The Midnight House

by Alex Berenson

The Midnight House

Paperback, 481 pages, Jove, List Price: $9.99 | purchase


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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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