Published: January 29, order 2010 By Thomas Gaughan …His characters are either deftly sketched or fully realized. His writing is succinct, with dashes of cynical humor. But the book´s linchpin is decisions made by the U.S. after 9/11 – decisions that seem to be sparking a flurry of outstanding espionage novels, with Berenson´s work in the forefront.
Published: March 3, 2010 By Colette Bancroft John Wells is back, check lean and just mean enough. Alex Berenson has published three previous thrillers about Wells, legendary for being the only CIA agent to penetrate al-Qaida and for narrowly averting a terrorist attack on Times Square. In Berenson´s fourth novel, The Midnight House, Wells is living in […]
Published: March 3, 2010 By Joe Meyers Former New York Times reporter Alex Berenson blends fact and fiction so seamlessly in his new thriller, “The Midnight House” (Putnam), that you get the feeling you are learning how things really work in the intelligence community. Berenson´s protagonist John Wells is a CIA agent who believes in […]
Published: April 9, 2010 By Casey Cep The celebrated C.I.A. agent John Wells returns to action in “The Midnight House,” Berenson´s fourth spy thriller to combine ripped-from-the-headlines political developments with popular entertainment… A former New York Times reporter, Berenson combines his thorough knowledge of the Middle East with an acquired sense of corporate intrigue in this bullet-paced, […]
Published: December 15, 2008 Publishers Weekly, Dec. 15, 2008 Bestseller Berenson´s well-plotted and thoughtful third thriller to feature CIA agent John Wells (after The Ghost War) finds Wells and his fellow CIA agent and fiancée, Jenny Exley, living happily together in Washington, D.C., content to devote themselves to fighting the forces of evil. One morning, […]