Once A Spy
Title: Once A Spy
By: Keith Thomson
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Pages: 432 pages
Plot: When Charlie Clark takes a break from his latest losing streak at the track to bring home his Alzheimerrs's-addled father, Drummond, theyrs're attacked by two mysterious shooters. At first, Charlie thinks his Russian 'creditors' are employing aggressive collection tactics. But once Drummond effortlessly hot-wires a car, Charlie discovers that his unassuming father was actually a deep cover CIA agent . . . and there is extremely sensitive information rattling around in his troubled mind. Now the CIA wants to 'contain' him, so the two embark on a wild chase through the labyrinthine world of national security that will force them to confront unspeakable danger, dark conspiracies, and what it means to be a father and son.