A sweeping story, Black Storm: Curse on the Caliphate takes place in the United States, the Caribbean, South America, Europe and, of course, the Middle East. Commander Colt Jackson, introduced to the world in Mr. Kelly's last novel, Blood Moon Over D'Apocalypse?, is a Navy Seal who is asked to take on extraordinary missions. Commander Jackson leads his SEALs against enemies who bring danger to the U.S. homeland. In this epic saga, the clever and diabolical leaders of the Islamic State (i.e. ?IS,? "ISIS" or "ISIL") have engaged in a global scheme with one objective: the complete destruction of America. Their PhD leader and self-proclaimed Caliphate, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, a Sunni Muslim, has used his Mensa IQ to create an allegiance of axis powers. These include North Korea, Pakistan, Turkey, Qatar, Venezuela, as well as elements of the military and political powers from China and Russia. Abu Bakr, an avid student of Islamic history, will not strike America until ISIL is ready. When he does make a move, his genius mind has planned a death blow for the "Great Satan,? using nuclear weapons, paving his way to a complete takeover of the Middle East. In a non-stop action thriller, the U.S. Navy SEALs, the NSA and the CIA must use every collective resource at their disposal to combat the brutal killers and murderers of ISIL. The intense drama and realistic writing of Mr. Kelly, makes for an exhilarating read. From hand-to-hand combat, advanced intelligence systems and weapons right out of Star Wars, the detailed research is artfully, and seamlessly, woven into the plot. ?Black Storm? is a remarkable suspense story, loaded with action, and a frighteningly realistic story line. Will Commander Colt Jackson save the day? Who will live and who will die? Only an unforgettable read will reveal the truth!