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About the Book

An exhilarating tale of modern espionage and adventure featuring US Navy intelligence officer Alan Craik.

In Tel Aviv, Commander Alan Craik, a US Navy veteran agrees to check out the death of a former Navy enlisted employee. He plans to be out the door and on to his real work in half an hour. But the task quickly turns dangerous, and what should have been a routine investigation becomes something very ugly.

Nominal American allies in Israel withhold or alter information; nominal colleagues at home set up their own operation to satisfy the political needs of Washington; a wife betrays her husband and deceit and distrust prove to be the only common denominator.

When Mike Dukas, a dogged, cynical special agent of the Naval Criminal Investigative Service joins the investigation, it leads them all from Tel Aviv to Gaza and the Greek island of Lesvos to Jerry Piat, a renegade CIA officer.

With agents of Mossad and the Palestinian Authority always close behind them, Alan Craik demands the answers to some far-reaching questions. What are the rules in modern conflict? Where is honour? And what is the cost of telling the truth?


About the Author:

Gordon Kent is the pseudonym of a father-and-son writing team, both of whom have extensive personal experience in the US Navy. Both are former Intelligence officers and both served as aircrew. The son earned his Observer wings in S-3 Vikings during the Gulf conflict. After service in the Mediterranean, Persian Gulf, Pacific and Africa, he left active duty in 1999.

Book Details
ISBN-13: 9780007178735
Publisher: Harper
Publisher Imprint: Harper
Depth: 32
Language: English
Returnable: N
Spine Width: 33 mm
Width: 112 mm
ISBN-10: 0007178735
Publisher Date: 09 Sep 2011
Binding: Paperback
Height: 173 mm
No of Pages: 458
Series Title: English
Weight: 227 gr
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