The U.S. Army is fighting a war from within. With the growing threat of extremists in the ranks and failure looming in Iraq and Afghanistan senior military officials decide it is time to take drastic action. From retired Army Special Agent turned fiction author, Jon Renaud comes, Dereliction of Duty, an exciting and suspense filled novel that goes inside the Army's new Counter Terrorism Task Force.
Colorado Springs, Colorado (PRWEB) May 1, 2010 -- Author and retired Army Warrant Officer Jon Renaud, in cooperation with Foxx Group Publishing, announces the release of his new action-thriller, Dereliction of Duty, a fiction novel based on his 20 years of experience as an Army CID Special Agent. Follow this story from the halls of the Pentagon to the deadly streets of Baghdad and experience how the U.S. Army is fighting terrorism both on the battlefield and in their own ranks.
Dereliction of Duty is available now at www.jonrenaud.com for just $14.99 and for a limited time (April 20, 2010 through July 4, 2010) all purchases from the author's website will receive free shipping anywhere in the U.S. or to an APO/FPO address.
A portion of the proceeds from the every sale of Dereliction of Duty are being donated to the Wounded Warrior Project, a non-profit charitable organization committed to helping wounded soldiers from Iraq and Afghanistan.
Dereliction of Duty, A Novel is also available at Amazon.com and Barns & Noble Online and other online retailers. An Amazon Kindle version is due out in July 2010.
Back Cover Summary: A tough, veteran Army CID Agent, Thomas Fox, is recruited into the Army’s new Counter Terrorism Task Force to take on the growing threat of domestic terrorism and extremists in the ranks of the U.S. Military. But it is not long before a rogue U.S. Senator controlling the Task Force decides to take it in a new direction. He sends Fox to Baghdad to ensure a radical Islamic Cleric does not steal the upcoming elections in Iraq. After a failed assassination attempt on the U.S. Secretary of Defense by this cleric, the leaders of the Task Force give Fox the green light to take him out. But when something goes wrong, someone has to take the fall. Fox returns home to finds himself in the middle of a cover-up at the highest levels of the government. When going along with their plan doesn’t work, Fox decides to hit the streets to take down the Task Force and the corrupt politicians running it. Agent Fox is thrust into a world of revenge, lies and betrayal. He must risk everything to clear his name and protect the ones he loves.
In this action packed thriller, Agent Fox discovers that sometimes, politics can be just as dangerous as the streets of Baghdad.
About Jon Renaud: Renaud is a retired U.S. Army Warrant Officer and CID Special Agent who served 20 years in the Army. He served two tours in Iraq in 2003 and 2005 where he earned two Bronze Stars. Renaud now lives in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
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