Ms. Divya captures all the fascinating nuances of sci-fi, such as how people eat, sleep, bath, communicate, commute and other such mundane, everyday activities.
Dotan Naor made a bet with Willy Mizrachi that he can locate his missing son. Willy is a ruthless arms dealer, and his son has settled as in the Himalayas.
The first thing I noticed, right off when starting to read The Middleman by Olen Steinhauer, is that it is absolutely believable and well written
Mr. Coulson balances the book with stories from his past, his career in the FBI and the development of the HRT (a part I found absolutely captivating).
The author presents each person as a human being, something that’s missing from today’s fast paced, 24/7 world, each person is his or hers own universe, not a bullet point or a statistic. The book celebrates those who survived, learned and some even flourished from their tragedy.
This very compelling account is not only about the murder, but a small lesson in history to put everything in context. The struggle of the US Air force against the MiG fighters, the birth of the Israeli Air force, as well as the mutually beneficial relationship between the two countries, as well as sections devoted to how Middle Eastern terrorism operated in the 70s.
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Then terror strikes in Empire City, The Fixer and Stack go on a rage fueled mission after those responsible.
Even operations that seem mundane, such as smuggling out of the Soviet Union of Nikita Khrushchev’s secret speech gets an air of reverence and complexity
“The Death Instinct” by Jed Rubenfeld is a fictional thriller set in the 1920’s. The book centers around the historical Wall St. bombing of 1916.