What does a terrorist, human trafficker, and serial killer all have in common?

They've all been hunted by the same man. Meet FBI Special Agent Nick Lawrence. 

Reader Reviews


Brian Christopher Shea has seamlessly brought together a suspenseful novel about the issues at the forefront of our modern society: the heroin epidemic, terrorism, economics, and the difficulties of raising a family in this day and age. He brings a reality that can only be expressed from a practitioner in the field. The novel is a contrast of true grit and compassion. The Camel's Back leaves me wanting to be a better man.


Steve Palmer - (former) CIA Operations Officer, U.S.Army Veteran, MIT MBA

Shea gives you a front row seat to the raw emotion of those on the front line. His characters are genuine and are faced with real-world challenges set against a backdrop of a fast-paced thrill ride. His descriptive prose breaks down the technical aspect of the military and police lingo, putting it into plain language for all readers. Shea's original character, Declan Enright, is as relentless as the author who created him. A must read!


Lt.Kevin Dillon - (Ret) International Speaker and Trainer, Founder of LOCKUP Police Combat Systems

A powerful and gripping novel. The character of Declan Enright is every bit as complex as the times we live in. Written from firsthand experience, Brian Christopher Shea gives us all the rare opportunity to see the internal and external struggles of those individuals who serve in the military and as first responders.


Kevin Cahill - Lt. Col. U.S. Army Intelligence

The Camel's Back took me on a journey of loss, heartache, resilience and triumph experienced by the characters. Reading it opened my eyes to the hardships law enforcement officials face and gave me a deeper respect for and gratitude to the heroes who risk their lives to protect us every day. Brian Shea also humanized an often stereotyped figure and allowed me to dive into the antagonist's mind and understand what drove him to his fateful decisions. Brian's background in law enforcement gives the well-researched book authenticity. I look forward to reading more of this series.


Charlotte Kovalchuk - The Williamson County Sun
Brian Christopher Shea

Brian Christopher Shea

Writing has always been a dream, but life seemed to find a way of interrupting. It wasn’t until recently that he dedicated time to this passion. His first book, The Camel’s Back, gave him a much-needed mental break from his work investigating atrocities against children.

The Nick Lawrence Series

The Camel's Back
The Lion's Mouth
The Rabbit's Hole

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