Simon W Clark Amazon Dead Mercenary’s Trail
- Jake Armitage Thriller Book 2

Everything you need to know

How do you start a war?
Assassinate a prominent American arms dealer.
How do you deal with a growing threat of terrorism spread across the world?
Find black-ops agent Rick Jensen.
The covert terror cell with a clandestine leader that no government or agency can identify.
A Kurdish soldier slave who could hold the key to unmasking the mastermind terrorist.

Looted ancient antiquities funding terror on a mass scale.
The clock is ticking.
No rules except think fast or die…


Rick has narrowly escaped a hidden army base deep in the Pakistan desert. Injured and exhausted, he tackles a series of terror incidents starting with bomb plot that would kill ten thousand people. No one else can stop the cell.  
A new handler is assigned to Rick who needs him fighting the terrorists in Syria. He hates Syria but a new evil has arisen.  
The assignment is non-negotiable. Director’s orders.
Rick plunges into a human trafficking operation which must be stopped. Sarya is trapped as a slave in a bidding war when Rick aids her escape.  Together they search for a phantom cell leader that only she has met.
On a parallel assignment Rick investigates American Mullenger whose arms-dealing and smuggling has caught the watchful eye of the CIA. Rick and Sarya know the entrepreneur must be connected to the mastermind terrorist.
Mullenger is murdered in Syrian headquarters under Rick’s surveillance.
Join in on the break-neck journey from Pakistan, Syria through to Egypt and back again as Rick strives to defeat the deadliest cell that ever existed.
Millions of lives are at stake. Superpowers under threat.
Only one outcome can restore temporary peace and bring stabilisation.
What readers are saying about Think Fast or Die
★★★★★ – “Explosive and realistic.”
★★★★ – “Memorable, believable characters and plenty of plot twists.”
★★★★★ – “This is a heart-pounding ride with a great narrative and interesting people and places. It’s set in the Middle East and from the start the main character Rick is deep undercover in the Pakistan desert.
It’s got it all-antiques, guns and terrorist cells.”
★★★★★ – “I don’t normally read spy fiction, but the story and Clark’s writing style really drew me in.

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