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The Washington Decree

(2018)
A novel by

 
 
The New York Times and #1 internationally bestselling author of the Department Q series is back, with a terrifyingly relevant stand-alone novel about an America in chaos.

A NO. 1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER
OVER 18 MILLION COPIES SOLD

WINNER OF THE GLASS KEY AWARD

"The president has gone way too far. . . . These are practically dictatorial methods we're talking about."

Sixteen years before Democratic Senator Bruce Jansen was elected president of the United States, a PR stunt brought together five very different people: fourteen-year-old Dorothy "Doggie" Rogers, small-town sheriff T. Perkins, single mother Rosalie Lee, well-known journalist John Bugatti, and the teenage son of one of Jansen's employees, Wesley Barefoot. In spite of their differences, the five remain bonded by their shared experience and devotion to their candidate.

For Doggie, who worked the campaign trail with Wesley, Jansen's election is a personal victory: a job in the White House, proof to her Republican father that she was right to support Jansen, and the rise of an intelligent, clear-headed leader with her same ideals.

But the triumph is short-lived: Jansen's pregnant wife is assassinated on election night, and the alleged mastermind behind the shooting is none other than Doggie's own father.When Jansen ascends to the White House, he is a changed man, determined to end gun violence by any means necessary.

Rights are taken away as quickly as weapons. International travel becomes impossible. Checkpoints and roadblocks destroy infrastructure. The media is censored. Militias declare civil war on the government. The country is in chaos, and Jansen's former friends each find themselves fighting a very different battle, for themselves, their rights, their country . . . and, in Doggie's case, the life of her father, who just may be innocent.

Genre: Thriller

Praise for this book

"A tantalizing and timely premise makes this political thriller one of those all-too-real scenarios that leave you thinking once you’re done. Spicy, smart and entertaining." - Steve Berry


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August 2018 : Hardback
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Title: The Washington Decree
Author(s): Jussi Adler-Olsen
ISBN: 1-5247-4252-X / 978-1-5247-4252-2
Publisher: Dutton Books
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Title: The Washington Decree
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August 2019 : Paperback
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Title: The Washington Decree: A Novel
Author(s): Jussi Adler-Olsen
ISBN: 1-5247-4253-8 / 978-1-5247-4253-9
Publisher: Dutton
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August 2018 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Washington Decree: A Novel (Random House Large Print)
Author(s): Jussi Adler-Olsen
ISBN: 0-525-63176-3 / 978-0-525-63176-7 (USA edition)
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August 2018 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Washington Decree: A Novel
Author(s): Jussi Adler-Olsen
ISBN: 0-525-59427-2 / 978-0-525-59427-7 (USA edition)
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Title: The Washington Decree
Author(s): Jussi Adler-Olsen, Steve Schein - translator
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August 2018 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Washington Decree
Author(s): Jussi Adler-Olsen, Steve Schein - translator
Publisher: Penguin Audio
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Title: The Washington Decree
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August 2018 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Washington Decree: A Novel
Author(s): Jussi Adler-Olsen
Publisher: Dutton
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