In "The Ghost War" Berenson continues fromBerenson's 2nd novel is another OK read, but sets a good trend for his writing style. I enjoyed "The Faithful Spy", although the Hollywood shoot-em-up, Bruce Willis/Die Harder scenes had me gagging.
In "The Ghost War" Berenson continues from his first novel in addressing current events/issues in a plausible way. Here, though, Berenson uses a more deliberate style which I found more appealing. Unlike his first novel, Berenson does not maintain a sharp focus; he introduces a lot of moving parts as the money and political dealings cross borders again and again, then he inserts John Wells into completely implausible scenarios to bring the loose ends together.
So, not a schlocky "Hollywood" ending, but this book unravels in a different way. Still, I like the trend in style, and will read his third book....Continua