Publication Date: January 2, 2014
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 3.99 on kindle. For more information on Russell and the novel check out agentofinfluence.org.
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." Bookreview.com
"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.