ATON: A Novel by G. Grier PDF

By G. Grier

ISBN-10: 1456597027

ISBN-13: 9781456597023

G. B. Grier’s debut overseas mystery novel, ATON, is stunning in its plausibility and its candor—Americans are in for the mother-of-all wake-up calls. whatever yet linear, whatever yet flat, and whatever yet formulaic, and entire with lots of grit, and an unceasing eye for aspect, the writer bargains a plot choked with motion, irony, foreign intrigue, and whatever corresponding to unrequited love as a forty-year-old romance is magically rekindled.

The booklet is one among determined pursuit and venomous, winner-take-all aggression, irreversibly spiraling in the course of the vortex of a super-charged rescue test on the optimum degrees of the U.S. executive. on the center of all of it, former Vietnam military pilots previous their top locate their lives replaced as they're abruptly tasked with by some means fixing a “Mission most unlikely” state of affairs to intercede in an already underway overseas terrorists’ plan to kidnap the 1st woman. because the motion of the abduction plot, even though commandeered via the previous, thickens throughout the frenzied twenty-four hour story, a treasonous chance via contributors of either Congress and the White condo employees to hijack the presidency is ignited. Naval Intelligence less than direct orders from the Oval place of work reveals itself desperately time-limited not to in simple terms find and safe a lone highschool instructor suspected of terrorism, but in addition to one way or the other uncompromisingly—and quickly—convert her loyalty to the yank effort.

Fyodor Norlav, whose existence has been an event in whole frustration, definitely hates the USA, now not in contrast to one Hawa Hussein, who's additionally out for American blood, other than that Fyodor unearths himself in this obstacle taking part in moment mess around, the place he’ll take delivery of a chance to complete Hawa’s explosive challenge.

Terrorism within the usa dominates us simply because in contrast to all earlier nationwide conflicts, the US can't keep watch over it. Terrorism has no situation, no geographical borders. It exists as a philosophy, and recruitment is extremely magnetic in that it gives you every little thing to people who don't have anything. Cleverly reading terrorism from opposing angles via causes, dogmas, and alluding to historical past itself, Grier supplies the reader a clear glimpse into what the way forward for terrorism most likely holds for the US and the western global as we all know it.

Readers come away with greater than only a nice tale with unforgettable characters; they arrive away with a attention that terrorism can strike a person, anyplace, at any time. no longer with no wit and humor, Grier blends overseas, non-secular tensions with an enormous array of well timed innuendo to supply a e-book of intrigue that aptly paints the very skinny line among love and hate, and battle and peace.

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