Mission by Randall Krzak.
Xavier Sear Thriller Book 1.
Joao and Catarina Regaleria’s twentieth wedding anniversary celebration was fast approaching when a contact from the past reaches out for his assistance.
Colonel Theodore Mwanga, a former enemy commander during the Angolan war and now an important politician, requests Joao’s help. The colonel’s adult son, Peter, was kidnapped while working as a doctor for the Christian Aid Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Reluctant to get involved, Joao contacts Xavier Sear, a former CIA operative. They became friends when Joao served as a member of the United Nations Peace-Keeping Forces in Angola and Sear was an observer. After Catarina’s persuasive intervention, Joao and Sear head to the DRC to rescue Peter.
Treachery abounds at each step of the way. Will they be successful or will the situation deteriorate even further as various players follow their own agendas?
Paperback: 273 Pages
Publisher: Independently Published (January 18, 2021)
Thrillers (Action Adventure)
About Randall Krzak: Randall Krzak is a U.S. Army veteran and retired senior civil servant, spending thirty years in Europe, Africa, Central America, and the Middle East. His residency abroad qualifies him to build rich worlds in his action-adventure novels and short stories. Familiar with customs, laws, and social norms, he promotes these to create authentic characters and scenery.
His first novel, The Kurdish Connection, was published in 2017, and the sequel, Dangerous Alliance, was released in November 2018. Both placed in the 2018 Global Thriller Book Awards sponsored by Chanticleer International Book Awards, with The Kurdish Connection finishing as a semi-finalist and Dangerous Alliance being selected as one of seven first in category winners. The third novel in the series, Carnage in Singapore, was released in August 2019, and is one of six first in category winners in the 2019 Chanticleer International Book Awards. Colombian Betrayal (A Bruce and Smith Thriller Book 1), released in 2020 is one of seven first in category winners in the 2020 competition. Mission: Angola (Xavier Sear Thriller Book 1) was released in January 2021 and was a finalist in the 2021 Page Turner Awards. As of March 2022, it’s also a finalist for the 2021 CIBAs in their Global Thrillers category. Revenge (A Bruce and Smith Thriller Book 2) was released in October 2021. Also as of March 2022, The Kurdish Connection, Dangerous Alliance, and Carnage in Singapore are a finalist in the 2021 CIBAs in their Global Thrillers series. His first non-fiction article, ‘Black Ops in Fiction,’ is featured on the web daily, https://www.mysteryandsuspense.com/black-ops-in-thrillers/
He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Maryland and a general Master in Business Administration (MBA) and a MBA with an emphasis in Strategic Focus, both from Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland. He currently resides with his wife, Sylvia, and four cats in Dunfermline, Scotland. He’s originally from Michigan, while Sylvia is a proud Scot. In addition to writing, he enjoys hiking, reading, candle making, pyrography, and sightseeing.
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