By Andy McNab
Whilst a tender trooper is shot on the Regiment's popular Killing condominium on the SAS's base in Hereford, Nick Stone is completely certified to enquire the mysterious conditions extra deeply.
But under forty-eight hours later, a moment demise catapults him again into the firing line - into the telescopic points of interest of an unknown murderer bent on holding a mystery that may strike on the center of the institution that Stone has, in his maverick model, spent so much of his lifestyles struggling with to protect.
And now that the clock is ticking, Stone hurtles from the solitude of a distant Welsh confessional to Glencoe - whose shadows nonetheless whisper of homicide and betrayal - and directly to southern Spain, in an more and more determined quest to discover the reality a couple of chain of occasions that all started within the darkness of an Afghan hillside, and left a tender guy haunted via the unending screams of a chum the Taliban skinned alive.
Nick Stone's so much heart-stopping event but will strength the reader to acknowledge the thinness of the road that separates sacrifice from suicide, to percentage the nightmares that stroll hand in hand with heroism and to count number the true rate of activities taken within the identify of loyalty.
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