April 2014 Fiction & Entertainment Oldcastle Books

Test of Resolve Peter Murphy

Test of Resolve
Peter Murphy

Paperback | Apr 2014 | No Exit Press | 9781843441885 | 320pp | 198x129mm | GEN | AUD$16.99, NZD$21.99

As Ellen Trevathan settles into her presidency, she feels confident to come out as a lesbian to the press, an announcement that unleashes a storm of criticism against her authority. Her personal life becomes increasingly unstable when her step-daughter, Dani, is kidnapped by a Hindu extremist group, Svatantra Kashmir (SK). Director of the FBI, Kelly Smith, is called in to investigate and is soon immersed in a situation with far wider implications. Under pressure to comply with orders made by SK, Ellen has to tackle the threat of nuclear war between India and Pakistan and ensure Dani’s safety. As the crisis escalates, public duty and personal concerns are thrown into conflict. The severity of the situation demands that one has to be sacrificed, and only Ellen can choose…