Books by Terry McDermott

Released: March 26, 2012

"A surprising, sobering look at one of the deadliest terror networks in history and the American spy agencies charged with bringing it down."
Superlative storytelling and crackling reportage define a pulse-pounding narrative tracing the capture of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed. Read full book review >
Released: April 6, 2010

"A stirring account of how important scientific research gets done."
Former Los Angeles Times national reporter McDermott (Perfect Soldiers: The 9/11 Hijackers: Who They Were, Why They Did It, 2006) tells the story of the driven neuroscientist Gary Lynch and his ongoing quest to discover the biochemical workings of memory. Read full book review >
Released: May 1, 2005

"A chilling, often depressing read that merits attention, if only for the other 'perfect soldiers' who may be waiting out there."
Is there any reason why we need to know more about the 19 hijackers who attacked America on 9/11? Read full book review >