To recap the story to this point, Ed Diamond, one of America’s best-known reporters, receives an urgent call to come to Israel from an old friend, Dov Ben-David, former deputy director of Israel's Mossad. Dov has alarming news, he says, concerning the U.S. and Israel.
Diamond flies to Israel, but before they can meet, Ed’s friend is blown apart by a car bomb.
The next day, Ed mingles with hundreds of prominent Israelis attending Dov’s funeral at the kibbutz of Ein Gedi, by the Dead Sea. He is stunned when Dov’s widow, Esther, accuses Ed of being responsible for her husband’s murder. To find out what’s behind that accusation, after the funeral Ed joins other mourners at Esther’s home.
My novel, the Watchman's File,will be a specially featured Kindle edition this week. It follows an American TV reporter, Ed Diamond, as he attempts to unravel Israel's most closely-guarded secret. (It's not the bomb) To whet your interest, I've been posting excerpts here.
To recap the story to this point, Ed Diamond, based in Paris, receives an urgent call to come to Israel from an old friend, Dov Ben-David, former Deputy Head of the Mossad. He has vital information, he says, that concern the U.S. and Israel. Diamond flies to Israel, but before they can meet, the Israeli is blown apart by a car bomb.
The next day, Diamond attends Ben-David's funeral at the Kibbutz of Ein Gedi, by the Dead Sea.
Here is the concluding part of Chapter 1 of "The Watchman's File." You can find the earlier portions and the prologue on my home page. Enjoy.
"The Watchman's File" is now available on Amazon as a paperback or downloaded for Kindle.
To introduce you to the book, I am blogging excerpts. Herewith the second part of Chapter 1. If you missed earlier portions, they are available on this homepage.
Here is the first part of the first chapter of my new book, “The Watchman’s File,” about Israel’s most closely-guarded secret (it’s not The Bomb).
To whet your interest, I am posting excerpts of "The Watchman's File."
Those of you unable to wait for the next nail-biting episode, can go to Amazon or Kindle and buy the book either as paperback or e-book. (out in a couple of weeks). I hope you enjoy the read:
STOCKHOLM, FEBRUARY 1943
Kowalski couldn’t believe his luck. An intelligence coup for the history books!
The next morning in Stockholm, he passed the unprocessed microfilm and the wire recording, along with a coded report, to the courier. Then he walked back toward the Karl XII Hotel.