The Hostage by W. E. B. Griffin
A Presidential Agent Novel (Presidential Agent Series)

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The second novel in W.E.B. Griffin's new bestselling series finds Presidential Agent Charley Castillo investigating the death of an American diplomat in Argentina, the kidnapping of the diplomat's wife, and a scandal tying the United Nations to Iraq.


 

About W. E. B. Griffin

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William E. Butterworth IV has worked closely with his father, W.E.B. Griffin, for a decade, and is the coauthor of seven previous books with him, most recently The Vigilantes and The Outlaws.
 
Published December 26, 2006 by Jove. 768 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Action & Adventure, Literature & Fiction, Horror, War, Crime, Romance. Fiction

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The adventures of presidential go-to guy Charley Castillo continue in the latest from Griffin (By Order of the President, 2005, etc.), who has more series under his belt than the entire Stratemeyer Syndicate.

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This is Griffin's 36th novel and it is clear that he is writing at the top of his game as he manages to imbue this complex, timely thriller with plenty of action, steely-eyed heroes and ruthless villains.

Mar 06 2006 | Read Full Review of The Hostage: A Presidential A...

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Told in Griffin's trademark clean and compelling prose, studded with convincing insider details, Castillo's second outing starts with an American diplomat's murder in Argentina, the kidnapping of his wife, and threats to murder her children unless she reveals the whereabouts of her brother, a U.N.

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Griffin's gripping Presidential Agent Novel series, and it features Army Major Carlos Guillermo "Charley" Castillo, who first made his debut in W.

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