Books by Richard Marcinko

Retired from the Navy as a full commander after more than thirty years of service. He is currently CEO of SOS Temps, his private security consulting frim whose clients are governments and corporations.

BLOOD LIES by Jim DeFelice
Released: Sept. 18, 2012

"Navy hero Marcinko's latest fictional adventure may well get rave reviews from characters in his next Rogue Warrior novel, but its modern-day swashbuckle wears thin."
In the latest covert-ops Rogue Warrior caper penned by and starring wisecracking ex-Navy SEAL Marcinko, two damsels in distress in Mexico need help—and then there's the matter of a Hezbollah camp the female secretary of state has heard is being harbored by the Mexican drug cartel. Read full book review >
VENGEANCE by Richard Marcinko
Released: June 1, 2005

"Ridiculous fun, like Lethal Weapon flicks."
Marcinko takes on Homeland Security to show how far from secure the homeland is. Read full book review >
Released: Oct. 22, 2002

"Sleep well, America."
Tenth, we think, in the outrageously vulgar Rogue Warrior series and the first solo effort by Commander Loose Cannon Marcinko in years (he usually writes with John Weisman). Read full book review >
Released: May 1, 2001

The outrageously lippy Marcinko/Weisman team have marketed retired Commander Marcinko's original hotheaded memoir of his years as a Navy SEAL (Rogue Warrior, 1992) into what has become a quasifictional ten-volume series. Read full book review >
Released: May 1, 2000

"The first-person narration is as mannered as a Restoration comedy, but fans will enjoy the customary blend of heroics and politically incorrect commentary. (Author tour)"
A sixth blood-and-guts novel in the series spun off from Marcinko's bestselling (nonfiction) memoir of his career as a Navy SEAL (Rogue Warrior, 1992). Read full book review >
Released: March 1, 1998

"A slick, streamlined, outrageous but entertaining product. (Author tour)"
This fifth in a wildly successful series (Rogue Warrior: Designation Gold, p. 85, etc.) mixing brutal action and high-tech toys doesn't stray far from the formula. Read full book review >
Released: March 1, 1997

"With sociopolitical asides (on Bill Clinton, equal employment opportunity in the armed forces, and allied targets of opportunity) as hard-hitting as the narrative action, the aging but perdurably macho man delivers another diverting road show. (Author tour)"
Following the assassination of an American military attachÇ in the former USSR, the Pentagon sends Marcinko on a priority (Designation Gold) mission to Moscow with orders to investigate the brutal murder. Read full book review >
Released: March 1, 1996

"Another walk on the wild side with the Marcinko mob. (Military Book Club main selection; author tour)"
In their third outing, Marcinko and his roguish warriors do violent, imaginative battle with America's home-front enemies. Read full book review >
Released: March 1, 1995

"Despite occasionally distracting halts for mutinous asides on authority or deadly serious critiques of contemporary firearms, another excellent adventure for the rogue warrior and his highly trained SEALs. (Author tour)"
Marcinko has not gone gentle into the good night of retirement following a rough-and-ready career as a US Navy SEAL (chronicled in blood-red, white, and blue detail in his bestselling 1992 autobiography, Rogue Warrior). Read full book review >
ROGUE WARRIOR II: RED CELL by Richard Marcinko
Released: March 1, 1994

"Fast action and advanced weaponry at every turn; in-your-face commentary on the powers that be; a steady stream of imaginatively salty language: What more could any red-blooded, two-fisted, he-man fantasist want?"
Rogue Warrior, a blood-and-guts account of Marcinko's stormy- petrel career as a Navy SEAL, earned its author a top spot on 1992's bestseller lists. Read full book review >
ROGUE WARRIOR by Richard Marcinko
Released: March 2, 1992

"Profane and asking no quarter: the real nitty-gritty, bloody and authentic. (Eight-page photo insert—not seen.)"
The stormy career of a top Navy SEAL hotspur. Read full book review >