By John Knoerle
The top-secret facility perched in a distant a part of the Mojave barren region is named Camp X. it is a high-walled compound bristling with antennas and satellite tv for pc dishes, and is the brainchild of James Jesus Angleton, the long-serving CIA leader of Counterintelligence.
Angleton dispatches his so much depended on aide, posing as US military Lt. Dick Nolan, to Needles, California, to enquire the unusual dying of the fellow who disposed of Camp X's highly-classified refuse. Lt. Nolan's preliminary inquiry exhibits that the trash hauler's 'accidental' demise was once truly an intricate KGB assassination. even if, extra research indicates to Nolan that the man's demise was once staged to make it appear like a Soviet hit.
after which, because the extraordinary tale of Camp X unfolds, Lt. Nolan starts off to suspect that his boss could have succumbed to the demons that regularly plague the CIA leader of Counterintelligence - most commonly referred to as The Paranoid in leader. the tale takes a good darker flip while Nolan's spouse and daughter disappear from the relatives domestic in Falls Church, VA.
This novel is decided within the context of that negative yr of assassinations and riots and geopolitical turmoil: 1968.
Read Online or Download Beer and Gasoline PDF
Similar historical mystery, thriller & suspense fiction books
In 1948, a call for participation to the White condo by means of President Harry Truman used to be actually an honor for younger Rob Royal. As a faithful and committed military soldier, he may well not often refuse the invitation to affix a covert “group” that didn’t exist—a team of distinct voters that operated outdoor of presidency and the army, a bunch no longer topic to the leaks and corruption so widespread inside executive circles.
3 generations of Northern Appalachian ladies confront poverty, violence, and isolation. lifeless lady hole, a shady glade named for a rattlesnake-bit mom left to die in 1908, is a unique that testifies to the real grit that may be a birthright of the ladies of Northern Appalachia’s distant mountain areas—a attractive and brutal land with a tradition adversarial to alter.
‘Beautifully written and beautifully completed’ instances 'This smart and relocating Faustian story is choked with interesting ancient element' convey 'A joyous romp round England’s darkish previous' Suzie Feay, GuardianFrom the writer of the bestselling The Time Traveller's advisor to recovery Britain, this is a stunningly high-concept ancient novel that is either as bold because it is gripping, and perfect for lovers of Conn Iggulden, SJ Parris and Kate Mosse.
Set in Eighteen Nineties and Nineteen Forties Singapore, the lovely Island within the East is a narrative of affection, sisterly contention and the genuine expense of betrayal. brilliant, real and completely appealing, it is the excellent learn for enthusiasts of Victoria Hislop, Fiona McIntosh and Kate Morton. 1897: twenty-year-old exact twins, Harriet and Mae, born from a scandalous affair, have spent their lives slighted through gossips.
- Almayer's Folly: A Story of an Eastern River (The Cambridge Edition of the Works of Joseph Conrad)
- Nakamura Reality
- The Tiger’s Prey
- The Keys of Electrum: New Expanded Edition
- Stigma from the Past
- Victoria's Royal Secret
Additional info for Beer and Gasoline
Beer and Gasoline by John Knoerle