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The Nine Monkeys: A John Locke Suspense Thriller Mike Pettit

The Nine Monkeys: A John Locke Suspense Thriller

Mike Pettit

Published June 1st 2011
ISBN : 9781462029655
Paperback
340 pages
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THEIR CODE NAME: THE NINE MONKEYSA Thriller of unrelenting suspense From the Author of HONORABLE REVENGE, THE BODY BROKER, DIRTY MONEY, and JUNGLE RULESTHE BEST THRILLER WRITER TO COME AROUND IN YEARS.-PURSUIT MAGAZINESAIGON FALLS-NewMoreTHEIR CODE NAME: THE NINE MONKEYSA Thriller of unrelenting suspense From the Author of HONORABLE REVENGE, THE BODY BROKER, DIRTY MONEY, and JUNGLE RULESTHE BEST THRILLER WRITER TO COME AROUND IN YEARS.-PURSUIT MAGAZINESAIGON FALLS-New York Times, April 25, 1975As the North Vietnamese barreled down Highway 1 towards Saigon in the spring of 1975, the Americans were on a fast track to get out and leave no one behind. Secret operations were shut down, alliances shattered, people and materials disappeared without a trace. A top secret CIA program that ran the most successful operation in its clandestine history was targeted to disappear.AMERICANS MISSING PRESUMED DEAD.-Stars and Stripes, May 1, 1975On the night that the NVA entered into its final assault on Saigon, members of the top secret project pulled a double cross on their CIA masters, and vanished into thin air, disappearing with millions in gold and drugs. The team resurfaced in Thailand after the war and continued to run the operation into the Golden Triangle of Laos, Burma, and Thailand for the next forty-five years with their old CIA masters secretly taking their share of the profits.AMERICAN DIPLOMATS MISSING PRESUMED DEAD.-Bangkok Post, April 15, 2010John Locke is hired to find the murderer of a man that records show never existed. The deeper Locke digs, the more he is pulled into a mystery that goes back almost fifty years that involves a secret held so close by the CIA that less than ten men in the country know of it. The murdered man made plans to Out the secret operation and turned up dead, only to pop up very much alive in a horrific shoot out in Pattaya, Thailand.Lives are at stake, a fortune in gold disappears, treachery at every turn. No one is safe- Unless John Locke can find the man behind the Nine Monkeys.The Action rolls from Saigon to Thailand, Hawaii, to L.A. and San Francisco then back to Ho Chi Minh City, with a culmination in Pattaya, Thailand that shatters the criminal ring once and for all.