John Carr has recently left the SAS, after a long and distinguished career, and is now working for a Russian oligarch in the murky world of private security.
But an incident from his past - in which three terrorists were brutally killed - suddenly comes back to haunt him.
Tracked by a hit man out for revenge, John Carr is forced to step over the line to defend himself and his family. It's a cruel and violent world - and one he thought he'd left behind.
But some wars never end.
Patriot Games meets Taken in Once a Pilgrim. John Carr shows all the Reacher-esque hallmarks of a cold-blooded antihero doing what needs to be done, whatever the consequences.
James Deegan MC is a fantastic new voice in the thriller genre, writing with unprecedented authority and authenticity.
Including an exclusive interview with the author.