US Navy SEAL Jim Schweitzer is a consummate professional, a fierce warrior, and a hard man to kill. But when he sees something he was never meant to see on a covert mission gone bad, he finds himself—and his family—in the crosshairs. Nothing means more to Jim than protecting his loved... show more
US Navy SEAL Jim Schweitzer is a consummate professional, a fierce warrior, and a hard man to kill. But when he sees something he was never meant to see on a covert mission gone bad, he finds himself—and his family—in the crosshairs. Nothing means more to Jim than protecting his loved ones, but when the enemy brings the battle to his front door, he is overwhelmed and taken down.
That should be the end of the story. But Jim is raised from the dead by a sorcerer and recruited by a top secret unit dabbling in the occult, known only as the Gemini Cell. With powers he doesn’t understand, Jim is called back to duty—as the ultimate warrior. As he wrestles with a literal inner demon, Jim realizes his new superiors are determined to use him for their own ends and keep him in the dark—especially about the fates of his wife and son…
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: 27-01-2015
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
Series: Shadow Ops (#4)
Very solid military fantasy, set in Cole's Shadow Ops universe. One cover blurb calls it "Blackhawk Down meets the X-Men", but more specifically, it's the X-Men without a Xavier (or even a Magneto) to protect the powered people's interests. This book is set before the previous series of Shadow Ops...
He started off strong three novels back, but Myke Cole is one of those authors who gets discernibly better with each book (I assume that will stop at some point -- not that I'm in a rush for it), and this one seems like a major step beyond Breach Zone. So when I say this is a well-written book, I me...
Gemini Cell by Myke Cole The Reawakening--the rebirth of magic in the modern world--has begun, but the world is still pushing the snooze button. Jim Schweitzer has his feet planted in the nonmagical world. He has a nice home, a four-year-old son, and a wife whose art career is beginning to bloss...