By Preston Fleming
The second one ebook within the Beirut Trilogy, BRIDE OF A BYGONE battle is decided within the spring of 1981, following the yankee elections, while Lebanon hopes for clean political winds that will finish their seven-year civil conflict. input Walter Lukash, a midlevel CIA officer assigned as intelligence liaison to the Phalange military. Lukash quickly turns into a pawn in a Levantine video game meant to attract the U.S. into clash with Lebanon's Syrian occupiers. regrettably, Lukash is just too distracted by way of difficulties bobbing up from having deserted his Lebanese bride 5 years past to work out the capture till it springs.
Beirut, 1981. Walter Lukash, a journeyman CIA case officer, has been published within the heart East for 8 immediately years and is prepared for a quiet table activity again in Washington. while he's ordered to Beirut as an alternative for a two-month mystery liaison task with the Phalange militia's intelligence unit, his superiors think they comprehend his reluctance to simply accept.
What they don't be aware of is that, 5 years prior, Lukash secretly married a Lebanese lady opposed to employer ideas and deserted her quickly after the outbreak of struggle. greater than that, his new Irish live-in female friend, whom the service provider considers a safety danger, has him to Beirut from Amman and Lukash has defied orders to wreck off the connection.
When the two-month project is prolonged to 2 years, Lukash realizes he can now not keep away from painful realities and offerings. yet earlier than he can straighten issues out, he's stuck in a dangerous three-way intrigue among the Phalange, the U.S. govt and Lebanon's ruthless Syrian occupiers that threatens to unharness the whole strength of Syrian-backed terrorism opposed to american citizens in Beirut.
BRIDE OF A BYGONE struggle captures the original surroundings of Civil warfare Beirut with a full of life and clever kind that pulls the reader into deep id with the characters and the motion.
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