Endangered Species

About Endangered Species:

The world is descending into chaos. America is like a rudderless ship—its elected government gridlocked and ineffective. Rogue governments spit on Old Glory and defy a weakened America to stop them. Religious fanatics are dedicated to butchering all the world’s citizens who don’t convert to their beliefs. And the worst is yet to come. From Russian aggression to worldwide jihadism, from China’s designs on Southeast Asia to a morally and financially bankrupt European Union, from violent and expanding drug cartels to Iranian nuclear designs, the Alliance for Global Unity is close to achieving its goal—a single world government with them ruling it.

But appearances can be deceiving. A shadow government of old fashioned patriots is working to change the course of events. Armed with deep financial resources and critical positions in the military and intelligence communities, it just might succeed. The key to success is the world’s deadliest hunter-killer special ops unit—the Sleeping Dogs. But keeping the six Sleeping Dogs alive is challenging. An outstanding Presidential Decision Directive ordered the men to be terminated with extreme prejudice. An angry FBI agent, believing his wife had an affair with the unit’s leader Brendan Whelan, is pursuing him with homicide on his mind. A rogue Russian agent seeks revenge for thwarting his mission to assassinate the president of the United States. And, most chillingly, a huge and mysterious brute named Maksym is systematically hunting the Dogs down individually. The fate of the free world hangs in the balance. There will be blood. Lots of blood.

Join the 1,000’s of readers who love techno-political thrillers who have read this book! Book 2 in the Sleeping Dogs series, it takes the reader all over the globe, as Whelan and the Dogs fight to stop a power-mad cartel.  The Dogs are back; expect a high body count!

About The Author:

John Wayne Falbey writes techno-political spy thrillers and adventure novels. His debut novel, Sleeping Dogs: The Awakening, has become an international best seller on Amazon.com and was endorsed by Compulsory Reads. He also is the author of The Quixotics, a tale of gunrunning, guerilla warfare, and danger in the Caribbean. A native Floridian and former transactional attorney, Falbey is a real estate investor and developer in Southwest Florida. As his wife likes to say, Wayne has “more degrees than a thermometer,” (4) including a doctorate in business. He actually spent five years in the “enemy camp”—creating and chairing a Master of Science program in real estate development at an academic institution in Florida.  He invites you to connect with him at www.sleepingdogs.biz, where you can sign up for his newsletter announcing publication dates, signings and appearances, and other matters relating to the Sleeping Dogs thrillers and other novels by the author.

Discussion Questions:

1.     The story suggests that the seemingly unrelated global hotspots and growing threats to world peace are closely related and orchestrated by a powerful cartel. To what extent, if any, do you think there could be some substance to that concept? Who, in today’s world, would stand to benefit from that apparatus, and how?

2.     Could there possibly be a “shadow government”, such as the Society of Adam Smith, operating today? If so, who are they?

3.     The behind-the-curtain political scenes are portrayed in Endangered Species as power-driven, dangerous, and far from the public’s usual perception. Do you believe there’s any reality to that portrayal? Discuss.

4.     Brendan Whelan is the main protagonist and leader of the black ops unit, the Sleeping Dogs. As such, he appears to be cold-blooded and relentless. Does he have a softer side? If so, what demonstrates that?

5.     In the beginning of the book, FBI agent Mitch Christie is an unhappy, ailing man. Does anything happen in this book to change his situation? If so, what was it?

6.     In the polarization and turmoil of today’s national and international scenes, are the members of the Sleeping Dogs unit intended to symbolize or embody hope for a solution? Discuss.

7.     What is Rafe Almeida’s role in this book? Does it enhance the story or not? Discuss.

8.     Did it surprise or trouble you that the Dogs each have strong and divergent personalities? Why?

9.     Is it conceivable that a major political party in America could become the tool of a group such as the Alliance for Global Unity (AGU)?

10.  Do any of the characters or story lines appear to mirror the front pages of today’s news? If so, who/what?

Endangered Species by John Wayne Falbey       

Publication Date: March 17, 2015

Genres: Fiction, Suspense, Thriller Hardcover: 382 pages  

Publisher: The Falbey Group LLC     

ISBN-10: 098551874X

ISBN-13: 9780985518745

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