For fans of Tom Clancy and Lee Child, a heart-pumping thriller of betrayal, revenge, and conspiracy by USA Today bestselling author Steven Konkoly.
Former CIA operative turned mercenary for hire Ryan Decker's specialty is rescuing kidnap victims. Hired by an influential US senator to liberate her daughter from a human-trafficking ring, Decker never anticipated sabotage or that the assault could go so disastrously wrong. The hostage is dead. His team is wiped out, and so are their families, including Decker's own wife and son-eliminated one by one by the Russian mafia. And he's survived to take the fall.
When he's inexplicably freed soon into a ten-year sentence in federal prison, Decker suspects another setup. And private investigator Harlow Mackenzie knows he's right. She has evidence that a power greater than the Russian mob was behind the raid that ruined Decker's life.
The next move in a nationwide cat-and-mouse game of high-level sedition is up to them. Fueled by revenge and an obsession to clear his name, Decker has only one mission: to destroy a growing conspiracy before it's too late.
"Steven Konkoly's new Ryan Decker series is a triumph-an action-thriller master class in spy craft, tension, and suspense. An absolute must-read for fans of Tom Clancy, Vince Flynn, and Brad Thor." -Blake Crouch, New York Times bestselling author
"The Rescue by Steven Konkoly has everything I love in a thriller-betrayal, murder, a badass investigator, and a man fueled by revenge." -T.R. Ragan, New York Times bestselling author
"The Rescue grabs you like a bear trap and never lets go. No one writes action sequences any better than Steve Konkoly-he drops his heroes into impossible situations and leaves you no option but to keep your head down, follow where they lead, and hope you make it out alive." -Matthew Fitzsimmons, Wall Street Journal bestselling author
"Breakneck twists, political conspiracy, bristling action-The Rescue has it all! Steven Konkoly has created a dynamic and powerful character in Ryan Decker." -Joe Hart, Wall Street Journal bestselling author
"If you are a fan of characters like Scot Harvath and Mitch Rapp, this new series is a must-read. Steven Konkoly delivers a refreshingly unique blend of action, espionage, and well-researched realism." -Andrew Watts, USA Today bestselling author
"An excellent source for your daily dose of action, conspiracy, and intrigue." -Tim Tigner, author of *Betrayal*
"Fans of Mark Greaney and Brad Taylor, take notice: The Rescue has kicked off a stunning new series that deserves a place on your reading list. Ryan Decker is a must-read character." -Jason Kasper, author of *Greatest Enemy*
"The Rescue immediately drops the reader into a well-drawn world of betrayal, revenge, and redemption. Ryan Decker is a flawed, relatable hero, unstoppable in his quest for justice." -Tom Abrahams, author of *Sedition*
"From the very first page, The Rescue comes at you like the literary equivalent of a laser-guided missile. Impossible to put down, with explosive action, a great hero, and political intrigue. This one will grab you." -Joseph Souza, award-winning author of *The Neighbor*About the Author
Steven Konkoly is the USA Today bestselling author of more than twenty novels and short stories, including the speculative postapocalyptic thrillers The Jakarta Pandemic and The Perseid Collapse, the Fractured State series, and the Zulu Virus Chronicles. A graduate of the US Naval Academy and a veteran of several regular and elite US Navy and Marine Corps units, he brings his in-depth military experience to bear in his fiction. Konkoly lives in central Indiana with his family, where he still wakes up at "zero dark thirty" to write. For more information, visit www.stevenkonkoly.com.
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