By William Bernhardt
The nightmare starts off with the kidnapping and homicide of the director of native land safety; escalates with the killing of the Senate minority chief, who's felled in his workplace through an envelope laced with weaponized poison; and springs to a shattering climax on the web site of the Oklahoma urban Memorial, the place a fusillade of sniper hearth intended for the president claims accidental sufferers. In all, twelve humans perish within the melee, whereas Ben himself narrowly escapes a car-bomb blast that leaves his ally, Tulsa cop Mike Morelli, comatose. however the smoke has slightly cleared whilst the surprised country is shipped reeling once more via the president’s impassioned name to amend the U.S. structure with an antiterrorism legislation that will tremendously curtail civil liberties.
It’s a hot-button factor absolute to bitterly divide the Beltway and the rustic. the executive government has handpicked Ben to assist harvest the help that would make the modification a truth. Shaken via the carnage,
Ben embraces the president’s radical reason, and along not likely new political allies he is taking the conflict for the debatable invoice to the Senate ground. yet he can’t forget about his transforming into suspicion that what’s haunting Capitol Hill isn’t the threat of international terrorism yet whatever a lot in the direction of domestic. Now, along with his ever-resourceful leader of staff–his spouse, Christina–and with his help group backing his play, Ben units squares off opposed to what may be the most deadly Goliath he’s ever challenged.
Capitol Conspiracy is a bravura William Bernhardt performance–bursting into motion at the first actual web page, and crackling with breathless suspense, sharp wit, artful twists, and well timed thrills transparent via to the last.
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Capitol Conspiracy: A Novel (Ben Kincaid series Book 16) by William Bernhardt