Come To The Armistice Plot Party On Oct 1:
Come and listen to the debate on the publication day of Armistice Plot by Dora Benley, at 2PM Pacific Time on the Edward Ware Thrillers website. This is an online event only. Click the name of the book and join the discussion. We will be discussing the end of the war, World War 1, or the Great War, and how it still impacts us one hundred years later. Do you think it is important for America today or not?
Do you have any relatives who fought in the First World War? Tell us about it. Gary Cargill will tell you the story of his relative during the war, how he was captured, and how he was released. This was all at the same time that Edward Ware and Lawrence of Arabia were fighting the Turks in Armistice Plot and getting them to surrender on October 1, 1918 after the Battle of Damascus. That was the event that led to the Armistice.
Lieutenant Edward Ware fights the Kaiser and Adolf Hitler in a century gone insane.
The novel Armistice Plot begins at an archaeological site at Carchemish in 1914 as Edward Ware’s father and Leonard Woolley close down their dig in the face of war. As Edward peers into the tent at midnight he sees a dark-robed intruder brushing past the figurine of an ancient Hittite king that he and T.E.Lawrence excavated at Carchemish this summer in 1914.
Is this a spy sent by the Germans to steal the maps Lawrence is sketching for the British military? Edward first encounters the vamp who will haunt the rest of his life prowling among the finds, looking for the military maps that his fellow archaeologist T. E.Lawrence is drawing for the British government.
All during the ensuing Great War Edward must fight to keep the maps secret. Finally during the Battle of Damascus Edward and Lawrence defeat the Turks and make them sue for peace. They will sign the Armistice ending the war. But the vamp, though imprisoned in Damascus, escapes. Edward must chase her down.
There are hints that she is fleeing to join with the Austrian corporal, Adolf Hitler, who is beginning a new movement in Munich. Signs of a new war appear on the horizon though the first has just come to an end with an Armistice that isn’t worth the paper it is written on.
This is an historical thriller about Edward’s contest to the death first with the German Kaiser and then with Hitler himself. It will determine the woman he will marry and the woman he will not. It will drive him to the brink of madness in a century gone insane.