Susan Tarr added her five star review of Agency Rules – Never an Easy Day at the Office today.
“An intelligent read, realistic and enthralling with strong plotting, and an ear and eye to diplomacy and international politics.
Muhammad knows his subject and craft well, as evidenced by this in-depth and pacy espionage novel.
The heat and humidity was tangible, and the fascinating peek into the old town and homes of Peshawar was credible. Since I spent many years in Mombasa, Kenya, the similarities were of particular interest to me.
With Tone vs Force, it’s almost a How To Guide, but definitely a gripping insight into terrorism and espionage. The intrigue and mystique enshrouding the philosophies and ideologies of these hatred and violence merchants, against the Holy Crusades, is clearly depicted.
The author’s restrained use of expletives and violence lend more impact when both are actually employed. That’s when the reader really sits up and takes note.
It’s a thriller of the highest order. Extremely well-written. And will no doubt one day rank among the best.
Kudos to Khalid Muhammad!”