A Question of Theories

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An amazing cult/intelligence thriller with the weirdest romantic triangle ever. Gary Halliday is the unwitting and unknowing victim of a strange intelligence operation, while at the same time being the object of affection of two girls, one of whom is poison to him. Can he extricate from the mess and figure out the right woman for him?

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Presidential Briefing

Submitted: May 08, 2008

An amazing cult/intelligence thriller with the weirdest romantic triangle ever. Gary Halliday is the unwitting and unknowing victim of a strange intelligence operation, while at the same time being the object of affection of two girls, one of whom is poison to him. Can he extricate from the mess and figure out the right woman for him? Read Chapter

The Triangle

Submitted: May 08, 2008

Mid-1987...Melbourne Australia Not far from Melbourne's General Post Office, in Little Bourke Street, sits Galavici's Restaurant, hom... Read Chapter

Orphine's Task

Submitted: May 09, 2008

Mid-1989...Arlington Virginia, USA In a quiet section of Arlington, not far from the divide between urban and rural, sat a nondescrip... Read Chapter

Sergio

Submitted: May 09, 2008

October 1989...Pascoe Vale, Victoria Australia The Semolina house was a lesson in contrasts. Some parts of it were immaculate, other ... Read Chapter

Birthday Antics

Submitted: May 09, 2008

December 1989...Moonee Ponds Australia Anya's 21st party was quite a shindig. Her guest list ran to one hundred-and-fifty people, a m... Read Chapter

Titmouse

Submitted: May 09, 2008

Five Months Later...Footscray, Australia In the kitchen of Halliday's flat, the calendar showed April 1990. The lounge, however,... Read Chapter

Anya's Mistake

Submitted: May 09, 2008

Late-July 1990...Footscray, Victoria Australia It was a Saturday evening, just after midnight. The lounge was lit by a single, dim l... Read Chapter

Flights

Submitted: May 09, 2008

Mid-September 1990...Tullamarine Airport, Melbourne The night before Gary was due to fly out overseas again, Anya left his apartment... Read Chapter

Off To The Gulf War

Submitted: May 10, 2008

January 9, 1991...Western Suburbs, Melbourne Nothing much improved during Gary's one-month return to Melbourne. At best, he and Anya... Read Chapter

Plan 'B'

Submitted: May 10, 2008

September 1992...Arlington Virginia, USA Apart from Jake Fletcher, everyone in the office was keeping out of Orphine's way. His mood... Read Chapter

Return

Submitted: May 10, 2008

Early-December 1992...Pascoe Vale, Victoria Australia Coming down the street to the double-story house was a much slimmer Gary Halli... Read Chapter

Pizza And Pastor

Submitted: May 10, 2008

Early-January 1993...North Melbourne, Victoria Australia For almost a year, Faith Church had been headquartered in a new, three-stor... Read Chapter

Change Of Tack

Submitted: May 10, 2008

June 1993...Mrs Semolina's House Coffee was always a big thing at Mrs Semolina's place. Tonight, she was having one with Anya. ... Read Chapter

Trap Sprung

Submitted: May 10, 2008

December 1995...West Melbourne, Victoria Australia On the main street of West Melbourne sat an unassuming reception center. On a war... Read Chapter

Cult Busters And Israelis

Submitted: May 10, 2008

The same Evening...Melbourne CBD, Australia Gary had been on the road for three hours, trying to get over Kirkham's treachery. He ju... Read Chapter

Presidential Interlude

Submitted: May 10, 2008

Mid-April 2004...Washington DC, USA “Arik...so glad you could make it,” the President greeted the Israeli Prime Minister. “So,... Read Chapter

Hurtful Truths

Submitted: May 10, 2008

December 1996...Hawthorn, Victoria Australia In the early days of the Australian end of the Internet, people wanting to learn about ... Read Chapter

Latrines or Iraq

Submitted: May 10, 2008

1999...Arlington Virginia, USA Orphine's offices, to the casual observer, had not changed much over the years. The staff still wore ... Read Chapter

Marianna

Submitted: May 10, 2008

August 2000...Melbourne Australia The gift shop on the ground floor of Melbourne Maternity Hospital was a great place to get treats,... Read Chapter

Turnaround!

Submitted: May 10, 2008

August 2001...Northern Suburbs In the north-eastern corner of the Semolinas' house, there was a spare room, where Gary and Marianna ... Read Chapter

Photo Clues

Submitted: May 10, 2008

January 2003...Northern Suburbs Marianna's divorce was only a few months away from becoming final, although she'd already split with... Read Chapter

Presidential Epilogue

Submitted: May 10, 2008

Mid-2005...Washington DC, USA It had taken the President two years to read through the whole Halliday file, but now he better unders... Read Chapter

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