Without Warning begins as the President prepares to deliver the State of the Union address. The president of the United States is convinced the Islamic State is on the run, about to be crushed by American forces once and for all. But New York Times foreign correspondent J. B. Collins tells the president he’s dead wrong. With the Middle East on fire, the Israeli prime minister dead, and Amman in ruins, Collins fears a catastrophic attack inside the American homeland is imminent. He argues that only an all-out manhunt to capture or kill Abu Kahlif―the leader of ISIS―can stop the attack and save American lives. But will the president listen and take decisive action before it’s too late?
Rosenberg continues to deal with today’s political world with a very realistic plot. Correspondent Collins continues to pursue his insightful journey into the depths of mid-east politics; plenty of twists and turns, enough to ensure you won’t figure out the conclusion. Nevertheless, it provides a possible realistic picture of all the participants. Quickly moving, it provides a really enjoyable read. Not the conclusion I anticipated nor wanted.
When you start reading the book just make sure you’re not busy and have a few days to just stay focused on the read because you will have a hard time finding many stopping points where you’ll be ok to put it down for a while.
If you like political intrigue this book is great by one of the best political novelists. I received a digital copy of this book from Tyndale House Publishers and NetGalley for my review.