KANSAS CITY, Kan. (PRWEB) May 06, 2014
Father John Damien resigns his position with the church after learning the Vatican’s involvement in the escape of war criminals through the rat lines established by Bishop Alois Hudal. He moved from Bergamo, Italy to join forces with Rodolfo Siviero, secret agent of the Servizio Informazioni Militare headquartered in Florence, Italy who was also appointed as Minister Plenipotentiary. Father Damien’s involvement in the investigation at the Vatican College leads to a brutal beating at the direction of Bishop Hudal. Now, Father Damien is more than determined to expose their operation and take out his revenge on all that support Bishop Hudal.
“Father Damien’s Revenge” written by author Terry W. Drake is the fourth book in the series Father Damien’s War that follows the Dark Society and the life of Father Damien in Florence, Italy after the conclusion of World War II. In this story, Rodolfo Siviero’s recent marriage and honeymoon provided an opening for planning their attack on the college and expose the war criminals in hiding. Robert Mudd, an agent for the US Army Counter Intelligence Corp. and his men stand ready to arrest those who are exposed by covert actions conducted by Father Damien’s team.
The plan and the operation are sanctioned by Lynda Alderman, second in command at the Florence headquarters. The team includes his list of associates Sgt. Wayne Fritzmeyer and Corp. Glen Rothgeb, and Sgt. Derrick Hodge and Corp. Charles Walker. The primary purpose of the mission is to expose and capture war criminals, and secondly, to locate and recover stolen art. Will Father Damien, Rodolfo Siviero and his team succeed in their mission?
Another suspense-filled fictional novel, “Father Damien’s Revenge” will remind readers not to forget the atrocities that were committed by the Nazis against the Jews. Furthermore, they will learn that there are still individuals who are willing to die trying to right the wrongs that society is exposed to. For more information on this book, interested parties may log on to http://www.Xlibris.com.
About the Author
Terry W. Drake was born in Pittsburg, Kansas, on July 20, 1948. It is a small town in the south east corner of the state. He joined the United States Air Force in the middle of the Vietnam War era in August 1966. He served four years in the military, acquiring the G.I. Bill for his college education. He attended the University of Missouri at Kansas City, where he earned his Bachelor in Business Administration degree and continued on in graduate school. He obtained his Master in Business Administration in May 1975 and received his Certificate in Public Accounting in June 1976.
Drake is the former General Manager for the Board of Public Utilities in Kansas City, Kansas, and a former Board Member for the American Public Power Association. He has served on the Board of Western Fuels Association and is a member of The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. In his last eight years in public service, he lived in the United States Territory of the Virgin Islands on St. Thomas. He served as the Chief Financial Officer for the Water and Power Authority and as a special financial consultant to the Government of the Virgin Islands. The author began his new career in writing after the death of his wife Deanna in 2004 and now lives in Kansas City, Kansas.
Drake is the father of three children. His elder daughter Terry Christine Drake lives in Kirkland, Washington, with her two sons Sean and Jacob, his younger daughter Dresden Marie Drake Goldberg lives in Frisco, Texas, with her husband Stephen Arnold Goldberg and their twin girls Hannah and Harper, and the author’s son Brandon Lee Drake lives in Tampa, Florida, just after serving eight years in the United States Navy stationed in Japan.
Father Damien’s Revenge * by Terry W. Drake
Publication Date: April 21, 2014
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