In the world of black operations, innocents may be assassinated to snare the real target. Sean Havens, a father, husband, and covert operator is such a target.
A family crises back home rips Havens from an overseas mission so he can protect his loved ones. As he struggles to makes sense of staged crimes and surrogate terrorist attacks happening in Chicago, Havens finds himself in an obscured wilderness of mirrors. To find the perpetrators, he must navigate the shadowy world of conspiracies, schemes, and a CIA rival---the Pond.
Few will find safe havens amidst those seeking refuge and revenge in the twisted wreckage of duty, honor, and country.
Former Intelligence advisor, J.T. Patten, has written this debut action adventure thriller in his new black operations series, Safe Havens. Black ops soldiers become unwittingly embroiled in unsanctioned government programs to stage proxy attacks and spoof terror events on U.S. soil to jumpstart military spending. The story is permeated with Patten's experience in supporting covert activities. Readers will experience jaw dropping twists and ultimately question who is on the right side in the blurred lines of national security.
About J.T. Patten-
"J.T. Patten" has worked for the intelligence and special operations community in support of national defense and policy. He has covered counter terrorism global pursuit efforts, illicit funding tracking, and has been a key planner, enabler, and Joint Special Operations trainer for discrete military and government special activities. He has a degree in Foreign Language, a Masters in Strategic Intelligence, graduate studies in Counter Terrorism from the University of St. Andrews, and numerous expertise certifications in forensics, fraud, and financial crime investigations.