2014 Year of the Horse

      Liliane Parkinson
2014 Year of the Horse

Conspiracies abound in this contemporary tale of inequality, injustice and greed.Leading economists from every corner of the world will gather in Wellington New Zealand for the 4th Reaching Out Across Regions Forum. The year is 2014 and global terrorism is rising but this quiet South Pacific backwater seems peaceful and unconcerned. Nothing however is quite what it seems.An international forum, weak and apathetic governments unwilling to face difficult decisions and a secret society formed specifically to ensure change happens; these strands are woven together to create a contemporary tale where the belief that the end justifies the means is challenged.Wesley Smithson is the charismatic head of America's most respected aid organisation. 9/11 created a paradigm shift in his understanding and he determines to force global powers to redress the imbalances he had dedicated his life to overcoming. Brady Ambler is his SIC. A brilliant, influencial and manipulative man, he is responsible for creating the means to achieve this. Brady is a details man and his planning is perfect. 2014 is their time, the Forum is their opportunity, Wellington is the stage where their dreams will become reality. George Ritmeyer a UN Security head responsible for protecting world leaders and Pania Morrison of the NZ Diplomatic Protection Squad must uncover the plots before the Forum opens. George tells Pania to 'expect the unexpected' and his words prove prophetic. The forum will change the lives of all those involved in ways they least expect.

Read online