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The Blackjack Conspiracy

The Blackjack Conspiracy

David Kent, the acclaimed author of The Mesa Conspiracy, is back with an explosive new novel from the files of Department Thirty -- a secret government agency that erases the identities of top-level criminals in exchange for the kind of information people would kill for.

Alex Bridge is not the usual suspect. The young, recently married, pregnant musician has been accused of embezzling millions of dollars from her employer, a giant media conglomerate. Even worse, an FBI agent investigating the embezzlement has just been murdered -- and all the evidence points to Alex. Enter Faith Kelly of Department Thirty. A newly promoted case officer and former deputy U.S. marshal, Faith offers Alex full protection in exchange for her testimony about her employer's financial misdealings. The problem is: Faith and Alex are up against a vast conspiracy that goes far deeper than a corporate accounting scandal. Its roots reach back more than a century, to a notorious frontier massacre in Oklahoma Territory. It thrives to this day in the highest levels of American justice. And trying to expose it is the biggest gamble of Faith Kelly's career. Because the stakes are life or death -- and the game is fixed....
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  • Pocket Books | 
  • 384 pages | 
  • ISBN 9780743497510 | 
  • December 2005
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About the Author

David Kent
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David Kent

David Kent is the author of four Department Thirty thrillers. His acclaimed debut novel, Department Thirty, was also one of the bestselling eBooks of 2003; other novels in the series include The Mesa Conspiracy, The Black Jack Conspiracy, which won the 2006 Oklahoma Book Award for Fiction and The Triangle Conspiracy. He grew up in Madill, Oklahoma, and is a former press secretary and media adviser to several congressional candidates. Under his real name of Kent Anderson, he worked as a broadcaster for twenty-seven years, and is now in marketing with the Oklahoma City Philharmonic Orchestra. He has three sons, and lives in Oklahoma City.

Visit his website: www.davidkentauthor.com.

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