Brad Taylor - The Devil's Ransom

Join The Country Bookshop in welcoming Brad Taylor to Southern Pines to talk about the newest book in his Pike Logan series, The Devil's Ransom.

The event will start at 2pm on Saturday, February 4th and will be held at The Country Bookshop. Signed books will be available for purchase at the event.

This event is free to attend but registration is required on

Conducting a routine cover development trip to Tajikistan, Pike and Jennifer learn that Afghanistan has fallen, and a man that has done more for the United States in Afghanistan than anyone else is in danger and on the run. They must extract him before it’s too late. During the extraction, Pike collides headlong into a broader mystery: His covert company, along with every other entity in the Taskforce, has been hit with a ransomware attack, and it looks like the Taliban is behind the hack. Given the order to track down the hackers, Pike uncovers a much larger and more dangerous plot than a simple attack on his organization. That hack was just a test-run, and the real one is coming soon, created by a former NSA specialist in the U.S. government. The enemy wants to return to the bipolar world of the Cold War, the turncoat has cloaked his attack behind hackers from Serbia and Russia, and if successful, his target will alter the balance of power on the global stage. So far, the specialist has remained one step ahead of the Taskforce, but he has just made one massive mistake: hitting Pike Logan.

Brad Taylor, Lieutenant Colonel (Ret.), is a 21-year veteran of the U.S. Army Infantry and Special Forces, including eight years with the 1st Special Forces Operational Detachment – Delta, popularly known as Delta Force. Taylor retired in 2010 after serving more than two decades and participating in Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom, as well as classified operations around the globe. His final military post was as assistant professor of military science at The Citadel. Brad has written sixteen New York Times bestsellers and is a security consultant on asymmetric threats for various agencies. He lives in Charleston, SC with his wife and two daughters.

Event date: 
Saturday, February 4, 2023 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Event address: 
140 NW Broad Street
Southern Pines, NC 28387
The Devil's Ransom: A Pike Logan Novel By Brad Taylor Cover Image
ISBN: 9780063221987
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: William Morrow - January 24th, 2023

In the latest explosive thriller from New York Times bestselling author and former special forces officer Brad Taylor, Pike Logan races to stop an insidious attack orchestrated by a man who knows America’s most treasured secrets.