The stakes have never been higher as a gripping tale of power, corruption, and international conspiracy unfolds. What if you discovered that the wealthiest man on Earth had set his sights on bankrupting your country? Prepare for a thrilling geopolitical rollercoaster as the fate of Greece hangs in the balance.
When Arthur Eckersley, the enigmatic CEO of Xplore Industries, becomes obsessed with obtaining the bauxite resources nestled within the Macedonian region of northern Greece, he stops at nothing to achieve his goal. With a new fleet of space launch vehicles in the works, Eckersley plans to secure Greece’s most valuable export, no matter the cost.
Backed by the extreme right-wing Golden Dawn party, Eckersley unleashes a reign of terror against the Greek government, plunging the nation into chaos. Fuelling the flames of destruction, he forms an elite group of terrorists led by the infamous criminal mastermind known as The Fixer, leveraging his immense wealth to manipulate events from the shadows.
Amidst this turmoil, Greek Prime Minister Alex Kalfas finds himself facing an unprecedented threat to his country’s sovereignty. Only with the support of the head of the Greek elite anti-terrorist squad and Chris Horsman, the Athens CIA station chief, does he stand a chance to thwart Eckersley’s audacious plans. Together, they race against time, navigating the treacherous landscapes of Athens, Salonika, and the disputed border areas between Greece and North Macedonia.
As the action intensifies, Alex uncovers a shocking revelation: Eckersley’s affiliation with North Macedonian sponsorship. It becomes clear that the struggle for control over the Macedonian region is more than just a battle for resources—it’s an existential threat that must be extinguished forever. Alex must confront not only a man with boundless wealth but also a powerful adversary fuelled by geopolitical ambitions.
“Smokescreen” is a high-octane, heart-pounding thriller that weaves together elements of political intrigue, international espionage, and personal sacrifice. It delves deep into the complexities of power, identity, and the lengths to which individuals will go to protect what they hold dear. With its pulse-pounding narrative and thought-provoking themes, this gripping novel will leave readers on the edge of their seats, questioning the boundaries of loyalty and the consequences of unchecked ambition.