The Convert's Song: A Novel

The Convert's Song: A Novel

by Sebastian Rotella
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The Convert's Song: A Novel by Sebastian Rotella

A global manhunt sweeps up a former federal agent when his childhood friend becomes the chief suspect in a terrorist rampage.

His hazardous stint in U.S. law enforcement behind him, Valentine Pescatore has started over as a private investigator in Buenos Aires. Then he runs into a long-lost friend: Raymond Mercer, a charismatic, troubled singer who has converted to Islam. After a terrorist attack kills hundreds, suspicion falls on Raymond---and Pescatore.

Angry and bewildered, Pescatore joins forces with Fatima Belhaj, an alluring French agent. They pursue the enigmatic Raymond into a global labyrinth of intrigue. Is he a terrorist, a gangster, a spy? Is his loyalty to Pescatore genuine, or just another lethal scam?

From the jungles of South America to the streets of Paris to the battlegrounds of Baghdad, THE CONVERT'S SONG leads Pescatore on a race to stop a high-stakes campaign of terror.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780316324700
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Publication date: 12/09/2014
Sold by: Hachette Digital, Inc.
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 158,864
File size: 589 KB

About the Author

Sebastian Rotella is an award-winning senior reporter for Propublica, an independent organization dedicated to investigative journalism. He covers issues including international terrorism, organized crime, homeland security and immigration. Previously, he worked for 23 years for the Los Angeles Times, serving as bureau chief in Paris and Buenos Aires. He was a Pulitzer finalist in international reporting in 2006. His investigation of the 2008 Mumbai attacks was at the center of a 2011 Frontline documentary ("A Perfect Terrorist") that was nominated for an Emmy, and the online version of the story resulted in his third Overseas Press Club Award. He is the author of the novel Triple Crossing and the nonfiction book, Twilight on the Line, which was a New York Times Notable Book.

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The Convert's Song: A Novel 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Loved the book but the end seemed abrupt. Worth the time.