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Midwest Book Review ". . . Imagine Indiana Jones-type action with more of a grounding in real-world events and a dash of religious inspection added into the conflicts, to get a sense of the gripping politics and plot of The Destiny Relic, a satisfying foray into Middle East affairs that is hard to put down." 344 pages.
SYNOPSIS: Hank Cameron is the most hated and most hunted man in the Middle East. Framed by Sheik Sarraf for stealing a religious relic that could inflame or end warfare around the world, he is isolated in Jordan. A dead or alive bounty has been issued for his capture. Agents of the Vatican, the Israeli Mossad, and Muslim terrorists, all want what he has. Where to hide? Who to trust? Can he survive? Will the world?
This is a full-length counterterroism thriller and is book-4 in Ed's Gold Lust Series.
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About the Author
National award winning author Ed Mitchell, was a foster child who later graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. He went on to be an Airborne Infantry Ranger, a RAND Corporation Fellow, an aerospace systems engineer, and a community activist fighting to protect water resources in California. Along the way Lieutenant Colonel Mitchell became a national award-winning author by weaving his real-world experiences from foxhole to space into his Gold Lust series of contemporary adventure/thrillers.
He served in Airborne, Air Cavalry, Armor, and Mechanized Infantry units, including guarding the DMZ in Korea and protecting nuclear weapons. Prior to the 1st war in Iraq, as the Space-Ground Combat Analyst for U.S. Joint Space Command, Ed fought that war in a simulator and analyzed the results for the command. Additionally, he spent years working National Missile Defense and Homeland Security research and development. Ed helped develop the prototype command launch center for the Army’s Strategic Missile Defense units now in Alaska and California. Later, as a civilian Payload Integration Manager, he helped develop and test NMD kill vehicles for Lockheed Martin and Boeing. As a writer, he is proud of being a charter-founding member of the International Thriller Writers Organization.
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