Alex Berenson The Ghost Agent

ISBN 13: 9780091920654

The Ghost Agent

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BELOW THE RADAR, OFF THE GRID, AND BEHIND ENEMY LINES: CIA AGENT JOHN WELLS PLAYS A DEADLY GAME OF RISK... As a covert CIA special operative, John Wells knows the odds are always stacked against him. For every atrocity foiled, another deadly catastrophe awaits. So when it emerges that four of the world's most dangerous states are plotting together to unleash the ultimate nuclear threat, Wells realises that his odds on stopping them ranges from zero... to none. But that's never stopped him before. And it isn't going to stop him now...

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CIA agent John Wells is back in Washington, recovering from his last mission. His wounds have healed but his mind is far from clear. He is restless, uneasy in his skin, careless with his safety. When the CIA finds evidence of a surge in Taliban activity, backed by an unknown foreign power, it takes little to convince him to go to Afghanistan to investigate. But what Wells discovers there is far from what he expected.

A deadly power play in China; a mission in North Korea gone terribly wrong; Iran determined to go nuclear; a mole within the ranks of the CIA who is about to light a fuse. The world is hurtling towards confrontation and, this time, there may be nothing Wells can do to stop it...

In The Ghost Agent, the second John Wells novel, Alex Berenson once again combines real-world threats with authentic details in a thriller that is shatteringly intense and chillingly plausible.

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Acclaim for the first John Wells novel THE FAITHFUL SPY

'A first-rate thriller' Sunday Telegraph

'One of the best spy stories ever told' Wall Street Journal

'A story torn from today's headlines... Gritty and fast-moving' Observer

'Ingenious… Uncertain times call for tough examinations, and The Faithful Spy doesn’t back away' New York Times

'A thriller worthy of le Carré' Kirkus Reviews (Starred Review)

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