Mark Oden


Mark Oden was a paratrooper with the US Army 82nd Airborne Division. His exploits include the hostage/rescue mission of American medical students on the island of Grenada in 1983. This work of fiction is based on events that involved many other brave Special Operation soldiers from Vietnam to present day Afghanistan. He lives in sunny Florida and continues the struggle to break 80 on the golf course. He supports the Salvation Army in their continued battle with world-wide sex trafficking. For more information visit

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West of Panama
Price: Free! Words: 151,320. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
A Russian white slave trader kidnaps a beautiful young mother and her daughter off the California coast. Her husband turns out to be an executive of the largest private security firm in the world. A war-weary mercenary haunted by his own demons must travel up the Amazon River to the rescue and deal with the most dangerous characters he will ever meet.

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