Monday, January 20, 2014

"Disappearance," a mystery/thriller by Niv Kaplan

This international mystery/thriller has over forty 5-star reviews on Amazon. Click on the cover to check it out!

Disappearance (A Mystery and Espionage Thriller), by Niv Kaplan
Price: $2.99
364 pages, with a 4.4-star rating from 77 reviews

"I found this a well written and gripping story about something very different to the regular Airport book. The setting is described so that you can almost be there and the characters easily recognizable. The story flows and I quite literally, could not put the book down. I suppose my long term military career made the book appealing to me as I could relate quite easily to the various plots. A great first novel from a writer I expect to see more of." -- Amazon reviewer

Ever Wonder What Would Happen If Your Girl Disappeared?

Karen Glass, an American high school graduate, is visiting a Kibbutz in Northern Israel. She meets Mikki who lives in the Kibbutz and they become passionately involved. On her birthday, while they are on a tour of the Golan Heights, she suddenly disappears from Mikki's car.

The police official investigation is abandoned under questionable circumstances; the motive for the presumed kidnapping is unknown and Karen's fate remains a mystery.

Three years later, during an Israeli military raid into Southern Lebanon, a special-forces unit stumbles upon a photo of Karen at the time of her kidnapping. Mikki alerts Karen's sister Lisa, and together they begin a perilous journey across three continents searching for clues that will shed light on the mystery.

They uncover a dark family secret that undermines a plot to prevent a global enterprise from developing illegal weapons....

"DISAPPEARANCE" will capture you instantly, keep you on your toes and leave you speculating until the final minute.....


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Meet the Author

Niv Kaplan was born on Kibbutz Ayelet Hashahar in Northern Israel in 1959. At age 11 he moved with his parents to NYC for three years. After completing high school, Niv served three years in a special-forces reconnaissance outfit and had taken an active part in forming the IDF's Alpine unit which he served in reserve duty.

Niv received his BsC degree in Business Administration (Marketing) from Cal State University Northridge (CSUN) in 1992, spending close to ten years in New York and Los Angeles. He started writing "Disappearance" right after receiving his University degree, completing it in 1997. The book was written in English, translated and published in Hebrew in Israel in June, 2012, and had since become a bestseller, received praise for its suspenseful plot, precise structure, and identifiable characters, and is considered a surprise success for a first time author in Israel.

Niv's second book has been completed in English this year, translated to Hebrew and will be in bookstores this year.

Niv has been working in the Aerospace industry for the last 19 years, marketing electro-optical sensors to fighter aircraft. He lives in Tel Aviv with his wife Tali and their seven children.

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