Face Of Our Father

Face Of Our Father

by G. Egore Pitir

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Pitir does it again! Some authors speak of genre bending, some authors prove it. After winning the 2015 Best Indie Book Award for Action/Adventure and receiving the B.R.A.G. Medallion, FACE OF OUR FATHER was just awarded the Bronze Medal for Popular Fiction by the 2016 eLit Awards.

This novel has it all. One part "The Bourne Identity," one part "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy," and one part "The Notebook," this poignant tale leaves the reader haunted by its characters long after the novel's final page has turned. Stuart and Angela Pierce, like many disillusioned careerists, are busy reinventing their lives. Stu reduces his airline flying schedule to train for triathlons, while Angie escapes the daily horrors of a prosecutor's job to pursue pro bono work. But death threats soon prove that the only thing Angie escaped was the protective arm of the District Attorney's office. With a graphic photo of a ritual stoning Stu's only tangible clue, he sets out to protect a wife who refuses to protect herself. Obsessed with catching a murdering rapist, Angie plunges them both into a web of global intrigue. But who, indeed what, is the real enemy? Honor. Love. Life. All are at stake as the Pierces struggle to uncover the truth, both the enemy's, and their own. Sometimes the biggest enemy can be the one right next to you... FACE OF OUR FATHER is too literary to be a thriller, yet too thrilling to put down--a unique blend of action and intimacy--a thriller with a soul. How often does fiction change how we define integrity, prejudice, and evil? To get at all that, a novel needs a rollercoaster of a plot coupled with an acute understanding of identity, love, and where these intersect. Test your beliefs. Read it.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940151108560
Publisher: Effertrux Publishing
Publication date: 06/19/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 376
Sales rank: 95,210
File size: 908 KB

About the Author

G. Egore Pitir grew up near the shores of Lake Michigan, reading too much, writing too little, and ignoring arithmetic altogether. Naturally, he obtained an engineering degree, flew as a fighter pilot, and then got an airline job. Having successfully faced the math demon in college, he decided to conquer the last item on the list and wrote FACE OF OUR FATHER.

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Face Of Our Father 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I found it satisfying in the end. Many threads of hatred, love, jihad, power, corruption and patriotism woven into a thrilling whole.
Ivory0707 More than 1 year ago
When I first started reading the story I was confused because I thought the character from Prologue Zhueb Azwad was involved in the story and but instead meet Hosaam and Kashif. Later understanding comes that Zhueb was the ancestor of Uday. I think because of the confusion and trying to figure out the connection, it distracted me from getting into the story. I liked Stu and Angie's story line. It was complex with so many factors affecting them both as individuals even after 26 years of marriage. Deception between them almost cost them everything. I felt the characters showed a complexity that is not often seen. The scenes where Stu is fighting the urge to take a pill and Angie's burqa speaking to her showed flaws that made them real. Flaws that made them relatable and understandable. We are shown the perspective of devout believers of Islam and how even within there are strong differences of opinions. I think that is important to acknowledge that not everyone wants to be a soldier or be a part of jihad. The story is fast paced with an almost happy ending which adds to the reality of the story. I felt the events that played out could have happened somewhere in real life. Overall, good read for anyone who enjoys suspense and fast paced action. Look forward to reading the sequel.
indiebrag More than 1 year ago
We are proud to announce that FACE OF OUR FATHER by G. Egore Pitir is a B.R.A.G.Medallion Honoree. This tells a reader that this book is well worth their time and money!