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by Bob McElwain
About this Book
When a sniper kills the lovely woman Nick is walking behind, he can't restrain himself. He tries for the shooter. Bare handed. Even though he fails, it's headline news. Kate wants a follow up story. Nick isn't interested.
The attack proves to be the work of domestic terrorists. And they want Nick dead, for he can identify the sniper. In his efforts to survive, he becomes irrevocably linked with Kate, who is then also slated to die. Their only hope is to uncover the true objectives of this group. And then to thwart them in some way.
Against all odds, they discover exactly what is needed. Records. Irrefutable proof. All of it of incalculable value to anyone seeking more wealth or power.
In this lies a grand dilemma. They must pass this information to someone able to prevent what is planned, and thus save their lives. But who with such power can be trusted to act in the interests of the country, rather than their own?
About the Author
Bob McElwain, a native of Los Angeles, California, taught mathematics and computer science in secondary schools and colleges there for thirty-two years. Now retired, he lives in Mariposa, in the foothills of the Sierra Nevadas, ten miles west of Yosemite National Park.
Bob has been a fan of fiction since childhood, and is always working on another story. He is the author of Fatal Games (Pageant Press, 1989) and six other novels available from Foremost Press. He says, "One goal in writing Strike Terror was pace. To me it really moves. I hope you'll agree."
Foremost Press Releases Fast-Paced Action Novel
A Complimentary Copy is Available
to Qualified Reviewers
Cedarburg, Wisconsin - Strike Terror, written by Bob McElwain, a native of Los Angeles, California, has been released by Foremost Press under the imprint of Action Tales. A complimentary copy and further information, including a sample review, are available at http://foremostpress.com/booksellers/terror_nts.html
About the book: The Peoples Freedom Front, a domestic terrorist group, publicly supports rebels in Latin America. When Nick Broshard and Kate Vanshelt learn of other objectives, they are marked for death. In a desperate struggle to survive, they seek to thwart the group's plans. What they ultimately discover will make headlines worldwide--provided Nick and Kate live long enough to share their findings with those who can act upon them appropriately.
About the author: McElwain seeks to move his stories quickly. But to call Strike Terror fast-paced, may be an understatement. Yet his larger-than-life characters are deftly drawn. And his descriptive narratives of settings demonstrate his knowledge of Los Angeles, and his love affair with this city.
From the publisher: "We expect to do well with this book. It's the first of four titles to be published this year under the imprint of Action Tales," says publisher Mary Holzrichter. "Early indications have been promising. This book may prove to be our most successful release this year."
For further information and/or a complimentary copy for review visit http://foremostpress.com/booksellers/terror_nts.html. Booksellers can order through distributors from Ingram and Baker & Taylor. Readers can order through local bookstores and at ForemostPress.com, Amazon and Barnes & Noble.com.
ISBN 0-9723737-5-6, 206 pp, $12.97
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Foremost Press Releases Fast-Paced Action Novel
Cedarburg, Wisconsin - Bob McElwain set his novel, Strike Terror, in the time when Gorbachev and perestroika were on the minds of many. But some lived with fear and heavy hearts, dreading a preemptive nuclear strike launched by the Soviet Union.
McElwain opens with snap: ". . . the bullet shattered glass." He then sustains a runaway pace. Yet the settings, characters and actions are vividly and deftly drawn. The characters glow as three dimensional beings, as if one were viewing them in a film. All against the dynamic background of that vast sprawling region that is Los Angeles, California.
The protagonists, Nick Boshard and Kate Vanshelt, find themselves forced to define the objectives, beyond those stated, of a domestic terrorist group that has targeted both of them for death because of what they already know. When they finally discover the structure of this group, and its real objective, they face an awesome dilemma.
Who can be trusted with detailed records of extortion, blackmail, and murder, and the group's plan to take control of the U.S. government? Anyone could use such information to enhance their wealth and power many times over.
They can't release it to Agent Dewitt of the FBI, for he would destroy all named, regardless of circumstances or consequences. And not to Wilson Starr, a powerful, secretive industrialist who controls an international empire. So then who?
How Nick and Kate resolve this dilemma brings an ending that will surprise and startle all.
Strike Terror is a fast-paced, fun read in which the characters seem to lunge up at you from each page. They will linger in memory long after you have finished the book. And the plot may linger as well, for it may be happening right now.
Strike Terror was published by Foremost Press under the imprint of Action Tales. Booksellers can order through distributors from Ingram and Baker & Taylor. Readers can order through local bookstores and at ForemostPress.com, Amazon and Barnes & Noble.com ISBN 0-9723737-5-6, 206 pp, $12.97