#Review: Dangerous Past – A. F. Ebbers
Frank Braden has done what he loves best – pilot airplanes in order to make a living. A veteran of Vietnam, flying has always been a part of what he’s known. There’s nothing more soothing than coasting through the air, watching the clouds go by as you transport people to their current destinations. For him, it’s a dream come true.
When the flight he’s navigating is sabotaged, Frank soon realizes something is amiss. Though he’s not quite sure of what’s going on, he knows there has to be a suitable explanation for it all. The question is, what? From what he knows, he hasn’t done anything to incite anyone’s rage. Or so he thinks. Surely, that’s not enough to warrant someone’s ire, right?
Frank’s world is soon turned topsy-turvy when his past starts to surface. There are things that happened in Vietman that should be left in the dark. Unfortunately, someone wants to the truth to come out, by any means necessary. Though he knows that what he did back then was for the best, there’s no telling what will happen should people find out about those things. Deep inside, he knows he has to keep that aspect of his life hidden. To do that, however, means he’ll need to resort to methods that aren’t quite conventional.
Determined to make the most of the situation, Frank sets out in discovering who’s behind the recent sabotages. He knows he might not like the outcome, but he’ll do whatever is necessary, nonetheless. There’s too much at stake to leave things as they are. Loose ends must be closed, and the past must be laid to rest. The question is, how can he achieve those very goals when someone is out to silence him, once and for all?
Full of nonstop action from beginning to end, Dangerous Past is one of those books that you’ll want to keep reading by the time you get to the very end. Immersed in Frank Braden’s plight, you get to learn a little more about him as you try to decipher the mysteries surrounding his past. What makes these people want to do away with him so much? Will he get out on top? Those questions and more cycle through your head as you continue reading. A truly intriguing story, it’s sure to get under your skin and stay there.
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Senior Airline Captain Frank Braden is being stalked in his home town of Austin, Texas, by unknown assailants who must arrange his death to look like a suicide or an accident before a specific deadline. The assassins
almost succeed several times, in the air and on the ground. In fact, Braden's surgeon wife, Nicole, saves his life twice from ground assailants. Both of them don't know why people are trying to kill him.
Later, he receives a message warning him not to attend a forthcoming Senate hearing in Washington. If he agrees he will receive a million dollars and his wife's life. When Braden turns to the FBI and local police for help, they doubt his stories since they have been led to
believe he is schizophrenic and suicidal, exactly what his assailants want the authorities to think.
Dangerous Past is a story of a man who must choose between doing what ought to be done or keeping his family alive by allowing a murderous and powerful Washington VIP to escape his past.
About The Author:
A. F. Ebbers, a journalism graduate of Ohio University was a reporter/writer for major newspapers, ad agencies, and in public relations for Cessna Aircraft Company. He also graduated from Army Flight School and flew for the Ohio and Kansas Army National Guards. Later he was called to active duty and served two flying tours in Vietnam. After retirement from the military, he flew for corporations and for regional airlines. A dual rated ATP pilot, he has written for numerous national magazines, Sunday supplements and trade and travel
magazines and has written screenplays and short stories. Today he lives with his wife in the Austin, Texas area and, when not writing, enjoys tennis, flying and piano. Dangerous Past is his debut novel.
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