Portfolio Category: Novels

An Ambassador to Syria

An Ambassador to Syria draws the reader into the shadowy beginnings of ISIS and its role in the disastrous Syrian conflict. The story, begun in Sultan’s previous thrillers The Syrian and Damascus Street, continues with the arrival in Damascus of Robert Jenkins. He is no ordinary ambassador, nor is his mission one which could be…
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In this masterly sequel to THE SYRIAN, author and Middle East expert Cathy Sultan once again uses her unique knowledge of the region to spin a suspenseful web of intrigue and deceit, mirroring the complexities of this ancient place where nothing is as it seems. In DAMASCUS STREET, a story set in a Lebanon still…
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The Syrian

The Syrian is a powerful contemporary novel of passion and betrayal, set against the brutal and bewildering outbreak of the Israeli-Hezbollah war in Lebanon, 2006. Nadia, a woman whose outspoken husband disappeared mysteriously thirteen years before in Beirut, decides to move forward with her life and have him declared dead. She has returned to Beirut…
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