The Infiltrator

Posted April 26, 2024 by Carole in Reviews / 4 Comments

I received this book for free from the publisher. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.

The InfiltratorThe Infiltrator by T. R. Hendricks
Narrator: Jay Snyder
Series: Derek Harrington #2
Published by Forge Books, Macmillan Audio on April 23, 2024
Genres: Fiction / Thrillers / Military
Length: 8 hours 54 minutes
Pages: 304
Format: ARC, Audiobook
Source: Publisher
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T. R. Hendricks's Derek Harrington returns in The Infiltrator, an adventure of man vs wild—and the domestic terrorists hidden there.

One year after the clash with his former students in upstate New York, retired Marine Warrant Officer and SERE instructor Derek Harrington is the tip of the FBI’s spear in their mission to eradicate the domestic terrorist group known as Autumn’s Tithe. After several successful operations, intelligence points to one final camp in the remote Kentucky wilderness, and Derek prepares to take down Autumn’s Tithe for good.

At the same time ex-FBI Special Agent Hannah Kittle, or Sarah as she is known to the group, devises a plan to meet Derek and her one-time Bureau colleagues head on. Yet her benefactor's faith in Sarah's ability to lead Autumn's Tithe is waning, and other plans are being enacted. Knowing full well what it means for her should those plans succeed where she has failed, Sarah will stop at nothing to see that she is the victor.

As the competing agendas unravel, events place Derek and Sarah on a collision course, setting the stage for a confrontation that will bring Autumn’s Tithe right to Derek’s doorstep.

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This was an exciting book! I don’t read a lot of military thrillers but I liked the first Derek Harrington and was quite curious what he might be up to tackling next. The action starts right as this book opens and there is plenty to go around throughout the story. I was never exactly sure what might happen next and loved that there were a few surprises worked in.

Derek is working with the FBI to take down a terrorist group. I quickly surmised that if Derek had been completely in charge things would go much smoother but the bureaucracy seemed determined to muck things up. Derek stays cool when things go sideways and can think outside the box and make difficult calls. The developments in his personal life were just as difficult to navigate.

I listened to the audiobook and thought Jay Snyder did a fantastic job with this story. He brought the characters in this story to life by adding just the right amount of emotion to his reading. This story had a lot of action scenes and I thought he used the perfect amount of intensity in his performance at the key moments in the plot. I am certain that his performance added to my overall enjoyment of this story.

I would recommend this book to others. This action-packed story is centered around a character that I have grown to care about. This book is the second installment in the Derek Harrington series but could be read as a stand-alone since the author does a fantastic job of getting new readers up to speed. I look forward to reading more of this entertaining series.

I received a review copy of this book from Macmillan Audio and Forge Books.

4 responses to “The Infiltrator

  1. I have his first book on my TBR list. Looks like I’ll be adding this one, too. I do enjoy a fast-paced and suspenseful action/thriller every now and then. 😀