“Silent Heroes, When Love and Values Are Worth Fighting for” is a contemporary fiction novel, filled with action and emotional twists and turns.
“Silent Heroes” has a strong historical and cultural feel of the area when the action takes place, Afghanistan.
A group of U.S. Marines and their MWD, Military Working Dogs, are the last chance of survival for a small group of Afghan people, what was left from a city of ten thousand inhabitants. The U.S. Marines fight with bravery to protect the civilians of Nauzad and to fend off the Taliban at Qala-e-Bost, thus protecting Bost Airport, a vital strategic point for the allies. Faced with questions about the necessity of the war, with the trauma of losing their platoon-mates and the emotional scars of battle, the US Marines race against time in one last battle of eradicating the Taliban before it is too late.
The themes present in “Silent Heroes” are of courage and heroism, women’s rights, coming of age, survival, power and corruption and, not in the least, love.