Working again with the CIA, Sean Havens finds himself out of his element and looking to disrupt the looming global threats that blend terrorism with international financial market disruption to fund elections and power players. Havens struggles to use his adaptability, guile, and tradecraft, as his personal losses and recovering daughter wrestle for attention. His actions may have further consequences when the Shadow Masters learn of his meddling sending Havens again into the deadly game of secret society factions within the intelligence community. From Chicago and Fayetteville to Burma, Thailand, and New York, Death continues to follow Havens and those in his wake.
This [fictional work] does not constitute an official release of CIA information. All statements of fact, opinion, or analysis expressed [in the SAFE HAVENS novels] are those of the author and do not reflect the official positions or views of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) or any other U.S. Government agency. Nothing in the contents should be construed as asserting or implying U.S. Government authentication of information or CIA endorsement of the author’s views. This material [SAFE HAVENS novels] has been reviewed for classification.
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“Chillingly written…One thing is certain, the author has a massive heart. J.T. is addicted to the rush of writing that his passionate soul is drawn to…and has managed among all the machinations in the world of espionage, black ops, war games, the CIA, to get one to care about what happens in the life of Sean Havens.”
-Best Selling Crime Thrillers Review Rating 4 stars!
WARNING: J.T. Patten is one of those guys who has been there and done that, and Primed Charge is his blood spattered T-shirt. This is a det cord burning, C-4 blasting, hollow point to the cranial vault kind of thriller. So if you are looking for something cute to take to your book club, I suggest you cross the street, and avoid eye contact when you see Primed Charge coming. But if you are looking for a book that will have you stuffing a loaded .45 under your pillow, give it a read.
-Josh Hood, Bestselling author, Clear by Fire, former 82nd Airborne
“SAFE HAVENS: Primed Charge cements J.T. Patten’s seat with today’s top thriller authors. In Patten’s latest black ops novel, he continues to demonstrate his knowledge of the shadow world and an ability to craft a heartfelt story of warriors, their families, and global threats.”
-Bob Mayer, NY Times Bestselling author, publisher, former Green Beret
“J.T. Patten has walked the walk and it shows in his newest novel, Primed Charge. The book starts with a bang and never lets up. But its the little things that make the read so enjoyable from the spot on gear to perfect lingo. With each turn of the page, I had to–again–remind myself the story was fiction.”
-Kevin Maurer, award-winning journalist and best selling co-author of No Easy Day, a first hand account of the raid to kill Osama bin Laden
“J.T. Patten” has worked in support of national defense and policy. He has a degree in Foreign Language, a Masters in Strategic Intelligence, graduate studies in Counter Terrorism from the University of St. Andrews, and numerous expertise certifications in forensics, fraud, and financial crime investigations. Patten shares these unique experiences with readers to give them a taste of “the black.”
His novel is written in a multi-layered thriller plot style that provides a compelling inside view of larger than life covert activities in addition to the gripping turmoil that warriors suffer while battling foes and internal demons.
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