The Midnight House

by Alex Berenson

The Midnight House

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Summoned to Langley in the aftermath of two murders, CIA agent John Wells learns that the victims were part of a secret interrogation team that used brutal methods to break tough jihadis, a case with ties to unexpected places.

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Set in a rendition prison in Poland, The Midnight House is former New York Times reporter Alex Berenson's fourth thriller featuring John Wells, a former Dartmouth football player who is the only spook ever to infiltrate al-Qaida. This time, Wells is called out of hibernation by the morally ambiguous Ellis Shafer — "George Smiley as played by Larry David," as Berenson describes him. "The Midnight House is more plausible and cleaner than much of its competition,"

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