The 51st Directive

Genre: Suspense Thrillers

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Michael Agliolo writes Thriller/Suspense novels that will both entertain and shock the reader. They will have you reading late into the evening and then up the rest of the night (praying it doesn’t come true).

Book Summary

When FBI agent Erica Brewer finds a letter sent to her boss that begins with “I am dead,” and warns of a conspiracy to overtake the U.S. Government from within, she suspects a hoax. Three hours later, the apartment building of the man who claimed to be ‘dead’ is on fire. Written in first person, we witness the unfolding of a conspiracy that threatens the lives of every member of Congress and pits the armed forces of the United States against each other in a military standoff for control of the nation.


"I've now read all of Michael Agliolo's books and have great admiration for this new and upcoming author. Written in the same vein as David Baldacci, Lee Child, and John Grisham, Agliolo's works are exciting, compelling and fascinating, everything we want in a great read...." - Amazon

"The tale that unfolds is a deftly crafted political techno-thriller that will have readers turning pages late into the night." - Musable

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Michael Agliolo's Books

About the Author

With a master’s degree in photography and a thirty-year career producing images for most of the fortune 500 companies. Michael Agliolo’s vision has evolved from revealing the outside world of images to revealing the inside domain of his imagination. Words have now taken the place of his camera lens, allowing you to experience the impact of his writing internally as if they were a series of photographs.

​Michael lives with his wife Nancy in their Northern California home just 10 miles from the worst fire in California history in the town of Paradise. Just as the people of that town have risen from the ashes of devastation, readers of Michael’s books will also be uplifted to see beyond the impossible and into the imaginable.

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