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Friday, August 19, 2011

The Inscrutable Life of a Spy

Title: A Spy At Home
Author: Joseph M. Rinaldo
Website: www.josephmrinaldo.com
Genre: Contemporary Fiction
ISBN: B0033WSVVC


Reviewed by Citizen John, originally for Amazon
Reviewer's Rating: 5-star


This review is from: A Spy At Home (Kindle Edition).

"The Number One lesson for a band, it is said, is to get off stage
while the audience still wants you. A Spy At Home is like a Grisham
novel exiting stage right just as the subconscious mind tells you this
is not really fiction. I'm ready to read more by Joseph Rinaldo.

Spies like Garrison, the protagonist, have a tendency to become their
legend, their claimed background or biography. They support it by
documentation, memorization and years of life experience. They live
what they project. One of Garrison's tradecrafts is moving and hiding
large funds clandestinely. However, Garrison assumes caregiver
responsibilities and that changes everything.

I was unsure whether Garrison is an unusually caring man or if so much
of his time was window dressing. He could not easily have selected a
better cover story to convince observers that what they are observing
is genuine. My suspicions were confirmed that there would be a wet job
well into the approximately 125-page story. Even now I think about
this story and wonder where reality ends and fiction begins."

Thank you for the opportunity to promote my ebook by submitting this review.

Joe Rinaldo
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