By Preston Fleming
Beirut, 1982. Conrad Prosser is a talented Arabist, specialist agent handler, prolific intelligence reporter, and a gourmet of Beirut's underground nightlife. yet, as his two-year journey on the U.S. Embassy nears its finish, Prosser's intelligence occupation is in jeopardy simply because he has no longer recruited an agent whereas in Lebanon, a sine qua non requirement for advertising.
Surveying his many contacts, Prosser selects an enticing Lebanese doctoral scholar and her idealistic brother as applicants for improvement. while, he holds clandestine conferences by means of day and evening along with his string of Lebanese and Palestinian brokers, urgent them to find who's at the back of the most recent wave of vehicle bombings that has terrorized Muslim West Beirut. but if certainly one of his brokers provides info used to seize a Syrian-backed bombing workforce, Prosser units off a cycle of retaliation that threatens greater than his profession and adored lifestyle.
At first denying, then later concealing, obvious makes an attempt on his lifestyles, Prosser units out to save lots of either his activity and his pores and skin, exploiting his brokers, his ally, a former lover, his new female friend and her enigmatic brother. In doing so, he places their lives in danger and discovers too past due the impact of his heedless activities.
DYNAMITE FISHERMEN deals advanced characters, fast moving motion, a vibrant portrayal of human intelligence operations and the flavour of Beirut in the course of its darkish days of ci
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So einfach war das. Und gleichzeitig so kompliziert. Heute Abend sollte sie eine Frau treffen, die sich Jane Smith nannte. Nicht gerade originell ausgedacht, aber das war Dana egal. Jane würde von außerhalb kommen und einen zehnjährigen Sohn mitbringen. Er hieß Erik. Für Dana war es stets am schwersten, mit den Kindern umzugehen. Die Furcht in den Augen, ihre Verzweiflung waren kaum zu ertragen. Und dann war da die Scham, die Resignation. Was immer Dana auch für die Kinder tun konnte, mit den Narben auf der Seele mussten sie leben.
Dynamite Fishermen (Beirut Trilogy, Book 1) by Preston Fleming