Area 51

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Random House Publishing Group, Jul 22, 2009 - Fiction - 384 pages
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When nine atmospheric crafts of unknown origin were discovered in the Antarctic in the late 1940s, the U.S. government established Area 51 to study the abandoned technology. Dr. Hans Von Seeckt, who is the only original member of the secret research committee, has observed the marvelous craft in flight and witnessed a fantastic array of bizarre, unexplained phenomena. But Dr. Van Seeckt fears that the technology of the mothership is beyond our scope and an explosive threat to the entire planet. He must race against time to unlock the secret of the ship--and to the origins of mankind itself.

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User Review  - kristiem75 - LibraryThing

What you see is what you get with this book....good book about aliens and conspiracy theories and government cover-ups. Interesting and entertaining. Read full review

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User Review  - GaryBabb - LibraryThing

Area 51 was an entertaining and fast paced read with an intriguing plot . I found it hard to put down and immediately ordered the sequel Area 51 The Reply. Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Robert Doherty is the covert name of the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of more than thirty books. He is a West Point graduate, commanded a Special Forces A-Team, and taught at the JFK Special Warfare Center & School at Fort Bragg.

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