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Publication Order of SEAL Team Bravo: Black Ops Books

Raid on Afghanistan (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Cartel Nightmare (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Strike on Iran (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Blitz on Pakistan (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Assault on Al Shabaab (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Gitmo Getaway (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Hammer of ISIS (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Spear of ISIS (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Sword of ISIS (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
SEAL Team Bravo (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Afghan Storm (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Afghanistan in Flames (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
ISIS at the Gates (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
ISIS End of Days (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Killing Ground (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Korean Carnage (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Echo Six: Black Ops Books

Echo Six (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Echo Six 2 (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Korean Crisis (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Chechen Massacre (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Strikeforce Syria (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Battle for Beirut (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Tibetan Fury (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
The China Raid (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
ISIS Killing Fields (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Battleground Syria (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Killzone (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon

Black Ops refers to a literary series written by English man of letters Eric Meyer. Meyer has authored other notable literary works including a tetralogy named Gabriel De Sade series and a quartet called Devil’s Guard series. The penman’s place of birth is London in the UK. Meyer writes notably thrillers books; some of his books are classified as military thrillers while others are categorized under the detective thriller sub-genre.

In matters formal education, Eric Meyer went to Cardiff University whereby he undertook political studies. Later on, Meyer signed up for military service in the Senior Service. The Commandos alongside Royal Marines Reserves are some of the military units wherein Meyer has served.

Blacks Ops: Background
Incidentally, the term black ops denotes discreet activities conducted especially by the military often at the behest of the government; those kind of activities might be deniable by virtue of being illegal. As a one-time military man and an experienced researcher on historic battles and present-day military invasions such as the Afghan War, Eric Meyer is well placed to give insightful and realistic accounts of black ops.

Black Ops series revolves around the following countries. The first one is the lawless country in the Horn of Africa named Somalia, especially because of its daring pirates who hijack and commandeer ships plying the Indian Ocean route, and run schemes wherein hapless victims are abducted for ransoms. The second country is Iran. This is a state in the Middle East that is often at loggerheads with Western countries, particularly the US. Its quest for arming itself with nuclear weapons always rankles with the West.

The third country is North Korea. The West is chagrined by the isolated country’s policies and military activities that threaten the peace of neighboring countries. The fourth is the Russian country called Chechen. Fifth is Syria wherein the state military is battling Islamic extremists. The sixth is Beirut wherein the Hezbollah rebels hold sway. The seventh is Tibet which is still under China’s grip. The eighth is China which is hostile to foreign forces.

NATO-affiliated elite soldiers are the ones mandated to undertake these covert military activities–at least in Meyer’s fictitious work. For starters, NATO is a military-oriented coalition comprising of North America and European nations. In Eric Meyer’s work, the NATO elite unit consists of specialists drawn from America’s SEAL, the SAS from the UK, and SpecOps from France, Poland and Germany.

Black Ops: Section on Books
Obviously, the Black Ops series is Eric Meyer’s most comprehensive series. By the way, there are nine major books in the Black Ops series but the grand total is ten, including a bookset containing the first three books. There are three editions of the first book in the Black Ops series. The first edition was initially published in September 2012, titled Raid on Somalia; and this book is shelved under the war novel and military fiction genres.

The featured central character in Eric Meyer’s 2012 book Raid on Somalia is named Abe Talley. Meet protagonist Abe Talley. Talley is a US soldier and formerly served in the Navy SEAL; as such, he is proficient at naval warfare, aerial warfare, and fighting on land. He holds the rank of a lieutenant. Talley is handpicked to lead a multinational NATO elite squad, named Echo Six, that is mandated to neutralize global threats.

An emergency situation prompts the top-notch soldiers to leave their training prematurely. The watershed is pirates who have abducted people as per a new policy adopted by Al Qaeda Islamists in a bid to raise funds for financing terrorism worldwide. The Talley-led squad is instructed to storm into the pirates’ stronghold, kill the abductors, and free the abductees. However, the godsend team soon realizes that it is easier said than done as it grapples with a plethora of internal and external problems, ranging from vested interests and disunity within the team to a relatively more ready enemy. This is a motivating story of an elite squad hardwired to win even when odds are seemingly stacked against it.

Best Black Ops Books
The first three books are the best ones out of the nine books in the Black Ops series. As aforementioned, the first one is Raid on Somalia. The second one is Assault on Iran. This is the second book in the mentioned series; the said book has two editions and was originally published in 2012. Hereby, the turning point is a surprise attack on a factory run by a drug dealer wherein the NATO elite squad chances upon a damnable conspiracy; apparently, the Iran administration has hatched a plot to trigger a nuclear war that would augur bad for the welfare of people globally. The Talley-led unit is tasked with sneaking into Iran and neutralizing the man behind the plot and save the world from a possible Armageddon.

The third one is Korean Crisis. This is the third book in the Black Ops series; there are two editions of this book that was initially published in 2013. The Echo Six team is instructed to travel to North Korea and damage the nuclear weapons that the country has acquired in its quest for triggering a global conflict.

Other Book Series You May Like
Readers who liked the Black Ops series also liked these related literary series. The first one is titled Z-Detective series, a 12-book book series penned by John Stockmeyer. This features protagonist Big Bob Zapolska (nicknamed the Z-man), a lonesome and pyromaniac uncertified private detective and fixer. The second one is named Private Protectors series, a sextet authored by Adrienne Giordano. The revolves around Taylor Securities, a company consisting of battle-hardened former military men who offer protection, negotiate on behalf of clients, and offer search and rescue services.

The third one is named Robin Hood series, a trilogy penned by Marsha Canham. It features independent-minded medieval ladies whose actions are a make or break for kingdoms. The fourth one is entitled Yellowstone series, a quartet penned by Linda Jacobs. The series revolves around the Yellowstone National Park that has been engulfed by a wildfire; various characters, including a firefighter, geologist, pilot and a ranger, are racing against time to contain the fire, albeit driven by their own personal reasons.

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