Operation Dark Heart: Spycraft and Special Ops on the Frontlines of Afghanistan by Lt. Col. Anthony Shaffer (Thomas Dunne Books)

New York Times Bestseller

[A] gripping account, filled with amazing detail, of an otherwise secret world. Shaffer has the instincts of a thriller writer and the knowledge and perspective of the professional insider. [A] fascinating page-turner.–Doug Stanton, Author of Horse Soldiers

A nonfiction book that frequently reads like an adventure novel; a fascinating, eye-opening book. —Booklist

A fascinating look into the complex world of modern combat, clandestine intelligence and bureaucrats run amok. From the opening to the closing, you are on the edge of your seat. Tony is, in all aspects, the real Jack Bauer but with an intellect.– Dr. Christopher M. Lehman, former Special Assistant to President Reagan, National Security Counsel