There are many thrillers out there that deal with the Mossad and its endless battle against Israel s enemies, but this one is a bit different The novel STRIP MINE is what I would call an equal opportunity spy thriller, because most of its main characters are female Not only that, one of the Mossad s handlers is a woman on maternity leave who still comes into the office from time to time The heroine of the story is also unusual in the fact that she has Type 1 diabetes, a condition she keeps se There are many thrillers out there that deal with the Mossad and its endless battle against Israel s enemies, but this one is a bit different The novel STRIP MINE is what I would call an equal opportunity spy thriller, because most of its main characters are female Not only that, one of the Mossad s handlers is a woman on maternity leave who still comes into the office from time to time The heroine of the story is also unusual in the fact that she has Type 1 diabetes, a condition she keeps secret from her commanders.You don t always see this in a spy novel These multi dimensional, very human characters set this book apart from other thrillers I like reading books when you get to know the characters a bit , even to the point where you know the heroine has a mother who worries about her back home.The subtitle for the book states that it is a Jodie Moore Thriller , so we know our heroine will be back for another adventure Let s hope she remembers to pack her insulin on her next mission A Mossad spy A Hamas detective An unthinkable alliance, to thwart an unthinkable crime