Cheshire, CT (PRWEB) March 17, 2008
Retired chemical engineer, business owner, and author Pat DePaolo witnessed first-hand the rise and fall of many American manufacturing companies due to both fair and unfair competition over his career. "The Beijing Games" debuts as an international conspiracy novel inspired by DePaolo's extensive background in finance and world trade.
"The Beijing Games" depicts a China-led conspiracy involving the most unlikely cabal -- Washington insiders, a giant U.S. retailer, a private European banker, and a Chinese conglomerate controlled by the PLA. They assemble for a common black purpose -- to permanently eliminate any restrictions on Chinese imports, and dictate the spending decisions of millions of Americans for years to come.
Set in 2008, spanning the summer Olympics and Presidential elections, this extraordinary series of events introduces an unlikely hero, Justin Gatt, a 48-year-old failed businessman-scientist, who -- along with three remarkable women -- attempts to uncover critical details of the biological and financial attacks on America, which soon spin out of anyone's control. He barely escapes a Shanghai death squad and a Chinese SAM missile, but is too late to prevent global chaos. The target of an unrelenting hired-assassin, he risks everything to warn the President-elect of a more deadly political threat.
DePaolo's extensive business background includes a ten-year career with a major chemical and plastics company, as well as founding and managing eight small companies, which achieved various distinctions, such as: listings on INC 500 as the 128th fastest growing private company in America; the Top Twenty-Five Technology Companies in Connecticut; and a successful NASDAQ public offering. Along the way, he's found time to study fiction writing at the Famous Writers School in Westport, Connecticut.
"The Beijing Games" (584 pages, publisher AuthorHouse) is available in hardback and paperback through Amazon.com and AuthorHouse.com (ISBN-10: 1434340880, ISBN-13: 978-1434340887). Purchases may also be made from the author direct at http://BeijingGamesBook.com.
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