Praise. “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 “Berenson. Alex Berenson’s debut novel of suspense, The Faithful Spy, is a sharp, explosive The first spy thriller to grapple squarely with the complexities and terrors of. The Faithful Spy. Posted on August 20, by Alex Berenson. Release Date: April 25, Published: April 25, Buy: amazon · barnesandnoble.

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John Wells is perfectly aalex as the tortured hero and his relationship with Jennifer Exley was a good balance to all the drama. There’s a good, balanced view of religion throughout the book.

Return to Book Page. Because I had that experience, I knew that sometimes you have to push on, that you can always fix your mistakes, but you trap yourself if you keep writing the same paragraph or page over and over. The terrorists in your book are all Muslim.

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I really enjoyed this book. I found it not only enjoyable to read but came away with a better understanding of today’s headlines. Also, Edgar award winner. The small Al-Qaeda band is planning to attack the Marines to help with a bigger battle that is raging below, berensln Wells decides to take out the terrorists himself so he can send a message to his CIA contact via the Marines: Though as things go on John “talks about” how he sees Islam more as a way of life than a religion.

Oct 19, Tasha rated it really liked it Shelves: Also in A John Wells Novel.

Three Stars all the way. So, the book is very PC and there’s probably a hope on the berrnson of the writer to show how war can be self-sustaining through injuries done by each side During this book Wells is infected with bacteria, but this ailment is oddly, not mentioned in any of the other Wells novels. John drinks soluble plague. This female MC seems to be pretty together and it just doesn’t fit her character as tje in the story. Non a,ex acton and amazing suspense.


Thanks for telling us about the problem. But coming out of it all I got was a distinct sense of, ‘meh’. We catch up to him after he’s infiltrated into al Qaeda and has to sacrifice all the men in his cell to make contact with the Americans: He is a rather flawed man with a hyper-aggressiveness and a taste for violence that makes him much more believable.

The lost virginity story has no relevance to this story, I can see no way that it would make the male MC feel thw to the female MC and I can’t even imagine any sane 15 yo looking to lose her virginity the way this woman did.

I think the point in this in the book is largely to say, “see all Muslims aren’t radicals”.

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Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. It was followed by four more novels, all of them featuring John Wells, several of them bestsellers in their own right. When Wells comes to America struggling with the radical ideology he has learned in Chechnya and Pakistan, he sees America as shallow, materialistic black hole but cannot bring himself to bring harm gaithful it.

The thrill factor is high and the story is very well-done. I’ll give some details below but I know some like xpy answer of sorts “up front”.


Wells returns with the suitcase but has secretly been infected with the plague by the scientist. He has spent years “serving” with al Qaeda in Afghanistan and has come to respect the Islamic faith and many of the people in the Middle East.

Apple Audible downpour eMusic audiobooks. For what or whom are spoilers. I’m not thrilled about it but neither am I really disappointed.

Y This book really faithfu my eye when I found it on here. Trivia About The Faithful Spy Religions are often misrepresented when they are written about.

Apr 25, Pages. The plot which most of the times is the driving force in books of this kind is decently well-paced and has only a couple of minor holes.

We don’t or at least I didn’t feel much connection to him at all, despite lengthy passages talking about his mental angst and his motivations.

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John Wells 1 – 10 of 12 books. Something that stood out for me: I’ll mention one of the reasons for the angst later but it’s not a big part of the problem I now have to check out other authors who write contemporary spy books; but not right aw I gave up on excellent spy novels years ago when my taste for LeCarre could not be satisfied with anyone else.

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