This action packed thriller is jam-packed with excitement, full of twists and turns that will keep you captivated right up to the last page. It is a story of merciless crime bosses, murder, kidnapping, human trafficking, prostitution, ivory poaching and betrayal.
Blake Gregg, a former special forces operator, who owns a security company, is asked by a wealthy friend to rescue his kidnapped sister, Marion. She was betrayed, snatched and taken to a foreign country for a ransom.
A team of highly trained special forces operators, under the command of Blake, are the only individuals capable of pulling off the daring rescue attempt.
A suspense filled and action-packed rescue goes successfully, but not without extreme danger and excitement. Blake finds himself dealing with ruthless crime bosses, who show no respect for human life. During the investigation to find the mastermind, he happens upon a brutal gangland crime boss, who is involved in human trafficking and sex slavery. It’s also a mind-boggling story of treachery.
Barry Stranack was born in April 1945, he was institutionalized in St Martin’s boy’s home in Durban which was a breeding ground to become a tough and determined personality. Later, these harsh life experiences led him to become an 8th Dan karate black belt. He left school with a poor education that impoverished his career choices. After many difficult experiences Barry ended up homeless as a teenager and chose to join the Rhodesian Light Infantry. Here he excelled as a soldier, he became bored with peacetime soldiering and became a mercenary in the Congo.
He was awarded the Military Cross for gallantry. He later joined the famous Selous Scouts and became a clandestine operator. He left the army in 1980 and went overseas and qualified as a Chiropractor, has a diploma in Roentgenology, has a Master’s degree and studied medicine in the Dominican Republic.
His first book, Demand a Brave Heart, his biography, describes his difficult and successful life, that he has led. His Military and Intelligence background make for riveting reading in his Spy novels.
Barry is currently semi-retired and resides in Pretoria. His difficult, dangerous and exciting life-experiences make him a spellbinding storyteller.