Assassins and mayhem...a good thriller
The 2nd in a great series of sniper books.
A conspiracy of lies and violence, in the Middle East and over the Mexican border.
The suspense keeps you turning pages.
From the back:
A second chance -
In the windswept sands of the Middle East, Paul Chardy fought side by side with Ulu Begs: one, a charismatic, high-strung CIA covert warrior, the other a ferocious freedom fighter. Then Chardy fell into the hands of the enemy, and Beg was betrayed. Now the two men are about to meet again.
A second gun:
Beg has come over the Mexican border under a hail of bullets- determined to assassinate a leading American political figure and avenge his people's betrayal. The CIA wants Chardy to stop the hit. Chardy want to save Beg's life.
Between the two men is a tragic past, a failed mission,, and a woman who knew them in war - and who knows their secrets now. Around both men is a conspiracy of lies and violence that reaches back to the Cold War. But as Beg moves in for his kill and as Chardy breaks loose from his handlers, a terrible truth begins to emerge: someone wants both men to die.
BETWEEN THE TWO MEN IS A TRAGIC PAST, A FAILED MISSION, AND A WOMAN WHO KNEW THEM IN WAR--AND WHO KNOWS THEIR SECRESTS NOW. AROUND BOTH MEN IS A CONSPIRCY OF LIES AND VIOLENCE THAT REACHES BACK TO THE COLD WAR. BUT AS BEG MOVES IN FOR THE HIS KILL AND CHARDY BREAKS LOOSE FROM HIS HANDLERS, A TERRIBLE TRUTH BEGINS TO EMERGE: SOMEWHERE, SOMEONE WANTS BOTH MEN DEAD.