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Royal Sand

eBook (PDF), 364 Pages
(3 Ratings)
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Middle Eastern factional thriller. An English aristocrat forces his young American partner, Zach, to attempt recovery of stolen Royal Gold. The trail leads from London via Paris and the French Riviera to Saudi Arabia, Iraq and Morocco and into a vortex of power, money, corruption and sex. Participating in the Boeing and BAE Royal bribery scandal he witnesses Saudi Arabia's 1980's installation of Chinese supersonic missiles and still secret warheads. Set against the background of the Middle East on the eve of the first Gulf War Royal Sand builds steadily to a dramatic and unexpected climax. The author lived and worked in Saudi Arabia for ten years. He was instrumental in the removal of Monsanto and Ford from the Arab blacklist, is President Emeritus of a major American Medical College, an Honorary Doctor of Science, flew solo to most countries of Latin America distributing the Washington Post News Service and newsprint for the company he headed, and was a syndicated journalist. Royal... More > Sand is his third novel.< Less
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  • By Charlie Ross
    Jul 17, 2009
    "Royal Sand ******* 5 stars" From London to Paris, the French Riviera and Arabia, the plot and characters are woven together with artful craftsmanship by the author. Set in a fascinating time and place, the story is topical and reminds us of the political uncertainties of our time. Bravo to a great story teller.
  • By Paula Swan
    Jan 9, 2009
    "Royal Sand by Wharton Shober" Shober's novel is exciting and kept me at the edge of my set. I appreciated the growth in Zacharias. I look forward to the next chapter in this character's life. I hope Mr. Shober keeps writing!
  • By swilberding
    Jul 31, 2008
    "Royal Sand by Wharton Shober" This is an accomplished work because of the balance of character development; the author's obvious knowledge of missle systems, lock picking and other specific complexities in the story; the plot going at a clip and surprises at every turn. It is hard to believe that this is Shober's first book. It is masterfully executed. His material on Saudi Arabia and their paternal relationship with other Middle Eastern Countries is excellent and to be taken as real: well earned knowledge. It is a great read!
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Product Details

Publisher
Wharton Shober
Published
October 1, 2011
Language
English
Pages
364
File Format
PDF
File Size
892.44 KB

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