Retired Marine Master Sergeant Marcus “Mojo” Johnson – returned to his family homestead in rural Alaska after twenty years of chasing bad men – enlists an elite team of combat veterans and personal friends to intercept the enemy before it releases a decades-old secret that can’t be destroy and was never meant to be found. And it all plays out in the brutal, beautiful Alaskan wilderness, in sub-zero temperatures where human flesh freezes in mere minutes.
The chase is on, and only Mojo and his allies can stop the apocalypse before it begins.
Basil Sands doesn’t just write stories; he’s lived a lot of what they contain. The backdrop for his writing started with his birth in rural interior Alaska and his school years among the Ohio cornfields, where he wished to be anywhere else as long as it was exciting. He has lived in Alaska, San Diego, DC, Baltimore, and Ohio. He tried a career in the Marines. After injuries sent him home early he worked at the NSA, owned a computer shop, was a carpenter, farmer, actor, lumberjack, voice actor, EMT, network admin, helpdesk supervisor, Boy Scout leader, IT trainer, radio talk host, and youth minister, and was a sergeant in the Alaska Defense Force Coastal Scouts.Until a ski injury in 2008, Sands was an avid weight lifter and could bench press 420 lbs. Now he's limited to a bit on the elliptical machine each day, as well as hefting his laptop and an occasional pint of Guinness.
The daring rescue of a Russian scientist from the frigid waters of the Bering Sea takes clockwork precision and a team of the best SEAL commandos the military has ever trained. And failure is not an option because the conscience-stricken defector carries information that leads to a second mission of such intensity it makes the first seem like a kindergarten game. Now a deep-running nuclear sub transporting a six-man SEAL team races toward an explosive destiny in one of the coldest places on Earth. And on an ice-covered island in Russian territorial waters—where the secret construction of biological weapons of mass destruction is taking place under heavy guard-an impossible search-and-snatch operation will either change the course of history . . . or end with one hell of a bang.
When a young woman in New York City dies mysteriously after a trip to Europe, top epidemiologist Lowell Kaplan identifies the cause of death as the Marburg Virus—a fatal strain that has surfaced only once before in history.
Determined to trace the source of the disease, Kaplan follows a trail of intrigue from the labs of Germany to the jungles of Central Africa. But powerful forces are conspiring against him, determined to keep the secrets of the virus's origin kept deliberately under wraps. And with a global epidemic on the rise, Kaplan must go to unimaginable lengths to save mankind.
By lunchtime, he inadvertently triggered a world war.
Then things got really bad.
Karl, a former USMC Harrier pilot, NASA astronaut, and Space Tourism pilot had always been an adrenaline junkie, but he quickly finds himself in over his head. He's swept up in an insane secret operation—the work of American CIA and British MI-6 agents—being helped by a family of resistance fighters and led by an Iranian-born deep-cover agent that he doesn't begin to trust. Soon he's trapped in an all-out chase to stop a squad of kamikazes armed with notes who are rushing to drop their deadly payload onto U.S. troops and Israeli citizens.
Throughout the harrowing adventure, Karl is haunted by the memory of his first combat mission as a Marine Harrier pilot. Somehow, he knows what he learned twenty years ago just might save the world today.
When he loses contact with the team in South America, Pike is convinced he and the Taskforce are under assault. His men are the closest thing to family that Pike has, which means he will do anything, even ignore direct orders to stand down, to find them. Pike and Jennifer head to Brazil to investigate their disappearance and run headlong into a crew of Russian assassins. Within days they are entangled in a byzantine scheme involving Brazilian politics and a cut-throat battle for control of offshore oil fields.
Forged in combat, the Russians are the equal of anything the Taskforce has encountered before, but they make a mistake in attacking Pike’s team, because Pike has a couple of elite Israeli assassins of his own. And Pike will stop at nothing to protect his family.
Men, not so much.
Self, even less.
And the Dead....never.
Pastor Mike loves his family, and loves his flock. Life is good, but to get there he had to traverse a trail of blood. The faces that haunt his nightmares are no longer just specters, and a long thought dead enemy is about to unleash a very real hell.
Kharzai Ghiassi has served the US Government his entire adult life. The best infiltration agent they've ever had. Death is not just his business, death is his life. He's gone off the CIA's radar and all they know is that someone is in danger.
When a former soccer star turned Islamic terrorist shows up in Anchorage Alaska, retired Marine Corps Special Operator Marcus 'Mojo' Johnson and his State Trooper wife Lonnie team up with the FBI's Mike and Hilde Farris to put a stop to the threat that hangs over the city like a hammer about to fall. No one is safe. No one can hide in the Land of The Midnight Sun.