The Secret Soldier

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Jove Books, 2012 - Fiction - 517 pages
22 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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User Review  - MarkPSadler - LibraryThing

The Saudi government is in trouble. One of the princes of the kingdom is undermining the King in an effort to seize the throne. So, who do the King and his trusted henchmen turn to? Former CIA ... Read full review

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User Review  - MSWallack - LibraryThing

Another very good John Wells story, this one offering Wells much more of a chance to, well, be John Wells. By now, the relationship between Wells and his boss has also become quite entertaining. Read full review

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

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