When Dr Kate Shawcross is kidnapped by a Taliban leader - Masud - he plans to hold her hostage. Kate is the daughter of a US senator and Masud demands $1 million for her release. No money will be paid, so Major Nathan Connor and his Delta Force team are assigned to rescue her. But with Connor still looking for Hassan, the son of his dead friend, will he be able to hold all the pieces together without getting himself, or his team, killed? Explosive action and a thrilling, high-paced read is guaranteed in these gritty war adventures, which follow the behind-enemy-lines exploits of a squad from the US special combat unit known as "Delta Force". Craig Simpson is the author of the critically acclaimed "Special Operations" series. This title is published by Franklin Watts EDGE, which produces a range of books to get children reading with confidence. EDGE - for books kids can't put down.