The Polaris Protocol: A Pike Logan Thriller

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Dutton, 2014 - Fiction - 390 pages
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Retired Delta Force commander Brad Taylor returns with the fifth propulsive thriller in his New York Times bestselling Pike Logan series.

Taskforce operators Pike Logan and Jennifer Cahill are used to putting their lives at risk, but in The Polaris Protocol it’s Jennifer’s brother and countless more innocents who face unfathomable violence and bloodshed.

Pike and Jennifer are in Turkmenistan with the Taskforce—a top-secret antiterrorist unit that operates outside US law—when Jennifer gets a call from her brother, Jack. Working on an investigative report into the Mexican drug cartels, Jack Cahill has unknowingly gotten caught between two rival groups. His desperate call to his sister is his last before he’s kidnapped.

In their efforts to rescue Jack, Pike and Jennifer uncover a plot much more insidious than illegal drug trafficking—the cartel that put a target on Jack’s back has discovered a GPS hack with the power to effectively debilitate the United States. The hack allows a user to send false GPS signals, making it possible to manipulate everything from traffic signals and banking wire transfers to cruise missiles, but only while the system’s loophole remains in place.

With the GPS hack about to be exploited and Jack’s life at stake, Jennifer and Pike must find a way to infiltrate the cartel’s inner circle and eliminate the impending threat. The price of failure, for both the Taskforce and the country, is higher than ever.

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Review: The Polaris Protocol (Pike Logan #5)

User Review  - Vicki Elia - Goodreads

Audiobook Review 3 1/2 Stars I'm disappointed by this turn-out by Brad Taylor. I waited for months to borrow a copy of this in audio, and it was a real let-down. Henry Strozier, the narrator, sounds ... Read full review

Review: The Polaris Protocol (Pike Logan #5)

User Review  - AllInStride - Goodreads

formulaic and way to many acronyms, not to mention the made up short form of different words .. binos for binoculars .. seems to be trying too hard to let readers know the author knows the "in" jargon .. Read full review

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About the author (2014)

BRAD TAYLOR is the New York Times bestselling author of four previous Pike Logan novels. He served for more than twenty years in the US Army, including eight years in 1st Special Forces Operational Detachment?Delta, commonly known as Delta Force. He retired as a Special Forces lieutenant colonel and now lives in Charleston, South Carolina.

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