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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Bagley Public Library SUL (Text) 33500013759873 New Checked out 04/05/2023
Mahnomen Public Library SUL (Text) 33500013759881 New Checked out 04/08/2023

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  • ISBN: 9781982166427
  • ISBN: 1982166428
  • Physical Description: 469 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: First Emily Bestler Books/Atria Books hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Emily Bestler Books/Atria, 2023.

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A former Ground Branch paramilitary officer, Brian Rhome, thinking his time with this elite group of shadow operatives was over, instead finds himself in the midst of a deadly conspiracy that threatens the highest levels of American democracy.

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2023 February #1
    Readers who were looking forward to a sequel to the author's terrific debut, Sleeping Bear (2021), will just have to keep waiting. Sullivan's second novel is something entirely different, with new characters and a new story. Brian Rhome, a former member of a highly secret branch of the CIA, reluctantly polishes off his old skills and goes back into the field to stop a conspiracy that threatens the stability of the American government. While this novel lacks the element of surprise that made Sleeping Bear so gripping (it started out as one kind of story, then turned into another), it's a solid, well-crafted thriller that will keep readers turning the pages. Brian Rhome is a good character, and he seems to be intended to anchor a series, which would be just fine, since we get the sense that there is a lot of his tumultuous past that remains unexplored. Copyright 2023 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

Connor Sullivan attended the University of Southern California, where he was the recipient of the Edward W. Moses Award for Creative Writing. During college, he worked for Warner Brothers reading screenplays before relocating with his family to the Gallatin Valley in Montana. Sleeping Bear, his debut, won the 2022 Barry Award for best first mystery/crime novel. Visit his website at

Subject: United States. Central Intelligence Agency > Officials and employees > Fiction.
Conspiracies > Fiction.
Intelligence officers > Fiction.
Fossil fuels > Fiction.
Genre: Spy fiction.
Thrillers (Fiction)

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