John Wells

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“A well-crafted page-turner that addresses the most important issue of our time. It will keep you reading well into the night.” (Vince Flynn)

A New York Times reporter has drawn upon his experience covering the occupation in Iraq to write the most gripping and chillingly plausible thriller of the post-9/11 era. Alex Berenson’s debut novel of suspense, The Faithful Spy, is a sharp, explosive story that takes listeners inside the war on terror as fiction has never done before. 

John Wells is the only American CIA agent ever to penetrate al Qaeda. Since before the attacks in 2001, Wells has been hiding in the mountains of Pakistan, biding his time, building his cover. Now, on the orders of Omar Khadri - the malicious mastermind plotting more al Qaeda strikes on America - Wells is coming home. Neither Khadri nor Jennifer Exley, Wells’s superior at Langley, knows quite what to expect. For Wells has changed during his years in the mountains. He has become a Muslim. He finds the United States decadent and shallow. 

Yet he hates al Qaeda and the way it uses Islam to justify its murderous assaults on innocents. He is a man alone, and the CIA - still reeling from its failure to predict 9/11 or find weapons of mass destruction in Iraq - does not know whether to trust him. Among his handlers at Langley, only Exley believes in him, and even she sometimes wonders. And so the agency freezes Wells out, preferring to rely on high-tech means for gathering intelligence. But as that strategy fails and Khadri moves closer to unleashing the most devastating terrorist attack in history, Wells and Exley must somehow find a way to stop him, with or without the government’s consent. 

From secret American military bases where suspects are held and “interrogated” to basement laboratories where al Qaeda’s scientists grow the deadliest of biological weapons, The Faithful Spy is a riveting and cautionary tale, as affecting in its personal stories as it is sophisticated in its political details. The first spy thriller to grapple squarely with the complexities and terrors of today’s world, this is a uniquely exciting and unnerving novel by an author who truly knows his territory.

©2006 Alex Berenson (P)2006 Books on Tape
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  • Volume 1 de la série

    • The Faithful Spy

    • De : Alex Berenson
    • Lu par : Robertson Dean
    • Durée : 12 h et 4 min
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    John Wells is the only American CIA agent ever to penetrate al Qaeda. Since before the attacks in 2001, Wells has been hiding in the mountains of Pakistan, biding his time, building his cover.

    Prix : 34,46 €

  • Volume 2 de la série

    • The Ghost War

    • De : Alex Berenson
    • Lu par : George Guidall
    • Durée : 12 h et 9 min
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    CIA agent John Wells returns, in a novel that reaches beyond today's headlines to foretell dangers yet to come, from the author of The Faithful Spy.

    Prix : 28,28 €

  • Volume 3 de la série

    • The Silent Man

    • De : Alex Berenson
    • Lu par : George Guidall
    • Durée : 12 h et 12 min
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    For CIA operative John Wells, the underworld has become more real than the real world. He's spent years in the close company of evil men. And he's paid the price in every possible way. Now, he's on the ragged edge of burnout. His nights are plagued by twisted dreams. He's beginning to doubt if he can ever live a normal life.

    Prix : 28,28 €

  • Volume 4 de la série

    • The Midnight House

    • De : Alex Berenson
    • Lu par : George Guidall
    • Durée : 10 h et 46 min
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    Early one morning, a former CIA agent is shot to death in the street. That night, an army vet is gunned down in his doorway. The next day, John Wells gets a phone call. Come to Langley. Now.

    Prix : 28,28 €

  • Volume 5 de la série

    • The Secret Soldier

    • De : Alex Berenson
    • Lu par : George Guidall
    • Durée : 11 h et 22 min
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    John Wells may have left the CIA, but it hasn't left him. A mysterious call brings a surprise meeting with the aged monarch of Saudi Arabia, King Abdullah. "My kingdom is on a precipice," he tells Wells. "Powerful factions are plotting against me, and my own family is in danger. I don't know who I can trust, but I'm told I can trust you."

    Prix : 28,28 €

  • Volume 6 de la série

    • The Shadow Patrol

    • De : Alex Berenson
    • Lu par : George Guidall
    • Durée : 11 h et 13 min
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    In 2009, the CIA's Kabul Station fell for a source who promised to lead it to Bin Laden, but instead he blew himself up, taking the station's most senior officers with him. Now, more than two years later, the station is still floundering, agents are dying, and at Langley the CIA's chiefs wonder if the unthinkable has happened, if somehow the Taliban has infiltrated the station.

    Prix : 31,20 €

  • Volume 7 de la série

    • The Night Ranger

    • A John Wells Novel, Book 7
    • De : Alex Berenson
    • Lu par : George Guidall
    • Durée : 10 h et 32 min
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    Four friends, recent college graduates, travel to Kenya to work at a giant refugee camp for Somalis. Two men, two women, each with their own reasons for being there. But after twelve weeks, they’re ready for a break and pile into a Land Cruiser for an adventure. They get more than they bargained for. Bandits hijack them. They wake up in a hut, hooded, bound, no food or water. Hostages. As a personal favor, John Wells is asked to try to find them, but he does so reluctantly. East Africa isn’t his usual playing field.

    Prix : 31,20 €

  • Volume 8 de la série

    • The Counterfeit Agent

    • A John Wells Novel, Book 8
    • De : Alex Berenson
    • Lu par : George Guidall
    • Durée : 11 h et 36 min
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    In an Istanbul hotel, a deep source warns a CIA agent that Iran intends to kill a CIA station chief. Quickly, John Wells is called in to investigate, but before he can get far, the tip comes true. Which means that the next warning the source gives will be taken very seriously indeed. And it’s a big one. We’ve put a package on a ship from Dubai to the United States. A radioactive one. A bomb? Not yet. It’s a test run.

    Prix : 23,66 €

    • The Counterfeit Agent

    • John Wells, Book 8
    • De : Alex Berenson
    • Lu par : George Guidall
    • Durée : 11 h et 35 min
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    This is New York Times bestseller Alex Berenson's eighth gripping spy novel featuring ex-CIA agent John Wells, for fans of Robert Ludlum and David Baldacci. In an Istanbul hotel, a source warns that Iranian forces intend to kill a CIA station chief. Ex-CIA agent John Wells is called in to investigate, but before he can get very far, the tip comes true. Which means the next warning the source gives will be taken very seriously indeed. And it's a big one: a radioactive package has been put on a ship from Dubai to the United States.

    Prix : 15,33 €

  • Volume 9 de la série

    • Twelve Days

    • John Wells, Book 9
    • De : Alex Berenson
    • Lu par : George Guidall
    • Durée : 13 h et 8 min
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    Wells, with his former CIA bosses Ellis Shafer and Vinnie Duto, has uncovered a staggering plot, a false-flag operation to convince the President to attack Iran. But they have no hard evidence, and no one at Langley or the White House will listen. Now the President has set a deadline for Iran to give up its nuclear program, and the mullahs in Tehran - furious and frightened - have responded with a deadly terrorist attack. Wells, Shafer, and Duto know they have only twelve days to find the proof they need.

    Prix : 23,66 €

  • Volume 10 de la série

    • The Wolves

    • De : Alex Berenson
    • Lu par : George Guidall
    • Durée : 11 h et 18 min
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    John Wells has just barely managed to stop an operation designed to drive the United States and Iran into war, but the instigator himself disappeared behind an impenetrable wall of security. Now it's time for him to pay, and Wells has made it his personal mission. There are plenty of crosscurrents at work, though. The White House doesn't want anybody stirring the pot; his old CIA bosses have their own agendas; and other countries are starting to sniff around, sensing something unusual.

    Prix : 31,20 €

  • Volume 11 de la série

    • The Prisoner

    • A John Wells Novel, Book 11
    • De : Alex Berenson
    • Lu par : George Guidall
    • Durée : 12 h et 22 min
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    Evidence is mounting that someone high up in the CIA is doing the unthinkable - passing messages to ISIS, alerting them to planned operations. Finding out the mole's identity without alerting him, however, will be very hard, and to accomplish it Wells will have to do something he thought he'd left behind forever. He will have to reassume his former identity as an al Qaeda jihadi, get captured, and go undercover to befriend an ISIS prisoner in a secret Bulgarian prison.

    Prix : 30,21 €

  • Volume 12 de la série

    • The Deceivers

    • De : Alex Berenson
    • Lu par : George Guidall
    • Durée : 12 h et 19 min
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    When John Wells is called to Washington, he's sure it's to investigate the carnage in Dallas, but it isn't. The former CIA director, now president, Vinnie Duto has plenty of people working in Texas. He wants Wells to go to Colombia. An old asset there has information to share - and it will lead Wells to the deadliest mission of his life.

    Prix : 28,28 €