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Deep State: The most addictive thriller of the decade

Deep State: The most addictive thriller of the decade (Trade Paperback / Paperback, ANZ Only)

By Hauty, Chris

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Army veteran turned West Wing intern Hayley Chill learns of a deadly plot against the president's life in an edge-of-your-seat debut thriller from Hollywood screenwriter Chris Hauty. Set in present day Washington, D.C., with all of that city's current political drama, polarizatio...n, ferocious turf battles and paranoia-inducing intrigue, Deep State introduces 25-year-old West Wing intern and ex-Army veteran, Hayley Chill. Hayley discovers the body of the White House chief of staff on his kitchen floor and a single clue suggests her boss has died from something other than natural causes. With a resolute pursuit of the truth and at ever-increasing personal peril, Hayley begins to uncover shocking evidence of a wide-ranging conspiracy. Code-named Operation Shady Side, the plot is orchestrated by a half dozen long-established government figures, members of the eponymous `Deep State', united in their effort to undermine a newly elected and highly controversial president who threatens their accumulation of power. Friends are exposed as enemies, normally dependable authorities fall under suspicion and no one seems to be who they say they are. Without a single ally whom she can unequivocally trust, Hayley is compelled to rely on her own resources to solve a deepening mystery while at the same time evading detection by powerful conspirators hell-bent on determining their sole adversary's identity. Ultimately, it is the president's very life that Hayley single-handedly must defend as the story hurtles toward its astonishing climax.
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ISBN 9781471191992
Released NZ 14 Jan 2020
Publisher Simon & Schuster Ltd
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback, ANZ Only
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ISBN-13 9781471191992
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Simon & Schuster Ltd
Imprint Simon & Schuster Ltd
Released 14 Jan 2020
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback, ANZ Only
Edition ANZ Only
Author(s) By Hauty, Chris
Category Adventure / Thriller
Number of Pages 400
Dimensions Width: 153mm
Height: 234mm
Dewey Code Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Crime, Thriller & Adventure
ONIX Text General/trade