The Knife

The Knife

Ross Ritchell

A robust, darkish, and morally provocative debut novel a few U.S. unique Forces unit working within the center East, written through a former soldier—No effortless Day meets Redeployment

It’s sizzling and getting warmer this summer time in Afghanipakiraqistan—the hottest identify for the ambiguous stretch of the realm the place the U.S. unique Forces function with little outdoor recognition. staff chief Dutch Shaw is lacking his past due grandmother. She was once the final hyperlink he needed to civilian existence, to any type of global of innocence.

yet there’s no time to mourn. After helicopters in a sister squadron are shot down, Shaw and his workforce recognize that they’re going to be spun up and despatched again in, deep into rebel territory, the place a mysterious new association referred to as Al Ayeelaa has been attracting high-value ambitions from around the area. As Shaw and his males struggle their approach in the direction of the resource, venture via venture, they start to achieve that their means could have been ready for them prematurely, and never through a welcoming host.

The Knife is a debut novel of severe authenticity through a former soldier in a usa distinctive Operations Command direct-action group. As scenes of horseshoes and horseplay lower to dim Ambien-soaked journeys in helicopters and past, Ritchell’s tale takes us deep underneath the testosterone-laced patter into the lonelier, extra ambivalent global of army lifestyles within the heart East. the result's a fast paced trip into darkness; a integral novel of the yankee wars of the twenty-first century.

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