The Shadow Patrol

The Shadow Patrol

Book - 2012
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John Wells, an undercover operative for the CIA, travels to Kabul to investigate a drug trafficking operation that involves the agency, the military, and the Taliban
Publisher: New York : G. P. Putnam's Sons, [2012]
Copyright Date: ©2012
ISBN: 9780399158292
Branch Call Number: FIC Berenson, A 100.6 2012
Characteristics: 389 pages ; 24 cm


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Jul 15, 2016

Afghanistan, the nastiest place on earth for our ill advised nation building. Throwing money at a primitive society will always enhance the existing corruption and this tale shows a reasonable picture of a very dangerous society and one we should depart sooner rather than later.

Nov 10, 2015

I enjoyed this book more than I thought I would. A good feel for what really happens in the Army and the mistake of being in Afghanistan.

Apr 14, 2015

Good book, interesting, well written. Berenson shows his mastery of the subject without showing off like many authors do nowadays

VanessaCCL Oct 08, 2012

"At the behest of the CIA's Director, former undercover operative John Wells has travelled to Kabul to determine whether rumours of a leak and a drug-trafficking operation involving American soldiers there are true. Wells is almost immediately menaced by several people who wish him no good, and he clearly has his work cut out for him when it comes to ferreting out information about the drug-smuggling operation. With a riveting and all too plausible plot, terrific action, and well-drawn characters, The Shadow Patrol (6th in the John Wells series) is "highly enjoyable" and "rock-solid" (Kirkus Reviews)." Next Reads Thrillers and Suspense October 2012 Newsletter

Jun 27, 2012

An excellent portrayal of the War in Afganistan. Wells against the corrupt men who profit from the fighting. It is worth reading - especially from an ex-soldier's point of view.

btmslt Jun 12, 2012

An interesting story, especially the details concerning the war zone.

mikeyppl May 08, 2012

I've really enjoyed this series. The author keeps the action moving along and doesn't strain credibilty. Looking forward to more.

Apr 24, 2012

Excellent tale from a writer who clearly underlines some of the complexities of the conflict in Afghanistan and the stresses of a war that seems never ending to those involved.

Mar 26, 2012

Very good read. John wells, a good hero again. Takes place in Afghanistan.

Mar 08, 2012

He just keeps getting better - this was the best John Wells book so far - looking forward to the next one - well worth the read!


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