By Alan Petersen
The Asset is a high-octane CIA thriller set in Venezuela during the period leading up to the 2002 coup d'état attempt against Hugo Chavez. This action thriller keeps readers on the edge of their seats as the main character, Pete Maddox weaves his way through upper CIA levels with foreign operatives and a beautiful Venezuelan woman. As CIA station chief overseeing all operations in Venezuela from the U.S. Embassy in Caracas, Maddox deals with persons familiar to 21st century readers, such as Hugo Chavez, Muammar Gaddafi, drug cartels, and guerrilla fighters. Every few pages will create more secrets and intrigue as Maddox works spy-like miracles to get his job done. Whom should he trust? Will the CIA back him? Will he, or his assets, live another day? Then there is the coup, what part and which side is Maddox truly on? This tale of CIA and spy intrigue brings Latin America to life amid the clashes among the various political groups, meanwhile supporting a tender love story. Don't miss this ultimate thriller.
Meet The Author: Alan Petersen
Alan Petersen was born in San José, Costa Rica, and was raised in Costa Rica and Venezuela. He now lives in San Francisco, California with his wife, and three dogs. He writes thrillers set in Latin America. Book genre/subject, Thriller (CIA, spy action thriller)
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