A Mercenary's Tale

By Karl Penta, Mike Ridley

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  • ISBN: 9781903402597
  • Publication Date: 7 Jul 2011
  • Format: Hardback
  • Publisher: John Blake Publishing Ltd
  • Imprint: Blake Publishing

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As I rose to my knees behind the cover of a giant tree, I brought up the barrel of my FAL assault rifle, flicked the weapon to automatic, and took aim at the truck full of troops. There were all staring down the road ahead. One of them was leaning with his left arm over the edge of the truck, a rifle clutched in his right hand. Over the haze from the muzzle blast, I saw men bouncing and jumping. Another burst straight into them. Click - the mag was empty...Karl Penta is a tough, wiry Liverpudlian with a Scouser's natural dark humour. He has served in many of the world's horspots, Lebanon, Sri Lanka and Kosovo. It was whilst in Sri Lanka that he saw an advert: MEN WANTED. Ex-military personnel to work abroad. Underneath was an Amsterdam phone number. Soon, Karl found himself in Surinam. His brief: to bring down the government. Within weeks, the government was on its knees: KARL PENTA IS THE ONLY MAN EVER TO CRIPPLE A GOVERNMENT SINGLEHANDEDLY. The twists and turns of this amazing operation are still going on, but Karl feels it is now safe to tell the whole, incredible story. This is it.

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