Gideon's War

Gideon's War

A Novel

Book - 2011
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Howard Gordon--the longtime executive producer of the hit TV series 24 --makes his fiction debut with a tale of political intrigue and international terrorism. Gideon Davis has just 48 hours to bring his rogue agent brother in--before a twisted global conspiracy turns deadly.

GIDEON DAVIS, whose behind-the-scenes negotiating skills have earned him the role of peacemaker in conflicts around the globe, knows more about hush-hush discussions in Capitol corridors than he does about hand-to-hand combat. But his more practical, tactical skills come into play when he's called on by family friend and government bigwig Earl Parker to chaperone a rogue agent from Southeast Asia to D.C. The agent, Tillman Davis, has promised to turn himself in-- but only to his brother, Gideon.

Although the two brothers have been estranged for years, Gideon cannot fathom how his brother could have turned into so ruthless a man. But when the plan for Tillman's surrender goes awry and Earl Parker is taken hostage, Gideon is forced to embrace his dark side in order to evade hostile locals in war-torn Mohan to make his way to the Obelisk--the multimillion-dollar, state-of-the-art oil rig that has been seized by terrorists led by Tillman himself. It is with the help of oil rig manager Kate Murphy that Gideon launches an unlikely one-man rescue.
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, c2011
ISBN: 9781439175972
9781439175811
1439175810
Branch Call Number: F GOR NVD
Characteristics: 320 p. ; 24 cm

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Apr 16, 2012

Good first book by this author.

debwalker Jan 26, 2011

"A state-of-the-art offshore oil rig called the Obelisk is the setting for this debut thriller from the executive producer of the television series 24. Hang on to your seat as Gideon Davis, a world-class negotiator and peacemaker, is called in to bring his rogue agent brother to Washington, D.C., from Southeast Asia in the face of an advancing typhoon."--Liz Heywood, the Babbling Book, Haines, Alaska

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