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China Gate: A Political Thriller by Fritz Galt. Read reviews, analysis, and a free excerpt. Available in ebook and print formats.

China Gate

A Political Thriller

When the president accepts a bribe

...everyone pays the price.

Why readers love China Gate

Gripping read.


A high stakes thriller intertwined with a wide cast of characters.


Scenes are so moving they really stick with you.


The writing style is crisp and keeps moving.


Galt’s unique international experience makes China Gate particularly intriguing.


Galt brings his knowledge on a broad range of subjects – government, legal matters, cultures – and it shows.


I learned about Hainan, Harbin and Cuba from reading the book.


An intense plot.


Fritz Galt keeps on thrilling.

Enjoy this free excerpt from China Gate

Chapter 1



Sean Cooper sat hunched over his office computer with a finger on the mouse. He had entered the amount of $50,000,000 and hovered the pointer over the Transmit button. Should he transfer the money from China? It was a huge amount that would be easily spotted by American law enforcement.

     He lifted his handsome face and glanced out the high rise window. The streets of Beijing were purged of traffic by the highly contagious SARS virus. Only the occasional masked pedestrian hurried by. Meanwhile trees swayed innocently in the sweet spring breeze that bore the deadly germ.

     Behind him his department was cleared of his smoothly efficient Chinese and American staff. His young family waited in the lobby twelve floors below with their bags packed. An airport taxi stood ready at the curb.

     He checked his pocket for airplane tickets. By noon he and Kate and their two small children would be out of the disease ravaged country and on their way to San Francisco and then Baltimore.

     Everyone from the President of the United States to the head honchos of Sean’s oil company to his loving family depended on him to make the final transfer into the president’s bank account in the Cayman Islands.

     But it was a decision he knew he'd regret for the rest of his life.

     He closed his eyes and pressed. The mouse clicked and fifty million dollars transferred instantly from China to a secret account halfway around the world. It was an illegal act he prayed nobody would ever notice…

Excerpt from China Gate

China Gate: A Political Thriller by Fritz Galt. Read reviews, analysis, and a free excerpt. Available in ebook and print formats.

Fritz Galt gives us a penetrating glimpse into foreign cultures (from China to the Philippines, Cuba and Manchuria), throws a glaring spotlight on flaws in our national security and evokes the strength of our national character in a story that will make you lock your door and read all night.

An engaging political and espionage thriller."

(Yangtze Doodle)

China Gate

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