About the Book: The Edge of the Machete
Endorsements for the authors debut thriller, The Eye of the Predator
Goal: To eliminate Aamir Sherzai, the new whiz-kid in the Pakistan-wing of the Taliban.
Means: A CIA operative Ed Gomez, on a mission to get even with Aamir Sherzai, responsible for the execution of his best buddy and fellow agent, Jason.
Location: The Beast, somewhere in the Khyber, Pakistan.
To eliminate Jasons killer, Gomez has to infiltrate a conglomeration of the most ferocious terror outfits in The Beast as Sarfaraz Khan. But as the boundaries between Gomez and Sarfaraz blur, the CIA agent must not only plunge headlong into the battle in the Khyber, but also wage a war within. Simultaneously, Indian journalist Rahul Sharma, kidnapped and held hostage within The Beast, must find a way back to the woman he loves. And British white Muslim, Shaun Marsh aka Shahid Khan, sucked into the gathering at the Khyber, must learn to exorcise the ghosts of the past.
Most of all, all three must try to escape the edge of Aamir Sherzais machete. Will they get away unscathed? Or meet a fate similar to Jasons? Find out in this captivating thriller!
About the Author: Abhisar Sharma
Abhisar Sharma is currently a Senior Anchor/Deputy Editor with Aaj Tak, a news channel of the TV Today Network. With seventeen years of broadcast journalism behind him, Abhisar considers himself a passionate observer of the AfPak region.
As a journalist, Abhisar has covered several historical events, from the aftermath of Benazir Bhuttos assassination and the Jasmine revolution in Egypt to the Gujarat riots. His story Laal Masjid Ka Safed Sach (The True Story of the Red Mosque) won him Indias highest journalism award, the Ramnath Goenka Indian Express Award, in 2008-2009, though he has never been able to travel to Pakistan since.
An avid traveller, a voracious writer and a foodie, Abhisar stays in Delhi with his wife and two children. He can be followed on Twitter at abhisar_sharma, and contacted via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. His book can be followed on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/ pages/The-eye-of-the-predator/353689575823.
Forsyth meets Hanif! A promising debut .... Do read! - CNN-IBN
An absolute page turner!- The Times of India
Abhisar has written a remarkable book full of suspense that will make for a thrilling read.- Dawn, Pakistan
|Book:||Edge Of The Machete|
|Publisher:||Westland Books Pvt.Ltd|
|Number of Pages:||342|
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