One of the great things about being a thriller writer is the talented friends you get to enjoy over the years. Herbert Crowder was one of those friends. When his first successful book “Ambush at Osirak” was published in 1988 it became a New York Times bestseller.
The way Bert told me the story, he got a call at home a short while later and the man introduced himself as Robert Gottlieb. The fellow said he was the literary agent who represented Tom Clancy, and he wanted to represent Bert. After he picked up the phone from the floor, Bert said, “Yes, you can represent me!”
Bert followed up “Ambush at Osirak” with two more thrillers, “Weatherhawk” and “Missile Zone.” All of them are highly recommended.