A New York Times Bestselling Author Mexican drug cartels are shooting up the streets of Laredo and El Paso. Somali pirates are holding three U.S. tankers for ransom. The President is fed up and has what he thinks is a pretty bright idea ? to put Colonel Charley Castillo and his merry band on the case. But that will be difficult. Everybody knows that the President hates Castillo's guts, had him forcibly retired from the military, and now Castillo's men are scattered far and wide, many of them in hiding.