Agent of Influence by Russell Hamilton
A Thriller

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The Novel Before The News Cycle
Unrest in Cairo, The Rise of the Muslim Brotherhood, A Mysterious Potus, and a CIA Agent With Knowledge of His Deadly Secret
Before there was a debate over a birth certificate there was Agent of Influence, the first novel from Russell Hamilton. Originally published in 2009 after working on it for eight years, it is now available as a paperback or 2.99 on kindle. For more information on Russell and the novel check out

Cairo, Egypt, 1953 - A secret sect calling itself the Brotherhood of the Caliphate splinters off from the Muslim Brotherhood as the storm clouds of revolution gather.
Louisville, KY, 1973 - Political power broker and multi-millionaire Aman Kazim's Derby contending thoroughbred is slaughtered just hours before the race.
Las Vegas, Nevada, 2004 - An unusual joint FBI/CIA operation goes horribly wrong as CIA agent Anna Starks vanishes in the glittering lights of sin city while attempting to track down a potential threat to the country.
Washington DC, 2005 - Zachariah Hardin, a politician with a mysterious past has reached the zenith of his power as the first foreign-born president.
From the back alleys of ancient Cairo, to the glitzy nightlife of Vegas, to the corridors of power in DC, Agent of Influence is the thriller ahead of the news cycle.

˃˃˃ Find out why reviewers are saying :"Hamilton delivers a taut political thriller that moves with speed and agility. A fast-paced thriller with an imaginative premise." Kirkus Indie Reviews.

"Agent of Influence is an action-packed mystery/thriller that is certain to entertain." City Book Reviews.

"This is one roller coaster ride readers won't want to get off." Foreword Clarion Reviews.

"Hamilton has written as tightly plotted an international spy story as you are going to find in this genre...If you are into Muslim conspiracy theories, this is a particularly timely book."

"Crackling with insights and rife with adventure." Chuck Morse; talk radio host, former candidate for the US House of Representatives, and author of The Nazi Connection to Islamic Terrorism.

˃˃˃ Find out why Amazon readers are saying :

"Some may think the story line is far fetched. I think Mr. Hamilton demonstrates keen insight into our current political situation."

"Enjoyed this book very much. never quite knew where the author was headed with many twists and turns!!"
"Eerily realistic in today's world! I hope he doesn't know something we're going to find out later!"
"If you like Vince Flynn books, you'll probably like this one, too."
"Well-developed twists and turns of plot keep the story flowing, emotions and actions consistent with detailed character descriptions, excellent read!"
"Finally, the Kindle's batteries made the screen go dark so HAD to put it down & plug it in so I could read more again! It certainly kept my attention."Get It Now For Just 2.99 on Kindle or as a full-size paperback

About Russell Hamilton

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Romance author Jayne Ann Krentz was born in Borrego Springs, California on March 28, 1948. She received a B.A. in history from the University of California at Santa Cruz and a Masters degree in library science from San Jose State University. Before becoming a full-time author, she worked as a librarian. Her novels include: Truth or Dare, All Night Long, and Copper Beach. She has written under seven different names: Jayne Bentley, Amanda Glass, Stephanie James, Jayne Taylor, Jayne Castle, Amanda Quick and Jayne Ann Krentz. Her first book, Gentle Pirate, was published in 1980 under the name Jayne Castle. She currently uses only three personas to represent her three specialties. She uses the name Jayne Ann Krentz for her contemporary pieces, Amanda Quick for her historical fiction pieces, and Jayne Castle for her futuristic pieces. She has received numerous awards for her work including the 1995 Romantic Times Reviewer's Choice Award for Trust Me, the 2004 Romantic Times Reviewer's Choice Award for Falling Awake, the Romantic Times Career Achievement Award, the Romantic Times Jane Austen Award, and the Susan Koppelman Award for Feminist Studies for Dangerous Men and Adventurous Women: Romance Writers on the Appeal of the Romance.
Published April 28, 2011 by Russell Hamilton. 444 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Political & Social Sciences. Fiction

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In Hamilton’s debut political thriller, two CIA agents, a veteran and a newbie, unravel a terrorist plot centered on the first naturalized president-elect of the United States.

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City Book Review

His extremism is evidenced by his dialogue “To truly bring the Muslim faith back to prominence, the entire animal of the West would have to be slaughtered…” There is much strength and depth with Hamilton’s characters, and the circumstances surrounding them make these characterizations work well ...

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ForeWord Reviews

His favorite reading material is espionage and world history, particularly twentieth-century nonfiction.

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