The Midnight House

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Jove Books, 2011 - Fiction - 481 pages
28 Reviews
Early one morning, a former CIA agent is shot to death in the street. That night, an army vet is gunned down in his doorway. The next day, John Wells gets a phone call - 'Come to Langley. Now'. The two victims were part of an eleven-member interrogation team that operated out of a secret base in Poland called the Midnight House. For two years, they put the screws to the toughest jihadis, men thought to have knowledge of imminent threats. The interrogators used whatever means necessary. When they were disbanded in the wake of public controversy, they were given medals for their heroism, Prozac for their nightmares. Now Wells must find out who is killing them. Islamic terrorists are the likeliest explanation, and Wells is uniquely qualified to go undercover after them. But the trail of blood he discovers will lead him and his boss, Ellis Shafer, to a place they wouldn't have imagined-and leave Wells facing the hardest of questions about the men of the Midnight House.

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Review: The Midnight House (John Wells #4)

User Review  - Wilde Sky - Goodreads

A rogue CIA agent investigates when someone starts killing off members of a 'black ops' US interrogation team. The story was quite good, but the writing was long winded (with every single background ... Read full review

Review: The Midnight House (John Wells #4)

User Review  - Byron Lord - Goodreads

Midnight House is a revealing insight into the dark side of our war on terror. The gathering of intelligence though interrogation is not a pretty business. Alex Berenson is still the great story ... Read full review

About the author (2011)

As a reporter for The New York Times, Alex Berenson has covered topics ranging from the occupation of Iraq to the flooding of New Orleans to the financial crimes of Bernie Madoff. His previous novels include The Faithful Spy, winner of the 2007 Edgar Award, and The Ghost War. He lives in New York City.

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