The Sicilian Scenario

The Sicilian Scenario

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by Victor Bertolaccini
     
 
A potential blockbuster action adventure thriller of an ultimate 21st century global terrorist situation, with global terrorists acquiring a mass of atomic weapons! The assault and execution of an atomic explosion at a South Pacific military base, the assassination of a leading politician, and the sabotage and hijacking of a new space shuttle reveals someone has

Overview

A potential blockbuster action adventure thriller of an ultimate 21st century global terrorist situation, with global terrorists acquiring a mass of atomic weapons! The assault and execution of an atomic explosion at a South Pacific military base, the assassination of a leading politician, and the sabotage and hijacking of a new space shuttle reveals someone has acquired a mass of atomic weapons and is executing a sinister plot against civilization!
A woman sunbathing on a paradise South Pacific island, believed to be desolate with no humans for hundreds of miles, is confronted with dangers and her worse fears when men in speedboats suddenly race ashore nearby and launch into battle, with the most powerful military weapons, on a full scale assault on something hidden behind a sea cliff!
What's hidden on the tiny uninhabited island? What could drive the men to go to such limits and use such force and determination? Why do they attack the hidden enemy with such fortitude that even when shot they continue on going?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781453856192
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
09/09/2010
Pages:
214
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.49(d)

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A science fiction author, science fiction inventor, futurist, who received multiple independent reviews of his work, famous for his unique classic mind-bending beyond space and time, alien artifact, and exploration themed work, who did his first mind-boggling science fiction classic From Beyond Space And Time in 1998.

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The Sicilian Scenario 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 15 reviews.
ACCarpenter More than 1 year ago
The Sicilian Scenario is a unique 21st century action thriller, based on headline terrorism, with an exclusively new & highly developed layout & plot! A potential blockbuster action thriller, aimed at action thriller film viewers & novel readers - with realism & critical states of affairs, descending beyond all parallel circumstances!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Review by: Ryan Waldman on Nov. 01, 2010 : A masterpiece and it really captured my attention when I first read it. I reread it and found it just as good afterwards. Review by: Catherine Torrington on Nov. 01, 2010 : Could very well be a favorite ...! Great Book - Well Written - And Up With The Times ...! Review by: Robert Sorenson on Nov. 01, 2010 : There were some pretty awesome concepts in this book. Review by: David Roach on Nov. 01, 2010 : I totally enjoyed it & could completely understand the way this book has been embraced! I love it! Review by: Maxine Mendelson on Nov. 01, 2010 : Just one great chapter after another. Fantastic, and definitely worth a read, at the very least. Review by: Rhona Macdougall on Nov. 01, 2010 : It moves along at a nice pace, and I keeps going ... Review by: Richard Landula on Nov. 01, 2010 : I have read a lot of thrillers, and this is right at the top. Review by: William Byfield on Nov. 01, 2010 : This is a good book! And is well written! Review by: A G Byars on Nov. 01, 2010 : A great story and a must have for all action thriller fans. Review by: T Roberts on Oct. 28, 2010 : A unique action thriller, with an exclusively new & developed layout & plot!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
J_FranklinJF More than 1 year ago
A new potential blockbuster action adventure thriller, of a ultimate 21st century global terrorist situation that goes beyond all parallel circumstances, with global terrorists with a mass of plutonium! They obliterate a remote military base, on a South Pacific island, then a large section of inner London, and kidnap a leading senator, and capture the world's most advanced atomic DX1 submarine.
David_Millington More than 1 year ago
A proficiently devised intellectually reasoned action thriller that merges the gusto of a contemporary global terrorist incidence with a fascinating collection of complex episodes. The silent assault and execution of an atomic explosion at a South Pacific military base, the assassination of a leading politician, and the sabotage and hijacking of a new space shuttle reveals someone has acquired a mass of plutonium and is executing a sinister plot against civilization, which mankind has avoided up until now. The victims targeted are predominantly markedly primary bureaucrats, and it manages to illustrate how the chilling terrorism affects them and the world as the affair untangles. It frequently takes us into the minds of various characters. Its construction is not only intricate but also compact! A book that offers double the pleasure that normal thriller mysteries provide, as well as challenging you to solve the mysteries, and amazes you with how so ingenious a mystery could be contrived. A brilliant adventure and action thriller that explores the theme of the world's position on terrorism getting out of hand, and a classic of the genre, and a book I will read over again.
James_Forrester More than 1 year ago
Whilst an action thriller, this work holds something else! It starts with a sinister, explosive atmosphere, with a woman, partially naked, sunbathing, in blazing hot sunshine, by herself, on a golden desert island beach, on a South Pacific island, believed to be desolate, with no humans for hundreds of miles. All around her, she is confronted with dangers, and her worse fears, after men in speedboats suddenly appear, and race ashore, nearby, and launch into battle, with powerful military weapons, on a full scale assault on something, hidden behind a sea cliff. What's hidden away on the tiny uninhabited island? What could be in such an isolated region? What could drive the men to go to such limits and use such force and determination? Why do they all use military equipment? Why do they attack the hidden enemy with such fortitude that even when shot they continue on going? The characters are radiantly portrayed, and this is a strong aspect of this book. This is a book that will make you think about the future of mankind. There are painted scenes of occurrences strongly contrasted with the development of the plot.
D_Lawrence More than 1 year ago
A partially naked girl is shot in the leg, on her own, whilst exploring a utopian tropical golden beach, on an empty deserted island, and is chased through the unexplored wilderness of the island, baffled by crazy sounds, altering all around her. Can she survive? Can she just last long enough for the hidden enemy to leave? But where can she go? Can she hide? She discovers the only place left for her to go to is where they were attacking, when they start retreating from that region of the island. She runs frantically through the tropical paradise for her life, and is confronted by another situation. The enemy that they were attacking is now chasing her as well!
A_Cameron More than 1 year ago
The plot is interesting and it's about headline terrorism, and gives what things may in many ways end up like, and with, perhaps, the problem not being resolved ... Several of the plot details grow ... One of the best action thrillers I have read, and I definitely recommend it! It provides a compact, readable, incredible but credible read.
J_Mason More than 1 year ago
Strong descriptions and characters and plot together with majestic themes combine with a sense of wonder to create an elevated story. This is a superb, thought provoking novel. The plot is credible as well as the themes discussed in it. Must be one of the best action adventure thrillers around. I really like it. I think the writer is the best prose stylist around! And his ideas are pretty fascinating.
R_Sorenson More than 1 year ago
He creates a perfect suspense thriller! It launches into the action with terrorists hijacking and capturing a new space shuttle in orbit, and it finishes with a new nuclear submarine, being launched, while preparing to depart on a mission, being captured after a heavy battle, and them threatening to fire all its nuclear missiles.
John_Larsen More than 1 year ago
A highly fantastic plot with vibrant chapters. A brilliant book that explores the theme of terrorism going beyond unmatched heights. All the rudiments of a high quality adventure novel, and once the velocity gets going, it just keeps racing on. It's well thought-out with various twists so it keeps you involved and keeps you delving in to the end. You soon become involved, marveling at what twist and turn it's going to take to next. This is a gripping read for anyone who enjoys fast pace thrillers and crime fiction adventure.
A_W_Douglas More than 1 year ago
This is an utterly believable drama, that's not a disappointment. I started to believe that the events could occur! And it's a hell of a great read too.
Ryan_Waldman More than 1 year ago
This book is of headline terrorism getting out of control, terrorists going out of control with atomic weapons, a race against time for agencies to capture them, the latest and most advanced atomic submarine being hijacked, and an immense evacuation of California, as they threaten to fire its nuclear warheads!
M_Mendelson More than 1 year ago
You will find yourself unable to stop reading it as you follow the characters in their attempt to solve the scenario. It will keep you guessing right up to the end at what the outcome will be!
AC2011 More than 1 year ago
Review by: Frank Lambert on Feb, 2011: He creates a perfect suspense thriller! It launches into the action with terrorists hijacking and capturing a new space shuttle in orbit, and it finishes with a new nuclear submarine, being launched, preparing to depart on a mission, being captured after a heavy battle, and them threatening to fire all its nuclear missiles. Review by: C Chrystal on Feb, 2011: This book is of headline terrorism getting out of control, terrorists going out of control with atomic weapons, a race against time for agencies to capture them, the latest and most advanced atomic submarine being hijacked, and an immense evacuation of California, as they threaten to fire its nuclear warheads! Review by: A W Douglas on Feb, 2011: This is an utterly believable drama, that's not a disappointment. I started to believe that the events could occur! And it's a hell of a great read too. Review by: Charlie Cheung on Feb, 2011: You will find yourself unable to stop reading it as you follow the characters in their attempt to solve the scenario. It will keep you guessing right up to the end at what the outcome will be ...! Review by: James Forrester on Jan, 2011: The characters are radiantly portrayed, and this is a strong aspect of this book. This is a book that will make you think about the future of mankind. There are painted scenes of occurrences strongly contrasted with the development of the plot. It starts with the terrorists going further than before after they acquire atomic weapons. They land on a remote military base on a South Pacific island, and make a full assault on the soldiers there, and leave behind an atomic bomb, which obliterates most of the island, which makes the world realize that they mean business. Review by: D P Jacobs on Jan, 2011: It is a gripping action adventure thriller that will astound you. The characterization and descriptions are rich and vibrant. All in all, it is a wonderful tale of adventure, cunning, heroics, and scientific achievement. Somewhat surprisingly there are not that many books around like it left!!!!! Review by: John Norris on Jan, 2011: Brilliant book! And even more brilliant for fans of new crime detective fiction, and fancy reading something different, worth the price. Review by: Albert Middleton on Jan, 2011: All the rudiments of a high quality adventure novel, and once the velocity gets going, it just keeps racing on. It's well thought-out with various twists so it keeps you involved and keeps you delving in to the end. You soon become involved, marveling at what twist and turn it's going to take to next. This is a gripping read for anyone who enjoys fast pace thrillers & crime fiction adventure. Review by: Frank Latkowski on Jan, 2011: A superb scenario that does not calm until it finishes. An excellent adventure and crime fiction novel. The plot is satisfactorily composed, and the characters provide an unusual perspective for a great action thriller. It has charm, and makes a compelling read. I have read the book again, and enjoyed it more ... Review by: Bob Goldberg on Jan, 2011: This is highly enjoyable and a surprisingly easy read. On seeing it, I imagined that the plot would be incredibly complicated making it hard to follow, but I am happy to say that it is well written, and enables you to develop your ideas along with the character. Excellent purchase! I bought this for someone and she is absolutely delighted with it. Amazing va