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Robert J. Saniscalchi’s MY LIFE FOR HER starts out like a gentle rain that soon becomes a thunderous deluge of action, adventure and suspense as two men risk everything to bring one mother home to her children.
Great story-telling by this author creates a riveting tale of bravery and daring. Marrino feels like a true flesh and blood man, his past behind him, but his skills forever imbedded. I loved the counter-point that Tex gave to Marrino’s seriousness, a deadly weapon buried deep within a bit of a showy, but loyal friend and brother.
Wonderful reading, real heroes and action, action, action. Highly recommended!
I received a complimentary copy from Robert J. Saniscalchi! This is my honest and voluntary review.
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform; 3 edition (October 9, 2013)
Publication Date: October 9, 2013
Genre: Suspense | Action
Print Length: 268 pages
Available from: Amazon
Rob is the main protagonist, but it’s Tex who steals the show. Saniscalchi expertly provides him a brusque, confident persona. Tex’s clever analytical mind under duress will delight readers. Saniscalchi neatly weaves a deceptively simple plot into a fast-paced action thriller and delivers a tense, satisfying finale. A delight to read!
New Jersey born author Robert Saniscalchi returns to his 2010 debut novel with editorial enhancement by Autumn Conley and portions of the book embellished for the progress of the story. He subsequently published BULLETS AND BANDAGES (inspired by his older brother who was a field medic Vietnam 68-69) and FREEEDOM’S LIGHT (addressing the wars in Afghanistan). Now MY LIFE FOR HER is placed before readers as a more polished novel that reflects the impact of the Vietnam War and the interaction of a veteran as a policeman fighting the drug cartels. Robert lives in both Pennsylvania and Florida.
Robert opens this story of Vietnam War veteran medic who has returned home to Pikeville and has become a police officer. The mood Robert establishes is sensitive and reflective: The setting is well-established Americana, and then the story takes flight.
Many aspects of the story seem tied to fact – Pikeville is in New Jersey, Rob is a veteran medic like Robert’s brother – and that is one reason the theme feels true. But this reader found the story intense and involving and a fine speedy read. Will we ever reach a period when previous wars do not permanently impact both veterans and their families as in PTSD et al? Likely not until wars go away. We go on.
I'm delighted, thankful when someone enjoys and shares their feelings about one of my stories. RJS
What begins with three brothers bonding on a hunting trip will take one of them away on a top secret military mission to thwart another possible attack, this time with his brothers-in-arms, leaving the woman he loves behind.
Robert Saniscalchi has re-created the chaotic terror of that day and taken it into the realm of both its reality and a fictionalized aftermath as he deftly nails the emotional upheaval of a nation brought stunned, to its knees, unaware of another eminent attack or the bravery of the unsung heroes who risked their lives for home and heart, good versus evil.
This is my second book by Mr. Saniscalchi and I think that this one demonstrates a strong background for MY LIFE FOR HER. Well written, readers will feel the past come to life as well as the drive of an elite squad of patriotic warriors pledged to risk it all. If you want a slice of history, of the eternal battle of good versus evil, this is an amazingly gripping read.
I received a complimentary borrowed edition from Robert J. Saniscalchi. This is my honest and voluntary review.
Publisher: Robert J Saniscalchi; 1st edition (September 14, 2016)
Publication Date: September 14, 2016
Genre: Military Fiction
Print Length: 292 pages
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