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Never an Easy Day at the Office
Never an Easy Day at the Office

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It's a really special day when +Wall Street Journal asks "What's the best book you have read in 2014?" and one of your readers responds.

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If you are a reader based in #Pakistan  and would like to win an autographed copy of +Agency Rules - Never an Easy Day at the Office, here's your chance!

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We are honored to announce....

Khalid Muhammad has just signed with a Turkish publisher to have Agency Rules - Never an Easy Day at the Office translated into Turkish.

Publication date will be 4 months from now.

Thank you all for your support in making this debut novel such a success!!!
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What a fantastic review!

"First of all, I’d like to thank Mr. +Khalid Muhammad for writing his book, +Agency Rules on such a sensitive topic. The gratitude we owe to him is not to be attributed to the fact that he wrote a book, thousands of people write books, and a significant proportion of them end up writing great books as well. We owe him this gratitude because he wrote a book on the efforts of the ISI to counter modern day #terrorism
 
Brigadier Irshad Tirmizi has previously written a book regarding the Pakistani institution, however; even his work was not as detailed, nor was it as bold, as Khalid Muhammad’s. 

Every writer plots the story according to his/her perceptions, but more often than not, the end result is more fiction and less reality. Khalid Muhammad however, should be appreciated for his ability to fuse his experiences into his story in such a remarkable way, that the story depicts so much of his own character and opinions. 
 
In the story, Kamal is not the typical, heroic protagonist. He is a realistic character, who doesn’t let his problems distract him from his missions. I really couldn’t find a flaw in this book, it was intellectually coherent, as well as stimulating.  
 
Even when Khalid Muhammad describes the #ISI headquarters, there is such an astounding amount of detail, that the reader is not only impressed, but profoundly shaken. In this day and age, who really has the audacity to cover such a sensitive topic, with so much detail? Khalid Muhammad is clearly the first one to have tested these waters. 
 
Agency Rules is definitely an unputdownable book, and the brilliance of the text demands that it be read over and over again. 
 
Interestingly, Khalid Muhammad’s exceptional story doesn’t end with this book, and there is conclusive information that he is currently in the process of writing more books that continue the story, and according to some sources they may be available in the market soon. We can only wait and hope that he proves to be as brilliant in the next books, as he was in this one. "

#Pakistan   #terrorism   #extremism  +GreatBooksFnd 
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"This novel would cross a very broad genre base and if I had to start naming them I would say that this is a #Political #Thriller    #Espionage, #Suspense#Military #Fiction#Action#Adventure, #Terrorism Fiction, #Crime Fiction, #History, Multicultural and I think we can throw in #MiddleEastern Fiction on top of that–like a cherry on top.

A novel this versatile has a lot to offer to many readers but it also speaks to the complexity of the plotline and the depth of the storytelling. Khalid masterfully builds Agency Rules from the introduction of the politicians in the beginning, intricately weaving threads, to pull the most prominent players together with the most remote events and social maneuvering until a large theater is revealed, complete with villains and dark knights.

I don’t quite understand what it is about mystery, suspense and the figures–whether it is in history or fiction–who have the ability to wield great power and yet walk in shadows and fade into obscurity that always seems somewhat compelling, and perhaps even seductive to me. Khalid’s main character, Kamal Khan, begins the story as a very accomplished and decorated sniper. He is chosen to take on a delicate job and with that success he finds he is quickly advanced through ISI training and becomes an intelligence officer. His keen eye, wit and disposition make him particularly good at what he does. The sniper who once did his work from a distance, removed from the life he ended, is now excelling at terror tactics and accomplished at interrogation. He has become the weapon he no longer needs a sniper rifle. As I read the novel, Kamal’s character was not an attractive or particularly appealing hero, he’s a very dark and cruel man–yet there is something incredibly alluring about the idea of someone having such power. Kamal is nothing if not the iron fist that determines life and death. For all intents and purposes he has become an Angel of Death–if I may apply a non-Muslim ideal to it and for some reason in my head that ability to choose who lives and who dies is an very artful quality."
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Tick, tick, tick... BOOM!

Agency Rules - the bestselling spy thriller from Pakistan

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The print run is complete!
The delivery has been made!

Get your copy of Pakistan's first spy thriller now!
They are here! The print run for Pakistan is complete and the books have been delivered to Agency Rules!

Get yours at http://www.agencyrules.com/buy-now/. We'll be supplying bookstores around the country over the next few weeks, if you want to wait for it.
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They are here! The print run for Pakistan is complete and the books have been delivered to Agency Rules!

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Go live with Khalid Muhammad in a #podcast   #authorinterview  about Agency Rules, #Pakistan  & the #author . 
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