Operation Shadow Warriors: A U.S. military experiment to test the integration of trained female operatives in live combat scenarios. The Alpha Platoon: a unit of Navy SEALs stationed in Afghanistan who just learned that their newest team member is a woman. Bay Thorn has a spine of steel -- and the chops to prove it. But she needs a team to back her up. And her only ally is Gabe Griffin, a lone SEAL who is lethal, dangerous and unbearably attractive. . . .