Appointment with ISIL, An Anthony Provati Thriller

Genre: Suspense Thrillers

For Fans Of

Douglas E. Richards, John Le Carre, Tom Clancy

Book Summary

This time, Anthony’s libido threatens his life. He flirts with Russian mob boss, Gorgon Malakhov’s mistress. The Russian deals in death. ISIL, the Islamic State in the Levant, wants the product. Russian Intelligence supplies the means, and an art theft funds the scheme. ISIL’s targets are chilling. The chase across the Mediterranean is on. Can Anthony thwart ISIL? Will he survive?


“A roller-coaster ride to the finish, this book confirms Giordano as a writer to eagerly watch.”
- Kirkus Reviews Featured Review

“Appointment with ISIL is a home run by Giordano. PRIMO highly recommends.”
- Five Stars. Truby Chiaviello, Editor, PRIMO magazine

“Appointment with ISIL is an excellent, fast paced international contemporary thriller that kept me up well past my bedtime.”
- Five Stars. Miriam Smith, Top 1% Reviewer on Goodreads, UK

"Action-packed, suspenseful and at times terrifying, clearly a must read for those who like hanging on the edge of the cliff by only their fingers."
- Five Stars. Dianne Bylo, Top 1% Reviewer on Goodreads

"Joe Giordano's superbly written new novel, Appointment with ISIL, is a must-read."
- Five Stars. Daniel VanTassel, editor The Zodiac Review

"A sexy, all-in-one-breath read, this is a story for those eager to strap on their boots and immerse themselves in a whirlwind adventure that will take them from espresso in New York with the Italian Mafia to walking the Old City of Jerusalem with the chief of Israel’s security service."
- The iRead Review

About the Author

Joe Giordano was born in Brooklyn. He and his wife, Jane, have lived in Greece, Brazil, Belgium and the Netherlands. They now live in Texas with their shih tzu, Sophia.

Joe's stories have appeared in more than one-hundred magazines including The Monarch Review, The Saturday Evening Post, decomP, The Summerset Review, and Shenandoah. His novel, Birds of Passage, An Italian Immigrant Coming of Age Story, was published by Harvard Square Editions October 2015. His second novel, Appointment with ISIL, an Anthony Provati Thriller will be published by HSE on June 15, 2017. Read the first chapters and sign up for his blog at

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