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Friday, December 4, 2015

Saving Sophie by Ronald H. Balson




We read lots of stories on this subject but this is the first time I read a story centred on this. A child is kidnapped by the grandparents and is being kept in Palestine, away from her father who has to now devise a way of getting her back.

Jack Sommers is just an Accountant and a golden opportunity of getting a lot of money just lands on his plate. Faced with the immediate problem of getting Sophie back, this seems too good a chance to miss. He did not envisage that he was facing terrorists, murder and mayhem and a ruthless grandfather for whom Sophie was just a pawn.

With the CIA being drawn in we have a tale of intrigue and international terrorism which has to be thwarted at all costs.

Descriptive of Hebron and the intricacies of Middle Eastern politics, this was a good read.

Sent to me by Netgalley courtesy of St. Martin's Press.


4 comments:

Literary Feline said...

This sounds like an intense read, Mystica. I can only imagine how horrible it would be to have your child taken like that.

bermudaonion said...

Sounds like a story snatched from the headlines. I bet this was good!

Prashant C. Trikannad said...

Mystica, I agree with my fellow commentators. I'd like to read it too. Very topical in context of what's happening in the Middle East.

Martha Eskuchen said...

This is another I will take a look at. I like intense thrillers with political intrigue.