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Leading politician and bestselling author Newt Gingrich has teamed with novelist Pete Earley to create a gripping thriller to which Gingrich brings his unparalleled understanding of Washington's corridors of power.The greatest nightmare for the free world today would be a Master Terrorist hiding somewhere, coordinating radical Islamic groups at the highest level around the globe.In DUPLICITY, this invisible hand overseeing havoc plays a major role in this ripped-from-the-headlines thriller.And of course, it's set during an American presidential election.When President Sally Allworth decides to reestablish America's Mogadishu embassy in Somalia before Election Day, her challenger says she's playing politics with American lives. That turns out to be true when the embassy is attacked and hostages are taken. Embassy station chief Gunter Connor and Marine Capt. Brooke Grant end up the unlikely survivors of this Benghazi-style attack. Suddenly, they are the only hope for saving their captured colleagues.
Leading politician and bestselling author Newt Gingrich has teamed with novelist Pete Earley to create a gripping Washington thriller in which Gingrich brings his unparalleled understanding of the corridors of power and the intelligence community.
DUPLICITY is a ripped-from-the-headlines action thriller that takes readers into the hidden corridors of Washington politics and onto the streets of Mogadishu, Somalia with the same realism and intensity asHomeland and Black Hawk Down. Only two Americans escape when Islamic militants lead a Benghazi-style attack on a newly opened U.S. embassy in Somalia. Brooke Grant, the young commander of the Marine Corps Embassy Guards, and CIA Station Chief Gunter Connor become their colleagues' best hope for rescue after U.S. troops are barred from entering Mogadishu because of civil unrest. To survive, Grant and Connor must avoid detection by outwitting The Falcon, a treacherous Islamic radical christened "the Osama bin Laden" of Africa.
Edition: Large Print
Number of Pages: 672
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: Suspense, Politics
Publisher: Grand Central Pub
Author: Newt Gingrich & Pete Earley
Street Date: October 13, 2015
Item Number (DPCI): 247-43-9744