“Fast and violent…ingenious” New York Times
Samuel Teck arrived in the ancient city of Izmir as an innocent American Professor abroad.
Before long however, he is seduced by a beautiful Israeli female operative, brutally tortured by a freelance peddler of state secrets and hunted by a team of assassins through the dingy and rancid alleys of the fear-ridden town.
No longer innocent, with his Professor status a distant memory, Teck finds himself angry and prepared to kill… especially if it means gaining possession of the mysterious Aelian Fragment.
In this suspense filled novel, George Bartram sustains surprise, interest and tension throughout, perfect for any crime and detective fan who enjoys this rare level of suspense.
Praise for The Aelian Fragment
“Compelling and engrossing!” Library Journal
“Breathless … engrossing … a master of suspense!” Pittsburgh Press
“The Aelian Fragment is a wild ride—bewildering international intrigues, triple-crossing agents, soulless butt-covering bureaucrats, fiery sexual detente, picturesque brutality, and offhand gunplay galore. What more could you ask of a book about an ancient fly-fishing manuscript?” Paul Schullery, author of American Fly Fishing: A History and