By Ralph L. Cates
The Phoenix time table” is a gripping, 344-page learn with the main unique life-or-death struggles you’ll locate this season. Set within the southwest U.S. opposed to the backdrop of overseas tensions, worldwide terrorism, and the ruthlessness of the ideologically pushed, this can be the stuff of block-buster video clips and nightmares approximately guns of mass destruction.
CIA operative Kurt Valdez is reassigned from his base in Afghanistan to the U.S. due to heightened cross-border infiltration. Terrorist actions world wide are being ruthlessly overwhelmed, and the companies needs to make one final, determined assertion on U.S. soil.
Ramzi bin Omeri, the “Snow Leopard,” a global terrorist, resurfaces after 4 years to steer the attack. The CIA gets a tip on Ramzi and Valdez needs to now confront the guy who eluded him two times prior to — and ordered his comrade assassinated.
Homeland Security’s tenacious analyst and previous NSA languages specialist, Krysta Mazur, is assigned to paintings with Arizona Sheriff Bob Stroman. jointly, they supply Valdez with ongoing intelligence and information at an important moments.
Valdez’ worst fears start to spread as he, Ms. Mazur, and legislation departments discover a string of harrowing clues tied to the Snow Leopard and his cadres. Can they cease the terrorists ahead of they strike?
Although a piece of fiction, with names, characters, and incidents created by means of the author's mind's eye, “The Phoenix time table” is a political, techno-thriller whose content material may good be the stuff of near-future headlines. The paintings showcases writer Ralph L. Cates' skill to craft drama laced with the complexity and originality of a grasp storyteller on the top of his craft.