Friday, May 24, 2013

Something Special the Next Few Days

Through next week you can get a 446-page thriller novel for only 99 cents. The ebook version, that is. Beware the Jabberwock, the first in my post Cold War political thriller trilogy, is on sale in the Kindle store at this link.

The story is told from the viewpoints of both the good guys and the bad guys. Start out sitting in on a highly secret meeting in Vienna between two former Cold War enemies where the plot is hatched. Then see two guys in action who will become the primary movers of the story.

Add into the mix a close-up of the disparate team of international characters brought together to train for a unique operation that proves the ultimate challenge to the good guys.

In his review of the book,  best-selling author Tim Hallinan says of the author (that's me), "Here he's working in the global intelligence thriller territory of Ludlum and Trevanian, but (I'm happy to say) with more character development." That's what I worked to achieve. You'll get to know all the characters on a quite personal level.

Reviewer Lee Boyland notes that most of the story's characters are introduced in the first 26 pages (actually it's more like 38 in the paperback edition), but  you'll get to know them all quite well by the time you reach the end. One who doesn't make her appearance until a bit later is Lorelei Quinn, the daughter of veteran CIA officer Cameron Quinn. As the story develops, the becomes the chief ally of Burke Hill, the ex-FBI agent who is the main protagonist.

The book is a long one so  you're sure to get your 99-cents worth. If you buy one, I'd appreciate getting a review on Amazon. That's what draws readers to the book. I hope you enjoy it.