Warren & Bailey Make A Great Thriller Team
4.5 out of 5 stars
A plane crashes in the desert – we’re not sure if anyone survives (we’re told that a major player dies on it). The plane is also carrying much-needed medicine to a disease-torn area. On top of all this, there was something even more important on this crashed plane – a data stick that could bring down some high up people and ruin a major political relationship. Since dropping out of the sky, anyone who has seen the crash or the dropping plane has been kidnapped or murdered. The US sends in Thomas Caine, overall BAMF, and current assassin to try and find more info.
Sandfire is not my first Caine book, but it is my first book co-authored by Aiden L. Bailey. While talking about the upcoming release, Warren mentioned that I should be excited about Bailey (and now I can see why). Sandfire was a blast from beginning to end. A Bourne-like thriller where Caine is able to get in and out of situations that you’d never expect.
The writing is fast-paced and allows for little or no time to think about what is going on. Warren and Bailey keep the pacing fast to allow for a quick story without losing out on the important stuff. In yet another “Caine before he was betrayed” book – there is a further insight into his past and more about who he really is as a person. I love getting that background info and learning that Caine is a deeply good man who is forced into bad situation after bad situation.
There is trickery and deceit and lives are at stake. Terrorists will have their heads roll and Caine will do everything he can to keep his promises.
A fun read from beginning to end that I flew through.
For some reason I love this line:
— 📚Brian’s Book Blog📚 (@brians_books) January 9, 2019
Sandfire by Aiden L. Bailey, Andrew Warren
Narrator: Chris Abell
Length: 4 hrs and 52 mins
Series: Caine: Rapid Fire #3
Published by Self Published on November 28th 2018
Genres: Terrorism, Thriller
Before he was betrayed, Caine was still an assassin.... In this explosive mission from his past, can he prevent war from consuming the Middle East?
Thomas Caine is back in action....
As the CIA's deadliest operative, Caine is tasked with eliminating America's most dangerous enemies. But Caine is a professional. His missions of death have rarely been personal. Until now.
A fellow operative is killed on an icy New Zealand mountain. A shipment of vital medicine disappears from a UN cargo container. And a CIA cargo plane is shot down in the vast Empty Quarter desert. These seemingly unrelated events are all linked to a shadowy operation, known only as SANDFIRE...and if exposed, the fallout could compromise the US-Saudi alliance, and engulf the Arabian Peninsula in war.
Caine travels to Yemen to locate the missing plane, and track down his friend's killers. But his investigation reveals other secrets lost in the wreckage. Secrets powerful men will go to any lengths to keep buried in the endless sands....
Get ready for another Rapid Fire adventure! Listen to Sandfire, and plunge into an explosive mission from Caine's past today.
I received this book for free. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.