Jack Kassinger

Biography

In terms of spy genre, Jack Kassinger, as an author, is one of the best there is. His novels include: Noble Cause: A CIA Spy Thriller, Storms Over Zimbabwe, and The Hunt for Njonjo and each provides the reader suspense and drama based on real life experiences. PURSUED is his fourth novel to be published, and is a continuation of his masterful writing.

As a former United States Marine and CIA veteran, Jack Kassinger spent his formative years growing up in the small rural town of Livermore, Kentucky. After high school, he joined the Marine Corps and served in Viet Nam. He was wounded in action on Memorial Day 1969. Following his tour with the Marines he joined the Central Intelligence Agency and served overseas in various locations. He retired from the CIA in 1995 as a Senior Intelligence Officer.

During his service with the CIA, he received numerous awards for valor and heroism. His awards include the Intelligence Medal of Merit, twice awarded, the Intelligence Star for Valor, and certificates of appreciation from the Joint Special Operations Command.

He currently resides in Fair Oaks Ranch, Texas with his wife Cherie. They have two married children.

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Books

Pursued "The Emir of Al-Shabaab"
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 66,060. Language: American English. Published: July 18, 2015 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
CIA Agent Mike Shocklee is handpicked by his superior, Scott Sandowski, the director of clandestine operations, to lead a team into Africa on a mission to execute the leader of the al-Shabaab terrorist group. Shocklee goes undercover as a lieutenant in the Kenyan military to take out Mukhtar Abu Zubaya. Zubaya has plans to use chemical weapons against the West.
The Hunt for Njonjo
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 71,130. Language: American English. Published: March 3, 2014 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » General, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
When three CIA employees are kidnapped and hidden in the African wilderness, the only man willing to go after them is Jack Casey, a retired CIA operative. Casey will do whatever it takes to rescue them—because one of the missing men saved his life. Casey must find them and get them out before they die at the hands of their captor, a politically motivated rebel: a soldier named Simon Njonjo.
Storms Over Zimbabwe
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 99,970. Language: American English. Published: February 5, 2013 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
The CIA brings back Jack Casey, a retired black ops specialist, to overthrow Zimbabwe’s dictatorial President Mkipi, by helping rebel military officers oust Mkipii and install Albert Matapu, of the opposition political party and CIA asset, as the new president. Bringing disparate elements together and creating the “perfect storm” seems the only way. Only one thing stands in the way — Jacks wife.
Noble Cause
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 81,970. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2011 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
CIA officer Mike Shocklee, goes to Somalia to activate former CIA assets and get intel on rival, warring clans. The simple task goes horribly wrong when he moves into an area with intense fighting. Losing his assets and seriously wounded, he is reassigned to CIA headquarters. With no reward and a chip on his shoulder, he strikes out at the agency by waging his own war with the terrorists

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