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An American general is captured by Islamic extremists in the Middle East. They threaten to behead him within days. One strange fact: Moments before he is rendered unconscious during the attack, the general notices that his unseen captors speak American English. What's going on?
Gunnery Sergeant Kyle Swanson, a top level marine sniper, is vacationing on a boat in the Mediterranean when he receives orders to mount a top-secret mission to rescue the general. But as he and his men prepare to land in the Iraqi desert, they immediately come under ferocious attack, and Swanson is the only man left alive. How did the enemy know details of a mission known only to a few top government officials?
Swanson takes off across the desert alone to find the captured general and realizes he is fighting a particularly ruthless and dangerous enemy: American mercenaries working for a very high-level group of American officials with ties to the White House itself, part of a clandestine conspiracy whose hidden agenda is nothing less than total control of the American military. Their sworn enemy is the captured general whose fate now rests in Sniper Swanson's hands.
Full of the kind of action author Jack Coughlin lived during his career as a marine sniper, Kill Zone marks the debut of an extraordinary writing team.
©2007 Jack Coughlin and Donald A. Davis (P)2015 Macmillan Audio
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4 out of 5 stars
By Amazon Customer on 07-11-15

Fast moving action

I came across Jack Coughlins Kill Zone. It became a must listen marathon listen. Highly recommend this "sniper" story.

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4 out of 5 stars
By Kathryn on 07-27-15

Well Done!

I was looking for a book to listen to on a drive, came across this one and decided to give it a try. I was a bit concerned after a few chapters that I made the wrong choice, but stuck with it - I still had hours to go. Glad I did. About 1/3 of the way in the story hit its stride and was well done. I enjoyed the characters, action and detail. I would like to listen to more but there are no more unabridged Kyle Swanson/Sniper books, I hope audible changes that soon. The second book is available but is abridged. I have no use for abridged stories, what is the point?

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5 out of 5 stars
By anthony on 10-04-16

Good start to a series

I have had this book on my wish list for along time. Knowing that i was going to love this series. But audible only had books 1 2 and 8 and this would just frustrate me because I would be hooked by the series and want more. So I'm a very happy person as books 1 to 9 have now been released. I can now say that I loved this book it was full of action and adventure and yes I am hooked. Ok I'm off to start book 2.

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4 out of 5 stars
By Craig on 10-17-17

Accents need work...

Enjoyed the story and all round a very good read/listen. The only thing that spoiled it a little were the British accents of the narrator. Very poor indeed, were they Scottish or Indian?

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