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Wednesday, 17 December 2014

Great Holiday Gift Idea

To Parts Unknown by John Anthony Miller
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London, January 1942. London Times war correspondent, George Adams, is a tortured soul, devastated by his wife's death and rejected by all branches of the military. Destroyed by events he couldn't control, he can't face the future and won't forget the past. His editor sends him to Singapore, a city threatened by the Japanese, hoping the exotic location and impending crisis will erase his haunting memories. Within minutes of his arrival, George is caught in a near-fatal air raid that triggers a chain of conflict and catastrophes. Injured and sheltered underground, he meets Thomas Montclair, a crafty French spy, and Lady Jane Carrington Smythe, an English aristocrat, who are destined to share his adventures. When a Japanese general is murdered, Lady Jane becomes the prime suspect. The trio flees the enemy and their own troubled pasts, confronting personal demons as well as the Japanese. They chase their dreams and elude their nightmares, evading a manhunt that spans the islands of the southwest Pacific, their lives wrapped in a swirling kaleidoscope of death, doubt, and desire.
Review: To Parts Unknown is written in such a complex, descriptive way that it leaves the reader feeling like they are actually involved in the action that is rife through the pages. John Anthony Miller brings these believeable, relatable character to life in a brilliant way. They are unlikely heroes that are forced to do things, which makes them that much more lovable. For fans of action, thrillers and even romance, this is the perfect gift for the holidays!

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