The Last Refuge

The Last Refuge Iraq Operation Desert Storm In a terrible friendly fire incident a U S helicopter massacres a small convoy of American MPs Among the dead a mysterious American civilian engineer discovered by t

  • Title: The Last Refuge
  • Author: Martin Roy Hill
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 215
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Iraq, 1991 Operation Desert Storm In a terrible friendly fire incident, a U.S helicopter massacres a small convoy of American MPs Among the dead a mysterious American civilian engineer discovered by the soldiers behind enemy lines San Diego, CA, 1993 A freelance journalist is hired to write a story about a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the dead engineer s widow agIraq, 1991 Operation Desert Storm In a terrible friendly fire incident, a U.S helicopter massacres a small convoy of American MPs Among the dead a mysterious American civilian engineer discovered by the soldiers behind enemy lines San Diego, CA, 1993 A freelance journalist is hired to write a story about a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the dead engineer s widow against the government and the defense contractor he worked for The problem the government insists the lawsuit does not exist, and the contractor claims the engineer did not work for them Worse, someone is willing to kill to keep it that way Peter Brandt, the war scarred journalist hero of Empty Places, returns in this story of greed, betrayal, and government secrets Can Peter expose the truth without becoming another victim of the wartime tragedy

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    1. The Last Refuge by Martin Roy Hill is is a throwback novel to the genre of Cold War spy stories set in the post-Cold War world. Martin spent more than 20 years as a staff reporter and editor for newspapers and magazines before becoming a military analyst specializing in battlefield medical operations for the Navy. His freelance work and short stories have been widely published. I have read and reviewed two of Martin's previous books Duty and The Killing Depths. The story starts with a friendly f [...]

    2. Peter Brandt is back and he leaves no stone unturned in his search for the truth in Martin Roy Hill’s second book in the Peter Brandt series. Brandt is an investigative reporter who doesn’t shy away from the tough stuff. He is astute and likes nothing better than pushing people to their limits catching every little slip up.Hill has written about a subject he knows well. However he doesn’t blind the reader with his knowledge spouting endless technical jargon and the explanation of unfamilia [...]

    3. The best fiction comes when the narrative is so credible that the reader wonders how much of the story is based on fact. Martin Roy Hill produces another terrific story with investigative journalist Peter Brandt back with his usual stubborn digging for truth. The rotten whiff of a cover up within high government and the military grows stronger as more compelling links point unerringly to the greed and corruption of a major corporation prepared to play both sides in dirty wars. As Brandt edges cl [...]

    4. Full reviewed on Mystery Sequels.Quite the suspenseful novel, a well crafted military thriller which reminds us that while the Cold War is over, the power hungry governments will never tire and spare no casualties to get what they want.

    5. The Last Refuge is a thriller with a healthy dose of political intrigue. This was my first book by Martin Roy Hill, and i'm definitely hooked. It far exceeded my expectations.

    6. Book Two in the Peter Brandt thriller series is set in Iraq in 1991, where a terrible mistake has resulted in the 'friendly fire' massacre of a small group of American soldiers and one mysterious civilian found behind enemy lines. Who was this engineer civilian? When a reporter stumbles upon the aftermath of the story years later and decides to investigate further, events take a darker turn as a cover-up and deadly mystery are revealed.One of the many attributes of The Last Refuge is that it off [...]

    7. Reporter Peter Brandt is hired to investigate the death of an American civilian in Operation Desert Storm in 1991, in an era where companies supplying the military are experiencing the pain of budget cuts and laying off engineers. His investigation is blocked at every turn, and he soon finds himself the target of attacks and death threats. Meanwhile, his prospective witnesses, are systematically being killed off.Are the murders the work of some disgruntled laid-off engineer, or are they part of [...]

    8. Journalist Peter Brandt gets an assignment to investigate a friendly fire incident in Iraq. Susan Stanning, the wife of a civilian killed, files suit against the government and ConEl, a contractor for covering it up. The deeper Peter digs, the more pressure is applied for him to stop. Finally, Peter's given a report that spells out what really happened. With the help of Joanne Rice, an officer who survived the incident, they confront Colonel Sherman, the man responsible for the incident and reve [...]

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