In the year 2000, an out of work reporter is approached by a man who is not whom he appears to be. Lured into a romantic affair with him, the reporter is soon to lose everything—her family, her home, her country and nearly her life.
EXILE is the true story of Janet Phelan, who fled the US after the attempts to permanently silence her went awry. The lengths to which the intelligence community will go to cover their tracks is revealed in this memoir. The ultimate question—what is the meaning behind this grave assault on an American citizen—unfolds as the story is told.
Janet Phelan was born in California and educated at Grinnell College, UC Berkeley and University of Missouri-Columbia Graduate School of Journalism. Her articles have appeared in regional, national and international publications. Her first book, The Hitler Poems, was published in 2005. She currently resides abroad.