It's a sweeping novel with an alluring mixture of historical fiction, present-day realities, and deep, intricate suspense. A Mossad operative makes his way to Iraq, and his life--and his country, Israel--will never be quite the same again. The prestigious Lavian family in Iran lives in daily terror from the radical regime, but the tension spills over when they must undergo a traumatic change that throw them into a vast abyss of fear and uncertainty. And in a prison cell in Israel, a terrorist faces a terrible fate with a chilling twist that has long-reaching ramifications for himself and for his enemies. The multi-faceted plot, well-drawn characters, and richness of this spell-binding novel make it a superior read to savor.