Clouds of Deception
Copyright 2006 Ray Derby
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This is a work of fiction. All of the characters, names, incidents, organizations, and dialogue in this novel are either the products of the author’s imagination or are used fictitiously.
“To my wife Bea.”
Publishers continue to spew out non-fiction books on the subject of terrorism from anyone that claims to be an expert. However, only a handful of fiction writers has approached the subject and been successful enough to have it in print. For those of you who enjoy reading suspense mystery thrillers, I attempt to write a story that will captivate and hold your attention until you read the last page.
It’s the goal of all fiction writers to tell a good story. However, I like to believe that my books are not the norm for fiction, in that, I strive to present a message for the reader in addition to a good story. I believe that the news media have a way of turning off one’s own thought processes whereas a book with a theory allows one to reach their own conclusions. This novel, along with my others, gives a hint of what could happen if terrorists should attack our country. Should they use weapons of mass destruction, our country is ill prepared to respond, let alone cope with a disaster of that magnitude.