Présentation de l'éditeur
Yulia Petrenko loves her country. She really does. She also yearns for better. However her country is Ukraine, and the year is 2013. And she’s graduating from university besides. She makes her accommodations.
Then, on her first job at a sun-drenched resort in Crimea---out of the blue---she encounters a corrupt oligarch and a well-meaning American businessman. Suddenly she sees a chance to bend currents in a different direction, and plunges ahead. Shockwaves ripple through the secretive councils of the Kremlin and the financial nerve centers of London. Before she knows it she’s facing down danger, and her beloved Ukraine is surging toward revolution…
Biographie de l'auteur
Eric Almeida was born in Ithaca, New York in 1962 and raised in Rhode Island. He attended Tabor Academy and majored in History at Brown University, where he also competed on the rowing team. Upon graduation in 1984 he worked as a Sports Writer at The Providence Journal for one year, then resumed his education at The Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) of Johns Hopkins University, receiving an M.A. in International Affairs in 1987. From graduate school he detoured into business, working as international sales manager for an American high-technology company for five years, primarily in Europe. He proceeded to co-found a software-development venture based in Belarus, France and the Netherlands, for which he also served as President from 1996-2001. Soon thereafter he returned to writing, his core interest. He currently divides his time between Ukraine and the New England coastline. For more information about Eric Almeida and his books please visit www.ericalmeida.com.