Deceptive Times (e-book)
by Matthew Liburdi

"For the first time in his ten-year association with the military, Street felt overcome with emotion. He had failed as a leader by heading into enemy fire without due caution."

A tale of terrorism, singular heroism, and intrigue set on the high seas, Deceptive Times by Matthew Liburdi tells the story of Captain Red Street, owner and operator of a small diving expedition craft. Running his mouth and chasing money, Captain Red quickly gets involved with some seriously shady characters and has his hand forced into sneaking some strangers through Bahamian immigration. As more and more is revealed about his two new passengers, Captain Red and his first mate Ed realize that they have been made into pawns in the scheme of a mysterious organizations with dangerous plans for the fate of the free world. The only person that they can turn to for help in the middle of the ocean is Red's brother, former Navy SEAL Harry Street.

Deceptive Times follows a cast of roughly a half-dozen, coordinating, cooperating, and counteracting each other plans to change the fate of the world. Filled with salty language, high action, and even a taste of the supernatural, the story plays out on the page like a Hollywood blockbuster. Intended as the first in a series following the missions of Harry Street, the book provides all the backstory necessary to get a feel for the characters, from the loudmouthed Captain Red to the intense behaviors of the terrorists aboard the Seafever. For fans of action movies, this book has all of the sharpshooting, explosions, and heroism you could ask for in a book. As each page and chapter ends, the truth is closer to being revealed, keeping the reader moving forward at a consistent pace.

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