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Majestic

Whitley Strieber

Tor Books

It is time for the truth to be told...

On July 2, 1947 something crashed in the desert outside of Roswell, New Mexico. An explosion of light and sound made the sheep wail, the chickens squawk, and the children scream. And then the ranchers heard a noise they thought could only have come from the devil himself.

For forty years, Majestic Agency director Wilfred Stone helped the CIA pretend the landing never happened. Then his conscience got the better of him.

This is the real story, told to reporter Nicholas A. Duke by the guilt-racked shell of the man who once worked tirelessly to cover it all up.  It is a truth so terrifying that Whitley Strieber had to call it fiction.

It is time for the truth to be told...

On July 2, 1947 something crashed in the desert outside of Roswell, New Mexico. An explosion of light and sound made the sheep wail, the chickens squawk, and the children scream. And then the ranchers heard a noise they thought could only have come from the devil himself.

For forty years, Majestic Agency director Wilfred Stone helped the CIA pretend the landing never happened. Then his conscience got the better of him.

This is the real story, told to reporter Nicholas A. Duke by the guilt-racked shell of the man who once worked tirelessly to cover it all up.  It is a truth so terrifying that Whitley Strieber had to call it fiction.

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Will enthralled and horrified me. While his complete authenticity was obvious, I nevertheless felt that I had to do some basic research.
He claimed that the story had begun in Roswell, New Mexico, in July of 1947. He named names, dates, places, showed me news clippings and memoranda.
Fine, I would see for myself. I took a week off (I was still being fed by the Express) and got a super-saver to Albuquerque, rented a Vega and drove the hundred-odd miles south to Roswell.
It took me about ten minutes to fall in love with the town. Roswell is American perfect, a middle-sized
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REVIEWS

Praise for Majestic

“Thrilling, frightening and worthwhile.” – The Philadelphia Inquirer

“An intriguing and unconventional tale.” –Booklist

“An eye-opener!” –Pittsburgh Press

“Thoroughly enjoyable....” –The Philadelphia Inquirer

"Eerie…entertaining.” –New York Daily News

“Fascinating reading… will make people wonder…engrossing!” –Bay City Times

“Frightening…Strieber has a writer’s eye for detail.” –Village Voice

“Thrilling, frightening and worthwhile.” – The Philadelphia Inquirer

“An intriguing and unconventional tale.” –Booklist

“An eye-opener!” –Pittsburgh Press

“Thoroughly enjoyable....” –The Philadelphia Inquirer

"Eerie…entertaining.” –New York Daily News

“Fascinating reading… will make people wonder…engrossing!” –Bay City Times

“Frightening…Strieber has a writer’s eye for detail.” –Village Voice

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • Whitley Strieber

  • WHITLEY STRIEBER is the bestselling author of more than 25 books, including the legendary Communion; Warday; Nature’s End; and The Coming Global Superstorm (with Art Bell), the basis of the movie, The Day After Tomorrow. His science fiction thriller, The Grays, is currently in development to be made into a film.  Strieber’s website, Unknowncountry.com, is the largest of its kind in the world, exploring the edge of science and reality.

  • Whitley Strieber
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