Assassination Option, The

Genre: Thriller

Assassination Option, The

Performed by:
Alexander Cendese
#2 in A Clandestine Operations Novel

From the #1 New York Times— and Wall Street Journal—bestselling author comes the dramatic second adventure in the brand-new Clandestine Operations series about the Cold War, the fledgling Central Intelligence Agency—and a new breed of warrior. In Top Secret, W.E.B. Griffin introduced a remarkable new cast of heroes as they found themselves on the front lines of an entirely different kind of war. Now, these men and women are going to find out what they’ve really gotten themselves into. James Cronley thought he had done well—he didn’t know he’d done this well. His first successful mission for the about-to-be-official new Central Intelligence Directorate has drawn all kinds of attention, some welcome, some not. On the plus side, he’s now a captain; promoted to Chief, DCI, Europe; and in charge of a top secret spy operation. On the minus side, a lot of people would like to know about that operation, including not only the Soviets, but his own Pentagon, as well as a seething J. Edgar Hoover. Cronley knows that if just one thing goes wrong, he’s likely to get thrown to the wolves. As if that weren’t enough pressure, complications are springing up on all sides. He’s discovered a surprising alliance between the former German intelligence chief and, of all things, the Mossad. A German family that Cronley never knew he had has suddenly, and suspiciously, emerged. And he’s due for a rendezvous with an undercover agent against the Soviets known only as Seven K. It’s when he meets Seven K that he gets the real surprise.

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Run time: 12 hours
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Author
W.E.B. Griffin

Biography:
W. E. B. Griffin is the author of seven bestselling series: The Corps, Brotherhood of War, Badge of Honor, Men at War, Honor Bound, Presidential Agent, and Clandestine Operations. He has been invested into the orders of St. George of the U.S. Armor Association and St. Andrew of the Army Aviation Association of America, and is a life member of the U.S. Special Operations Association; Gaston-Lee Post 5660, Veterans of Foreign Wars; the American Legion, China Post #1 in Exile; the Police Chiefs Association of Southeastern Pennsylvania, Southern New Jersey, and the State of Delaware; the National Rifle Association; the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) Society; and the Flat Earth Society (Pensacola, Florida, and Buenos Aires, Argentina, chapters). He is an honorary life member of the U.S. Army Otter & Caribou Association, the U.S. Army Special Forces Association, the U.S. Marine Corp Raider Association, and the USMC Combat Correspondents Association. Griffin lives in Alabama and Argentina.
Author
William E. Butterworth IV

Biography:
William E. Butterworth IV has been an editor and writer for more than thirty years, and has worked closely with his father on the editing and writing of many of the Griffin books, and is coauthor of seventeen bestselling novels with him, most recently Curtain of Death and Broken Trust. He is a member of the Sons of the American Legion, China Post #1 in Exile, and of the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) Society, and a life member of the National Rifle Association and the Texas Rifle Association. He lives in Florida.
Narrator
Alexander Cendese

Biography:
Alexander Cendese has appeared in films such as Garden Party and Greetings from the Shore, and on TV in Body of Proof, Law and Order, The Gamekillers, One Life to Live, and The Bedford Diaries. His theater credits include A View From the Bridge on Broadway. Alexander is a graduate of the Carnegie Mellon School of Drama and lives in New York City.

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