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1982. The Falklands War. Young SAS trooper, Mike Hood, risks his life to capture an Argentine girl spy. To knock out enemy bombers a daring mission is planned against a fortified airbase on Tierra del Fuego, the remote tip of the South American mainland. Hood and his fellow SAS are sent in ahead to reconnoitre. Detected by the enemy, they must fight their way out...Twenty years on and an Argentine military junta is returned to power. They determine to reinvade the Falkland Islands. Now a senior NCO, Hood is back in the South Atlantic, haunted by memories he thought he had buried. British air defences have been knocked out in a sneak attack and once again Argentine forces are being secretly readied for an assault on the Islands. A team from the crack SAS Mountain Troop is inserted by submarine. But has the mission been compromised from the start? When fate throws Hood together with the girl from his past, he is faced with a conflict of loyalties. Can he trust her now? And can they escape in
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Chris Ryan was born near Newcastle in 1961. He joined the SAS in 1984. During his ten years he was involved in overt and covert operations and was also Sniper team commander of the anti-terrorist team. During the Gulf War, Chris was the only member of an eight-man team to escape from Iraq, of which three colleagues were killed and four captured. It was the longest escape and evasion in the history of the SAS. For this he was awarded the Military Medal. For his last two years he was selecting and training potential recruits for the SAS. Christian Rodska has recorded over fifty audiobooks and made numerous TV appearances including Sharpe, Taggart, Spender, Casualty and Follyfoot.
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