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Book Review-Dead Centre: Not All Suicide Bombers Are Religious!-Owen Jones

Friday, January 23, 2015


This book will have you wondering if all those terror bombings are really from religious organizations or from groups imitating them to get away with literally lots of goodies. The way these people do this is quite interesting and why the people allow themselves to be used as human bombs even more so-but really very sad.

Is it a Religious Zealot or a Ruthless Businessman? Fast moving and extremely thought provoking!

This group is not totally heartless--just ruthless!! Do they get caught in the end--or do they get away with the entire scheme?

About the Book: (from Amazon)

When a suicide bomber detonates his vest in Scheherazade's, an up-market department store in Baghdad, the first reaction of the Iraqi authorities is to treat it as a normal act of terrorism and hand it over to Captain Allawi of the Iraqi National Police.

However, while routinely inspecting the video footage from the store's security cameras, a sharp-eyed, young police officer notices that the suicide bomber is not all that he makes himself out to be and this leads the investigation down a path that no-one had ever considered possible before.

The consequences of this new form of terrorism are horrific.

Then, over a short space of time, six other crimes involving suicide bombers occur that are inexplicable unless thy are seen in the same light as the Baghdad bombing. This leads the police forces of six other cities: Marseille, Essen, Belfast, New York, London and Los Boliches work together under the umbrella of Interpol to put an end to this new criminal gang.

A twist comes when the police realise that there are several motives for the suicide bombings, but because the perpetrators are unpredictable, it makes apprehending them impossible.

Their only viable tactic is to concentrate on the source of the bombers themselves, although they obviously all die in the raids. The case starts to look hopeless.

Despite numerous breaks-through, the combined police forces, loosely headed by Captain Allawi, fail to make any serious headway, so they ask the Chinese government for the assistance of their Internet experts, because they are widely believed to be the best in the world.

The Chinese, with some help from the Latvian and Argentine authorities, trace the gang's probable headquarters to 'West England', but when their British counterparts examine the data, they pinpoint it to West Wales.

The SAS is called in from Hereford, when it is realised that ex-military personnel are probably involved in the bombings because of the style, the planning and the precision of the attacks. The SAS soon narrow their operations down to a lonely farmhouse located outside St. David's in Pembroke, southwest Wales.

This sets the scene for the final battle to stamp out the leadership of the gang.

'Dead Centre' is a fast-paced action thriller that will keep you guessing until the end. The story takes place in nine countries and dozens of cities.

However, as the saying goes, when the SAS are called in, you know it's getting serious!

Read a Chapter or Two Here

Purchase the Book here

About the Author: (from Amazon)


Owen Jones was born in Barry, South Wales, where he lived until going to Portsmouth to study Russian at 18. After finishing his degree, he moved to s'Hertogenbosch in the Netherlands where he lived for ten years.

At 32, Owen moved back to Barry to work with in his family's construction company, first as a painter and then as a director, or, as the bank once corrected him, a painter and decorator. He was also office manager for ten years.

At the age of 50 Owen moved to Thailand to live with a Thai girl that he met while there on holiday. He married the woman and now lives in her village of birth in remote northern Thailand.

As Owen puts it: 'Born in the Land of Song, living in the Land of Smiles'.


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23 comments :

Katherine Bartlett said...

This is an interesting one! Of course though I am Jewish so suicide bombers are always on my thoughts.

Patricia said...

This books seems very intense. Seems like the type of book that would become a movie.

Scott said...

It was only a matter of time until more and more books focused on terrorism. Seems like it would be an on-topic read.

Lynndee said...

That is the kind of book that my bookworm husband would surely want to read. I'll let him know about this.

Angela McKinney said...

Woah this sounds like something I would love to read! Very interesting, I will have to look into getting it.

Crystal said...

This is at the forefront of so many of our thoughts. It's important to know why the things happening in our world are occurring. I'm very interested in reading this book.

Growing Up Madison said...

It does sound like it will keep you in your seat. I like those kind of book. I might read the first two chapters first though before deciding if this is for me.

Kristen Campbell said...

Oh goodness, I'm not sure I could handle this one! Might provide some valuable knowledge, though!

Maddi'sMommy said...

An interesting idea behind this book. Especially considering everything going on in the world today.

Chubskulit Rose said...

I like the plot of the story but I am more interested with the author's biography.

debdenny said...

Sounds like a great action thriller. I love those.

Nicole Ramage said...

This seems like an intense read. I don't think that all suicide bombers are religious as it is so this is just interesting to me in general. I definitely think they are all crazy to be willing to kill themselves for any kind of a cause! Most of them are SO young!

Theresa Mahoney said...

This sounds terrifying because it is something that happens frequently. Maybe this could help provide a little more insight as to they why of it all.

mail4rosey said...

Ohh I'd love the travel aspect. I bet there are some goodies related to location that would draw me in!

Sandra Sears said...

This is a very interesting book. It's sad to see the many bombings but it would be even worse to know that this is the real reasoning behind them.

Frugal Mom and Wife said...

You have a strong soul. I turn off the news because it can too much at times. This would be a hard read for me.

Holly S. said...

Sounds intriguing! I'd love to give it a read!

Chrystal Mahan said...

Sounds intense. I just have a hard time reading books with suicide bombers. I just don't understand them and they make me a little angry.

Caitlin Fore said...

This definitely sounds like an interesting read - iI'm not sure this is one I will add to my list though. Seems a bit too intense for the things I like to read about.

kristi dominguez said...

Wow. Looks like a really intense one. I may need to tell my husband about it...sounds like one he could really get into.

Sherrie Bama said...

Terrorism is such a scary thing anymore. This may get my attention. So much tension and more on the rise everyday.

Rebecca Swenor said...

This sounds like an awesome read indeed. It seems extremely interesting. I think my brother would love to read this one too. Thanks for sharing.

Housewife Eclectic said...

Sounds so intense! Awesome read!

 
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