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A Review Of Drive Faster By David Edward

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D. Edward served as a Special Agent in the US Army in the 1980’s and 1990’s and is a veteran of multiple overseas combat tours. He was the Special Agent in Charge of the 1990 Panama Canal counter-terrorism threat assessment report to the US Congress.

Edward is a graduate of the United States Army Intelligence School where he studied advanced HUMINT (Human Intelligence) and battlefield counterintelligence; also completing training at the Jungle Operations Training Center in Panama, Central America. He holds advanced degrees in engineering including a Ph.D. from NCU, three related M.Sc. degrees (MBA, MSIT, MSIM), and has an undergraduate degree in business (BSBA).

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  • ASIN: ‎ B09JCT7NN8
  • Publication date: ‎ January 17, 2022
  • Language: ‎ English
  • Print length: ‎ 314 pages
  • Page numbers source ISBN: ‎ B09PMG2MNZ
  • Lending: ‎ Not Enabled
  • Genre: Military Action Thrillers



Panama Red proved a superb start to Edward’s adrenalin laced new military thriller series. With Dirk Lasher clearly establishing his credentials and Drive Faster giving us even more.

A Military Thriller With Relentless Action!

Soundly executed, smart and fast-paced, Edward once again takes a plausible central theme and delivers a power-packed smorgasbord of action and international intrigue. Writing in crisp prose and only lingering in the detail when it isn’t to the detriment of his storyline, 

Edward has a meticulous eye for detail. It is evident in the characters he creates and the authenticity he brings to his shadowy world, as he boldly imbues it with timely real-world agendas. The setting might be the nineteen eighties but the issues are still timely and relatable!

Corrupt politicians, the unbridled wealth and influence of drug cartels, greed and bureaucracy. But with the majority of thrillers centring on protagonists who are overly masochistic, Edward breaks the mould with an intelligent and conflicted lead. Underpinned by well-wrought dialogue as events evolve in tightly focused chapters that take us to the crux of his narrative. 

The Chemistry Is Perfectly Pitched!

With Lasher wrong-footed and finding himself allied to cartel megalomaniac Kimberley Sharp the chemistry is perfectly pitched. She’s a moral choice amongst immoral certainties and Edward revels in the duality of their relationship as converging plotlines come together. With real-time events once again anchored by Lasher’s flashbacks as Edward continues to develop his thrilling back story.

Intense, powerful and an absolute must-read for fans of the action-thriller genre Edward is once again on top form with a novel to keep you on the edge of your seat! Sure to win Edward a host of new followers eager for his next release Drive Faster is unreservedly recommended!

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