Eric is UK author of over fifteen books. He is a graduate of University College, Cardiff, where he studied politics. He served part-time in the Commandos, the Royal Marines Reserve, reaching the rank of Colour Sergeant. During his service he was seconded to take part in and lead a number of sensitive and classified missions, as well as undertake instructor assignments in a number of Special Forces schools. During this time he pursued a full-time career as an independent coach and consultant, working with various blue chip and smaller organisations. Eric Meyer has developed a specialty as a motivational coach, and drew heavily on his military experience to give his clients the tools for leadership, initiative and audacity that are the mark of the small unit commander.
Working with a number of authors and experts, he has been co-writer on a number of self-improvement and motivational titles. As an author, his books are sold all over the world in paperback, hardback and ebook format. He writes mainly in the genres of military thriller, and detective thriller. Indeed, his first novel, Devil's Guard, The Real Story, is a fact based novel based on the French IndoChina war in what is now known as Vietnam. With a number of novels set during World War II on the Eastern Front, as well as novels of the Vietnam War, his military experience is reflected in a range of war fiction titles. The detective thrillers are based on an NYPD detective, Gabriel de Sade, a Special Forces veteran.
He has also presented a number of documentary films, mostly exploring historical subjects ranging from early Christian history to the mystical brilliance of Leonardo da Vinci.
Eric is married with three children, and still pursues his military and historical research in his available spare time. He is also a keen runner, and has achieved success in a number of road and off-road races, including fell-running, the challenging sport of competitive running across hill ranges in the countryside. Throughout his career he has combined his extensive and growing knowledge of military affairs with his zest for the latest motivational tools to produce novels that will both thrill and entertain the reader. Current projects include research into the causes and progress of the war in Afghanistan. Currently, Eric Meyer is a full-time novelist.
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Devil's Guard: The Real Story
Following the myths and legends about Nazis recruited by the French Foreign Legion to fight in Indochina, Eric Meyer's new book is based on the real story of one such former Waffen-SS man who lived to tell the tale. The Legion recruited widely from soldiers left unemployed and homeless by the defeat of Germany in 1945.
Echo Six: Black Ops - The China Raid
Chinese Islamists are poised to strike at the heart of Asia, as they unleash a plan to create a state in the heart of China. NATO has uncovered a plan to blackmail Beijing with the threat of a genocidal attack. Uighur terrorists have created a weapon of mass destruction, and threaten to unleash it on the capital city of the most populous nation on earth if their demands are not met.
SEAL Team Bravo: Black Ops - Spear of ISIS
Iraq, a country sliding into chaos and anarchy. A country under siege from an army of bloodthirsty insurgents. These warriors of Islam, fighting to create the Islamic Caliphate, have pledged to soak the desert sands with the blood of the infidels. They are ISIS.
Raider Black Ops: The Russia Strike
Russia - An almost lawless country ruled by the FSB, dread successor to the KGB, criminal gangs and Pamyat, fanatical Russian Nationalists. Organizations who will commit any crime, murder any civilian, even commit genocide, to further their cause. When a package of sensitive information is stolen in a well organized robbery in Manhattan, it is soon tracked to the despotic hellhole.
Fury of the Tiger (World of Blood and Tanks, Book 1)
June 6, 1944. The Allies have launched the most ambitious and dangerous mission of the war. An operation that must secure a beachhead or risk the loss of hundreds of thousands of lives. Pitched into this hellish scenario is Sergeant Josh Grant and his Sherman tank, Minnie Mouse. Fighting through the corpse-littered Omaha Beach, the crew of Minnie Mouse is confronted by the full horrors of war.
SEAL Team Bravo: Black Ops - Hammer of ISIS
ISIS is on the rampage, and the slaughter of the innocents has begun. The Islamists are on a violent mission to create a Sunni Islamic Caliphate across Iraq and Syria. A Caliphate that could turn the Middle East into a vast field of corpses. Everyone agrees they must be halted, before their blood-soaked crusade becomes unstoppable. The problem is passed to the Navy Seals.
Raider Black Ops: Crisis Ukraine
Ukraine. A simmering cauldron of old hatreds between Russia and the West. Separatist rebels have an unlimited supply of guns, and the land is ripped apart by rival factions fighting for supremacy. This is a land where brother kills brother, and women can only watch and weep while a Russian invasion threatens.
SEAL Team Bravo: Black Ops - Gitmo Getaway
A small unit operation inside Colombia results in the death of a politician, a man guilty of living off the cocaine trade. The Colombians ambush the four Navy Seals, led by Chief Petty Officer Kyle Nolan, and condemn them to a speedy execution. There is an island in the Caribbean, the US Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp. Home to the most notorious of America's enemies.
Echo Six: Black Ops 7 - Tibetan Fury
An intelligence failure condemns Echo Six, an elite NATO SpecOps unit, to walk into a bloody trap inside Kashmir. Outnumbered and outgunned, they are forced to retreat under heavy fire. Airlifted back to Afghanistan, Lieutenant-Commander Abe Talley is aware they need time to rebuild. Time to train replacements for those men whose bodies they left behind in the snows of Kashmir.
SEAL Team Bravo: Black Ops - Assault on Al Shabaab
Following the hijacking of a cruise liner in the Mediterranean, SEAL Team Bravo are sent in to rescue the hostages. A perilous night jump onto the deck of a moving ship carries its own dangers. Yet the operation throws up something else, something unexpected. A whole new threat to the security of the Western World. And a name the world has grown to fear since the shopping mall massacre in Kenya.
Echo Six: Black Ops 5
The war in Syria has become a massive, life or death struggle between two Islamic foes, the Syrian Army and the rebels. Each tries to outdo the other, with bigger and better weapons. Until they cross the line and start production of the deadly CX9 nerve gas. The time for the West to watch is over. Now it’s time for direct action.
Echo Six: Black Ops - Raid on Somalia
They are an International elite unit created by NATO to carry out missions where no other could hope to succeed. A mix of Seals, Delta Force, British SAS and French, German and Polish SpecOps operators. Led by a former Navy Seal, Lieutenant Abe Talley. This is Echo Six. Even before they finish training a crisis develops that requires their unique and bloody brand of soldiering.
Echo Six: Black Ops 6 - Battle for Beirut
After a blazing operation to destroy Syrian chemical weapons, it is time for Echo Six to take a well-earned furlough. Until Lieutenant-Commander Talley's girlfriend disappears in the war-torn city of Beirut. And Hezbollah kidnaps a senior member of the United Nations. NATO orders the elite Special Forces unit to locate and recover the diplomat.
The Hunter Killers: Egyptian Dawn
Liam Schaeffer, former leader of the 'Hunter Killers', is shocked when he receives a sudden and desperate call for help. An old comrade from their unit, made up of elite combat veterans turned mercenaries, is in trouble. He responds, only to find the man is already dead. And for him, the real trouble is about to begin.
Echo Six: Black Ops 4
The North Koreans have new allies in their quest to unleash a nuclear fireball on their neighbors. And this time, they are about to succeed. The Chechen rebels possess the prize the North Koreans want more than anything else; Nuclear warheads. The weapons are loaded on a train, destination Pyongyang. Echo Six is tasked to ambush the train and seize the warheads.
Boston Black Ops 2
A new threat is menacing the streets of Boston. Artur Babayev is an immigrant from Uzbekistan. He has imported the middle eastern brand of brutal, wanton violence to his adopted city in his relentless drive for wealth; no matter how many lives it costs. The authorities seem powerless to stop this man who is skilled at hiding his activities from the law.
Echo Six: Black Ops 3
The elite NATO unit is sent inside North Korea, when they are about to arm nuclear warheads. They will locate and destroy the nukes, as well as their creators. The mission is bloody and the body count high, as they battle an overwhelming enemy. The story is full of explosive action, until it reaches a bloody, and unexpected, conclusion. An action packed sequel to the best selling Echo Six novels.
Death of Faith (A Gabriel De Sade Thriller, book 3)
New York homicide detective Gabriel de Sade faces his biggest ever challenge when a series of brutal, bloody murders causes chaos and fear in the city of New York. Yet this time, his opponents are more powerful, more wealthy and more devious than de Sade has ever encountered before.
Boston Black Ops (Jack 'Tinlegs' Taylor Thriller)
Jack 'Tinlegs' Taylor is a former elite Navy SEAL platoon leader; the best of the best. Recovering from the wounds which ended his career, he returns home to Boston to find a city under siege. A violent Arab businessman is forcing people out of their homes so he can profit from their redevelopment. Payoffs to a local cop mean there is no one to stop the war he has declared.
Echo Six: Black Ops 2
An Iranian cleric, captured in a drug raid, tells of a conspiracy to acquire nukes for Iran. Echo Six is sent in, to kill those responsible. Infiltrated into Tehran, they find even their own allies are not to be trusted. They cut a bloody swathe through Tehran to close on their target. A man hellbent on Armageddon. Echo Six II is an action packed sequel to the best selling Echo Six – Black Ops.
SEAL Team Bravo: Black Ops - Blitz on Pakistan
The Seal mission to eliminate Osama was a heroic Navy Seal operation. The evil warlord is dead. Yet a chance raid in Afghanistan uncovers fresh intel. A new leader plans to set the Islamic world alight. He is a relative, also a bin Laden, and he wants payback. Bravo is ordered into a fight that involves the very latest in military technology, and the heroic exploits of the Navy Seals.
SEAL Team Bravo: Black Ops - Strike on Iran
When the US learns of a planned genocidal attack by Middle East terrorists, Bravo Platoon is called in. They must fight their way through to a besieged Syrian town to bring out the Israeli agent who first flagged the threat. The recovered decrypts show a rogue element of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard is building a dirty bomb to be used on Israel and the US. Bravo is sent back into action.
SEAL Team Bravo: Black Ops - Cartel Nightmare
The death of DEA agent in a squalid Mexican town forces the world’s most elite fighting force to take action. This time, the brutal and callous drug traffickers who haunt the dark underbelly of Ciudad Juarez have gone too far. For the dead agent was the nephew of US Marine Corps Major General Hicks. With links to the SEALs, he insists on nothing but the best to avenge his nephew.
SEAL Team Bravo: Black Ops - Raid on Afghanistan
They are the best of the best, the Navy SEALs. The world’s most elite fighting force. A vital kill-mission inside Afghanistan uncovers an unexpected and deadly plot to use a nuclear weapon. A weapon that could cost thousands of American lives. Once more, the Navy SEALs are called into action.
Tomb of Faith (A Gabriel De Sade Thriller)
The fourth novel in the Gabriel de Sade series, with the New York homicide detective up against his greatest challenge. A gruesome discovery close to Opus Dei headquarters in New York points the finger at a religious maniac, a serial killer on the loose. A real thrill-a-minute rollercoaster, the action crosses the Atlantic to Spain, up to the snows of the Sierra Nevada, and back to New York.
Devil’s Guard Afghanistan
The war in Afghanistan is no place for civilians. Into this tortured land flies Max Hoffman. Out of luck and out of money, he falls prey to the CIA, who recruits him for their shadow war. It is the story of the struggle to survive in the cauldron of Afghanistan. A story of soldiers and private contractors. The killers-for-hire once known as mercenaries. The Devil’s Guard has returned.
Loss of Faith (A Gabriel De Sade Thriller)
Heavy-handed New York homicide detective Gabriel de Sade has a good record of dealing with murder suspects. Too good! His chiefs lend him to the CIA. Faith Ward, de Sade’s former lover has disappeared. His former Special Forces partner, Jonas Savage, teams up to help. They travel to Italy, and fight their way through the Mafia, but the trail leads them to Jerusalem for the final bloody showdown.
Killing Faith (A Gabriel De Sade Thriller)
When dismembered bodies turn up in New York City, the search for a serial killer begins. Leading the hunt is Afghanistan vet Gabriel de Sade, a Manhattan detective. What should be a simple murder investigation escalates as more bodies are found. The nightmare is just beginning for the Delta Force trained cop. The pursuit takes him to Moscow with his FBI partner, Special Agent Faith Ward.
Devil’s Battalion II: Hitler’s Treasure
More bloody adventures of Sonderbattalion Kurz, brutal SS partisan hunters and looters. Hitler commands the theft of a Christian relic, believed to have been touched by Jesus Christ. To steal it, the SS platoon must again infiltrate enemy lines, this time the target is Moscow itself. Their enemy is the Red Army, the Gestapo & the Church.A full-bodied gut-wrenching 150 page novella length read.
Iron Cross Amerika II: Death Squad
American Paul Schaffer is forced to continue his service in the Sonderbattalion Dirlewanger, the partisan hunters whose reputation for cruelty in Russia is too much even for the Waffen-SS. From the front lines to the Warsaw Ghetto the battalion continues to wreak their bloody havoc. A thrilling story based on real people and events, the action is so real that you can almost smell the smoke.
Devil’s Battalion - Himmler’s Gold
Obersturmfuhrer Max Roth, formerly a member of the International Brigade, was made to join the Sonderbattalion Kurz, a brutal SS unit. Himmler commands Roth to steal an occult artefact made of pure gold and he is sent behind enemy lines on a mission of grand theft and murder. This is the first in a new and exciting series that lays bare the horrors and realities of war. Paperback length 130 pages
Devil's Guard Blood and Iron
The SS Officer who was to pursue a brutal career in the jungles of Vietnam has another battle to face. Kursk, the showdown between German and Soviet armour. Obersturmfuhrer Jurgen Hoffman goes behind enemy lines to gather intelligence and hunt down a traitor. When the battle does commence the clash of iron and flesh threatens to tear his regiment, SS-Deutschland into bloody ruin.
Iron Cross Amerika
An American returns to Hitler’s Germany and becomes an SS War Correspondent. Later sentenced to a Concentration Camp, his only escape is to join a police unit, SS-Dirlewanger. Yet mass murder is the norm, an evil that defies description. His fight becomes a race to sabotage the atrocities perpetrated by his SS colleagues. A fact-based account of the war behind the lines on the Eastern Front.
Devil's Guard Blood & Snow
Before Vietnam, before Devil's Guard - The Real Story, the SS officer who set Vietnam alight begins his career amidst the slaughter of the Eastern Front. It is February 1943, Stalingrad has fallen. Sent behind Russian lines to capture prisoners, he displays his brutal military talents in a series of hard fought battles. An epic and thrilling account of the war in Russia based on actual events.
Devil's Guard Counterattack
A former Waffen-SS officer, veteran of Russia and Indochina. He runs a small civilian airline with former soldiers of the Waffen-SS. During Tet the communists launch their attacks. With the airline in ruins and his wife kidnapped, the former warriors of the brutal Das Reich and Totenkopf Divisions pick up their weapons again. Once more, the Viet Cong are about to meet the Devil's Guard.
Devil's Guard Vietnam
The survivors of Hitler’s war in Russia and the war in Indochina lay down their arms to start life afresh in South Vietnam. Yet once again they are called upon to battle against the communist VietCong. To defend themselves Hoffman and Schuster are compelled to use their brutal fighting skills to once more wage war in the steaming cauldron of Vietnam. The Devil’s Guard is on the march again.
SS Englander: The Amazing True Story of Hitler's British Nazis
The incredible story of an Englishmen imprisoned in Germany at the outbreak of World War II, then forced to join the SS Liebstandarte Adolf Hitler by his one time fencing partner Reinhardt Heydrich. In 1944 he was given the task of assisting in the formation of the British Free Corps, a volunteer Waffen-SS Unit consisting mainly of British POW's and deserters.
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