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Trap the Devil
     

Trap the Devil

by Ben Coes
 

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A group of some of the most powerful people in the government, the military, and the private sector, has begun a brutal plan to quietly take over the reins of the U.S. government. They’ve begun to remove the people who stand in their way—and replace them with their own sympathizers and puppets. They’ve already taken out the Speaker of the

Overview

A group of some of the most powerful people in the government, the military, and the private sector, has begun a brutal plan to quietly take over the reins of the U.S. government. They’ve begun to remove the people who stand in their way—and replace them with their own sympathizers and puppets. They’ve already taken out the Speaker of the House—whose death was made to look like an accidental drowning—and the president and vice president are next. Once they have their own people in place, they plan to start a bloody, brutal war on an unimaginable scale.

On restricted duty while he recovers from injuries incurred on a previous mission, Dewey Andreas is sent to Paris by CIA Director Hector Calibrisi. The Secretary of State is going there for secret talks, and Dewey is to be an extra layer of security above the State Department team. But what should be an easy mission couldn’t go more wrong. The cabal has sent in a hit man to take out the Secretary of State and lay the blame for this murder at the feet of Dewey himself.

With the Secretary of State dead, shot by Dewey’s weapon, Dewey is on the run and out in the cold, desperately trying to unravel the plot before the conspirators succeed in killing millions of innocents.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

"Outstanding!...The pages fly, and the surprises are numerous. Coes is one of those few authors who knows how to turn the world of black ops into compelling, realistic fiction, and he’s getting better and better." —Booklist (starred review) on First Strike

"Independence Day may well be the best installment of the series to date... There’s enough action, explosions, fatalities and (best of all) intelligence nuggets to fill a summer’s equivalent of books.... Strongly recommended, from first page to last." —Bookreporter

"Coes is in the same league as Brad Thor and Vince Flynn, and this high-octane race against time will have plot-driven thriller readers unable to turn the pages fast enough." —Booklist (starred review) on Independence Day

"Ben Coes has created a hero who ranks with the protagonists in a Vince Flynn or Brad Thor thriller . . . The Last Refuge is a winner and will keep readers turning the pages." —The Associated Press

"My favorite novel in at least a decade. The writing was inherently masculine, brilliantly crafted." —Huffington Post on The Last Refuge

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781250043184
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Publication date:
06/20/2017
Series:
Dewey Andreas Series , #7
Pages:
400
Sales rank:
92,486
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

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Meet the Author

BEN COES is the author of the critically acclaimed Power Down and Coup d’Etat. He is a former speechwriter for the George H .W. Bush White House, worked for Boone Pickens, was a fellow at the JFK School of Government at Harvard, a campaign manager for Mitt Romney’s run for governor in 2002, and is currently a partner in a private equity company out of Boston. He lives in Wellesley, Mass.