Thirst of Steel

series: Tox Files, The

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The Final Conflict Will Hinge on One of History's Most Dangerous Blades

Dismantled centuries ago, the sword of Goliath is still rumored to thirst for its enemies' blood. Cole "Tox" Russell wants only to put the dangers of his past behind him and begin his new life with Haven Cortes. First, though, he's called to complete a final mission: retrieve the sword and destroy the deadly Arrow & Flame Order.

The AFO, however, is determined to reunite the sword. Threatening the life of Ram and Tzivia's father, they jeopardize Ram's long-held and dangerous secret while demanding Tzivia locate the blade. With the Wraith team slowly being torn apart, things worsen when Mercy Maddox, a new operative, emerges with the stunning news that the artifact is tied to both Ram's secret and a string of unsolved serial murders.

Tox, Ram, and the others are forced to set aside fear and anger to target the true enemy. No matter the cost, Wraith must destroy the AFO . . . or join them in the flames.

Praise for The Tox Files--Winner of the 2016 and 2017 RT Reviewers Choice Award for Inspirational Suspense

"Kendig keeps the tensions high and the pace lightning fast, with military action scenes worthy of Vince Flynn." --Publishers Weekly on Conspiracy of Silence

"Kendig's action-packed military thriller has overtones of Dan Brown's The Da Vinci Code crossed with Robin Cook's Contagion."--Library Journal on Conspiracy of Silence

"In this action-packed page-turner, readers will be taken around the globe in another heart-stopping race against time to stop a madman."--RT Book Reviews Top Pick for Crown of Souls

The Author

  1. Ronie Kendig

    Ronie Kendig

    Ronie Kendig ( is the bestselling, award-winning author of over 20 novels. She grew up an Army brat, and now she and her hunky hero are adventuring on the East Coast with their grown children, a retired military working dog, VVolt N629, and...

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"The diverse characters in this riveting story are strong, intense, and determined. The covert missions are spine-tingling and immersed with suspense. The storyline moves at break-neck speed, as the team spans the globe and uncovers one clue after another. . . . Ronie Kendig brings us an extraordinary tale with this installment of her TOX Files series. She even incorporates a few romantic surprises! This is an adventure you do not want to miss!"

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