The Secret Soldier

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Jove Books, 2012 - Fiction - 517 pages
23 Reviews

In Saudi Arabia, a series of terrorist attacks has put the Kingdom on edge. King Abdullah is losing his hold, and his own secret police cannot be trusted. With nowhere to turn, the king asks for ex-CIA agent John Wells's help.

Reluctantly, and with the secret blessing of his former CIA boss, Wells begins to unravel the conspiracy, and realizes that there is more than one country at stake-because the plotters want more than the fall of a monarch. They want to start the final battle between America and Islam-with only themselves as the victors...

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I was a bit disappointed in the ending. - LibraryThing
The story plunges along at an alarming pace. - LibraryThing
It's a real page turner. - LibraryThing

Review: The Secret Soldier (John Wells #5)

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A fictitious account depicting the Saudi/US dynamic. Can always just read a factual account Read full review

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User Review  - Dianekeenoy - LibraryThing

Another excellent book about John Wells. Made a very long trip to NC seem much shorter! Read full review

About the author (2012)

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 includeThe Faithful Spy, winner of the 2007 Edgar Award, and The Ghost War. He lives in New York City.

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