Sunday, May 17, 2009

Ulterior Motive by Mark Andrew Olsen

This week, the

Christian Fiction Blog Alliance

is introducing

Ulterior Motive

Bethany House (March 1, 2009)


Mark Andrew Olsen


MARK ANDREW OLSEN whose novel The Assignment was a Christy Award finalist, also collaborated on bestsellers Hadassah (now the major motion picture: One Night With the King), The Hadassah Covenant, and Rescued. Two of his last books were the supernatural thriller The Watchers, and The Warriors.

The son of missionaries to France, Mark is a Professional Writing graduate of Baylor University. He and his wife, Connie, live in Colorado Springs with their three children.


When an al-Qaeda email is intercepted, threatening an attack on America, it leads to the capture of the group's leader. Yet even under fierce interrogation, the terrorist clings to his jihadist beliefs and refuses to divulge any information. Desperate, the Army resorts to extreme measures--a controversial protocol designed to break a subject's resistance. But the attempt must be masked as an offer of clemency and rely on an outside party, someone who is unaware of the protocol's aims.

They find that someone in Greg Cahill, a disgraced soldier who now serves in a prison ministry. Lured by the chance to restore his reputation, Greg befriends a man the entire country despises. And the result proves combustible, the two men having to flee for their lives. With both in need of redemption, they set out to prevent a major catastrophe...

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Nicole said...

Up at Into the Fire.

Nora St. Laurent said...

Posted Review to follow

Andi said...

Posted and pinged

Deena said...

Up with a review!

Rulan said...

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Ernie W. said...

Post is up.

Deborah said...

mine's up

Adam Blumer said...

Posted and pinged. No review yet.

Georgiana said...

Posted and off to ping!

Lynetta said...

Post is up.

Kim said...

Posted a review in my window!


April Erwin said...

mine's up.

Jim Thompson said...

Posted and pinged.

Sunny said...


(had trouble with the html, though)

Jenny said...

It's up...

Brittanie said...


Gretchen Geyer said...

Posted & pinged! A little trouble with the code too...for which I am Forever Grateful!!!

Jill said...

My post is up at Artistic Blogger.

Mocha with Linda said...

Posted, reviewed, pinged. Great book!!

CeeCee said...

Post scheduled for tomorrow.

Michelle K said...

I posted!

Ruth said...

Can anyone give me some guidance as to how to fix the code for this post? I'm having trouble...THANKS!

Jasmine said...

Posted! No book yet so no review!

Deanna said...


Ruth said...

I'm obviously very computer illiterate today...the post is up! Thanks!

Peg said...

scheduled. no review

Susan Stitch said...

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