a top level Marine sniper, receives top-secret orders to rescue the General. But upon landing in the Iraqi desert his men come under ferocious attack and Swanson is the only one left alive. How did the enemy know details of a mission known only to a few top government officials?

Swanson soon realizes he is fighting a particularly ruthless and dangerous enemy—American mercenaries working with the White House. They're part of a clandestine conspiracy whose agenda is nothing less than total control of the American military. Full of the kind of action author Jack Coughlin lived during his career as a Marine sniper,

Kill Zone marks the audiobook debut of an extraordinary writing team.

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Praise for Kill Zone

“The new writing team of Coughlin and Davis offers a gripping account that is sure to enthrall listeners with its authentic approach and suspenseful plot twists. Narrator Scott Sowers delivers a solid and commanding performance...Capturing the urgency of the story through his terse, unwavering tone, Sowers breathes life into the characters and credibly delivers the heart-pounding action. The story becomes instantly believable and all the more thrilling with Sowers's performance and Coughlin's personal experience as a Marine sniper.” —AudioFile, Earphones Award Winner

“The 3rd Battalion has a veteran sniper, Staff Sergeant Jack Coughlin, for whom the war in Iraq was only the latest of many wars; he fought in Mogadishu, too. On the first day of battle at the Diyala Bridge, he had eleven kills. He is 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 Maas, 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 on Shooter


Gunnery Sgt. Jack Coughlin, USMC ret., with Donald A. Davis; Read by Scott Sowers

Gunnery Sergeant Jack Coughlin, USMC, served with the Marines during the drive to Baghdad and has operated on a wide range of assignments around the world.

Donald A. Davis is the author of 15 books, including four New York Times bestsellers.

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Sgt. Jack Coughlin

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Donald A. Davis

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