Sayonara is the last book, in the second trilogy, of the Aloha Series. The series begins in 1950 with Aloha and concludes in 2036 with Sayonara. The characters are the heart of the series. Through their eyes, opinions and actions the audience is taken through a series of themes and plot points drawn from today’s headlines.
Sayonara introduces a few new characters and continues with many of the popular ones that have surfaced during the past five books.
In 2011, the great earthquake and tsunami hit Japan with a force as powerful as any natural disaster recorded in history. How is it possible that this natural event could lead to a nuclear war?
The first woman President of the United States, Rose Kennedy Schlossberg, continues to govern with unparalleled popularity, but like all powerful leaders she is not without her enemies. President Schlossberg is also a single woman with significant feelings for a special man in her life. Can the President have a personal life while holding the most powerful position in the world and can she avoid the enemy that would give anything to see her dead?
As usual, North Korea is the wild card in the state of world affairs. The succession of power in the country is of concern to all world powers. Will the son of the current Supreme Leader assume power and shake the world order with the threat of using a nuclear weapon?
All of this combines to make Sayonara a thrill filled political ride that concludes this amazing series. If you have not read them in order, you should. They are Aloha, Adios, Goodbye, Shalom, Ciao and Sayonara. Available at Amazon.com and BarnesandNoble.com