By John Knoerle
The top-secret facility perched in a distant a part of the Mojave barren region is called Camp X. it is a high-walled compound bristling with antennas and satellite tv for pc dishes, and is the brainchild of James Jesus Angleton, the long-serving CIA leader of Counterintelligence.
Angleton dispatches his so much relied on aide, posing as US military Lt. Dick Nolan, to Needles, California, to enquire the unusual dying of the fellow who disposed of Camp X's highly-classified refuse. Lt. Nolan's preliminary inquiry shows that the trash hauler's 'accidental' dying used to be truly an tricky KGB assassination. despite the fact that, additional research indicates to Nolan that the man's demise used to be staged to make it appear like a Soviet hit.
after which, because the weird and wonderful tale of Camp X unfolds, Lt. Nolan starts to suspect that his boss could have succumbed to the demons that frequently plague the CIA leader of Counterintelligence - in most cases often called The Paranoid in leader. the tale takes a fair darker flip whilst Nolan's spouse and daughter disappear from the kinfolk domestic in Falls Church, VA.
This novel is determined within the context of that bad 12 months of assassinations and riots and geopolitical turmoil: 1968.
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