Operation Hermes is the dramatic sequel to the satirical novel War Under the Mango Tree. An economic crisis and rioting in the streets threaten to topple the government of the longtime American ally. Amid the turmoil, the country’s aging autocrat looks to Beijing for support, raising fears in Washington of a new superpower rivalry emerging in Africa. A mysterious assassination attempt sends rivals scrambling for advantage, each hoping to occupy the executive mansion. With the country’s future hanging in the balance, American spies, diplomats, and soldiers race against time and each other to get their candidate into power. Order here.
Praise for Operation Hermes
“The espionage tradecraft and geopolitical setup are spot on, leaving the reader to ponder where fact and fiction diverge…Operation Hermes is a must-read!” – Dave Edlund, USA Today bestselling author of Valiant Savage
“Voelz possesses a wicked sense of humor that never disappoints.” – Robert Bruce Adolph, author of Surviving the United Nations: The Unexpected Challenge.
“A roller-coaster ride of international intrigue…Filled with intriguing characters, a larger-than-life storyline, and back-stabbing politics…all the elements of a Fredrick Forsyth piece of work.” – Tom Wangler, author of Nigeria – An Ancient Secret Becomes the Adventure of a Lifetime.
The final book of the Gisawi Chronicles, The Third Force, will be released in 2021.