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The Geneva Decision

The Geneva Decision

by Seeley James
The Geneva Decision

The Geneva Decision

by Seeley James

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Overview

Before the bestselling Sabel Security series, Pia Sabel took over dad's company. Ever wonder how that happened? Sabel Origins #1 chronicles Pia's foray into the business. Sabel Origins #2 details Jacob's first adventure with Pia back when he was still on his meds.


Until a few weeks ago, Pia Sabel was an international soccer star. But now she's taken the helm of her billionaire father's private security company, and she's playing against a whole new set of opponents – the kind who shoot to kill.


On her first day on the job, Pia's client is assassinated in front of her. There's no time for training, so Pia must trust her instincts and athletic skills to unravel the complicated maze of money laundering and piracy that will take her from Swiss mansions to the jungles of Cameroon.


Her battle-hardened employees suspect she's just a spoiled rich girl with a mean corner kick. But Pia's got some unexpected moves of her own. Will they be enough to bring her team through its mission?


Praise for Seeley James



A fine thriller with intriguing locations, intricate plot twists and a complex heroine. – Kirkus Reviews


I loved the character of Pia Sabel – there's a girl Charlie Fox would team up with any day! -- Zoe Sharp, author of the Charlie Fox novels


Seeley James has created a protagonist that is strong and yet conflicted. -- PJReviewofBooks.com


I fell in love with the characters and can't get enough of them ... I felt every ounce of rage and desperation. -- CarolAnn Review


An excellent fast moving action thriller -- Eric Crown, Founder of F500 company, Insight Enterprises


Once I started reading, it was hard to put down. Can't wait for the next adventure! -- Robert Manning, Amazon


"PTSD sufferer Jacob Stearne and his mythical Roman god Mercury take the reader on a fierce, unforgettable adventure." --Bill K. Yucatan Review


Interview with Seeley James from DigiWriting.com


DW: Do readers really compare Pia and Jacob to other literary heroes and heroines?  


SJ: I've heard Pia Sabel compared to Jack Reacher many times because she's a straight-forward, no-nonsense heroine who beats the crap out of people. Recently, I've heard Jacob Stearne in the same breath as Stephanie Plum because of his whacky lifestyle and romantic problems. It's appropriate because he's our comic-relief character.


DW: What is your favorite book of all time? How has it influenced you and your writing?


I don't have just one. One Shot by Lee Child, because it has such an intricate set of clues, ranks right up there with First Drop by Zoe Sharp, because she nailed the teenagers with incredible insight and humor.


DW: Did you always want to be a writer or did you fall into the profession?


I was nineteen and single when I adopted a three-year-old girl and raised her (More about that on my site, http://seeleyjames.com/about/ ). Kids need a lot of money and attention, so I worked in the upwardly mobile tech industry. Later in life, my career afforded me the ability to take a huge risk.


DW: Which authors have had a profound impact on your writing?


SJ: Gillian Flynn because she thinks way outside the Agatha Christie formula. Janet Evanovich because her books are just plain fun. J. D. Robb (aka Nora Roberts) has some phenomenal writing techniques. Daniel Silva, Harlan Coben, Russell Blake, John Sandford, James Rollins, A. G. Riddle, Lance Charnes, the list just goes on and on...



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Product Details

BN ID: 2940015823233
Publisher: Machined Media
Publication date: 11/30/2012
Series: Sabel Origins , #1
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 284
Sales rank: 559,644
File size: 765 KB

About the Author

His near-death experiences range from talking a jealous husband into putting the gun down to spinning out on an icy freeway in heavy traffic without touching anything. His resume ranges from washing dishes to global technology management. His personal life stretches from homeless at 17, adopting a 3-year-old at 19, getting married at 37, fathering his last child at 43, hiking the Grand Canyon Rim-to-Rim several times a year, and taking the occasional nap.

His writing career ranges from humble beginnings with short stories in The Battered Suitcase, to being awarded a Medallion from the Book Readers Appreciation Group. Seeley is best known for his Sabel Security series of thrillers featuring athlete and heiress Pia Sabel and her bodyguard, veteran Jacob Stearne. One of them kicks ass and the other talks to the wrong god.

His love of creativity began at an early age, growing up at Frank Lloyd Wright’s School of Architecture in Arizona and Wisconsin. He carried his imagination first into a successful career in sales and marketing, and then to his real love: fiction.

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