“A masterpiece.” —Readers’ Favorite
“An absolute stunner.” —Prairies Book Review
“Delightful . . . an author whose work should not be missed.” —US Review
“A captivating dance . . . highly recommended.” —Midwest Book Review
An American doctor travels to Izmir as part of a disaster relief team.
A Russian major oversees extraction of plutonium from aging nuclear warheads.
A Turkish researcher is asked to cure the incurable.
A young jihadist works to restore the caliphate.
In 1938, after a Turkish colonel hears a baby’s cry and rushes into a burning mosque, four present-day storylines become entwined. Parts political thriller and medical mystery, The Ottoman Excursion tells the stories of four men who are swept up in a conspiracy that extends throughout the Middle East and back in time to the most elite practitioners of the art of war—the Janissaries.
“★★★★★ . . . A masterpiece.”
–Readers’ Favorite https://readersfavorite.com/book-review/the-ottoman-excursion
“A highly intricate and strikingly original plot elevates award-winning Pelkey’s suspenseful latest Middle East conspiracy thriller . . . the whole situation feels like something that might actually happen . . . Pelkey’s crisp pacing and expert handling of the medical jargon add sizzle to the tale . . . This is an absolute stunner.”
–The Prairies Book Review https://theprairiesbookreview.com/2020/08/02/the-ottoman-excursion-by-tim-pelkey/
“Pelkey’s interweaving of interesting historical facts enlightens the reader in the most delightful way. With his mastery of dialogue and description, the author weaves a tale that leaves the reader enthralled from beginning to end . . . He is an author whose work should not be missed.”
–U.S. Review of Books https://www.theusreview.com/reviews/The-Ottoman-Excursion-by-Tim-Pelkey.html#.Xwj9iK0VT2I
“A captivating dance through danger and mystery that ‘s highly recommended for readers of intrigue, international affairs, political thrillers, and conspiracy stories . . . Pelkey keeps readers engrossed and guessing throughout the action-packed adventure.
–Midwest Book Review http://www.midwestbookreview.com/mbw/sep_20.htm