Mad Dogs

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Macmillan, Jun 26, 2007 - Fiction - 352 pages
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"You gotta have guts to be nuts." In a top-secret asylum for former CIA agents who have lost their grip on reality, five insane spies find their beloved psychiatrist dead, killed by a professional assassin. Sensing an obvious setup, the quintet of crazies concoct an ingenious breakout from their high-security institution and hit the road in search of the Enemy. God help the populace when their meds run out . . . Traumatized by their experiences in the CIA, they operate under somewhat skewed perceptions of reality. Their training, however, has prepared them to survive in a hostile world--even if that world is the Boston-to-Washington corridor as they chase down the assassin. A rousing blend of Ken Kesey's darkly satirical masterwork One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest and Robert Ludlum's spy fiction classic The Bourne Identity, Mad Dogs is a stunning novel of political commentary and a tour-de-force of literary style.
  

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User Review  - Dale - Goodreads

An interesting ride, but not told as clearly as it could have been. The premise of Mad Dogs is a winner - picture an insane asylum just for spies that have been pushed beyond the breaking point. There ... Read full review

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User Review  - Sam Phillips - Goodreads

Slipping in and out of the realms of insanity always draws my fascination. The pages seemed to posses magnetic properties pulling me from within. The pace of reading quicked , knuckles whited, as the ... Read full review

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About the author (2007)

James Grady has published more than a dozen novels, a handful of short stories, and has worked in feature films and television. He's been both a U.S. Senate aide and a national investigative reporter for Jack Anderson. Grady's writing honors include France's Grand Prix du Roman Noir (2001), Italy's Raymond Chandler Medal (2003), and an Edgar Award nomination (1997). He has two children and lives with his wife inside Washington, D.C.'s Beltway.

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