"A smartly written tale of intrigue and betrayal"
"Brimming with magic and mystery"
"A fast-paced yet nuanced story of shattered relationships in an absorbing foreign setting of historical importance"
What more could life offer? A posting to one of the most beautiful cities in the world, Mediterranean sun just two hours away from mountain snow. Exciting new friends - a madcap American journalist and his exotic Palestinian girlfriend. For newcomers to Beirut. Richard and Claire Devine, there was no telling where the world ended and heaven began.
As clashes break out in the city suburbs, everyone knows it's no problem. 'The fighting will stop at the weekend so they can get to the beach.' It doesn't. And lives change. Forever.
Independent reviewer 'Professional Old Guy' looks for authors who 'push the envelope'. He says:
"As the field of indie publishing broadens it will be books like this that will shape it ... one of the best choices available to put on a Kindle"