By John Charles Menapace

ISBN-10: 0982620519

ISBN-13: 9780982620519

In John Menapace’s most recent novel, A Checkerboard of Nights and Days, readers locate irony, motion, center, and soul at the backdrop of an explosive espionage mystery. For the characters of this incredible event, human nature is what it really is, not more, no much less, and one guy will research simply how very important it really is to have a soul a mate so that it will inform your story—no extra, no much less.

With a playful prose and spellbinding motion, Menapace once more creates unforgettable characters. on the vanguard is Jonathan January, who it has taken decades to ensure that him to provide himself the credits he merits. He’s a humble man, yet this present day is the day that Jon lays all of it at the table—in his case, it’s the counter of a small café in rural Vermont, and his viewers is Leah, a waitress with a hot smile. Jon tells her of his involvement in a up to date capturing on within reach Winooski River and the way, past, he had embarked for Veragua as a mercenary on “Operation Gingerbread Man,” the place his function was once to arm rebels in an try and oust a dictatorial regime perpetrating genocide opposed to the Nincuña Indians.

In flashback sequences, readers persist with Jon from checkpoint to checkpoint as a precept participant in a counter-espionage energy fight and his dealings with a close to jap guns-for-drugs bandit named Rashid Kashamaadi. while Jon confronts drug lord Cubo de Basura and a rendezvous with fellow mercenary Monroe Madison is going south, Jon fails to gain his hide has been compromised, or that he’s less than research by way of the vital Bureau of Intelligence. a scarcity of concentration will be his worst downfall—that and a perilous predilection for falling in love with nuns, one nun specifically, who additionally occurs to be a member of the Blancanista underworld.

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