Pirate
Duncan Falconer

Pirate

Stratton is sent into Yemen to capture a terrorist suspected of possessing ground to air missiles. When the Chinese get involved things go horribly wrong and Stratton finds himself escaping out to sea in the Gulf of Aden. Unfortunately it’s not the Royal Navy that picks him up but a band of Somali pirates. But Stratton’s capture turns out to be far from a dead-end encounter when he uncovers a plot to bring down dozens of commercial aircraft across the US and Europe in a coordinated attack. But in order to get the information back to his people Stratton has to escape from the pirates and their leader who knows far too much and is prepared to do anything to protect his interests.

Book Details:

  • Author: Duncan Falconer
  • Published Year: 2011
  • Rights Sold
    • UK: Little Brown
    • Hungary: Alexandra

Duncan Falconer

After an upbringing in an orphanage in North London he moved to Battersea where he lived and went to school and at 17 joined the Royal Marines. Due to a series of unusual circumstances he found himself attending the Special Boat Squadron selection in Poole, Dorset at just 19 years old. Out of almost 150 men, he and 8 others managed to get through the gruelling selection course. He subsequently went on to serve a dozen years in the SBS, many of them as an anti-terrorist undercover operator.He was a pioneer of modern maritime counter terrorism and was involved in operations during the Falklan...
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Book Reviews

  • "  ... a good rattling story involving lots of hi-tech gear, a hard-as-nails hero (appearing in his fifth book), lots of people (mostly foreigners) getting bumped off in nasty ways, and a token bit of female interest. It’s written in a very readable format.... if your thing is SBS/SAS heroes operating to kill terrorists, with a minimum of complications but a decent enough plot, then I can recommend this to you ....If you are a fan of this genre, the SF action story, then it's probably 5 out of 5 for you"
    ARRSE
  • "Himself a former Special Boat Services ace, Falconer know how to walk the walk and it comes across in tough ripped-from-the-the-headlines stories like this."
    Peterborough Evening Telegraph