Freedom’s Light: A Rob and Tex Adventure by Robert J. Saniscalchi.
Once again into the fray we must go to stand firm in the goodness of the light-Freedom’s Light- against those that hide in the dark shadows of evil.
From the streets of NYC, to the remote badlands of Iraq, the world finds itself against an enemy as evil and ruthless as ever before.
Follow Rob and Tex as you are pulled into an action-packed story of love, loss, faith, and enduring friendship.
Reviewed by Enas Reviews: December 16, 2016
Author Robert Saniscalchi has penned down a masterful fictitious narrative based on the bitter past of U.S. by reconstructing the tragic event of 9/11.
Featuring a snappy relationship of three brothers (Paul, Roy & Rob) engaged in hearty leisure time of a hunting expedition, author skillfully highlights and brings out the character of 28-year-old Rob, a U.S. army veteran and a team member of ‘Special Operations Delta Force’ where during a casual chitchat Rob updates his brother about his livelihood and hardship at the military and a silent war being waged against terrorism.
Poignant, yet brilliantly told ‘Freedom’s Light’ unfolds itself delivering a wild ride of thrilling quest and dangerous assignment tasked to Rob against the evil of terrorism. Vividly detailed settings entwined with intricately developed evocative prose is explicit and author manages to evoke the emotional attachment for those who have suffered brutally at the hands of terrorism and its ugliness around the world.
Action oriented, tense and dramatic, author Robert Saniscalchi’s fictional thriller is a captivating modern-day parable that is relate-able and entertaining. Those looking for a powerful reality-based page turner are sure to be intrigued by ‘Freedom’s Light’. at midwestbookreview.com
Review Brittany Dalton, Author’s Den: Author Robert J Saniscalchi brings us fictional tale, Freedom’s Light, in a very real, honest exploration of good and evil as related to the harrowing events of 9/11–and the aftermath left in its wake.
Saniscalchi’s story introduces us to his protagonist, Rob, embarking on a family hunting expedition within the quiet wilderness of New York State. The peaceful outing filled with brotherly bonding and banter is short-lived, however, as the characters are soon thrown into the horror of the 9/11 attacks and a subsequent military operation. This is all unfortunately foreshadowed by Rob’s warnings, who understands the fragility of freedom and how it must be protected (or the light will be extinguished). A soldier and patriot, Rob becomes deeply entrenched within an elite team called Light Force. The object of the military operation: To identify the source (a terrorist base in Afghanistan) of another possible attack on US soil, and stop it in its tracks.
The characters are portrayed in a realistic and relatable manner, and the action is well depicted as the reader is soon caught up in the emotion and intensity. Although I don’t usually follow war books, shows, and movies, I particularly enjoyed this book and highly recommend it to anyone who does enjoy the genre. Saniscalchi clearly demonstrates a thorough knowledge of his subject matter, and his story does not disappoint. Everyone I know was in some way impacted by the events of 9/11, and I can still recall the exact moments in which I came to learn about what had happened. This is a story of bravery and pays tribute to the men and women who selflessly fought to protect the United States from terrorism–and continue to do so today.
“This is an amazing book; it caught my attention from the very first page. It’s about 9 11 and the terrorist that attacked the twin towers and the army that went to battle against them. While I was reading this book a song popped into my head and it is where were you when the world stopped turning by Allen Jackson. That song describes parts of this book. It is well written and I loved the main character. I never knew exactly what happens that day but mow I have more knowledge of what happened. I will recommend this book to my friends and family.”
Review by Pattimari, Therapist, Author, VP of PnP Authors: 5.0 out of 5 Stars. Reviewed in the United States on May 16, 2019
This story begins in the mountains of Afghanistan where a group of extremists gathers to plan a shocking attack. By Chapter two, titled Bond of Brothers, which immediately brought my mind to Band of Brothers, however, as I read on the chapter took me to upstate NY. By chapter three, I was drawn into wanting to read more and more. The author, even though it is a harsh terrorizing story, the writer does have scenes that are tender and what it does is allows the reader to relax a bit from all harsh terrorizing scenes. I liked the book. I recommend it to all who like a well-written story with good descriptions.
From The Author: I am happy everyone is enjoying the story that is Freedom’s Light, thanks much.
From The Inside Flap: This story is dedicated to our Veterans and to all those that serve in the US. Military today.
About The Author: Robert J Saniscalchi is the Author of Bullets and Bandages: Bond of Brothers.” His first book has received endorsements from the Vietnam Veterans of America. Robert also is the Author of the thriller- My Life For Her, the military and historical story- Freedom’s Light. and the new chiller- Butterfly Lake. Full reviews on his work can be found on his website. Robert is a member of various writing and reading communities. Robert is a retired Electrician, Author/ Writer and reader of the known/unknown. Robert became interested in writing after he attended English and writing classes at college. Robert loves the great outdoors, reading, writing and working on his cars.
Paperback: 230 Pages
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform; First Printed Edition (January 2, 2017)
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About The Author: Robert James Saniscalchi was born in Belleville, New Jersey. He has a passion for writing, and stays motivated by the positive feedback and reviews about his books. He’s a married man, a patriot that believes in God and Country. Robert’s roots go back to Italy, no wonder he likes Italian food and good wine. All Sales of his books on Amazon-Smile help support this worthy charity.
Robert is an author, writer, and reader of the known and unknown. He has a passion for using his imagination, and writing from his heart.
Robert is the author of the acclaimed books- The original story that is- Bullets and Bandages, the fictional thriller-My Life, For Her- now in enhanced edition, and his new thriller- Freedom’s Light. Robert enjoys the great outdoors, he truly believes, “The best things in life are free.” Robert’s books are also on ACX-Audible.
Robert is an active member of a variety of online writing and reading communities.
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