Innocent Blood: A Novel
He is the perfect terrorist.
He's an all-American boy.
Kurt Kurtovic is someone you might know -- and ought to fear.
Kurt was a U.S. Army Ranger. Born and raised in Kansas, he was trained to kill for -- what? Once he might have said "for God and country." Kurt searches in the former Yugoslavia, the land of his parents, for a place, for faith, for a cause. In the midst of the horrors in Bosnia, Kurt is recruited to fight by a holy warrior, a terrorist Iago, who plays on all of Kurt's doubts and fears: America is the evil behind the horror, but Kurt can change it. He can take the war home. He can penetrate to the heart of the U.S. elite. He can teach his country a lesson so horrible it will never forget.
In this riveting story of war, love, and deception, Christopher Dickey takes us to the white-hot core of the terrorist mind. Innocent Blood is as real as today's headlines -- and tomorrow's.
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INNOCENT BLOODUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
A first novel from Newsweek correspondent Dickey (Expats, 1990, etc.) that honorably attempts—and ultimately fails—to detail the making of a latter-day terrorist. The son of Yugoslav refugees who ... Read full review
Innocent blood: a novelUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Kurt Kurtovic is a former U.S. Army demolitions expert who, after seeing action in Panama and the Gulf War, resigns and travels to Europe in search of his family's roots. There he encounters Rashid, a ... Read full review