If you like authors like Tom Clancy, you’ll probably like Patrick Robinson.

The plot, in brief: The year is 2011. Argentina, at the prompting of Russia, wrests the Falkland Islands back from the British. Great Britain responds and loses. Badly. The U.S.A, for reasons of diplomacy, is unable to activate its conventional forces to help Great Britain. And so comes the U.S. Navy SEALs.

ISBN: 0060746920
NLB Call No.: ROB – [TH] (Classifed as “Thriller”)

And how does the U.S. Navy SEALs involvement help exactly? That, you’ll have to read the novel. I found this novel very enjoyable. One of the better Military-Techno thrillers I’ve come across. The plot, characters and dialog is believable.

The plot draws direct references from the 1982 Falkland Islands conflict (the facts mentioned in the novel, about the cause of the 1982 conflict were accurate — which I thought was a good example of a novel that might serve to encourage readers to look up related facts, articles and books).

Patrick Robinson is also the co-author of Admiral Sandy Woodward’s One Hundred Days: The Memoirs of the Falklands Battle Group Commander. Which was why in “Ghost Force” there were a few less than subtle hints for the reader to look up Woodward’s book.