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Francine Mathews Message Board 1/1/2012
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Author Mathews's Book Reviews

Jack 1939
The year is 1939 and Germans rapid moving army is rolling over Western Europe. We shift focus to the United States and it's reluctant stance towards Nazi Germany. A young Jack Kennedy is finishing his thesis at the university and is itching to do something. Jack has one huge problem standing in way, he is sick with a rare illness. Jack is clever and caring. He will eventually gain health and enlist his services to the US as a spy. His main duties will...
The Cut Out
Bantam, Jan 2001, 23.95, 416 pp. ISBN: 055310893X The terrorists kidnapped Vice President Sophie Payne while she was giving a speech in Berlin. From top to bottom, the entire staff of the CIA is stunned by the abduction of the Vice President. However, no group is as shocked as the Counterterrorist Center (CTC), who see a film of the incident in which a deceased agent Eric Carmichael flies the helicopter involved in the incident. Eric...
The Secret Agent
Bantam, Jul 2002, 23.95, 405 pp. ISBN: 0553109138 The “Legendary American” joined the OSS during World War II and remained with the espionage group when it was converted into the CIA. In 1945 Jack Roderick enters Bangkok. Over the next two decades he lives in Thailand rarely leaving the country and becomes known as “The Silk King” perhaps for his successful merchant business or as many locals claim as his cover for his work as a foreign spy. H...