The latest epic Shortread novella from bestselling author Eric Meyer. FOURTH in the Black Operator: Assassin series.
The hunt is still on for the woman who would defy the Russian President, and who threatens to topple him. After escaping from the killers sent by the Kremlin, she resolves to face the threat, and deal with it head-on. Inside Russia. The plan is sound, but it does not take into account the lethal forces that Maria and her bodyguard Cris Rhodes are up against.
A bloody ambush at the border is the start of a violent chase across the snowy wastes of Siberia. Their only ally is a maverick pilot and his ancient biplane. They must fight to remain free of the Gulag, and to survive the Siberian Assassin. The deadliest woman in Russia, a security forces officer who works for FSB, and reports to the Kremlin. An expert killer who never misses, and never fails to take out her target. A killer with the face of an angel, and a heart as black as the depths of Hades.
The author, Eric Meyer, has written many other thrillers, including the recent release: Special Operations – Grant’s War. In addition, he has written the popular SEAL Team Bravo titles, the Raider series, as well as Echo Six and the Devil's Guard series.
About the Author
Eric is UK author of over fifteen books. He is a graduate of University College, Cardiff, where he studied politics. He served part-time in the Commandos, the Royal Marines Reserve, reaching the rank of Colour Sergeant. During his service he was seconded to take part in and lead a number of sensitive and classified missions, as well as undertake instructor assignments in a number of Special Forces schools. During this time he pursued a full-time career as an independent coach and consultant, working with various blue chip and smaller organisations. Eric Meyer has developed a specialty as a motivational coach, and drew heavily on his military experience to give his clients the tools for leadership, initiative and audacity that are the mark of the small unit commander.
Working with a number of authors and experts, he has been co-writer on a number of self-improvement and motivational titles. As an author, his books are sold all over the world in paperback, hardback and ebook format. He writes mainly in the genres of military thriller, and detective thriller. Indeed, his first novel, Devil's Guard, The Real Story, is a fact based novel based on the French IndoChina war in what is now known as Vietnam. With a number of novels set during World War II on the Eastern Front, as well as novels of the Vietnam War, his military experience is reflected in a range of war fiction titles. The detective thrillers are based on an NYPD detective, Gabriel de Sade, a Special Forces veteran.
He has also presented a number of documentary films, mostly exploring historical subjects ranging from early Christian history to the mystical brilliance of Leonardo da Vinci.
Eric is married with three children, and still pursues his military and historical research in his available spare time. He is also a keen runner, and has achieved success in a number of road and off-road races, including fell-running, the challenging sport of competitive running across hill ranges in the countryside. Throughout his career he has combined his extensive and growing knowledge of military affairs with his zest for the latest motivational tools to produce novels that will both thrill and entertain the reader. Current projects include research into the causes and progress of the war in Afghanistan. Currently, Eric Meyer is a full-time novelist.