SAVAGE SON / New York Times Bestseller

In this third high-octane thriller in the “seriously good” (Lee Child, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Past Tense) Terminal List series, former Navy SEAL James Reece must infiltrate the Russian mafia and turn the hunters into the hunted. 

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Deep in the wilds of the Russian Far East, a woman is on the run, pursued by a man harboring secrets, a man intent on killing her.

A traitorous CIA officer has found refuge with the Russian Mafia with designs on ensuring a certain former Navy SEAL sniper is put in the ground.

Half a world away, James Reece is recovering from brain surgery in the Montana wilderness of his youth, learning to live again, putting his life back together with the help of investigative journalist Katie Buranek and his longtime friend and SEAL teammate Raife Hastings.

For reasons both personal and professional, the Russian intelligence-mafia consortium has their sights set on removing a player from the board before he can return to the battlefield, targeting Reece on U.S. soil.

With an unknown entity inside the U.S. government compromised by Russian intelligence, Reece is forced to recruit a team of former commandos to bring his unique brand of vengeance to the Russian Mafia on their home turf, turning the hunters into the hunted.

Operating at the nexus of an evolving hybrid form of warfare involving terrorist organizations, drug cartels, human trafficking syndicates, cyber technologies, and organized crime, James Reece stands head and shoulders above the fray as the go-to covert operative in a new war.

Applying the experience and emotions from real-world combat to the pages of the political thriller, Jack Carr once again brings readers on a behind the scenes journey into the mind of a modern-day special operations soldier, dispensing an ancient form of justice in today’s modern geopolitical landscape.

Jack Carr elevates the genre to new heights in his most visceral novel to date exploring the dark side of man through the eyes of a warrior who has seen both the depravity of conflict and the strength of the human spirit, cementing his position as the new leader in political thrillers!

Deeply personal and intoxicating, Savage Son illuminates the darkest instincts of the human consciousness and will keep you glued to the page until that last bullet finds its mark.

Praise for Savage Son

David Morrell

New York Times bestselling author of First Blood

“With his new novel, SAVAGE SON, Jack Carr continues to amaze me. He’s the real deal. Having lived the life he writes about, he absorbs the best of the thriller tradition and moves it forward. Thoughtful as much as visceral, he’s my idea of what a thriller author should be.”

LtCol Oliver North, USMC (Ret.)

New York Times bestselling author of The Rifleman and Under Fire

“Jack Carr is the real deal! He employs his years of combat experience as a U.S. Navy SEAL to make SAVAGE SON a masterfully told, heart thumping tale of modern conflict. Before you open the cover and start to read, get comfortable. You won’t want to move until you finish.”

Gregg Hurwitz

New York Times bestselling author of the Orphan X series

“Jack Carr commands a lot of admiration for his Navy SEAL background. But he deserves equal praise for his remarkable work on the page, laying out a level of been-there technical detail unparalleled since Clancy. You can smell the gun oil, feel the pressure of the long-gun stock at your shoulder, taste the adrenaline at the back of your throat. He’s a rare gut-punch writer, full of grit and insight, who we will be happily reading for years to come.”

Clint Emerson

Former Navy SEAL and New York Times bestselling author of 100 DEADLY SKILLS and THE RIGHT KIND OF CRAZY

“A badass high velocity round of reading! The three parts of this masterfully crafted experience says it all – THE TRAP, THE STALK, THE KILL.” 

Marc Cameron

New York Times bestselling author of Tom Clancy’s Code of Honor  

“Absolutely fantastic! SAVAGE SON is savagely good and puts Jack Carr at the very top of the Thriller genre.”

Joshua Hood

82nd Airborne veteran and author of Robert Ludlum’s The Treadstone Resurrection

“Jack Carr is back and at the top of his game in SAVAGE SON, a heart pounding, sleep robbing, edge of your seat thriller.  It is the book that Carr was born to write.  An unflinching deep dive in the warrior soul and the darkness that lies at the heart of all men.”

Cole Kramer

Kodiak Island Brown Bear Guide and Outfitter

“Whether you are a hunter of four-legged game or of man, Savage Son will stoke the inner fire of your soul. Jack Carr’s attention to detail and experience from the battlefield to the backcountry draw the reader into the field to experience the art of war through the eyes of a man who has lived it.”

Don Bentley

Apache pilot, FBI agent, and author of Without Sanction

“Jack Carr triples down with SAVAGE SON.  From the book’s gut-wrenching opening to its sleep-stealing conclusion, Jack’s homage to THE MOST DANGEROUS GAME delivers the goods and then some.”

John Barklow

Hunter, Navy Diver, Special Operations Cold Weather Survival Instructor, and Sitka Gear Big Game Product Manager

“Accurate, intense and raw, Savage Son taps into our most primal of instincts.  Jack Carr draws you into this predatory pursuit like no other because he’s lived it!”

Simon Gervais

Former RCMP counterterrorism officer and bestselling author of Hunt Them Down

“The kind of book every author wished he could write…mind blowingly good!”

Chris Hauty

Critically acclaimed screenwriter and author of Deep State 

“Carr writes both from the gut and a seemingly infinite reservoir of knowledge in the methods of human combat. Loved it!”

Lt. John Nores Jr (Ret.)

Special Operations California Dept of Fish and Wildlife, and Amazon bestselling author of Hidden War and War in the Woods

“Jack Carr nails it in SAVAGE SON!  His passion for wildlife conservation, and his years of combat experience as a U.S. Navy SEAL collide perfectly in this exciting and heart racing story of survival, justice, and the hunt for game and man.  I could not stop turning pages.  Be prepared to dive in and not let go until the end!”

Matt Coyle

Author of the national best-selling Rick Cahill novels

“In James Reece, Jack Carr has given thriller fans a very human hero born from Carr’s own real life experience as a Navy SEAL sniper. In SAVAGE SON the pages bleed authenticity and tension as Reece is forced to battle his most dangerous adversary yet. Gripping. Heartbreaking. Unforgettable.”

Jim Shockey

Naturalist, Author, Guide and Outfitter, Host of The Professionals and Uncharted

“The best writing is honest writing and honest writing comes from walking the walk first and writing afterwards. Jack Carr has walked the walk. Savage Son isn’t just honest writing at its finest, it’s brutally honest writing at its finest.”

Publishers Weekly

“Impressive…Carr is best when bullets are flying. Vince Flynn fans will enjoy the explosive action.”

Thrillers by Jack Carr

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Book 3
Book 4
Book 5
Book 6