Back to Somalia

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1980s & '90s

Glenn A. Bell

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Ethan Breaux, call sign Cajun, has been flying charters out of Bristol, England for two years. His life as a civilian pilot has been going very well after many years flying Special Ops missions in Army helicopters. Cajun is sought out by the CIA to coordinate then execute a super clandestine military style operation into Mogadishu, Somalia to retrieve a North Korean nuclear weapon hijacked by pirates at the behest of Hezbollah Islamic terrorist.


Romance, Suspense / Thriller, War, Action, Adventure,

Short Summary

Ethan Breaux. puts together a team from his old days in the U.S. Army while flying operations in Iraq to include pilots, mechanics, and "Seals". Their mission is to penetrate terrorist in Mogadishu, retrieve the nuclear weapon, and fly out to sea to be met well offshore by an aircraft carrier.


England, Oman, Somalia, Ethiopia, Indian Ocean

Based on a True Story


Plot - Premise

Overcoming Monster/Villain

Plot - Other Elements

Happy Ending, Meaningful Message, Twist

Mature Audience Themes

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Main Character Details

Name: Ethan Breaux, call sign "Cajun". He is a well trained military attack helicopter pilot who spent several years flying in the Army.

Age: 38

Gender: Male

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Badass, Empathetic, Engaging, Faithful, Flexible, Funny, Adventurous, Aggressive, Heroic, Honorable, Leader, Decisive, Educated

Additional Character Details

Name: Many other characters including a nurse named Savannah.

Age: 38

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Beautiful, Faithful, Funny, Empathetic, Engaging, Adventurous, Charming, Complex, Confident, Educated

Additional Character Details

Name: Another Cobra Attack Helicopter Pilot named Jim flying copilot with Cajun who is eventually killed when their helicopter is hit by a RPG missle.

Age: 36

Gender: Male

Role: Logical

Key Traits: Adventurous, Engaging, Skillful, Badass, Blunt, Decisive, Patriotic, Heroic, Masculine, Confident, Educated, Empathetic, Flexible, Aggressive, Funny, Honorable, Strong Moral Code

Additional Character Details

Name: A CIA Officer assigned to coordinate with the U.S. Government about the mission. His call sign, which he hates, is "Pigeon". His nickname originated in Iraq when he had some dealings with the main character Cajun.

Age: 38

Gender: Male

Role: Logical

Key Traits: Strong Moral Code, Aggressive, Confident, Decisive, Educated, Leader, Romantic, Adventurous, Complex, Heroic, Honorable, Patriotic

About The Author

Target Audiences

Age: 35-54

Target Gender: Universal

Group Specific

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Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Year Published: 2010

Hard Copy Available



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