Saturday, Nov 29, 2014
Rated by Diane H.
I have read every book in Daniel Silva’s Gabriel Allon series. Every time I read one, I wonder about the events that led to Gabriel being recruited by the Israeli intelligence service—the murder of 11 Israeli athletes by a PLO faction called Black September at the 1972 Munich Olympics. My curiosity led me to the book One Day in September, the facts behind the fiction.
Wednesday, Jul 21, 2010
American Subversive is the story of professional blogger Aidan Cole and the Page Roderick a home-grown terrorist. From the beginning we know they are in hiding(but not together) and the remainder of the book is devoted to telling us why. The story is told in the alternate voices of Page and Aidan and the prologue ends with the following statement: "Still we must try, while we have time and the truth on our side. We are far from innocent. But we are hardly guilty
Thursday, Oct 16, 2008
Marcus is intelligent and tech savvy enough to thwart the efforts of his school administrators who keep tabs on his activities. But when terrorists attack San Francisco while Marcus is skipping class with his friends, his whereabouts make him suspect and he is picked up by Homeland Security.
As fear grips the city, Marcus is dismayed at how easily people, including his liberal parents, are willing to sacrifice their personal liberties for a false sense of security. Marcus utilizes his knowledge of technology to embark on an underground campaign against Homeland Security.