What the Varchar?
War on Terror veteran, Eric Caine, is found wandering the streets of Miami with no memory of the car accident that left him there. Alone and suffering from PTSD, Eric is on a one-way road to self-destruction. Then a chance meeting at a bar begins a series of events that helps Eric start anew. When his new job relocates him to Venezuela–the land of his childhood–things, however, take an ominous turn as a catastrophic event threatens the stability of the country. Now Eric must escape an elite team of CIA assassins as he tries to uncover an international conspiracy in which nothing is what it seems.
Henry Mosquera does a GREAT job at really making you feel like you are on the motorcyle with Eric as he is being chased trying to escape his assailants. This is something you can only get from watching a movie and as an added bonus, you also get the thoughts and feelings of the person being pursued which is not something you get from a movie. Henry uses this same method in describing the fighting scenes where Eric uses JuiJitsu to fight off and outsmart his assailants. Having a husband who is active in this sport, I was familiar with the moves and was able to visualize the moves with clarity. My only drawback was the "political" aspect of the book. We differ in our beliefs in that aspect. Other than that, I really liked how we were able to get inside the head of a Veteren returning from battle. I had no idea how difficult it is for them to return to civilization and return to normal life. Greatly written.
A little about Henry Mosquera: I'm a writer and artist born and raised in Caracas, Venezuela. I attended the University of Miami, Florida, where I obtained a double major in Graphic Design and Film. As a writer, I enjoy researching my novels extensively, including gaining first-hand knowledge of some of my characters' skills. I currently reside in Los Angeles with my wife, dog and cat. Sleeper’s Run is my first novel.
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**I was given a copy in exchange for this review. These thoughts and opinions are my own.