|About the Book|
Sleep Smiling : A book of war, flying, virus, crime and Iraq.On December 7th, 1984, two unrelated things happen.1. Kaveh Hussein, son of Saddam, is fleeing Baghdad for his life, chased by his family, because he dared become a Christian. He returnsMoreSleep Smiling : A book of war, flying, virus, crime and Iraq.On December 7th, 1984, two unrelated things happen.1. Kaveh Hussein, son of Saddam, is fleeing Baghdad for his life, chased by his family, because he dared become a Christian. He returns to school, studying computers and cyber security. He finally meets Daria, the woman whose face he has seen in his dreams for a dozen years.2. A US Army Lt. whose twins were killed by terrorists in Germany, steals a suitcase nuke, fakes suicide and smuggles the bomb to Iraq where the terrorists hide. He plans to lay it at their feet and vaporize them.Then world events relate the incidents.Intent on restoring the ancient Babylonian Empire under her power, Iraq creates a virus to disable the Wests huge advantage -- their computers controlling oil, weapons and electric power. They spread it in a manner thought impossible. Ironically, theyve reverse engineered a method the CIA used on them during Desert Storm.After Saddams hanging, they return to power, ally with Iran and rebuild their military. They unleash their virus and attack the Hormuz Strait, to deny Arabian oil to the West. Suddenly, the US is plunged into darkness as power and communications fail, computerized weapons on her ships and planes cause catastrophe to their owners. Aerial aces are created in fighter battles.Kaveh, who has studied viruses deeply, has discovered the cure, but he tips his hand. Instantly, his money disappears and he is on the police wanted lists with more crimes than Bonnie and Clyde, Dillinger and the current politicians combined. Hes on the run again, trying to get his cure into the right hands, praying that they will believe him in time.The US has a trump card, their ICBMs, now re-targeted to Iraq and Iran. The President is determined not to lose the country. His hand hovers over the buttons as Kaveh and Daria are kidnapped back to Iraq.