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Mark Henshaw

Biography

Mark Henshaw

Mark Henshaw is a graduate of Brigham Young University and a decorated CIA analyst with more than 16 years of service. In 2007, Henshaw was awarded the Director of National Intelligence Galileo Award for innovation in intelligence analysis. A former member of the Red Cell think tank, Henshaw is the author of RED CELL and COLD SHOT and lives with his family in Leesburg, Virginia.

Mark Henshaw

Books by Mark Henshaw

by Mark Henshaw - Adventure, Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

When a body with Russian military tattoos is found floating in a lake outside Berlin, the CIA immediately takes notice. The body is identified as the director of Russia’s Foundation for Advanced Nuclear Research, who is also a CIA asset. Alden Maines is jaded after years in the CIA cleaning up the messes of incompetent political appointees in dangerous foreign posts. When he is passed over for promotion, Maines crosses the Rubicon and decides to cash in as a double agent for Russia. But while Maines dreams of off-shore bank accounts and a new secret life, Arkady Lavrov of Russia’s intelligence service (GRU) has other plans.

by Mark Henshaw - Adventure, Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

The USS Vicksburg is returning home when the crew comes upon a lifeboat bearing a dead Somali pirate who shows signs of torture. Soon Red Cell analysts Kyra Stryker and Jonathan Burke trace the dead man back to an Iranian ship that appears to have dangerous, radioactive cargo on board. It becomes clear that the Iranians are building a nuclear bomb, and it is up to Stryker and Burke to stop them before word gets out.

by Mark Henshaw - Adventure, Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

The CIA Red Cell is a real “devil’s advocate” analysis unit created on September 13, 2001 by then CIA Director George Tenet to “tell me what no one else is telling me.” Mark Henshaw is a CIA analyst and based his debut novel on Tenet’s red cell premise. RED CELL follows two CIA outcasts brought together to stop a secret Chinese weapon that threatens to provoke a world war.