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The 51st State Michael McManus

The 51st State

Michael McManus

Published March 27th 2011
ISBN : 9781432766221
Paperback
338 pages
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A Conspiracy to Change the World Order...When US diplomat Jack Locke is contacted by an old friend about a suspicious conversation regarding a month-old plane crash, he doubts its anything interesting. After all, Locke is used to dealing with theMoreA Conspiracy to Change the World Order...When US diplomat Jack Locke is contacted by an old friend about a suspicious conversation regarding a month-old plane crash, he doubts its anything interesting. After all, Locke is used to dealing with the most delicate and dangerous tasks in American Intelligence. But Locke soon finds out that the plane crash is part of a hornets nest of deceit, power plays, and covert operations which run deeper than anything this experienced operative has ever seen.Locke finds himself in a race against time, matching wits against the Shepherds, a clandestine group of international billionaires who are plotting to overthrow the US Government. If they are successful, the map of the Western hemisphere will be altered permanently, and several governments will topple.Lockes attempt to abort a threatened assassination triggers an incredible series of events, uncovering corruption in organized labor, the military, the Republican administration ... and even the White House itself. As events unfurl with lightning speed and the body count rises, will Jack Locke live to see the results of his amazing skill?The 51st State presents an all-too-plausible story about how life as we know it could change overnight, and also gives us a hero whose daring and integrity embody the best kind of patriotism.