Thriller author Robert Cook, following the recent print debut of his second national security novel "Patriot and Assassin," today announced the immediate availability of the new novel in Kindle version for $6.65. Buy Patriot & Assassin Kindle Version.
Patriot and Assassin places the male protagonist, Alejandro "Cooch" Cuchulain, at the heart of a plot to release nerve gas in one of our nation's busiest stadiums, then later into the sadistic hands of the terrorist who planned that attack. Cooch has emerged as one of the most unusual killers, with a combined bent towards both Wall Street and special ops warfare. The novel positions itself as the thriller for thoughtful readers interested in observing strong, complex characters meeting complex worldwide challenges.
"In follow-on to the fan base created for male protagonist "Cooch" in the original novel, author Cook stated that "readers also love the female protagonist Dr. Caitlin O'Connor as she develops and takes control, in her own way, from one novel to the next."
"Patriot and Assassin" storyline has Cooch leading a Rhodes Scholar former Seal, a stunning MacArthur-winning physicist, a former USMC Master Sniper and the former director of the CIA's special operations unit, now working in the White House. Together, they engage a large contingent of Al-Qaeda while working to improve the life of Muslims.
Inspired by Arab Spring evidence that Middle Eastern culture will be transformed positively when Muslims are convinced that transformation is in their self-interest, "Patriot and Assassin" uses the proven lessons of the Enlightenment period to expedite that transformation. More than simply sex and violence advance the story. The novel incorporates strong character development and powerful, thoughtful dialogue to drive this politico-thriller at a breakneck pace.