James Bruno is the author of three bestselling political thrillers. He has been featured on NBC's Today Show, Washington Post, Christian Science Monitor, Huffington Post, regional NPR and other national and international media. His spy-mob thriller PERMANENT INTERESTS and CHASM, a thriller about war criminals, have landed simultaneously on three Amazon Kindle Bestseller lists, including #1 in Political Fiction. They were joined by TRIBE, a political thriller centered on Afghanistan. HAVANA QUEEN, an espionage thriller set in Cuba, is due out in early 2013.
Mr. Bruno served as a diplomat with the U.S. Department of State for 23 years. Prior to that, he worked as a military intelligence officer and as a journalist in New York. Having left government in order to devote full-time to his writing, the author is now a member of the Diplomatic Readiness Reserve, subject to worldwide duty on short notice. Mr. Bruno holds M.A. degrees from the U.S. Naval War College and Columbia University, and a B.A. from George Washington University.
His assignments have included Cuba, Guantanamo (as liaison with the Cuban military), Pakistan/Afghanistan, Vietnam, Cambodia and Washington, DC. He has spent ample time at the White House and has worked shoulder-to-shoulder with the Secret Service on presidential security overseas. He also knows the Pentagon, CIA and other foreign affairs agencies well.
Based on his experiences, James Bruno's stories possess an authenticity rarely matched in the political thriller genre. His background as a news reporter gives him an eye for detail as well as a honed sense of suspense-filled action. .
If you like fast-paced political thrillers written by an insider, buy James Bruno's books! You won't be disappointed.
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Afghanistan: Battlefield of Power. Graveyard of Reputations
In his latest political thriller, Amazon Kindle bestselling author James Bruno authentically captures the risks, dangers and hard choices the CIA’s spies face in Afghanistan and the war on terror.
Peace in the Balkans is fragile. The White House's political fortunes hang on ensuring that shaky peace deals hold firm. In a top secret program, the U.S. agrees clandestinely to take in scores of Balkan war criminals. This super-secret program is Operation CHASM. CHASM gets out of hand as war criminals go on a rampage of arson and murder across the U.S.
Corrupt White House officials sell out to the American and Russian mobs to re-elect a weak President Corgan at all costs. American ambassadors and Russian KGB officers who get in the way are killed. Diplomat Bob Innes stumbles into this conspiracy of political intrigue and murder.
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