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Book details
  • Genre:FICTION
  • SubGenre:Thrillers
  • Language:English
  • Pages:363
  • eBook ISBN:9781483559681

Rise of a Terrorist

by Joseph Muratore

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Rise of a Terrorist is an E-book thriller with a multitude of action scenes. It’s the fourth book in an E-book thriller based on a collection of stories on terrorism by Joseph Muratore. They continue to use the same basic characters within a Secret Ant-Subversive Agency better known by the Acronym SASA. An agency that’s independent from the FBI and the CIA. It was organized to strictly counter terrorism within the United States, both from home grown “Lone Wolves” to overseas terrorist groups. SASA’s function is to match wits with all of the terrorist groups such as the Sunni Muslim terrorists, Al Queda in the Arabian Peninsula, ISIS and its attempt at creating a Caliphate, in Syria and Iraq, or Syria’s Nusra Front even Nigeria’s Boko Haram. They also take on the Shiite jihadists led by Iran’s proxies such as Hezbollah or the swaths of terrorists in Lebanon, or Yemen. SASA and the Agents within its Agency are led nationally by a SASA Chief John Bennit. They are Headquartered in Fort Meade, Maryland . The main character is from the Boston SASA office. He’s Carl Downey, an Agent like no other in the world. His intuition, and ability to think a few steps ahead of his terrorist adversaries has made him an enemy to the terrorist world that intends on destroying the United States. Carl Downey realizes he cannot always stop a terrorist attack from succeeding, and he has his share of problems attempting to achieve that goal, but he feels if he can reduce the damage and death that the terrorists can and do produce than it’s worth any amount of effort. Rise of a Terrorist is not only action packed, but it brings into play a new SASA function. SASA Agent Karen Beals is charged to gather information and openly profile Muslims within America. This story “Rise of a Terrorist,” Is based on a collection of stories on terrorism by Joseph Muratore that continue to use the same basic characters. The other novels are, “Cyber Attack,” Shabahh The Phantom Terrorist & Dual Mission.
Rise of a Terrorist is the fourth book in a series involving terrorism in the United States. Each of the books stand on their own. Rise of a terrorist re-introduces SASA, an acronym for “Secret Anti-Subversive Agency.” It’s a Government Agency headquartered in Fort Meade , Maryland, that was formed to strickly counter terrorist activity in America and worldwide, wherever terrorists are planning harm against the United States. SASA is led nationally by it’s Chief John Bennit. The main character Agent Carl Downey is back in this book along with the Agent-in-Charge of the Boston office Loreen Thompson. A developing character, Agent Karen Beals creates a new SASA team In Boston prepared to profile Muslims within the United States and World wide. Karen’s research leads her to follow a Muslim family, that from its modest and pious beginningschanges for many reasons to burning hatred for the United States. Agent Beals follows that family as it rises to power within the Muslim hierachy. As Karen continues her research the terrorist groups make several action packed attempts to attack the United States. In each case they are met head on by Agent Carl Downey and other teams of SASA Agents. Carl realizes it’s impossible to thwart every terrorist attack but he has a knack for thinking one step ahead of the terrorist Jihads. He manages in some cases to stop them and in other instances to reduce the carnage. Rise of a terrorist is filled with action scenes with many twists and turns. The story is all to plausible and very much in tune to todays terrorist filled world. Rise of a Terrorist has many realistic scenes, that are well researched. It sites several actual web sites that have horrifying implications. It’s loaded with historical facts and historical fiction. Many cryptic clues are presented to the reader that are clues that SASA and the reader will be able to walk through and crack together. There are several bits of trivia information involved. There is wit and banter between the characters. Non-graphic and often comical sex scenes are laced throughout the storyline. Many phrases from the author are his original thinking. This is a story that shouldn’t be missed. It takes the reader into many action scenes around the United States and overseas. A clear viewpoint on the differences in the Muslim Sunni and Shiite religions is presented. The author shares a lot of well researched information that will give the reader an insight into many of the problems the United States currently faces in attempting to prevent the growth of home grown, “Lone Wolf “terrorists. It explains how the terrorists are managing to infiltrate our society and continue to recruit new members to their jihad causes. The storyline flows in two separate directions that eventually tie together, The reader will follow the exploits of Carl Downey and other SASA Agents as they arrenpt to prevent terrorist activity. At the same time they reader will see a Muslim family overseas develop and rise through the ranks of the terrorist jihadists. Action, love, humor, fear and terrrism all roll together to create a well researched and realistic story for the reader to enjoy. This E novel “Rise of a Terrorist,” ties together nicely the three previous books from the Author, by involving and mentioning many of the same characters from the books, “Cyber Attack,” “Shabahh the Phantom Terrorist,” and “Dual Mission.” Each book however stands on its own and can be enjoted independently. Reading this book will likely tease you to later read the three earlier srories.
About the author
Joseph Muratore has now produced 4 E books that basically fit into a super series of novels about Terrorism. He has continued to use the same base of characters as their roles grow within each series. Joseph is a new Author. He is not a journalist but has a great insight into the world around him, which has enabled him to create four plausible action books on terrorism. His novels have been well received, and for those willing to rate E-novels his books garner nearly all 5 * reviews. Joseph is not a journalist, he admits to being a story teller. He writes and punctuates the way he woud read a book. Most people have thoroughly enjoyed his stories. His first E-novel, “Cyber Attack”, he admits he submitted the wrong final edited version for publishing. The book was fraught with minor errors but his readers thought the story was strong enough to dismiss the problems. “Shabahh The Phantom Terrorist”, followed by, “Dual Mission”, shows the great improvement in his writing technique. His latest novel. “Rise of a Terrorist”, is a great story that ties his first 3 books together. Each novel stands on it’s own and can be read independently. The latest novel will tease you to read the first three. Joseph is a retired businessman who spent many years traveling around the world. He’s married, with a daughter, a son, and a step-son and 6 grand children. Writing is more than a hobby to Joseph. He not only loves to write but enjoys placing historical facts and trivia about the world around us that in many cases he has personnally experienced in his novels. Many phrases that he employs are the result of his years of experience, they are uniquely his. His writing is filled with twists and turns, and historical facts. He employs trivia and cryptic clues that keep the reader interested. Several of his ideas are so unique that he recieves many kudos, and questions as to how he could have thought of them. You will enjoy reading any of Joseph Muratore’s E-novels. They are all available on virtually every E Reader. Amazon E books carrys them all. They are also available in Germany, Great britain and Japan.
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