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On Sale: 05/30/2017
ISBN: 9780765381699416 Pages
Ken Shufeldt's Blood of Tyrants is a gripping political thriller exploring the devastating effects that unlimited political funding, if permitted, could produce.
Backed by a secretive Super PAC, Richard Wilkes, an old money Virginia businessman, upsets the incumbent to win the Presidency. His term begins smoothly enough—until ISIS launches horrific terrorist attacks on American soil.
In way over his head, the President refuses to take action, paving the way for the terrorists to use a stolen Pakistani nuke to incinerate almost a million Americans. Fed up with his incompetence, multi-billionaire Walter Jefferson leads several high ranking military leaders and a band of patriots in a bloody coup.
After eliminating President Wilkes and almost everyone on the Presidential succession list, Jefferson proclaims himself Chancellor and begins moving “undesirables” into internment camps. He then orders the military to invade Canada and Mexico in a desperate attempt to wipe out the ISIS contingents hiding there, and to build a buffer zone around the country. There are catastrophic losses on all sides. There’s only one hope for the United States now: the last survivor on the Presidential succession list, the Secretary of State.
This edition of the book is the deluxe, tall rack mass market paperback.
William Trussle, the president of the Country Club of Virginia, had been expecting a big turnout for Richard Wilkes’s sixtieth birthday celebration. As the line of Mercedes-Benzes, Range Rovers, Jaguars, and Cadillacs...
Praise for Blood of Tyrants
"A powerful look at a disturbing future."
--Ed Gorman, Ellery Queen Award-winning author of Blood Moon
"If you liked the Left Behind series, you'll love Genesis!"
--David Hagberg New York Times bestselling author
"Genesis leaves Left Behind in its hair-fraying, nerve-frying, blood-freezing apocalyptic dust!"
--William Martin New York Times bestselling author