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Alex Berenson

Autor/a de The Faithful Spy

24 obres 6,739 Membres 270 Ressenyes 10 preferits

Sobre l'autor

Alex Berenson was born on January 6, 1973. He graduated from Yale University in 1994 with degrees in history and economics. After college, he became a reporter for the Denver Post. In 1996, he became one of the first employees at, the financial news website. In 1999, he became a mostra'n més reporter for The New York Times. While there he covered topics ranging from the occupation of Iraq to the flooding of New Orleans to the financial crimes of Bernie Madoff. He left the Times in 2010 to concentrate on writing fiction, but he occasionally contributes to the newspaper. His first book, The Faithful Spy, won the 2007 Edgar Award for Best First Novel. His other works include The John Wells series and the nonfiction books The Number and The Prisoner. (Bowker Author Biography) mostra'n menys

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Obres de Alex Berenson

The Faithful Spy (2006) 1,310 exemplars, 45 ressenyes
The Ghost War (2008) 821 exemplars, 21 ressenyes
The Silent Man (2009) 688 exemplars, 23 ressenyes
The Midnight House (2010) 588 exemplars, 19 ressenyes
The Secret Soldier (2006) 481 exemplars, 31 ressenyes
The Shadow Patrol (2012) 429 exemplars, 30 ressenyes
The Night Ranger (2013) 388 exemplars, 27 ressenyes
The Counterfeit Agent (2014) 369 exemplars, 20 ressenyes
Twelve Days (2015) 315 exemplars, 8 ressenyes
The Wolves (1700) 250 exemplars, 9 ressenyes
The Power Couple (2021) 226 exemplars, 13 ressenyes
The Prisoner (A John Wells Novel) (2017) 226 exemplars, 4 ressenyes
The Deceivers (2018) 201 exemplars, 8 ressenyes


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Do you often doubt book reviews you read online? You can believe all the five-star reviews of THE POWER COUPLE. This is one of the most well-written and surprising thrillers I've ever read.

The book begins with a "Prologue," and you won't know who's speaking. You'll have to read all the way to the end. Then you will know, and you can re-read the "Prologue."

Rebecca and Brian take their two teenage children, Kira and Tony, on a vacation in Europe. In Spain, Kira disappears. What follows is the search for her, but that's not all.

This is also the story of a marriage, but it is not a romance story. Rebecca is an FBI agent; Brian is with the National Security Agency. Their history is revealed in flashbacks. They may shock you. They definitely will surprise you.

But the end of that story isn't the end of the book. There's more.

This is my first Alex Berenson book. Don't you just love when you find a great author and get to read his backlist?
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techeditor | Hi ha 12 ressenyes més | Mar 25, 2024 |
Ressenya escrita per a Crítics Matiners de LibraryThing .
Berenson did a nice job of fleshing out the main characters, so much so that I dearly wanted to punch a couple of them in mouth - interestingly enough, they were not the bad guys but rather two of the kidnap victims. The leader of a marauding band, that was central to the story, was a beautifully written young Somali bandit who had named himself Wizard because he felt invincible. I found him to be the most interesting character in the story and his presence elevated the story from very good to excellent.… (més)
csayban | Hi ha 26 ressenyes més | Oct 19, 2023 |



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