In Run With The Brave, we join MI6 operative Frank Ryder as he assists a team of American Special Forces tasked with disabling two major dams in northern Iran. Their spy networks in Tehran have been compromised, the operation brought to a halt, and British Intelligence have been called in to help in the form of Ryder and British spy networks operating in the Iranian capital. In a separate operation unknown to both the Americans and the British, Israeli intelligence have sent their own Special Forces into the same remote region of the Zagros Mountains. They have been given orders to seek out and destroy a potential Iranian secret missile base that is likely to threaten the State. Both teams are captured by the Iranians before they reach their targets, but they manage to escape, together with a group of Iranian insurgents. Despite the desperate circumstances they find themselves in, Ryder, the Americans and the insurgents agree to accompany the Israelis in their search for the missile base. As Ryder leads the group through the hostile wilderness of the Zagros Mountains, they are met with a series of hazardous escapades, hardship and privation before finally coming upon the hidden missile base. But with a traitor in their midst, is it too late for them to destroy the base and save the State of Israel from the deadly nuclear warheads that have been launched in its direction? Run With The Brave is the thrilling sequel to Paths of Courage and will appeal to fans of the first book in the `Frank Ryder' series. Mike Woodhams breaks out of the confines of a city setting and moves into a more hostile environment in this brutal, objective and realistic story that will be enjoyed by espionage, mystery and crime readers.
Mike Woodhams was born in London and emigrated to New Zealand with his family in the 1970s. He now writes full time. He has travelled extensively to all corners of the world, including China, Australia, the Pacific Islands and India, meeting many interesting and colourful characters who have influenced his writing.