Targets Of Deception A New Book From Author Jeffrey Stephens

The New Book Targets of Deception is a Fast-Paced Tale of International Intrigue from Author Jeffrey Stephens.

Online PR News – 18-March-2010 – – Greenwich, CT, March 17, 2010 - Targets of Deception ( Variance Publishing ), while written as fiction, is based on actual events and Stephens’ hair-raising tale of espionage has readers trying to identify a genuine special forces hero who matches the description of the lead character, in much the same way researchers insist they have discovered who inspired the characters of Jack Bauer, Jason Bourne and Jack Ryan.

This fast-paced tale of international intrigue transports the reader from New York City to Fort Lauderdale to Paris and ultimately to the Italian Riviera. Realism touches every page of this adventure with an energy that never quits, while the story encompasses the real and present perils of our modern world. Studying the secret world of covert operations, Stephens has carefully woven authenticity into every element of this novel, from the weapons and agencies of government to the lethal nerve gas that is central to the plot.

Targets of Deception is the story of Jordan Sandor, who resigned from active service with the Central Intelligence Agency before 9-11, before the fall of Saddam Hussein, and before the world had so dramatically changed. He is drawn back into action when his former mentor becomes a rogue agent helping al-Qaeda in a plot to initiate a new wave of cataclysmic assaults with poison gas. Stephens admits that the basis of his story comes from the treachery of a real-life rogue agent who was the subject of a worldwide manhunt. Visit this exciting author’s website at: and check out the video trailer for Targets of Deception.


Vince Flynn, NY Times No. 1 best-selling author of Protect and Defend: “Jeffrey Stephens has arrived with Targets of Deception; a ripping, good yarn of intrigue that will keep you turning the pages all the way to its explosive ending.”

Steve Berry, NY Times best-selling author of The Charlemagne Pursuit: “Lush, lusty, fascinating, and smart. A pulse-pounding treat.”

Robert K. Tanenbaum, best-selling author, Malice, Counterplay, Fury: “Jeff Stephens is a writer to watch. His first book, Targets of Deception, is a very solid,

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