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Blood Stripe: The Susanna Marcasi Chronicles - Gina DiNicolo
Blood Stripe: The Susanna Marcasi Chronicles
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It is the first spring of the new millennium. Susanna Marcasi prowls Washington, D.C., looking for lost love. Thoughts of her brutal New Orleans youth haunt her. She suffers physical and mental anguish stemming from a so-called "accident" of which she has no memory and believes something more... show more
It is the first spring of the new millennium. Susanna Marcasi prowls Washington, D.C., looking for lost love. Thoughts of her brutal New Orleans youth haunt her. She suffers physical and mental anguish stemming from a so-called "accident" of which she has no memory and believes something more occurred.The banished Marine Corps officer receives a surprise 3 a.m. call. She meets estranged Lori O'Reilly. Susanna senses an opportunity for redemption and truth and agrees to unravel the apparent suicide of Lori's lover, Joe EarhardtWhile stringing at a White House ceremony, Susanna surprises Naval Academy classmate Mike Singleton. The carnage from a bitter lovers' struggle has kept the couple apart until now. Singleton, on a special tour with the Defense Intelligence Agency, hunts Earhardt for suspicious liaisons.Susanna finders herself toe-to-toe with Manfred Stahl, a man to whom all are beholden and whom a cowering president has crowned defense secretary. Stahl's unabashed lust for power and emotional instability are eclipsed only by his vile and vindictive nature. She waged war with the senator and Marine War hero on the Hill, but feels their relationship may transcend Washington. She has learned the powerful have secrets and Stahl has his share. Susanna has worked to decipher the disappearance of billions targeted for New Orleans' aging levees. Her spot-on funding query enrages the new cabinet secretary-cum-clandestine paramilitary broker, sending the two on the deadly collision course they shared a lifetime earlier.WHAT OTHERS ARE SAYING ABOUT BLOOD STRIPE"Brilliant ... Challenging ... Courageous ..."- Grady Harp, Top 100 Amazon Hall of Fame Reviewer and author of WAR SONGS"Gina Maria DiNicolo's "Blood Stripe" is a journey into the heart of darkness ... This novel heralds the arrival of a mighty talent in fiction; bold, daring, and devastatingly unafraid."- John J. Kelly, Cincinnati City Beat, Amazon Reviewer"This is a great suspense tale for all audiences but it will especially grab those who love the Marine Corps, hate Congress, and worry about America's adversaries ... This is a breakthrough book ..."- Robert F. Dorr, Military writer. Author of 'Hitler's Time Machine' and many more titles"'Blood Stripe' is a heart-pounding military thriller with sex, politics and intrigue that grabs the reader in a headlock and never lets up."- Jess Todtfeld, Former Producer FOX News, NBC and ABC-TV;President, Success in Media, Inc."'Blood Stripe' reads like a movie, yet it feels like real life.... Gina ... has ... written a fast-moving, action-packed shocker ... an emotional rollercoaster from elation to utter despair ... masterfully intertwines seemingly divergent elements to give readers a book they will find hard to put down."- Robert Curbeam, former astronaut and U.S. Naval Academy Class of 1984
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Format: Kindle Edition
ISBN: 9780966298611
ASIN: B01742TW8W
Publisher: St. John's Press
Pages no: 322
Edition language: English
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5.0 A Strong Military Woman Faces Deadly Adversaries
Susanna Marcasi is in Washington, D.C. on a quest to reclaim her lost memory, life, and self. Surprisingly, the prologue to Blood Stripe: The Susanna Marcasi Chronicles doesn't begin with this journey, but with the harsh and derogatory thoughts of a man who has held her in disdain at the U.S. Naval ...
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