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Publisher Description

MORE THAN TEN THOUSAND COPIES SOLD WORLDWIDE FROM AN AMAZON BEST SELLING AUTHOR. THE FIRST THREE THRILLERS IN A HARD HITTING, FAST PACED SERIES.

"HAVOC hits home like a tracer round. McArdle puts one in the heart of things. Illuminating. Destroying. Owning the battle space of one of the best mil tech thrillers since Clancy." - John Birmingham

"The action sequences are written with skill and experience." - Greg Barron

"McArdle has positioned himself as a writer to be reckoned with." - Chris Allen

"It is a great adventure with very realistic and grave undertones." - SGT Troy Simmonds (ret.) (Australian SAS 1996-2012)

When Indonesia launches a successful invasion of Australia, all hell breaks out. Millions of civilians are killed within the first weeks, hundreds of thousands are captured and held in concentration camps. The Australian Defence Force are decimated as a cohesive fighting force. Yet hope remains. Thousands of Australians rail against the invaders, many under the tutor ledge of Australian soldiers, separated from their units.

The invasion won't be as easy as the Indonesians thought. 

This omnibus edition includes the first three stories in the captivating thriller series readers describe as "a cross between Andy McNab, Tom Clancy and Matthew Reilly." If you like breakneck pacing and nonstop action, then you'll love Keith McArdle's bestselling series.

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2018
16 June
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
891
Pages
PUBLISHER
Keith McArdle
SELLER
Draft2Digital, LLC
SIZE
1.7
MB

Customer Reviews

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C’mon Aussie

The Unforeseen Series Book #1
1.5 stars (only because it's Australian)

Author
Australian who joined the Army aged seventeen, and published short stories in service magazines and newspapers. Writes “manly adventure stories" (!)

Precis
Australia gets invaded by Indonesia. Defence forces are overwhelmed rapidly. Mass slaughter. Prodigious raping and pillaging. Concentration camps spring up. Airport security guard interred under circumstances considerably less amenable than contemporary immigration detention and escapes. Mild mannered IT guy wouldn't hurt a fly normally, but does so in defence daughter and granddaughter. Surviving soldiers fight a guerrilla campaign. Special Forces guys trade one-liners amid the carnage and devastation

Writing
Breakneck pace. Paper thin plot high on emotion. Character development imperceptible. Prepares the ground for sequels, which I was not tempted to pursue.

Bottom line
The 1984 movie ‘Red Dawn’ (Patrick Swayze, Charlie Sheen Jennifer Grey etc.) rehashed in Oz, minus Russians, plus Indonesians. There was a truly appalling 2012 Hollywood remake of 'Red Dawn' where North Korea invades the US. I'm sure Chris Hemsworth now wishes he’d declined that role.

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