Selected: A Thriller by J. Allen Wolfrum
Publisher: Independent Publisher
Publication Date: December 28, 2017
Format: Paperback - 326 pages
Format: Paperback - 326 pages
Kindle - 1040 KB
ISBN: 978-1981498970ASIN: B078P8T5R2
Genre: Political Thriller
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Disclaimer: I received a copy of the book from the author in exchange for my honest review and participation in a virtual book tour event hosted by Partners In Crime Virtual Book Tours.
Former Army helicopter pilot, Susan Turner is Selected as the next President of the United States. In order to avoid a nuclear war, she must overcome personal demons and learn to navigate the murky waters of international diplomacy.
Five years ago, the Dove Revolution changed the political structure of the United States. The President, Senate, and Congress are no longer elected by the public, they are Selected at random every two years. A shadow organization known only as The Board, advances their sinister agenda by taking advantage of their anonymity and Susan’s tendency to make brash decisions. Blackmail, espionage, and murder are all in play as The Board manipulates geopolitical events to spark a war between the Soviet Union and the United States.
With the help of her former Squadron Commander, General LeMae, Susan Turner attempts to lead the nation through these turbulent times while battling her own internal demons. Susan is a battle-hardened war veteran but she must learn what it takes to be a world leader. Nuclear war and the future of the human race hang in the balance.
My Book Review:
In his debut novel, Selected, author J. Allen Wolfrum weaves a riveting political thriller that will captivate the reader's attention, and keep them sitting on the edge of their seats.
Selected is a multi-layered fast-paced tale that is masterfully interwoven with domestic and international intrigue; secrets, deception, and hidden agendas; political posturing, plots, threats, and enough surprising twists and turns that transports the reader into the fascinating world of politics and terrorism. The author easily engages the reader to follow former Army helicopter pilot, Lt. Colonel and newly selected United State President Susan Turner and her former Squadron Commander, General Curtis LeMae, as they uncover a dangerous and serious plot by The Board, a shadow organization, and the Soviet Union to manipulate foreign relations.
The reader follows along as Susan and Curtis get caught up in the middle of a dangerous web of domestic and international political threats, deceit, and sinister agendas as this realistic story unfold. This is an exciting and dramatic story that will keep the reader guessing who is behind the domestic and foreign political plots until all the puzzle pieces are put together, and the explosive truth is unveiled in this dangerous international cat and mouse game.
RATING: 5 STARS
About The Author
J. Allen Wolfrum is a fiction author and former Marine. He served four years as a Marine Corps Infantryman in the most decorated Regiment in Marine Corps history. During Operation Iraqi Freedom he led an infantry squad on missions spanning from the oil fields of Southern Iraq to the streets of Baghdad.
After the Marine Corps, he spent the next fifteen years exploring life from several perspectives: press operator in a plastics factory, warehouse stocker, confused college student, Certified Public Accountant, bearded graduate student, management consultant, and data analyst.
J. Allen Wolfrum’s writing career began in 2017 with his debut novel, Selected. He uses the unique combination of his Marine Corps, professional and life experience to create a realistic perspective on the political thriller genre. He lives in Southern California with his beautiful wife and two cats.
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