A J Tata Books in Order

The A J Tata books have become so popular over the years that generation after generation, people keep going back to them.

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It’s always a good idea to read such book titles in sequence so that you don't miss out on the story plot and its discussions in the book clubs.

Publication Order of Threat Books

Sudden Threat

Tata, A. J. 2008

CIA paramilitary operative Matt Garrett is mysteriously yanked from the Northwest Frontier Province of Pakistan as he closes in for the kill of al Qaeda senior leadership. With unfinished business in Afghanistan and Pakistan, and the nation suddenly on a bullett train to combat in Iraq, Matt is abruptly given an obscure assignment in China and the Phillipines.

As he sifts through the wreckage of a destroyed C-130 aircraft in the Phillipine jungle, he finds a dead U.S. Special Forces paratrooper and begins to question the path that placed him on the periphery of the Global War on Terror. Pursued by a militia of Muslim insurgents, Matt stumbles upon a weapons factory guarded by Japanese soldiers in the uncharted rain forests of Mindanao.

Meanwhile, unbeknownst to Matt, his brother, U.S. Army Captain Zachary Garrett, is rapidly deployed with his infantry company to guard an ammunition stockpile in an old US Navy base near Manila. As the insurgency swarms across the island nation, the two brothers fight an elusive, but potent enemy while a powerful group in Washington D.

C. called The Rolling Stones pursues their goal of keeping the country focused on the fight against Islamic extremism...at all costs. "Mick Jagger" and his band duel with the Washington DC beltway against others that are equally driven toward war in Iraq.

As the Garrett brothers face mortal combat, the beltway histrionics continue, and take an unexpected lethal turn when one of the Rolling Stones decides to go solo.

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Rogue Threat

Tata, A. J. 2009
The second book in A.J. Tata's Threat series firmly establishes Tata's place among today's more accomplished thriller authors. Read More

Hidden Threat

Tata, A. J. 2011

When Special Forces Colonel Zachary Garrett leads a team of commandos into an enemy base-camp inside forbidden Pakistan territory, the ensuing combat destroys his helicopter and all its occupants. After military officers notify his estranged daughter, 17-year-old Amanda Garrett, of her father's death, she is apathetic until they mention a $500,000 life insurance payout.

But there's a catch: before she can collect her cash, Amanda must visit revered psychiatrist Riley Dwyer for counseling. With his eyes on Amanda's coming bonanza, Spartanburg, SC bad-boy Del Dangurs keeps close tabs on Amanda and the long hoped-for windfall.

Meanwhile, Matt Garrett, Amanda's uncle, leaves his CIA post and arrives in Afghanistan to recover Zachary's remains. But first he leads a daring vengeance raid into Pakistan that results in a clue to Zachary's fate. With hopeful evidence in hand, Matt continues the search for his brother as physical reminders of him are being destroyed or attacked back home, including Riley, who holds her own secrets close.

The story alternates between thrilling combat scenes in Afghanistan and Pakistan as Matt pursues his brother's fate and attempts to complete a politically sensitive mission while Amanda races to uncover the truth about her father."Vince Flynn and Brad Thor better watch out.

" -- Author Magazine "An explosive, seat-of-your-pants thriller! ...terrifying and timely - Read it!" --W.E.B Griffin and W.E. Butterworth IV, #1 NY Times bestselling authors "Topical, frightening, possible, and riveting."--James Rollins, NY Times bestselling author of THE DOOMSDAY KEY "Powerful and timely book.

Great stuff!"--John Lescroart, NY Times bestselling author of A PLAGUE OF SECRETS "Riveting entertainment at its best!"--The Military Writers Society of America "Every military thriller writer wants to be compared to Tom Clancy, but to be called better? That's what A.

J. Tata is hearing ... very realistic." --Paul Bedard, U.S. News & World Report"AJ Tata is the new Tom Clancy. ... Electrifying." --Brad Thor, #1 NY Times bestselling author of FOREIGN INFLUENCE

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Mortal Threat

Tata, A.J. 2015

Medical school student Amanda Garrett and American doctors working secretly in Africa have found a cure for the Ebola and Human Immunodeficiency Viruses. Leaders of the Islamic State want the cure so they can show the world Islam is a benevolent religion that all Africans should follow.

The President of the United States believes an alleged 30,000-year-old Sub-Saharan religious text called The Book of Catalyst identifies him as being of divine origin. As Amanda operates her portion of the clandestine CIA Project Nightingale in a Tanzanian orphanage, she is attacked and chased by brutal killers called The Leopard and The Cheetah.

Amanda has 48 hours to escape across the Serengeti Plain before the remaining vials of the cure expire. The Islamic State escalates attacks across the Middle East using freshly converted fighters from Africa. The American President, however, chooses not to deploy sufficient troops to save U.

S. Special Forces, including Amanda's husband, assisting in the air war against ISIS. As Amanda attempts to save the rapidly decomposing formula for the Ebola and HIV cures, she finds herself at the center of a clash between warring media titans, Jonathan Beckwith and Zhor al Rhazziq, who are following her every step toward the Olduvai Gorge, which some scientists claim to be the origin of human life.

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Publication Order of Captain Jake Mahegan Books

Foreign and Domestic

Tata, A.J. 2015

One year ago, Captain Jake Mahegan led a Delta Force team into Afghanistan to capture an American traitor working for the Taliban. The mission ended in tragedy. The team was infiltrated and decimated by a bomb. An enemy prisoner was killed. Mahegan was dismissed from service--dishonored forever.

Now, haunted by the incident, Mahegan is determined to clear his name. The military wants him to stand down. But when the American Taliban returns to domestic soil--headed by the traitor who ruined his life--Mahegan is the only man who knows how to stop him.

Outside the law. Under the radar. Out for vengeance. . .

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Three Minutes to Midnight

Tata, A. J 2016

"Tata writes with a gripping and gritty authority." --Richard North Patterson, #1 New York Times bestselling authorBristling with suspense, action, and thrilling authenticity, the novels of Brigadier General A.J. Tata have earned the praise and respect of President George W.

Bush, Glenn Beck, and the bestselling masters of international intrigue. In Three Minutes to Midnight, he delivers a terrifyingly plausible scenario ripped from the headlines--and the ultimate test for his hero, Jake Mohegan…It begins with the kidnapping of an Army Reserve officer on U.

S. soil. Name: Captain Maeve Cassidy. Profession: Geologist specializing in natural gas drilling and fracturing. Mission: classified. Abducted less than twenty-four hours upon her return from Afghanistan, Cassidy's disappearance from a Fort Bragg compound is more than a security breach.

It is the first stage of a large-scale domestic attack that few Americans could imagine--or survive…Enter Delta Force veteran Jake Mahegan. The seasoned operative is on a personal mission of vengeance, tracking down his mother's killer at a drilling site in North Carolina.

When he's assigned the task of locating the geologist, he can't help but wonder if her abduction is connected to the fracking magnate he's pursuing. But when a nearby nuclear plant is attacked, and then another, in a matter of days, Mahegan knows it's no coincidence.

It is a brilliantly conceived, ruthlessly orchestrated assault on our homeland that no intelligence analyst could ever foresee--or stop…When a third nuclear plant is targeted, Mahegan has no choice but to try. If he fails, our nation falls. The countdown is launched.

The clock is ticking. Armageddon begins…Three Minutes to Midnight. Praise for A.J. Tata and his electrifying thrillers"Absolutely fantastic…pulse-pounding." --Brad Thor"I thoroughly enjoyed it…well done!" --President George H. W. Bush"An explosive, seat?of?your?pants thriller!"--W.

E.B. Griffin"A riveting look at the terrifying reality of domestic terrorism."--Glenn Beck"Topical, frightening, possible." --James Rollins"A must read for fans of thriller fiction."--Newt Gingrich"General Tata's story mixes high-threat combat with an intriguing and surprising mystery…a fascinating read.

" --Larry Bond"Powerful and timely. Great stuff!"--John Lescroart"Written by a man who's 'been there,' this vibrant thriller will take you to places as frightening as the darkest secrets behind tomorrow's headlines."--Ralph Peters"Crackling with action and tension.

"--Steve Berry“Full of action and suspense, this is one book that screams reality … a knock-down/drag-out thrilling look at the reality of domestic terrorism. . Being a retired general, the author knows exactly the right words to use to scare people to death.

”--Suspense Magazine“Riveting . . . Mahegan stands out from the crowd of usual thriller heroes.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review) Brigadier General Tata donates a portion of his earnings to the USO Metro DC, the North Carolina Heroes Fund,  and the Michael Murphy Foundation.

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Tata, A. J. 2017

A Publishers Weekly Best Book of the YearPowerful, thrilling, and explosively authentic, the novels of Brigadier General A.J. Tata have won acclaim from President George W. Bush, Glenn Beck, and the bestselling masters of suspense. In Besieged, he tackles the rise of domestic terrorism in America—and puts his hero, Jake Mahegan, in the crackling center of a firestorm.

. .It starts with the unthinkable. A school under siege. A shooter in the classroom. A nightmare scenario that has become all too common in today’s United States. But this time, former Delta Captain Jake Mahegan is there when it happens.Checking in on the schoolteacher daughter of a colleague, Mahegan finds himself face to face with a merciless gunman rigged as a suicide bomber.

Without warning, the school is attacked from the outside as well—and all hell breaks loose. The teacher shoots the gunman, Mahegan is knocked unconscious, and a twelve-year-old autistic girl named Misha is kidnapped.When the smoke clears, Mahegan is left with a long list of unanswered questions—and a deeply personal mission to rescue Misha.

Racing against the clock, his search will take him from the tech-fueled think-tanks of a North Carolina factory to the top-secret nerve centers of embedded Iranian agents. It’s all part of a bigger, darker conspiracy that’s taking domestic terrorism to a whole new level.

And it’s up to Mahegan to stop what could be the most devastating attack in U.S. history. . .Praise for BESIEGED“Tata’s hero. . .is still someone you want on your side when the odds are not favorable. Fans of Lee Child and Brad Thor will also enjoy [Jake] Mahegan’s adventures.

” —Booklist“Tata combines distinctive characters and unconventional threats to thrilling effect . . . terrific.” —Publishers Weekly (Starred review)Praise for A.J. Tata and his electrifying thrillers“Foreign and Domestic is absolutely fantastic .

. . pulse‑pounding . . . a brilliant, cutting‑edge plot that will keep you on the edge‑of‑your‑seat until the very last page.” —New York Times bestselling author Brad Thor “Gripping and gritty.” —Richard North Patterson, #1 New York Times bestselling authorBrigadier General Tata donates a portion of his earnings to the USO Metro DC, the North Carolina Heroes Fund, and the Michael Murphy Foundation.

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Direct Fire

Tata, A. J. 2017

Packed with high-powered action and stunning authenticity, the novels of Brigadier General A.J. Tata have won widespread acclaim from the bestselling masters of suspense. In Direct Fire, he brings the war on terror to America—with his hero, Jake Mahegan, caught in the crossfire.

. . .   A powerful banker, gunned down in cold blood. A military family, senselessly slaughtered as they sleep. A four-star general, hacked and framed by virtual assassins. Another key general, kidnapped from his farm near Fort Bragg. Atrocities like these are all too common in places like Iraq and Afghanistan.

But this is the United States of America . . .   When Jake Mahegan receives a distress call from General Savage in North Carolina, he rushes to the commander’s home—and walks right into an ambush. When the smoke clears, Mahegan is alive but the implications of the attack are as absolute as death: The terrorists are here .

. . and no one is safe. Joining forces with Savage’s combat JAG officer, Alexandra Russell, Mahegan follows the trail to a killer who goes by the name “Jackknife,” a Syrian refugee-turned-terrorist who vows to avenge the bombing of a Syrian wedding—by killing as many Americans as possible.

  But time is running out for Mahegan. Terrorist cells are gathering in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Hackers are emptying the nation’s banks of millions of dollars. And their final act of vengeance will bring the whole world to its knees. For Mahegan, it’s time to kill.


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Dark Winter

Tata, Anthony J. 2018

In a blistering scenario almost too close to the headlines, former Brigadier General Anthony J. Tata delivers a chillingly authentic glimpse of tomorrow’s wars—and the anonymous hackers who hold the fate of the world at their fingertips . . . By the time anyone realizes what’s happening, it is too late.

A dark network of hackers has infiltrated the computers of the U.S. military, unleashing chaos across the globe. U.S. missiles strike the wrong targets. Defense systems fail. Power grids shut down. Within hours, America’s enemies move in. Russian tanks plow through northern Europe.

Iranian troops invade Iraq. North Korean destroys Seoul and fires missiles at Japan. Phase 1 of ComWar is complete. Enter Jake Mahegan and his team of highly trained operatives. Their mission is to locate the nerve center of ComWar—aka Computer Optimized Warfare—and to shut down the operation through any means necessary.

Mahegan knows it’s a virtual suicide mission. There are three ComWar headquarters, each hidden deep underground in Russia, Iran, and North Korea. Each contains a human biometric nuclear key that the team must capture to shut down the imminent nuclear strikes.

Splitting up the team is Mahegan’s only chance to prevent the next wave of cyber attacks. But even that won’t stop the sleeper cell agents—here in the United States . . . When Phase 2 ends, World War III begins.

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Double Crossfire

Tata, Anthony J. 2019

National Bestselling Author of Besieged, A Publishers Weekly Best Books of 2017 selection   “Tata’s books are absolute rollercoaster rides.”—Mark Greaney, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Tom Clancy Full Force and Effect   President By Any Means Necessary   Despite the election results, losing candidate Jamie Carter refuses to accept businessman and political newbie Jack Smart as her president.

In fact, Carter is determined to take her rightful place in the White House—by any means necessary. Once she maneuvers her way into the Senate, only three people stand in her way: the Speaker of the House, the Vice President, and the President himself .

. .   The countdown begins. The assassins are ready. But when one of them tries to kill the CIA Director under Jake Mahegan’s watch, the plan is momentarily derailed. Jake is able to prevent one murder—but the conspiracy is too big, and too insidious, to stop now.

Senator Jamie Carter is the mastermind behind one of the bloodiest coups ever conceived. Her highly trained killers are closing in on all the president’s men. And the course of American history will be changed forever—on Assassination Day . . .   “This is the best thriller yet by the former brigadier general.

” —Booklist STARRED REVIEW on Dark Winter

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Publication Order of Reaper Books

Ghost Target

Irving, Nicholas 2018

The explosive new thriller series written by Nicholas Irving, the New York Times bestselling author of The Reaper and star of Fox's American Grit."Wow! Irving & Tata make an incredible team. Reaper: Ghost Target is pedal-to-the-metal action packed with great twists and turns.

Think 'Jason Bourne meets Bob Lee Swagger' then buckle up and get ready for one hell of a read!" ―Brad Thor, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Use of Force“A compelling and intriguing tale, layered with suspense, told by two people who know what they’re talking about.

This one goes on your keeper shelf.” ―Steve Berry, New York Times bestselling author of The 14th Colony American hero, or unhinged vigilante?In Reaper: Ghost Target, Vick "The Reaper" Harwood is an esteemed sniper with a record kill count―33 kills in 90 days―when he is knocked out under mortar attack in Afghanistan.

He wakes up back in the United States with little memory of what happened, his spotter and gun both unrecovered from the battlefield. Harwood has resigned himself to slowly picking up the pieces of his life, training Special Forces snipers in Fort Bragg, North Carolina, and starting a promising relationship with an Olympic medalist named Jackie.

But when a series of assassinations start occurring in the area, Harwood can't explain why he just happens to be nearby for each killing―or how a sniper rifle that matches the description of the one he lost seems to be involved. His memory of the past few days is hazy and full of blackouts, and even he has to wonder, is he being framed? Or is he the killer?As Harwood runs from the authorities, his girlfriend falls off the radar, his missing spotter resurfaces, and the assassinated men are outed as drug and sex traffickers.

Nothing is adding up. Harwood realizes he has to unravel this mystery, and fast, or find himself paying the ultimate price for crimes he may not have committed.

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Threat Zero

Irving, Nicholas 2019

The Reaper is back―with a vengeance―in the latest thrill-a-minute read from New York Times bestselling author and star of Fox TV’s American Grit Nicholas Irving It’s Family Day at Camp David when the President’s convoy is ambushed and many members and relatives of his cabinet are killed.

In the immediate aftermath, Vick “The Reaper” Harwood watches a live feed of his former ranger buddy Sammie Samuelson’s confession and apparent suicide. But when Harwood goes to Samuelson’s home to investigate, traces of evidence left by his old friend point to a fiendish plot involving transnational terrorists and political opponents back at home.

Meanwhile, the President wants retribution and will stop at nothing to get it. Harwood joins Team Valid―which includes Harwood, FBI Agent Valerie Hinojosa, and a Navy SEAL and Marine Force Recon sniper―which has one mission: to kill the family members of the Camp David terrorists.

But once they arrive in the Middle East, Harwood and his crew realize that nothing is what it seems. Now, he must make a desperate choice between duty and honor―without losing more lives, including his own, in the process. “Relentless and exciting.

” ―Library Journal“Pedal-to-the-metal action...Think ‘Jason Bourne meets Bob Lee Swagger,’ then buckle up and get ready for one hell of a read!” ―Brad Thor

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Drone Strike

Irving, Nicholas 2020

Nicholas Irving's Reaper: Drone Strike is the next book in the explosive thriller series by the former special operations sniper and New York Times bestselling author of The Reaper. On a classified mission to help the Israeli Defense Forces stop a Syrian and Hezbollah invasion to seize the Golan Heights, Ranger sniper Vick Harwood and his spotter go deep undercover.

Operating with limited support from the American and Israeli governments, Vick is out on the edge. Alessandra Cavezza, Director of Operations in Syria for the Italian UN Commission for Refugees, is moving families out of an embattled neighborhood. The nearly vacant suburb has been a haven for anti-Assad forces, ISIS militants, and Russian private military contractors.

As she crawls into the basement of a home to help find a young girl’s doll, she finds a secret room that has detailed descriptions of unthinkable attacks on the United States, and falls into the hands of a madman: Jasar Tankian, Lebanese mastermind behind the plots.

As Syrian tanks attempt to push through Israeli defenses at the border, Team Reaper picks off Syrian tank commanders as they battle Israeli tanks, jets, and infantrymen. Combat intensifies as Vick goes black on ammunition. Commandeering a cargo drone to deliver Team Reaper to a landing zone near the coordinates, Vick becomes Alessandra’s―and America’s―only hope for survival.

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