Black Ops 2: Death in the Desert by Jim Eldridge

Black Ops 2: Death in the Desert

Written by Jim Eldridge
Part of the Black Ops Series

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Note: this novel contains graphic scenes of warfare.

A high octane, action-packed adventure which will grab readers attention from the opening plane drop and right on into the heart of the bloodiest of conflicts. Black-Ops soldiers Mitch, Two Moons, Gaz, Tug, Benny and Nelson work undercover. Their secret military squad, operating under the code name Delta Unit, has a deadly mission. Somehow they must get through the fighting in Afghanistan with an undercover peace negotiator in their midst. With danger never far away, it is frightening stuff and realities of war are brought vividly to life. This is the second in the Black Ops series – the first is Jungle Kill - and perfect for teens who have moved on from the Alex Rider titles for example.


Black Ops 2: Death in the Desert by Jim Eldridge

Let's give 'em something to think about! Another day, another mission. Now a fully fledged member of covert military squad Delta Unit, Mitch is thrust straight back into the battle zone. And there's more at stake then ever before. The Mission: smuggle an undercover peace negotiator through war-torn Afghanistan to the secret hideout of a powerful Taliban leader. The Squad: elite, Black-Ops soldiers - Mitch, Gaz, Two Moons, Tug, Benny and Nelson - codename, Delta Unit. Six men set out on the mission. How many will come back?

About the Author

Jim Eldridge

Jim Eldridge was a teacher before becoming a full-time writer - his writing credits include episodes for the seminal children's TV drama 'Grange Hill' and the novelisation of Noel Clarke's 'Kidulthood' and '' He has also written for the My Story series for Scholastic and most recently Black Ops, a teen action series for Egmont. Jim now works as an associate lecturer in scriptwriting and media at the University of Cumbria. He lives with his wife in Cumbria.

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208 pages
Interest Age: 12+


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Egmont Books Ltd an imprint of Egmont Childrens Books

Publication date

2nd August 2010




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