The Gilboa Iris by Zahava Englard
A timeless love story set against the backdrop of global terrorism
Romance, subterfuge and espionage merge in an irresistible suspense plot branching between Europe, Israel and the U.S.
Dara Harow, the daughter of a rocket physicist for the US Department of Defense, tests the boundaries of dual-loyalty as she plans to wed Roni Ben-Ari, an Israeli officer in a secret elite unit. When her parents are targeted by a terrorist cell in ruthless pursuit of military technology, she finds herself thrown into an international web of global terrorism. After Dara’s husband-to-be is sent on a mission to Germany, never to return, Dara believes him to be dead. Sixteen years later, she is confronted with the astounding truth about the love of her life, that will shake her world.
Everything she thought about him is a lie. Was it love, or was it betrayal? An explosive plot follows the terror trail from the U.S.A to Germany and Israel, while in the background are the seminal events, which shook the world between 1983 and 2002.
The Gilboa Iris weaves a blazing tale of passion, deceit and international intrigue and breathless action that will keep you on the edge of your seat till the very last page.