The Silent Threat

The Silent Threat : A Hidden Enemy

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Fatima died as the last stone cast by her father struck the seventeen year olds half-buried body. Her final painful moments were further saddened over not living to see and love her newly born identical twin sons. Sons who were separated after her death; sons who never knew they had a brother or that they had been adopted. One of the twins, Mahmoud was raised and educated in London by a wealthy Muslim family. The other Matafi grew up in the streets of Cairo and became the feared leader of a criminal gang. Based on his reputation he was brought into a terrorist group founded by an unseen entity named "Osiris." Osiris's goal was to convert mankind to his radical version of Islam. In Iraq a young army Lieutenant Rizgar al-Bashar, the son of a high ranking Iraqi general was sent on an inspection tour of Halabja, Iraq. Under a direct order from Saddam Hussein this city had been mercilessly bombed and gassed by the Iraqi air force. The scenes of horror he saw devastated Rizgar and resulted in his defection by entering the Sandhurst, Royal Military Academy. At the academy Rizgar befriended training officer Colonel Bryan Archibald, who quickly recognized Rizgar's outstanding intellectual and physical capabilities. Later he convinced Rizgar to become a double agent for MI6, where he was tasked to gather confidential information on the Iraqi military through his unsuspecting father and secondly to help take down the Osiris terrorist organization. The terrorists plan was to implement a series of increasingly deadly attacks against the western world. These strikes would culminate with multiple nuclear explosions in major cities leading to the demise of western civilization and the rise of an all encompassing Islamic state. A spellbinding novel, that ends with a dramatic sequence of unexpected events
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Product details

  • Paperback | 402 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 25.65mm | 680.39g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 151417930X
  • 9781514179307

About MR C C Shaw

RESUME CLYDE. C. SHAW Mr. Shaw raised in Colorado Springs, CO. Graduated from Palmer high School, played football, hockey, basketball and track. Also a musician, played saxophone and clarinet, professionally as a member of a Glen Miller style swing band. After graduation Clyde joined the Marines. He was placed in charge of operating the Marine base Lithography machines. Played on the base football and basketball teams. Following his tour in the Marines he attended the University of Denver, majoring in physics with a minor in math. At D.U. he worked for Denver Research Institute, under direction of Dr. David Gates. He measured and studied optical properties of thin metal films. Helped build a skyhook balloon borne sun seeking optical spectrometer that flew on three occasions. This equipment measured CO2 from ground level to 110,000 feet. Resulting in co-authorship and publication of three articles in the Journal of Optical Society of America. While an undergraduate he served for two years as president of student section of the American Institute of Physics. Lockheed MSD: Clyde set up a thermo physics laboratory for measurement of optical and thermal properties of spacecraft materials. He wrote, published and lectured seven technical papers. Served two years, as President of Northern California Section of Optical Society of America. Where Clyde established a team to institute a program for training Electro-Photo Optical Technicians at Foothill College, Los Altos, CA. He ran and taught the program for three years. Founded Particle Technology Inc., to develop and manufacture particle counting equipment for automatically counting and sizing micron-sized particulates in liquids and aerosols. Extended the product line to a particle counter that automatically identified and counted white blood cells. NASA - Designed, built and tested radiometer for measurement of earths Infra-Red radiation. Flown aboard OSO-C spacecraft. Developed an electrostatic filter for cleaning dielectric fluids. Developed a small pressure and flow sensor for use in monitoring pressure and flow in pressurized telephone cable. Clyde wrote all proposals, technical literature and sales brochures for the products as well as writing and presenting technical papers. Twenty-two papers were written or co-authored which led Clyde to become an author upon retirement from his technical career. He has written three novels, published an original and a second edition of the original
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