Silent Heroes, for the fans of The Kite Runner and Dear John!
When Talibans descends in the village of Nauzad and discover that girls can read, a woman accepts the blame and is killed on the spot for breaking the Islam law. Her teenage daughter witnesses the sacrifice and swears revenge, her life and that of her brother becoming intertwined with those of the US Marines serving at FOB Day nearby.
“Light, knowledge, they bring the courage to look at the people around us, accepting them for what they are.” (Silent Heroes)
But the Taliban is infiltrated everywhere and friends or foes are hard to differentiate. 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.
“Do you ever think that history speaks of victors and captors, of battles and soldiers whose lives have been lost and history even counts them, but of the casualties on the civilian side?” (Silent Heroes)
The War in Afghanistan is a contemporary, vitally important conflict whose meaning needs to be understood by the public worldwide. ‘Silent Heroes – When When Love and Values Are Worth Fighting for’ is a narrative about the value of life and the necessity of combat; the terror of dying; the ordeal of seeing your loved ones and your platoon-mates killed in front of your eyes; the trauma of taking a human life.
From the storyteller of the Bestseller “Joyful Trouble” comes a riveting, fictional account inspired by the War in Afghanistan, a battle that spanned centuries and has affected the lives of hundreds of thousands of innocent civilians.
“When soldiers grieve, time takes a snapshot and a new star rises in the sky.” (Silent Heroes)
Silent Heroes provides a glimpse into Afghanistan’s history through the eyes of those who lived it and of those who fought it.
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Kindle Edition out today, $ 1.99, £ 1.99 , CAD 1.99, € 1.99
If you LOVED The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini, Dear John by Nicholas Sparks, The Pearl That Broke Its Shell by Nadia Hashimi, you are going to love Silent Heroes by Patricia Furstenberg!
Silent Heroes, When Love and Values Are Worth Fighting for – READ FREE on Kindle Unlimited!
Paperback coming soon!
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