He Who Drinks From Lethe...

He Who Drinks From Lethe...

John Wayne Falbey

Thriller / Suspense / Mystery

A Neo-Gothic horror story set in Florida's dark, foreboding Everglades.This is a contemporary Neo-Gothic horror story set deep in the heart of Florida's dark, foreboding Everglades. At its core, it’s a modern day morality tale wrapped in the Neo-Gothic genre. The story takes place near Lost Man’s River. Yes, there really is a Lost Man’s River. Want to speculate how it got its name? The story involves the ongoing clash between modern, agnostic view of reality and the native superstitions of past. One of those schools of thought loses. Big time. It has been compared to the writings of H.P. Lovecraft and Stephen King.It’s a quick, fun read, but you may want to leave the lights on when you go to bed.
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Sleeping Dogs: The Awakening - Part 1

Sleeping Dogs: The Awakening - Part 1

John Wayne Falbey

Thriller / Suspense / Mystery

Sleeping Dogs: The Awakening, a techno-political spy thriller, combines relentless action, crisp dialogue, fully drawn characters, and thought provoking plot twists. Part 1, a novella, establishes the story lines and introduces the principal characters, including Brendan Whelan—the leader of the Sleeping Dogs unit and the deadliest man on the planet.The President of the United States has been targeted for assassination—by his own party’s power structure. A national election is pending and the killing must look as if the opposition party is responsible. Desperate to prevent the crime and avoid an overwhelming defeat, the opposition turns to the only force that can stop it this late in the game—a mysterious hunter-killer team known only as the Sleeping Dogs. This blackest of black ops units was formed to carry out the wettest, most illegal missions. Later, a U.S. President, fearing discovery of the unit’s existence could spark an international crisis, ordered its members terminated with extreme prejudice. They escaped and went underground. Now, 20 years later, they are asked to leave the safety of their anonymity and risk their lives for their country one more time. A seemingly unconnected car crash rapidly escalates into a series of plot twists and rising body count involving Russian agents, crooked politicians, Ukrainian gangsters, a billionaire international arbitrageur, a secret society of individuals in the military and intelligence communities, the CIA, a doggedly determined FBI agent, and the six deadliest men on earth—the surviving Sleeping Dogs. Sleeping Dogs: The Awakening is a techno-political spy thriller that combines relentless action, crisp dialogue, fully drawn characters, and thought provoking plot twists. Squarely on the same page with David Baldacci, Brad Thor, Lee Child and other best-selling thriller writers.Part 1, a novella, establishes the story lines and introduces the principal characters, including Brendan Whelan—the leader of the Sleeping Dogs unit and the deadliest man on the planet.
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Endangered Species: PART 1

Endangered Species: PART 1

John Wayne Falbey

Thriller / Suspense / Mystery

Brendan Whelan and the Sleeping Dogs are back in this latest politically incorrect thriller, a follow up to the international bestselling Sleeping Dogs: The Awakening. America is a rudderless ship in a world descending into chaos. The fate of the free world hangs in the balance. Can the world’s deadliest hunter-killer special ops unit prevent the destruction of civilization as we know it?
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Sleeping Dogs: The Awakening

Sleeping Dogs: The Awakening

John Wayne Falbey

Thriller / Suspense / Mystery

The President of the United States has been targeted for assassination--by his own party's power structure. A national election is pending and the killing must look as if the opposition party is responsible. Desperate to prevent the crime and avoid an overwhelming defeat, the opposition turns to the only force that can stop it this late in the game--a mysterious hunter-killer black ops team known only as the Sleeping Dogs.If you enjoy thrillers by such best-selling authors as Brad Thor, Lee Child, David Baldacci, and Alex Berenson, Sleeping Dogs is for you!****This book is filled with a great cast of characters and an even better storyline that makes it difficult to put down. A tantalizing mystery that stays on your mind when you're busy with other matters and pulls you back to it the moment you find an opportunity to resume.Gary, Amazon John Wayne Falbey writes techno-political spy thrillers and adventure novels. His debut novel, Sleeping Dogs: The Awakening, earned the endorsement of Compulsory Reads. He also is the author of The Quixotics, a tale of gunrunning, guerilla warfare, and treachery in the Caribbean. A native Floridian and former transactional attorney, he is a real estate investor and developer in Southwest Florida. He invites you to visit him at sleepingdogs.biz,Twitter.com/jwfalbey, facebook.com/wayne.falbeyReviewA tight, well written, foot to the floor thriller reflecting the current political situation both in the United States and world. The action begins on the first page and tension builds. A book I could not put down.- Michael Boggia, Amazon Reviews What an exciting, thrilling ride it will be. Falbey develops his characters with care, has them interact realistically, and builds suspense from the get-go. While the book reads well throughout, the last several chapters kept me up long after my flight had landed.- R E ProfJohn's book made me feel like I stepped into a CSI episode with Tom Clancy as the director. - Andrea Kurian, Orangeberry Book Tours From the AuthorThis book is the first in a planned trilogy. In every generation Mother Nature produces a handful of individuals who are beta models of human beings in future generations. Stronger, faster, smarter. More evolved. What if scientists discovered this anomaly and developed a means for identifying these individuals? What if the intelligence and military communities recruited and trained them to use their extraordinary abilities for the blackest of black ops missions? What if something caused them to focus their deadly talents on an enemy destroying the U.S. from within? The Soviet Union spent decades and enormous capital trying to subvert and destroy America's social, political and economic structure. The USSR is gone, but what if another interest with similar goals succeeded to the assets it implanted? Is the current political turmoil and systemic upheaval the result? The Sleeping Dogs trilogy explores these questions against a backdrop of today's political and technological developments. 800 years ago Geoffrey Chaucer warned against waking sleeping dogs. Now some fool has let the dogs out!
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