By Alex Berenson
A brand new York instances reporter has drawn upon his event protecting the profession in Iraq to write down the main gripping and chillingly believable mystery of the post-9/11 period. Alex Berenson's debut novel of suspense, The devoted secret agent, is a pointy, explosive tale that takes readers contained in the conflict on terror as fiction hasn't ever performed before.
John Wells is the one American CIA agent ever to penetrate al Qaeda. seeing that ahead of the assaults in 2001, Wells has been hiding within the mountains of Pakistan, biding his time, development his cover.
Now, at the orders of Omar Khadri--the malicious mastermind plotting extra al Qaeda moves on America--Wells is coming domestic. Neither Khadri nor Jennifer Exley, Wells's better at Langley, is familiar with relatively what to expect.
For Wells has replaced in the course of his years within the mountains. He has develop into a Muslim. He reveals the USA decadent and shallow. but he hates al Qaeda and how it makes use of Islam to justify its murderous attacks on innocents. he's a guy on my own, and the CIA--still reeling from its failure to foretell Sep 11 or locate guns of mass destruction in Iraq--does no longer recognize even if to belief him. between his handlers at Langley, merely Exley believes in him, or even she occasionally wonders. And so the organization freezes Wells out, who prefer to depend on high-tech ability for accumulating intelligence.
But as that process fails and Khadri strikes in the direction of unleashing the main devastating terrorist assault in background, Wells and Exley needs to in some way be able to forestall him, without or with the government's consent.
From mystery American army bases the place suspects are held and "interrogated" to basement laboratories the place al Qaeda's scientists develop the deadliest of organic guns, The trustworthy undercover agent is a riveting and cautionary story, as affecting in its own tales because it is subtle in its political info. the 1st secret agent mystery to grapple squarely with the complexities and terrors of today's international, it is a uniquely fascinating and unnerving novel through an writer who actually understands his territory.
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Anfangs hatte er geglaubt, dass die Gedanken an ihre gemeinsamen Jahre die Sehnsucht allmählich lindern und schließlich beenden würden, aber da war er sich nun nicht mehr so sicher. Anscheinend hatte er sich in seinen Erinnerungen verirrt und kam nicht mehr heraus. Sutela entschloss sich, auf einen Sprung im »Oriental Village« vorbeizuschauen, schließlich hatte er sich bei seinem Rundgang auch all die anderen Orte angesehen, die zu den Standardspaziergängen mit Marissa gehört hatten: den Bahnhof von Golders Green, die Kirche St.
General Korolkow schien allmählich besänftigt zu sein, er entspannte sich auf seinem Sessel. « Jarkow senkte den Blick. Am liebsten hätte er gefragt, wie es denn möglich war, dass nicht einmal der Chef des FSB wusste, was sich hinter dem Begriff »Schwert des Marschalls« verbarg. Aber das konnte er natürlich nicht tun. �Wir wissen nur, dass dieses Dokument möglicherweise eine extreme Gefahr für die Sicherheit Russlands darstellt. Das ›Schwert des Marschalls‹ und sein Besitzer Otto Forsman müssen gefunden und beide müssen … vernichtet werden.
Rasch holte er sein Telefonverzeichnis aus dem Flur und rief auf der Stelle den Nachbarn seines Vaters an, aber der hatte schon seit Wochen nichts von Otto Forsman gehört. Als der erste Schock verklungen war, war Sutela gewillt, auch die Alternative in Erwägung zu ziehen, dass die Behauptungen in dem Brief stimmten. Wo hätte seinem Vater ein solches Dokument in die Hände fallen können? Und wann? Die wahrscheinlichste Variante war offensichtlich die Kriegszeit. Das zeigte auch das Versteck des Dokuments; die in dem Brief erwähnten Kartenkoordinaten verwiesen auf einen Ort im russischen Teil Lapplands, in der Nähe von Petsamo.