Beloved Enemy

Beloved Enemy

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Jack McClure faces a choice: help the woman he loves, or destroy her as the enemy she is. Shortly after McClure leaves a late night meeting with Dennis Paull, the Secretary of Homeland Security, Paull is found-- shot dead. The President is furious but equally frightened of a scandal, since Jack McClure is one of their own-- an operative and Paull's friend. Who will protect the country if even McClure cannot be trusted? With top officials in the CIA and FBI after him, McClure, still devastated over his friend's death, goes on the run. Someone framed him for Paull's murder, possibly to prevent him from accomplishing Paull's last request-- a task vital to U.S. National Security. Someone in the intelligence community has gone rogue and is reporting to The Syrian, one of the most cruel, aggressive terrorists McClure and Paull have ever come across. McClure has been charged with securing the name of the mole, but when Paull's informant goes missing, McClure realizes his mission has only begun.
Publisher: New York : Forge, 2013.
ISBN: 9780765370815
9780765337054
Branch Call Number: LUS
Characteristics: 364 p.

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SEBoiko
Dec 29, 2013

words mean nothing -- an actor's lines.

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SEBoiko
Dec 29, 2013

God has been awake and active for ages.

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SEBoiko
Dec 29, 2013

We're all subject to the same laws of desire and destiny.

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SEBoiko
Dec 29, 2013

All terrorists are, by definition, nihilists.

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SEBoiko
Dec 29, 2013

The devil you know.

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nannerl
Oct 15, 2014

This was okay, but not as well written as its precursor, Father Night. There seemed to be a lot of extraneous info that didn't lead anywhere, which made it confusing. Also was disappointed in the sexism - a bright, strong, competent woman, but the author inserts men who "protect" her, or her uncle that trusts Jack to handle something personal but doesn't trust this woman, his niece Annika, who he knows full well her strengths and abilities, to be able to "handle it". Very off-putting and absurd.

ChristchurchLib Mar 09, 2014

"A follow-up to Father Night finds Jack McClure wrongly implicated in the murder of a Cabinet member and hunting down a rogue intelligence operative who has been feeding information to one of the most aggressive terrorists of McClure's career." http://www.libraryaware.com/996/NewsletterIssues/ViewIssue/4e094271-7a6c-4526-9ef2-415c153c18ca?postId=18927596-1a79-4a5f-8a46-86587c18fccf

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