Foreign and Domestic (Jake Mahegan, Book 1) by A. J. Tata
By A. J. Tata
—Brad Thor number 1 big apple occasions bestselling author
One 12 months in the past, Captain Jake Mahegan led a Delta strength group into Afghanistan to catch an American traitor operating for the Taliban. The project resulted in tragedy. The group was once infiltrated and decimated via a bomb. An enemy prisoner was once killed. Mahegan used to be pushed aside from service—dishonored perpetually. Now, haunted through the incident, Mahegan is decided to transparent his identify. the army wishes him to face down. but if the yank Taliban returns to family soil—headed through the traitor who ruined his life—Mahegan is the one guy who is aware tips to cease him. outdoor the legislations. less than the radar. Out for vengeance…
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You filthy beggar, get out of here, don't touch me, if you lay a finger on me I'll cane you to death . . and he'd go back to the window with the broken panes, stark . naked. The old women and the nuns didn't dare cross the court with the orange trees anymore. We decided that the best thing was to board up the shutters of his cell. But he always managed to break them down. Until one night, as Don Clemente slept, I walled up his window with bricks and cement, the first window I walled up in the Casa.
It was witch craft, black magic, and that's why the peasants were being crushed under the weight of endless misfortunes. Over the bone dry plains, where the animals swollen with thirst were dying off, the head of the landowner's daughter, flapping huge sinewy ears that were like bat wings, would fly after the yellow bitch dog it was warty and scrawny like the girl's nursemaid-that guided the chonch6n to a place indicated by the rays of their accom plice, the moon, on the other side of the hills.
I'm the seventh old woman. I'll take it upon myself to watch over the Azcoitia about to be born. Iris's - 50 vomit, which I washed from the kitchen tiles, anointed me. I keep it wrapped in a floor rag, with my books and my manu scripts, under the bed, where all old women keep their things. THE FIRST TffiNG I had to do was win them over. If I didn't find a way to dazzle them, I'd be accepted by them in name only, even though I'd groveled for them. I let a few days go by while I laid my plans, letting them go on barely talking to me and watching me on the sly.