The Saudi Connection

The Saudi Connection

A Novel

Book - 2006
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Baker & Taylor
After having to hand back his Pulitzer Prize due to a massive scandal, Ron Wright's reputation as a journalist with the Washington Post crashed and burned, taking his marriage with it. After receiving a cryptic message from an old friend, Ron takes the first train from Washington to New York City--and quickly finds himself in a deadly chase after a friend and long-trusted news source ends up dead in Paris. Wright, thrust into the lead of a lifetime, must connect this bizarre turn of events to unlock one of the most covered-up secrets of the modern era: Saudi Arabian royalty has long provided funding for a powerful group in America--funds that have been accumulating to launch a vicious attack on American soil. Beginning in France and stretching across theMiddle East, Wright must enlist the help of a beautiful journalist from Al-Jazeera to uncover the story of the century.--From publisher description.

McMillan Palgrave
After having to hand back his Pulitzer Prize due to a massive cover-up scandal, Ron Wright's reputation as a journalist with the Washington Post crashed and burned, taking his marriage with it. Despite being out of the game, Ron never lost his nose for trouble. And as all good reporters know, sometimes trouble has a tendency of getting the scoop on you instead of the other way around.
After receiving a cryptic message from an old friend, Ron takes the first train from Washington D.C. to New York City--and quickly finds himself in a deadly chase after a friend and long-trusted news source ends up dead in a mysterious accident near his home in Paris. Wright, thrust into the lead of a lifetime key, must connect this bizarre turn of events to unlock one of the most cover-up secrets of the modern era: Saudi Arabian royalty has long provided funding for a powerful group in America . . . funds that have been accumulating to launch the single most vicious attack on American soil.
Beginning in France and stretching across the Middle East, Ron Wright, must enlist the help of a beautiful journalist from Al-Jazeera, to uncover the story of the century. Dodging the hail of flying bullets, running from international terrorists, and doing his best to escape those who would stop his story from ever reaching print, Ron Wright - who used to feel the most comfortable behind a computer - now finds himself under the gun...and the term "deadline" may soon have a whole new meaning.


Holtzbrinck
After having to hand back his Pulitzer Prize due to a massive cover-up scandal, Ron Wright's reputation as a journalist with the Washington Post crashed and burned, taking his marriage with it. Despite being out of the game, Ron never lost his nose for trouble. And as all good reporters know, sometimes trouble has a tendency of getting the scoop on you instead of the other way around.
After receiving a cryptic message from an old friend, Ron takes the first train from Washington D.C. to New York City--and quickly finds himself in a deadly chase after a friend and long-trusted news source ends up dead in a mysterious accident near his home in Paris. Wright, thrust into the lead of a lifetime key, must connect this bizarre turn of events to unlock one of the most cover-up secrets of the modern era: Saudi Arabian royalty has long provided funding for a powerful group in America . . . funds that have been accumulating to launch the single most vicious attack on American soil.
Beginning in France and stretching across the Middle East, Ron Wright, must enlist the help of a beautiful journalist from Al-Jazeera, to uncover the story of the century. Dodging the hail of flying bullets, running from international terrorists, and doing his best to escape those who would stop his story from ever reaching print, Ron Wright - who used to feel the most comfortable behind a computer - now finds himself under the gun...and the term "deadline" may soon have a whole new meaning.


Blackwell North Amer
Ron Wright's reputation and career as a journalist with The Washington Post crashed and burned due to a massive cover-up scandal involving his sources. He was forced to hand back his Pulitzer Prize, and his marriage crumbled. But Ron never lost his nose for troublesome leads, and as all good reporters know, sometimes trouble has a tendency to get the scoop on you instead of the other way around.
Ron receives a cryptic message from an old friend and quickly finds himself in a deadly chase after a long-trusted source is killed in a mysterious accident near his home in Paris. Catapulted into the lead of a lifetime, Ron must now find the connections between these recent events. With the help of a beautiful Al-jazeera journalist, he unlocks one of the most shocking alliances of his lifetime. Saudi Arabian royalty has long provided funding for a powerful right-wing nationalist group in America ... a group with a decades-old plot to launch the most vicious attack ever perpetrated on American soil.
Dodging streams of flying bullets, on the run from international terrorists, and doing everything imaginable to avoid those who would do anything to stop his story from reaching print, Ron Wright - who once felt most comfortable behind a computer - now finds himself under the gun. For Ron and his beautiful ally, the term deadline may soon have a whole new meaning.

Baker
& Taylor

Former "Washington Post" journalist Ron Wright receives a cryptic message that brings him to New York City, where he investigates a possible link between the Saudi royal family and a powerful group plotting an attack on American soil.
Having forfeited a Pulitzer Prize and his marriage in the wake of a cover-up scandal, former Washington Post journalist Ron Wright receives a cryptic message from an old friend that brings him to New York City, where he investigates a possible link between the Saudi Arabian royal family and a powerful group that is plotting an attack on American soil. 25,000 first printing.

Publisher: New York : Forge, c2006
ISBN: 9780765311443
0765311445
Branch Call Number: FIC Ander
Characteristics: 285 p.
Additional Contributors: Westbrook, Robert

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