Fernanda Gracioli Viera is a twenty -three-year-old student in Panama City . When she joins a bioprospecting expedition, the team is taken captive by island pirates and only she escapes. Now she's on the run for help. Euripides Rip Rubio is a twenty-six-year-old staff sergeant with Task Force Valor. TFV's mission: Stop the middle man distributing the colorless, odorless, explosive liquid, ITEB. Rip's mission: Investigate the island of Coiba for modern-day pirates operating a transshipment point for stolen goods. One night, Rip's path literally collides with Fernanda's, and they find themselves caught in the middle of a turf war. Can they use the chaos to their advantage? Or will one false step set the entire island ablaze?
Chuck Holton spent four years with the 75th Ranger Regiment, flew military helicopters and now travels the world as the adventure Correspondent for CBN. He is the author of five books, including the Task Force Valor Series, A More Elite Soldier , and Bulletproof: The Making of an Invincible Mind . He splits his time between his home in Panama and his farm in Appalachia, where he enjoys raising animals with his wife and five children.