Beijing Red (Paperback)

A Nick Foley Thriller

By Alex Ryan

Crooked Lane Books, 9781629535951, 368pp.

Publication Date: May 10, 2016

List Price: 16.99*
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Description

When ex-Navy SEAL Nick Foley travels to China to find purpose and escape the demons of his past, he instead stumbles into a conspiracy his Special Forces training never prepared him for. A mysterious and deadly outbreak ravages a remote area of western China, and Nick finds himself the lead suspect in a bio-terrorism investigation being conducted by China's elite Snow Leopard counter-terrorism unit.

To clear his name and avoid prosecution, he must team up with beautiful Chinese CDC microbiologist Dr. Dazhong “Dash” Chen to find who is really behind the attack. As their investigation proceeds, their budding friendship is tested by nationalistic loyalties and suspicion.

In a race against time, Nick and Dash must risk everything to stop a mad man before he unleashes the world's next super-weapon in Beijing.


About the Author

Alex Ryan is a pseudonym for authors Brian Andrews and Jeffrey Wilson. Both are US Navy veterans: Andrews served as an officer aboard a 688 class nuclear submarine and Wilson as a combat surgeon on multiple deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan supporting U.S. Naval Special Warfare (SEALs). They have written 4 books individually and live in Kansas and Tampa, FL, respectively.


Praise For Beijing Red: A Nick Foley Thriller

Praise for Beijing Red:
"A fast-moving, tense biothriller...A terrific tale for fans of the genre."
Kirkus starred review

"Hopefully this first novel to feature ex-Navy SEAL Nick Foley is only the beginning of a long series...Fine reading for fans of special-ops and contagion-driven thrillers"
Booklist

"Alex Ryan has masterfully created a plot that can one day actually happen to us if not already happening. The frightening realization is terrifying. I couldn’t put this novel down until I read it all."
San Francisco Book Review, 5 out of 5 stars

"Alex Ryan’s Beijing Red is another compelling thriller of an action/adventure novel from the pen of a true master of the genre."
Midwest Book Review

"This heart-pounding adventure...is a major thrill ride that takes chances and is the better for it."
Mystery Scene

"Smart and entertaining, a timely tale built around a resilient hero."
Kansas City Star

"Beijing Red is like a full-throttle joyride without seatbelts. From the first page to the last, it never lets up. The terrifying technology seems all too real. Great plot, compelling characters all told with a master’s touch. Outstanding."
—John Gilstrap, author of Friendly Fire and the Jonathan Grave thriller series

"Taut, fast-moving...Bursting with the urgency of a ’Breaking News’ news flash. If this book feels like it takes you right inside the Op room, it’s because it was written by guys in the Op room!"
—Andrew Gross, New York Times bestselling author of One Mile Under

"Beijing Red is a compelling, fast-paced and absolutely gripping military thriller. Alex Ryan’s fascinating and unique story provides a realistic view of life as a former Navy SEAL living and operating in unknown and dangerous territory, dealing with the intricacies of the Chinese government. I highly recommend this book to anyone in military or anybody looking for a fantastic read.”
—Don D. Mann, retired SEAL Team SIX member and New York Times bestselling author

"Beijing Red is a prescient, timely, and all too plausible tale of a world gone mad. Alex Ryan’s startling debut proves an masterful mix of Tom Clancy and the great Vince Flynn with just enough Brad Thor sprinkled in for good measure. This is high stakes, high action at its level best and an absolute must for all thriller fans. A major debut!"
—Jon Land, USA Today bestselling author of Strong Light of Day

"Great read, a former SEAL Team member tells the story as only someone who has ’been there and done that’ can tell it."
—Howard Wasdin, New York Times bestselling author of SEAL Team Six

Beijing Red hits like a fire alarm, warning of a threat that feels all too real. The authors’ in-depth knowledge is pressed into every page. Mesmerizing.”
—Ward Larsen, USA Today bestselling author of Assassin’s Game

"A bioterrorism thriller that rings with authenticity from page one. The authors’ real-world experience and expertise shine through in each scene. Beijing Red offers up a fictional threat that’s all too believable."
—Tom Young, author of The Mullah’s Storm, Sand and Fire, and The Hunters.