World renowned Terrorist Mott Adach and his band of terrorist raid NAS Whidbey Island, WA. They murder seven Marines at their posts and steal two Nuclear Warheads. Before they end their rein of terror they mutilate and kill a fourteen year old girl.
Fate's First Turn is an high-powered adventure of how FATE (Federal Anti-Terrorist Enforcement) an anonymous government agency headed by retired Marine General Richard Paul. Along with his lovely assistant Paula Perry they send 6'9" Duke Reimers to Nebraska to recruit Aaron Burr (AB as his friends call him). AB served under Paul years before and is sent to train in Moldova with his Russian counterpart, one problem AB hates Russians. To make matters worse AB's Russian partner Raymon Henrikov hates Americans as much as AB hates Russians. To complicate things totally AB falls in love with Raymon's sister Lenda. Duke's hands are full as he must find a way to get these men to meld as a team and retrieve the Warheads before they kill each other. Add in Laotian Drug lord Slick LeFarbre bound on revenge against AB and you get a multi-plot Adventure novel with a romantic twist.
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About the Author
As a young man growing up Rick lived in Garden City, Michigan is where he gained his perspective on life. The third from the youngest of nine, he grew up reading books and writing poems and short stories. Reading was a major part of his childhood and young adult life. Books by Mark Twain, Edgar Allan Poe, Charles Dickens and many other writers filled his waking hours. Sports were also a major part of his childhood both playing and watching. His family and friends were always a guiding force for him. As an adult he likes to read all good fiction but his favorite genre is Adventure and novelist like Clive Cussler, WEB Griffin, Tom Clancy and James Patterson to name a few. He is also a Sci-Fi reader, Terry Goodkind, Christopher Paolini and Jack L Chalker are some of his favorites there.
As a young adult he heard his country calling and joined the United States Marine Corps. During his tour he and his wife were stationed at NAS Whidbey Island, WA in the Puget Sound. He worked security there and that is where his foundation for his first book started. Rick Page was Honorably Discharged From the USMC.
He and his former wife raised their children in and around the Dannebrog, Nebraska where he played fast pitch softball and coached and umpired his and other boys. Rick worked and traveled throughout the state. The four main characters in FATE'S First Turn are named after his four sons, Richard, Aaron, Raymond, and John Wayne.
Later he worked throughout the upper Midwest and in the DC metro area, and is currently living in Lincoln, Nebraska. From one coast to the other Rick has seen and been influenced by the American people and the American way of life.
Rick Page is presently is writing the sequel to FATE's First Turn.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Excellent read. I bought the E-Book a while back on another site. I am buying this copy as a present for my Dad.I really enjoyed the camaraderie and back and forth between the characters.