When you're solo, no one can hear you scream.
"It's Tom Clancy meets John Grisham and they drink cocktails with Jerry Bruckheimer; yeah, it's THAT good. I can't wait for the movie..."
- Scott Tyler, former F-15 fighter pilot
"The Bottom Line: Guaranteed to please Brad Thor fans, this terrific military thriller finds Moscow hardliners plotting to assassinate the next U.S. president..."
It was the highest of highs and the lowest of lows . . . Jason Conrad is an Air Force student pilot, struggling to graduate pilot training. Rebuilding his personal life, he quickly finds the friends he relies on have bigger secrets than his own. On the other side of the world, a former KGB leader is plotting to overthrow the Russian government. While the 'Cold War' is believed to be over, a renegade group of Russian officers launch a plan that could possibly ignite World War Three! As these two vastly different worlds weave together, they accelerate into an action-packed roller coaster ride from the skies over Enid, Oklahoma, to the streets of Moscow, to the steps of the Alamo. SURLY BONDS will have you on the edge of your seat and keep you guessing until the very end!
What others have said about SURLY BONDS
"A page turner to the end. Hats off Mr. Lewis for a job well done! If you like thrillers, you will love Surly Bonds!"
- John Mese, Award-Winning Writer/Actor/Director/Producer
"Lewis has crafted an intriguing and suspenseful thriller that also gives the reader a birds-eye view of life as a pilot-in-training . . . This is a suspenseful and well-crafted thriller that delivers, and I enjoyed every minute spent reading it."
- Jack Magnus for Readers' Favorite
"If you are a pilot training graduate or would like to get an inside view about what that is like, read Surly Bonds. If you like mysteries and thrillers akin to works by Vince Flynn and John Grisham read Surly Bonds."
- Dennis Barnett, Editor-in-Chief, Air Commando Journal
". . . influenced by the style of John Grisham, Michael Byars Lewis is an author to watch out for in this genre."
- Maria Beltran for Reader's Favorite
"Yes, this story does have it all: action upon action, intrigue, attempted murder, and a little romance on the side. What could be better? Very well done."
- Paul Johnson for Readers' Favorite
Surly Bonds is the second book in the Jason Conrad USAF Thriller series. If you like compelling storylines, interesting characters, and Cold-War intrigue, then you'll love this installment of Michael Byars Lewis' International Bestselling series.
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Major Awards won by Michael Byars Lewis' SURLY BONDS
2014 - WINNER Beverly Hills Book Awards - Military Fiction Category2013 - Silver Medal Finalist Next Generation Indie Book Awards - First Novel Category (over 80,000 words)2013 - Bronze Medal Winner READERS' FAVORITE Book Awards - Fiction Intrigue Category