Bio: Michael Har-Even grew up in the Midwest (an itty bitty area between NYC and LA, north of the Mason-Dixon) and now lives in the Middle East. He makes his home, together with an incredibly supportive wife and three children, in Jerusalem, Israel. Michael spent years working as a computer programmer/systems analyst and currently pays for his fiction writing habit by working as a tech writer. He served for years as a combat medic in the Israeli reserves, until he got old enough to hear his back creak (as the hearing goes, the back sounds better). He gets his non-literary kicks practicing Tai Chi. Flaming Sword is Michael's first novel.
When a dealer in illegal archeological objects discovers a Palestinian terrorist assassination plot, members of an Israeli underground who want the plot to succeed murder him to keep it secret. His sexually traumatized sister Jamila witnesses the killing and is herself threatened, but escapes, taking with her the valuable artifact he had on him at the time. She turns to her old flame, Mickey, an embittered widower, for help. Both the underground and the terrorists pursue the pair, afraid they kn... more info>>