Category: Espionage

The Fallen Angel (Gabriel Allon Series, Book 12) by Daniel Silva

By Daniel Silva

Gabriel Allon - paintings restorer, secret agent, and murderer - returns in a spellbinding new mystery from the number 1 ny instances bestselling grasp of intrigue and suspense. artwork REStORER ∗ murderer ∗ undercover agent Gabriel Allon, the wayward son of Israeli intelligence, is in Rome quietly restoring a Caravaggio masterpiece for the Vatican while a gorgeous lady falls to her dying in St. Peter's Basilica. used to be it suicide, or whatever extra sinister? After Gabriel is requested to enquire the woman's dying, he's drawn again right into a international of spies, enthusiasts, clergymen and thieves. He discovers a perilous mystery that can threaten powers past the Vatican. And an previous enemy plots revenge within the shadows, an unthinkable act of sabotage that might plunge the realm right into a clash of apocalyptic proportions. once more Gabriel needs to position himself, and people he holds expensive, at the razor's fringe of probability. 'Silva gives you on all fronts during this explosive, exhilarating thriller' West Australian 'A world-class practitioner of secret agent fiction' Washington publish 'Gabriel Allon is my favorite fictional character' invoice Clinton

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Stormbreaker (Alex Rider, Book 1) by Anthony Horowitz

By Anthony Horowitz

They instructed him his uncle died in a motor vehicle twist of fate. Fourteen-year-old Alex understands that’s a lie, and the bullet holes in his uncle’s windshield ascertain his suspicions. yet not anything prepares him for the inside track that the uncle he constantly suggestion he knew used to be particularly a secret agent for MI6—Britain’s most sensible mystery intelligence service provider. Recruited to discover his uncle’s killers and entire his ultimate venture, Alex all at once reveals himself stuck in a dangerous online game of cat and mouse.

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Black Flagged by Steven Konkoly

By Steven Konkoly

Publication One within the Black Flagged sequence. A graduate of the dept of Defense's experimental Black Flag software, Daniel Petrovich contains a mystery he'd quite hold buried. A mystery his govt has hidden within the inner most vaults of the Pentagon. somebody is attempting to elevate Black Flag from the useless, and drag Petrovich again into the toxic lifestyles he deserted. anyone who understands his darkest secrets and techniques. In trade for the promise of a fresh slate, and an opportunity to maintain the lifestyles he has outfitted with the girl he loves, he has the same opinion to hold out yet another undertaking. Now Daniel has a bigger challenge. The assassination of Mohammed Ghani, a filthy rich Muslim importer, wasn't the basic undertaking he have been promised. Seven different popular Muslim businessmen are killed at the comparable evening alongside the East Coast, unexpectedly extinguishing activity strength HYDRA, the main major counter-terrorism research in contemporary FBI historical past. Daniel's existence is ready to collapse, as he turns into the focal point of a continuing FBI manhunt, and the objective of a vengeful CIA agent. to outlive, he'll be compelled to unencumber a gloomy aspect he fought for years to maintain suppressed. a depressing facet with out obstacles, and few loyalties. From the writer: "Black Flagged was once a blast to write down from the start. i began with the concept that of a disenfranchised former covert army operative, and the remaining fell into position speedier than I anticipated. You'll be fast brought to Daniel Petrovich. mockingly funny, and unflinchingly pragmatic, he by no means really embraced this system that became him right into a deadly operative. As a conflicted, morally ambiguous protagonist, it will probably take you it slow to determine in the event you like him or now not. whereas you're picking Daniel, you'll be taken on a wild journey during the streets of D.C., escorted throughout the halls of Langley and the J. Edgar Hoover building...finally stress-free for a couple of minutes in a comfy, nameless brownstone nestled into the specific streets of Georgetown...before all hell breaks unfastened round you. after all, you get to choose who wears the white hat...it won't be an analogous for each reader. get pleasure from, Steve."

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The Key to Rebecca by Ken Follett

By Ken Follett

Ken Follett’s The Key to Rebecca took readers and critics through hurricane while first released greater than fifteen years in the past. at the present time, it is still the best espionage novels ever written.

A incredible and ruthless Nazi grasp agent is at the free in Cairo. His undertaking is to ship Rommel’s advancing military the secrets and techniques that would unencumber the city’s doorways. In all of Cairo, basically humans can cease him. One is a down-on-his-luck English officer nobody will take heed to. the opposite is a weak younger Jewish girl….

 

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The Billion Dollar Spy: A True Story of Cold War Espionage by David E. Hoffman

By David E. Hoffman

From the writer of the Pulitzer Prize-winning historical past The useless Hand comes the riveting tale of a undercover agent who cracked open the Soviet army examine institution and a penetrating portrait of the CIA's Moscow station, an outpost of bold espionage within the final years of the chilly War

whereas riding out of the yankee embassy in Moscow at the night of February sixteen, 1978, the manager of the CIA's Moscow station heard a knock on his motor vehicle window. a guy at the minimize passed him an envelope whose contents surprised U.S. intelligence: information of top-secret Soviet examine and advancements in army expertise that have been absolutely unknown to the USA. within the years that undefined, the fellow, Adolf Tolkachev, an engineer in a Soviet army layout bureau, used his high-level entry handy over tens of hundreds of thousands of pages of technical secrets and techniques. His revelations allowed the US to reshape its guns structures to defeat Soviet radar at the floor and within the air, giving the U.S. close to overall superiority within the skies over Europe.
probably the most worthy spies to paintings for the us within the 4 a long time of worldwide war of words with the Soviet Union, Tolkachev took huge, immense own risks--but so did the american citizens. The CIA had lengthy struggled to recruit and run brokers in Moscow, and Tolkachev was once a unique leap forward. utilizing undercover agent cameras and mystery codes in addition to face-to-face conferences in parks and on road corners, Tolkachev and his handlers succeeded for years in eluding the scary KGB in its personal yard, till the day got here whilst a stunning betrayal placed all of them in danger.
Drawing on formerly mystery files bought from the CIA and on interviews with contributors, David Hoffman has created an exceptional and poignant portrait of Tolkachev, a guy influenced by means of the depredations of the Soviet kingdom to grasp the craft of spying opposed to his personal nation. Stirring, unpredictable, and every now and then unbearably stressful, The Billion greenback Spy is an excellent feat of reporting that unfolds like an espionage mystery.

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Into the Lion’s Mouth: The True Story of Dusko Popov: World by Larry Loftis

By Larry Loftis

James Bond has not anything on British double agent Dusko Popov. As an operative for the Abwehr, SD, MI5, MI6, and FBI in the course of global warfare II, Popov seduced numerous women―including brokers on either sides―spoke 5 languages, and was once a crack shot, all whereas keeping his disguise as a Yugoslav diplomat...

On a funky August night in 1941, a Serbian playboy created a stir at on line casino Estoril in Portugal through throwing down an outrageously huge baccarat wager to humiliate his opponent. The Serbian used to be a British double agent, and the money―which he had simply stolen from the Germans―belonged to the British. From the sideline, staring at with cause curiosity used to be none except Ian Fleming...

The Serbian was once Dusko Popov. As a teen, he used to be expelled from his London prep university. Years later he will be arrested and banished from Germany for making derogatory statements concerning the 3rd Reich. whilst international conflict II ensued, the playboy grew to become a secret agent, finally serving 3 risky masters: the Abwehr, MI5 and MI6, and the FBI.

On August 10, 1941, the Germans despatched Popov to the USA to build a secret agent community and assemble info on Pearl Harbor. The FBI neglected his German questionnaire, yet J. Edgar Hoover succeeded in blowing his disguise. whereas MI5 desperately wanted Popov to lie to the Abwehr in regards to the D-Day invasion, they guaranteed him go back to the German mystery carrier Headquarters in Lisbon could lead to torture and execution. He went anyway...

Into the Lion's Mouth is a globe-trotting account of a man's entanglement with espionage, homicide, assassins, and lovers―including enemy spies and a Hollywood starlet. it's a tale of subterfuge and seduction, patriotism, and cold-blooded braveness. it's the tale of Dusko Popov―the notion for James Bond.

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The Quiller Memorandum by Adam Hall

By Adam Hall

You're a undercover agent operating for the British in Berlin. you're because of move domestic on go away, yet you're being followed-by your personal humans, or by means of the enemy. a guy meets you within the theater and briefs you on a plot to restore the facility of Nazi Germany. you don't think him, yet you keep in mind that one of many suspects pointed out was once a senior SS officer you met with within the days if you happen to have been operating as a undercover agent in Nazi Germany. the next day to come you're making touch with a stunning lady who may well understand anything. an individual attempts to kill either one of you.

Your identify is Quiller. you're the hero of a rare novel which indicates how a undercover agent works, how messages are coded and decoded, how contacts are made, how a guy reacts lower than the effect of fact drugs-and which strains the tale of a significantly advanced, interesting, convincing, and sinister plot.

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Don't Judge a Girl by Her Cover (Gallagher Girls, Book 3) by Ally Carter

By Ally Carter

Whilst Cammie "The Chameleon" Morgan visits her roommate Macey in Boston, she thinks she's in for an exhilarating finish to her summer time holiday. in spite of everything, she's there to monitor Macey's father settle for the nomination for vice chairman of the USA. but if you visit the world's top college (for spies), "exciting" and "deadly" are by no means a long way aside. Cammie and Macey quickly locate themselves trapped in a kidnappers' plot, with purely their espionage abilities to save lots of them. As her junior 12 months starts off, Cammie can't shake the reminiscence of what occurred in Boston, or even the Gallagher Academy for unparalleled younger ladies doesn't consider just like the refuge it as soon as did. surprising secrets and techniques and previous flames appear to lurk round each one of the mansion's corners as Cammie and her neighbors fight to respond to the questions, who's after Macey? and the way can the Gallagher ladies retain her secure? quickly Cammie is becoming a member of Bex and Liz as Macey's inner most protection workforce at the crusade path. the ladies needs to use their secret agent education at each flip because the stakes are raised, and Cammie will get nearer and in the direction of the surprising truth...

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Lie Down With Lions by Ken Follett

By Ken Follett

Follett's new mystery (after Eye of the Needle, the major to Rebecca) includes cut-throat treachery and mixed-up romances. Jane and Ellis, americans in Paris, are enthusiasts, yet she breaks with him whilst she learns he's a CIA agent, informing on terrorists. Ellis is going again to the united states; Jane marries Jean-Pierre Debout, a French health care professional, and is going with him to Afghanistan to take care of insurgent households keeping out opposed to the Russian military. here's the place the novel's actual motion, and its knife-edge stress, start. After the delivery of her child, Jane discovers that Jean-Pierre is himself spying for the Russians and has triggered a bloodbath of guerrilla opponents who have been trapped on the foot of the mountains. Then Ellis reappears, bearing deals of yank reduction for Afghan chief Masud if the latter can unite his country's quarreling tribes. whereas Jean-Pierre is conspiring with the Soviet intruders to kill Masud, Ellis, Jane or even the baby woman, the tale races to an explosive climax.

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