A New Captain's First Patrol Turns into a Fight for Their Lives
Young Coast Guard Lieutenant Haley Reardon and her crew must insert and retrieve a Defense Intelligence Agency operations team from a small Caribbean island controlled by a front company of the Chinese government and protected by a superior military force. With the fate of the DIA team in her hands, Haley must find a way to rescue them without destroying her crew and boat and leading to war.
In this thrilling third installment of the series, readers will be pulled into the action as they follow Haley and her crew on their toughest mission yet. Tinged with technical authenticity, the story conveys the humor, friendships, and teamwork of the Cutter Kauai's crew as they take on the challenge. Fans of Marc Cameron's Jack Ryan novels and Mark Greaney's Gray Man series will also find much to love in this book.
A gripping high-stakes adventure on the sea, Bravely and Faithfully recounts the missions of the Cutter Kauai - a Coast Guard boat with a penchant for tackling unique operations with heroic teamwork. Lieutenant Haley Reardon assumes command of the tight-knit Kauai crew just in time for an incredibly dangerous assignment: apprehending a syndicate leader from a Chinese-controlled Haitian island. Hochsmann's dynamic cast, energetic prose, and tense plot - showcasing everything from perilous hurricane rescues to the liberation of human trafficking victims - make this novel an enjoyable must-read for fans of character-driven military fiction.
The Independent Review of Books:
A riveting sea adventure with a top-rate protagonist, Bravely and Faithfully by Edward M. Hochsmann throws the reader into a series of missions carried out by the Cutter Kauai and her crew. When a young Coast Guard officer gets her first command, she thinks she is on top of the world until she finds herself supporting dangerous operations which require her to go far beyond her training. With strong characters that have ties to the other books in the series, this military thriller enthralls with fast-paced action and carefully-crafted detail, which brings to life the setting in every scene. Hochsmann manages to pack a huge story into a short read, making this a page-turner from beginning to end.