Two top CIA operatives wage an epic battle against one another after they discover they are dating the same woman.
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Mercenaries is released on 27 February and we have five copies to give away.
A small group of mercenaries is recruited to rescue the kidnapped American ambassador and his aide (Kirsty Mitchell) being held hostage in a Balkan country whose president has just been assassinated by their captors in a military coup, instigated by someone called Cracovic (Antony Byrne) who is wanted as a war criminal and has a brutal second-in-command who wears an eye patch (Geoff Bell), making sure there is no chance of misunderstanding his characterisation. The other part of the mercenaries’ top-secret mission is to capture Cracovic and bring him back with them so he can face justice at the International Criminal Court.
Alexa reviews it here and you can win it after the jump.