As Lieutenant Commander Ryan Cross and the soldiers of Shadow Squadron welcome their first female member to the team, Cross receives an urgent call from a powerful senator demanding assistance in saving his kidnapped son. When the team touches down in Mali, they immediately learn that something far more sinister than a simple kidnapping is going down in the desert... In their Starred Review of Elite Infantry, Kirkus Reviews lauded the Shadow Squadron series as "breathtaking to the word" with "top-drawer renderings of secret military missions around the globe." This action packed series delivers exciting stories highly relevant to today's real-world conflicts. Each book in the Shadow Squadron series includes glossaries, writing prompts, and discussion questions aimed at stimulating safe, objective discussion about war, current events, and the modern military.