Breakfast at Babs'
'What could possibly go wrong....?'
Si Biggs writing as Simon Peters
Based on a real Mission conducted by Royal Marines Commandos from 539 ASRM (Assault Squadron RM), and a mix of fact and fiction from real experiences, this novel will take you into Iraq during a time of insurrection and danger!
The gritty tale of a small team of Royal Marine Commandos on a special mission in Iraq. The story begins with the last training mission at sea with a nuclear submarine, the last party, and the last girl.
The CIA and M16 are watching a terrorist training cell preparing child suicide bombers we watch the transformation from innocent child to unwitting murderer.
Mike must take his team deep into Iraq on a 'Snatch & Grab' Mission.
We follow the almost comical problems that the team of chosen men faces to prepare to go to war.
We fly into war with the Commandos in a helicopter flying low and fast at night and dropping into a dark black lake, emerging with their specialist equipment in an unknown and hostile environment.
They must hide and lay in wait to intercept the terrorists and take them by surprise, when they strike a fire fight ensues, they are surprised to find children in the mix, Mike is shot whilst trying to protect them.
Mike watches in despair as he is left for dead by his comrades, the enemy know he is alive and alone, the hunt begins.
Feeling deserted Mike goes through many emotions as he struggles to stay focused on surviving and evading capture, he is finally tracked down and cornered by his adversaries, now outgunned and surrounded Mike has to fight for his life, a fight to the death is certain.
Will they all return safely as a unit as Mike had promised and celebrate together with a ‘Breakfast at Babs'
The book is based on a real mission conducted by 539 ASRM a part of 3 Commando Brigade Royal Marines, many of the anecdotes are based on real incidents or very near misses, a must read for anyone interested in modern Military fiction and fact!
If you buy Breakfast at Babs as a gift maybe for Christmas or a Birthday I would be happy to send you a personalised note by e mail that you can print and insert into the book, I will sign individually and then scan and send.
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Very enjoyable!, 13 Oct. 2016
An excellent tale of true and brave events, with plenty of humour too. Well worth a read, following Mike and his men, on missions and life events. The author does a great job of making you feel like you're there with them, and one of them. Top job - thanks!
An excellent read.
Fantastic book, felt like I was there watching the action first hand :)
Can't wait to see what you come up with for the next one now!!
4.0 out of 5 stars
Excellent story by someone who has been there. Simon Peters has taken some true events and weaved in some not so true events to create an excellent adventure. I'm waiting to see if there will be more...(Adam) Lulu
Love it! 5* Could really picture it all and play it out in my head the details are so good:) Roll on the next one (Amanda) Whatpad
Good read. If you want to understand how a royal marine thinks this is a book for you, good read!! (Sean) Whatpad
5 stars - Excellent
I would like to congratulate the author on an excellent first book. I found from the start that I could not put the bloody book down much to the annoyance of some. Superb read that draws you in and keeps you interested from start to finish. Great use of characters and some extremely touching and funny moments that can only be written by someone who has the experience and knowledge of a first class serviceman. (Tagfly) Amazon