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New York : St. Martin's Press, 2015.
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352 pages ; 25 cm
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As the brutal Russian mafia becomes the most powerful and deadly criminal enterprise in the U.S., it's up to covert operative Rob Tacoma to fight back, in a new series by New York Times bestseller Ben Coes. Ruthless, clever, and unbelievably violent, the Russian mafia has rapidly taken over the criminal underworld in the U.S. and law enforcement has been unable to stem the tide. When a powerful Russian mob family declares war by publicly executing two high-profile American politicians, the message is unmistakable ? opposition will be met with overwhelming deadly force. With no other viable options, the President creates a clandestine assassinations team to find and eliminate the unreachable men running this deadly criminal operation. The CIA recruits two Tier 1 operators ? former Navy SEALs Billy Cosgrove and Rob Tacoma. But before they can even get started, the Russians act ? murdering Cosgrove in his own home. Now Tacoma is on his own against an organization with endless resources and no boundaries. Step one requires the near impossible - find and kill the hidden mob boss behind Cosgrove's death. To do this, he'll have to take on an army in a battle where there are no rules and no limits.
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9781643583501
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212827
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F Coe
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<p> Ben Coes was born in 1966 in Hartford Connecticut. He is a New York Times best-selling author of political thriller and espionage novels. He attended Columbia College in New York City, where he was awarded the university's writing prize, the Bennett Cerf Memorial Award. He started his career as the White House speechwriter for former U.S. Secretary of Energy James D. Watkins under President George H.W. Bush. <p> His debut novel, Power Down, stars Dewey Andreas, who faces terrorists trying to destroy America by attacking its energy resources. His second book, Coup d'État, is the sequel to Power Down. Pakistan drops a nuclear bomb on India, and Dewey must stop the situation from escalating. Coes's third novel, The Last Refuge, features a joint covert U.S - Israel operation to penetrate Iran and stop the country from detonating a nuclear device inside Tel Aviv. His most recent book, Bloody Sunday, also made the bestseller list in 2018. <p> (Bowker Author Biography)
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Ruthless, clever, and unbelievably violent, the Russian mafia has rapidly taken over the criminal underworld in the U.S. and law enforcement has been unable to stem the tide. When a powerful Russian mob family declares war by publicly executing two high-profile American politicians, the message is unmistakable -- opposition will be met with overwhelming deadly force. With no other viable options, the President creates a clandestine assassinations team to find and eliminate the unreachable men running this deadly criminal operation.
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