My debut novel, Under a False Flag, will be published in summer 2012 as a Kindle Direct Publishing e-book and in paperback from The Taciturn Press. Look for it on Amazon.com.
October, 1972. For two years the CIA has waged a secret war against the Marxist government of Chile. The Nixon administration, still mired in Vietnam and soon to be overwhelmed by the Watergate scandal, insists that Chile’s president, “that bastard” Salvador Allende, must go.
Rookie CIA officer Will Porter joins the covert war, operating under non-official cover. As nationwide strikes, paramilitary terrorism and bitterly contested elections bring Chile to the brink of civil war, Will learns from his hard-nosed boss, Deputy Station Chief Ed Lipton, just how far the CIA will go to achieve its objective. Soon, Will’s own game of deception results in grave and unanticipated consequences for his friends.
In the Graham Greene-like world of Under a False Flag, fear begets deception and deception begets cruelty.