New Political Thriller asks… Can North and South Korea be reunited?

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Ian R. Kelley’s ‘UNCIVIL SERVANTS’ offers a fictionalized scenario of open borders at 38th parallel.

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Although fiction, “UNCIVIL SERVANTS” is based on facts and current-day realities. “Like the crumbling of the Berlin Wall,” Kelley writes, “no one doubts it’s simply a matter of when and how reunification of North and South Korea takes place."

Grounded in author Ian R. Kelley’s years of experience in the region, the new novelUNCIVIL SERVANTS” (published by iUniverse) is his extrapolation of one possible scenario of Korean reunification. Kelley writes…”with all the turmoil and unrest in the Middle East and concerns over Iran’s developing nuclear weapons, we can’t afford to forget the last remnant of the ‘Bamboo Curtain’ with nuclear strike capabilities…North Korea!”

Six nations will come together to decide the future and fate of millions, possibly the world. Three civil servants – a Korean army officer, a Japanese diplomat, and a U.S. Secret Service agent – will do whatever it takes to influence the decision. Find out who prevails and…at what cost?

An excerpt from “UNCIVIL SERVANTS”:

“The Demilitarized Zone separating North and South Korea remains the longest most heavily guarded border in the world. Hostilities could flare up any minute sending the world into yet another all-out shooting war; powerful allies would be drawn into the fray. With both sides capable of nuclear strikes, there would be no winners.
"Will peace ever be possible for two peoples, the same blood running through their veins, yet divided by an imaginary line? Will a divided Korea unite and become one?”

Although fiction, “UNCIVIL SERVANTS” is based on facts and current-day realities. “Like the crumbling of the Berlin Wall,” Kelley writes, “no one doubts it’s simply a matter of when and how reunification of North and South Korea takes place.”

“UNCIVIL SERVANTS”
By Ian R. Kelley
Hardcover | 6 x 9 in | 296 pages | ISBN 9781475958355
Softcover | 6 x 9 in | 296 pages | ISBN 9781475958348
E-Book | 296 pages | ISBN 9781475958362
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Ian R. Kelley retired from the Department of Defense in 2005 with 35 years of service. He resides in Tarpon Springs, Fla. For many years, Kelley lived and worked in South Korea teaching English and communications skills to Korean and military personnel as well as serving as a professor at Keimyung College University in Daegu, South Korea.

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