Tom Mykytiuk

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Residence: Smoky Lake, Alberta

Tom Mykytiuk has been a career infantry officer in the Canadian Army for the past 25 years. In December 2014, he swapped his "sword" for a "pen" and took up writing full time. He includes John Le Carre, Steven King, and Nikos Kazantikus among his literary influences. He enjoys writing about his favorite people-soldiers and ex soldiers, and his personal experiences often find their way into his novels. He admits to dabbling in short stories, but his major works are thrillers with a historical theme. 

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White Out

Book price: 7.88$

"Riveting, captivating and intriguing read with infinite twists, spins and contortions make this a book to be read uninterrupted. A fat thumbs-up."

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Deep under the arctic ice, danger waits. A weapon too powerful for the men who built it, hidden for generations, will soon be unleashed on an unsuspecting earth.A cryptic message from a waitress in a roadside diner haunts Cole Samson, marine salvage operator, as he is drawn into the icy mystery of the Arctic.

Along with the crew of the experimental hybrid airship, Leviathan, designed to reach the remotest regions of the planet, Unified Drilling has hired him to map out a massive oil deposit underneath the frozen waters of Lake Mackenzie, source of strange and sinister legends. After uncovering an enigmatic artifact on the lake bed, Samson and his team become trapped in a dangerous conspiracy directed by the highest echelons of political power—who is the elusive Colonel Hawkins and what is he after?

White Out weaves the themes of ‘Man vs Man’, ‘Man vs nature’, and ‘Man vs himself’ into a fast paced thriller about international conspiracy, futuristic technology, and the weaponing of science for geopolitical interests instead of mankind’s benefit. Its engaging, complex characters, set against the historical backdrop of the Cold War, and thought provoking themes will remain with you long after the book is finished. White Out weaves the themes of ‘Man vs Man’, ‘Man vs nature’, and ‘Man vs himself’ into a fast paced thriller about international conspiracy, futuristic technology, and the weaponing of science for geopolitical interests instead of mankind’s benefit. Its engaging, complex characters, set against the historical backdrop of the Cold War, and thought provoking themes will remain with you long after the book is finished.

 

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The Beaten Zone

Book price: 6.74$

"'The Beaten Zone' is a compelling, entertaining thriller. The story draws you in from the action packed start, and the tempo continues throughout the novel."

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A promise to a dying spy…

An old vendetta………

A priceless treasure…


In May of 1943, German paratroops attack the small Bosnian town of Drvar, hunting the Yugoslav general, Josep Brez Tito. But, as leutnant Willie Moltke discovers, there is more hidden in Drvar than the partisan commander.
54 years later, Rena Moore, the granddaughter of British secret agent Captain Simon Moore is on a quest to fulfill her dying grandfather’s wish to return a religious artifact, looted by the Nazis during WWII, to its rightful guardians. Rena enlists the aid of marine salvage operator and part time security consultant Cole Samson. They become trapped in a deadly mix of political and criminal intrigue orchestrated by the mysterious Tibor. Old enemies clash when Moltke returns to claim the prize that slipped through his fingers during the battle for Drvar. Can Cole and Rena escape the “Beaten Zone” with their lives?

 

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Somewhere in Between-Three Weeks in Srebrenica and Other Stories of the War in Yugoslavia

Book price: 8.39$

"This is a true to life account of UN attempts to render aid during the Balkan conflict."

"This is a very well written book and an excellent read for anyone who is interested in the challenges of soldering in a hostile environment."

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In 1992, Bosnia imploded into civil war. Under the UN flag, Canada sent its soldiers into the midst of violence and bloodshed to bring peace to the region. One of those soldiers was Lieutenant Tom Mykytiuk. Drawing on his personal journal, he offers a first hand account of the ethnic fueled violence in Bosnia, and life in the besieged town of Srebrenica .“Somewhere in Between -Three Weeks in Srebrenica and Other Stories of the War in Yugoslavia,” is a gritty look at the conflict in Yugoslavia through the eyes of a young officer whose search for adventure ends in a grim understanding of the nature of war.

 

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