Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Rik's Book Trailer Blast












About the Book:

Title:
RIK’S   

Author: dhtreichler

Publisher: Independent

Pages: 483

Genre: Thriller

“The
entire affair began with sheep brains and falafel -- Saddam Hussein's favorite
dish.”
It
is 1990 and in Baghdad two lovers
are separated by the impending First Gulf War. CIA operative Rik Bogart is
desperately seeking television correspondent Ingrid Johannson -- but is instead
picked up by  Saddam’s Secret Police and thrown into Abu Graib -- the
Prison of the Dead. Ten years later, he must make a
fateful decision after finally reuniting with her -- one that may keep them
apart forever. How far would YOU go for your true love?
This
heart-pounding thriller is written by a former international defense contractor
who brings incredible realism and arresting insights into the days leading up
to Saddam’s invasion of neighboring Kuwait, and provides a chilling account of
life inside the infamous Prison of the Dead.
"It's
as much a love story as it is a runaway thriller." Midwest
Book Review

RIK’S IS AVAILABLE AT AMAZON


Book Excerpt:





Despite the blood
flowing from my side and my exhausted condition, we wrestled for control
of the weapon.

I rolled him
over, coming up on top, and pinned him to the ground as we continued
to wrestle for control of the Glock. I pushed his arm down to my left, held his
arm with my left hand and punched him in the face, which loosened his grip just
enough. I gained control of the gun. Now Tariq stared down the barrel of his
own weapon with me on top of him.

“So this is the end,
my friend?” Tariq asked as he looked beyond the barrel pointed at
his head.

“No, Tariq, this is
just the beginning. The ring?”

Tariq nodded in
understanding and held his hand up for me to remove my Academy class ring,
which I did and slipped it into my pocket.



About the Author

As
a defense contractor, award-winning screenwriter and novelist, dhtreichler has
wandered the world, visiting garden spots and more.  Having lived and
worked with our intelligence agents and soldiers, witnessing the conflicts and
the turmoil of recent decades, he paints vivid backdrops for his stories. Like
him, the men and women he portrays attempt to make sense of our fast-changing
world. He has held a lifelong interest in the profound influence of rapidly
changing technology on our lives and relationships. Exploring that power (what
has changed and what might come) forms an insightful theme of his novels. His
stories also reflect the universal desires and fears of real people everywhere.

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