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When hunting the world's worst terrorists, sometimes you have to bring out the old stuff....

Sunday, August 6, 2017

Soon to be posted at BestThrillers.com.
 
The Bottom Line: An adrenaline-fueled, airborne romp, Blown Cover plays out like a summer blockbuster and leaves readers with a case of well-earned whiplash. You’ll love every minute. 
 
Political thrillers can come off as sleepy and procedural, but that’s never been the case with Mark A. Hewitt’s Duncan Hunter series. After the sitting president of the United States is disgraced thanks to CIA pilot-turned-whistleblower Duncan Hunter, the U.S. President is disgraced and forced to step down before going into hiding. Three years later, the current president is still dealing with the fallout from his predecessor and the sudden disappearance of a jumbo jet. 
 
The more Duncan discovers more about the missing plane, its connection to the former POTUS and a radicalized computer scientist, the more enemies he seems to create. Soon, everyone from U.S. Special Forces to Islamic fundamentalists are out to get him. Can Duncan stop a terrible tragedy? Will he find a way out, or is this destined to be his final mission? 
 
Four books into the series, Hewitt has evolved Duncan’s character to be far more than just a skilled fighter pilot, but he still finds ways to showcase his considerable knowledge of military air power. As a writer, Hewitt has also mastered the delicate science of managing multiple storylines and merging them at just the right moment. As a result, Blown Cover reads like a Michael Bay movie – there’s even a climactic battle scene in the world’s tallest building - but it never feels over the top.
 
Read it. 
 
 

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #87 Free in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Free in Kindle Store)
 
We're Number 1!   We're Number 1!
 
 

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Blown Cover now on Kindle!  https://www.amazon.com/dp/B073SGDQZ6/ref=pd_rhf_gw_p_img_1?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1&refRID=NNTHWQB5SYMCTRNPMWN0

Mark will be signing copies of all his books at the International Spy Museum, Friday July 14th in Washington DC.


 

Friday, June 16, 2017

My publisher is on the ball!  I have the softcover copies of BLOWN COVER--IN MY HANDS--before the official release date of June 29.  If you are interested, please drop me a line (at Contact Me) on my webpage: www.markhewitt.co
If it is more convenient for you I also have copies on Ebay.  Free shipping.  http://www.ebay.com/itm/112425296233?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1555.l2649
BLOWN COVER is also available for "preorder" on Amazon (The electronic version should be released on or about the official release date.)  https://www.amazon.com/dp/1612968937/ref=nav_timeline_asin?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1
I will try to get them out by the same day but no later than the next business day.
Thanks for your interest.  I hope you like this one.
 

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Latest Book Review from BestThrillers.com
 
The Bottom Line: Fans of SEAL Team Six stories will love this ripped-from-the-headlines military thriller.
Mark Hewitt’s debut Duncan Hunter novel begins with the White House’s announcement of the Navy SEAL raid that famously killed Osama bin Laden. Between the numerous movies, TV shows and autobiographies written about the storied special operations group, SEAL Team Six is practically a genre unto itself. But rather than focus on a major military victory that was years in the making, Hewitt imagines how mishandled media coverage – and an outright conspiracy within the government itself – might result in the untimely deaths of the SEALs themselves.
With Special Access, Hewitt effectively mines one of the most emotionally high and low periods in contemporary American military history. In 2011, just months after the real-life SEAL Team Six killed bin Laden in Pakistan, insurgents in Afghanistan were shot down a helicopter carrying 30 Americans. Tragically, most of the dead were SEALs. The shocking event fed countless Internet conspiracy theories on why and how they died. It would have been easy for Hewitt to simply pile onto the tragedy, but to his credit, his fictional divergence focuses on a far more interesting and sinister plot.
Imagining a scenario in which the SEALS were essentially hunted by an administration filled with communists and Islamic sympathizers, Hewitt’s story is a genuine page-turner. As with Hewitt’s other books in the series, Hewitt cleverly plays on the fears and prejudices of his audience through the lens of a deeply patriotic, yet flawed hero. As in all Hewitt’s work, moderate republicans, democrats and gays are demonized nearly as much as radical extremists. Still, there’s something remarkably refreshing about the complete absence of PC filters throughout the book, many of which are funny in context (e.g. “Why are democratic women so homely?”). Readers who are politically aligned with Hewitt – or can appreciate Special Access for its pure entertainment value – will be rewarded with an excellent thrill ride. It’s a great start to a series that holds plenty of promise for fans.

 

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

No Need to Know made a big hit with the widely read BestThrillers book club.

The Bottom Line: A top-rate military thriller about suitcase nukes, terrorism and a divided America.
What if Islamic extremists acquired suitcase nukes? Would America’s cities be quickly reduced to ashes? How could they be stopped?
Those are the questions facing Duncan Hunter in his ongoing crusade against radical Islamic extremism. The third Duncan Hunter book begins in 1945, at the end of World War II, in a barroom standoff between Nazi and American soldiers. A truly excellent display of memorable dialogue and violence, the stylish scene is one that Quentin Tarantino would be proud of. More importantly, it serves to underscore the importance of America’s intelligence efforts, as well as draw parallels between the past and present struggles to protect America by operating abroad.
Although the fear of miniaturized nuclear weapons has been a frequent theme in American literature for decades, Hewitt brings fresh context in the form of a middle east forever transformed and destabilized by the Arab Spring. It’s a terrifying reality, and Hewitt pulls no punches. A former American fighter pilot who served in the Marines, Border Patrol and the U.S. Air Force, Hewitt’s experience is evident on every single page. As in Hewitt’s second Duncan Hunter book, Shoot Down, every technical detail seems fully believable.
Hewitt’s flair for storytelling is self-evident, but his fondness for political divisiveness isn’t for everyone. From Hunter’s point of view, anyone who drives an electric car is automatically liberal scum, and there are countless other surprising offenses (conservationists, university students, journalists, the unemployed, long haired men) that define liberals as a separate class of people that are to be feared almost as much as Islamic extremists. As fascinating as the non-stop cultural tirade in No Need to Know is, some readers may long for an American hero that is a uniter, not a divider.

http://bestthrillers.com/no-need-to-know-a-top-rate-military-thriller-by-mark-a-hewitt/