The Ericksen Connection is an espionage suspense thriller about betrayal, PTSD, corruption, conspiracy, murder, and terrorism. Mark Ericksen, former Navy SEAL Team-Six operator, and successful business executive was all about duty, honor, and country. He resigned his commission in 2002, and over the next several years worked for three defense contractors, maintaining his top secret security clearance while concealing his PTSD.
In 2009, the CIA received actionable intelligence about a wealthy terrorist mastermind who needs a classified biometrics encryption communication system to coordinate his sleeper cell operatives in the USA to launch a horrific nuclear attack on two American cities.
When America urgently needs Ericksen’s services again, the CIA tasks him for Operation Avenging Eagles to sabotage the plans. Can Ericksen avoid discovery and thwart the nuclear attack before a network of sleeper cell terrorists achieve their evil destruction?
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About the Author
Barry L. Becker retired in 2013. He formerly was a marketing consultant to the biometrics security industry and the consumer sector. He has served as the vice-president of international sales & marketing from 1984-1991 for Eyedentify. The Beaverton, Oregon-based company specialized in eye retinal technology for positive identification within sensitive and classified facilities. Their major customers were intelligence agencies, ministries of defense and interior, defense contractors, nuclear power plants, banks and financial institutions. He traveled over 500,000 miles during the period from 1985-1990.
He has been engaged in all aspects of marketing and sales for over thirty-five years. In 1987, his article entitled “Eyedentify counters security threat,” appeared in the Journal of Defense & Diplomacy, Volume 5, Number 8.
The Author in Geneva, Switzerland in April 2014, doing research. See photo.
Barry earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Broadcast Communications Arts and Marketing from San Francisco State University. He has completed Executive programs at both Columbia Graduate School of Business and Stanford Business School. The Ericksen Connection is his first published novel. He and his wife reside in Portland, Oregon. He is currently working on his second novel “The Ericksen Vendetta.”
Journal of Defense & Diplomacy article by Barry Becker: “Eyedentify Counters Security Threat”
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