Go world class with the ultimate author’s website!
Our Insider’s Guide ebook walks you through everything you need to build and operate an author website. Learn how to create meaningful connections between users and your author brand!
by Ted Halstead
Two Russian agents discover a missing nuclear weapon was hidden in an American city by North Korea. Another nuclear weapon nears Seoul in a tunnel built by North Koreans. And North Korea's new military dictator launches an all-out invasion. Will Seoul or Pyongyang be the new capital of a united Korea?
March 16, 2018: I was simply blown away by this book. It is the best I have read in years. The plot is realistic, it moved along and was not cluttered with unimportant details page after page. The author's insight into the diplomatic core, military, etc. is amazing and very informative. I don't want to spoil the plot but one thing I really liked was unlike so many "thrillers" is that the many subplots actually tied together and didn't just appear to be there as page fillers. Also, possible spoiler, I just can't stand books where the bad guys kill thousands of innocents, usually Americans, and we kill four terrorists and call it a win. I read one review that the terrorist appear to be idiots, cannot disagree more. Acutally one of the few books where the good guys do not appear to be idiots and let thousands die and then "win".
I actually screamed "yes" out loud concerning the final plot twist concerning the ruler of North Korea.
Finally, THE BOOK ACTUALLY ENDED! Oh sure the stage was set for another, but the plot for this one ENDED.
April 6, 2018: Not what I expected...MUCH BETTER! A Clancyesque mind bender that delivers thrills in the political genre, not the expected battlefield slug fest. High on drama, well-developed characters, and enough technology to suit my need for speed. An outstanding, deep read.
Ted Halstead served twenty-five years in the State Department as a Foreign Service Officer, most of it overseas, and was promoted to the Senior Foreign Service after his second tour at US Embassy Riyadh. His tours included four years at US Embassy Seoul, and two years at the East Asia Pacific Bureau in DC. He is a National War College graduate, and served for three years at a regional US military headquarters.
Young, bright, unadventurous Crystal Moore comes face-to-face with human trafficking in today’s Dallas, Texas. A woman is held, not by chains, but by threats to her two small children left behind in Mexico. Should she escape, or even tell anybody of her situation, her children will be killed. Crystal would like to walk away and… [Read More]
As the third book in The Cupolian Series, magical action and adventure will climb to the highest level yet. Friendships will change, and loved ones will be lost. The crown of Cupola faces its biggest challenge. With the Queen’s men at their feet, Anya must get her friends and family to safety. But the only… [Read More]
Now that everyone knows Anya can perform magic, she’s the number one enemy of the Queen of Cupola. But instead of being punished, she and her friends are being sent on a mission to find a lost treasure. Hmm… Well that’s odd. Anya thinks so too. In an effort to learn just what exactly the… [Read More]
Alone in a strange country and a bit cynical, 14-year-old refugees Baggy and Abigail are rounded up with other refugee kids. Taken to Transition House at the Plumkettle Learning Center, they await guardians. Photographer Baggy moves to the mountains with the secretive Captain Sodpeg. Abigail, who is losing her sight, gets a guide dog and… [Read More]
by Vikki Romano
After spending three years driving a desk with the CIA, seeing very little action in the line of duty or beneath the sheets of his bed, Asher Boyce was happy to scratch off being a CIA agent. It was not the job he dreamed of all his life, and his craving for adventure and danger would… [Read More]