Category: Espionage

  • Moscow Sting

    By Alex Dryden

    While Finn, a former British undercover agent, is poisoned by way of a Russian murderer, his ex-boss Adrian, leader of MI6, wishes vengeance. He additionally desires answers-information that purely Finn's widow, Anna, understands. however the former KGB colonel who betrayed her state for romance vanished with their baby almost immediately after Finn's loss of life. Adrian is not the just one wanting to locate Anna. Finn accessed intelligence so delicate that the KGB are prepared to kill back to guard it-a chase that has piqued the curiosity of the most important intelligence companies, be they government-sponsored or deepest, all over the world. although Medvedev has assumed the presidency, we all know that Putin keeps to tug the entire strings. simply what's Russia concealing underneath its massive new oil wealth and veil of political cordiality? Anna holds the main to unlocking the secrets and techniques of her motherland. Taken to the United States for cover and knowledge, the previous Russian agent faces her maximum try out: to make sure her freedom and guard her baby, she needs to discover the total fact sooner than a person else-even as buddy and foe either set her of their attractions. relocating from Paris to ny, the Kremlin to the yankee Southwest, Moscow Sting is an soaking up and well timed story of intrigue, betrayal, deadly lies, and intricate truths, informed with the genuine aspect and chilling perception of an skilled insider.
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  • Most Secret War (Wordsworth Military Library)

    By R. V. Jones

    This article is Jones's account of his half in British clinical Intelligence among 1939 and 1949. It was once his accountability to count on German functions of technological know-how to war, in order that their new guns should be countered earlier than they have been used. a lot of his paintings needed to do with radio navigation, as within the conflict of the Beams, with radar, as within the Allied Bomber Offensive and within the arrangements for D-Day and within the struggle at sea. He used to be additionally in control of intelligence opposed to the V-1 (flying bomb) and the V-2 (rocket) retaliation guns and, even though the Germans have been far at the back of from good fortune, opposed to their nuclear advancements.
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  • The Billion Dollar Spy: A True Story of Cold War Espionage and Betrayal

    By David E. Hoffman

    A Washington Post amazing ebook of the Year
    It was once the peak of the chilly warfare, and a deadly time to be stationed within the Soviet Union. One night, whereas the executive of the CIA’s Moscow station used to be filling his gasoline tank, a stranger approached and dropped a notice into the automobile. the executive, suspicious of a KGB capture, neglected the overture. however the guy had made up his brain. His makes an attempt to set up touch with the CIA will be rebuffed 4 instances sooner than he thrust upon them an envelope whose contents may stun U.S. intelligence. within the years that undefined, that guy, Adolf Tolkachev, turned some of the most worthwhile spies ever for the U.S. yet those actions posed an incredible own possibility to Tolkachev and his American handlers. that they had clandestine conferences in parks and on road corners, and used secret agent cameras, props, and personal codes, eluding the ubiquitous KGB in its personal backyard—until a stunning betrayal placed all of them at risk. 

    Drawing on formerly labeled CIA files and on interviews with firsthand members, The Billion greenback Spy is an excellent feat of reporting and a riveting precise tale of intrigue within the ultimate years of the chilly War.

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  • Get Smart! (Get Smart, Book 1)

    By William Johnston

    Whilst Max clever, that intrepid undercover agent for regulate, will get assigned to the pc Caper, it's the beginning of a laugh-out-loud experience via a complicated labyrinth of foreign spies, UN delegates, Greenwich Village espresso apartment denizens, and a pair of attractive women who don't do a lot to assist him yet do brighten up the nutty goings-on.

    How Max foils the diabolical plot opposed to the loose international makes a zany story that no self-respecting undercover agent lover can have the funds for to overlook.
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  • Leaving Berlin: A Novel

    New York Times amazing publication * NPR top Books 2015 * Wall highway Journal most sensible Books of 2015

    The acclaimed writer of The stable German “deftly captures the atmosphere” (The long island instances ebook Review) of postwar East Berlin in his “thought-provoking, pulse-pounding” (Wall highway magazine) manhattan instances bestseller—a sweeping secret agent mystery a couple of urban stuck among political idealism and the cruel realities of Soviet occupation.

    Berlin, 1948. virtually 4 years after the war’s finish, town remains to be in ruins, a actual desert and a political image approximately to rupture. within the West, a defiant, blockaded urban is simply surviving on airlifted provides; within the East, the heady early days of political reconstruction are being undermined through the murky compromises of the chilly warfare. Espionage, just like the black industry, is a truth of existence. Even tradition has develop into a battleground, with German intellectuals being lured again from exile so as to add credibility to the competing sectors.

    Alex Meier, a tender Jewish author, fled the Nazis for the US ahead of the battle. however the politics of his early life have now positioned him within the crosshairs of the McCarthy witch-hunts. confronted with deportation and the lack of his kin, he makes a determined discount with the fledgling CIA: he'll earn his as far back as the United States by means of appearing as their agent in his local Berlin. yet nearly from the beginning issues cross fatally improper. A kidnapping misfires, an East German agent is killed, and Alex unearths himself a sought after guy. Worse, he discovers his actual assignment—to undercover agent at the girl he left in the back of, the single lady he has ever enjoyed. altering aspects in Berlin is as effortless as crossing a quarter border. yet the place can we draw the traces of our ethical barriers? At betrayal? Survival? homicide? Joseph Kanon’s compelling mystery is a love tale that brilliantly brings a shadowy interval of heritage vividly to existence.
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  • The Great War of Our Time: The CIA's Fight Against Terrorism--From al Qa'ida to ISIS

    By Bill Harlow

    Called the "Bob Gates of his new release" by means of Politico, Michael Morell used to be a most sensible CIA officer who performed a serious function within the most vital counterterrorism occasions of the prior twenty years. Morell used to be through President Bush's part on 9/11/01 while terrorists struck the USA and within the White condo scenario Room advising President Obama on 5/1/11 while the USA struck back-killing Usama bin Ladin. From the subway bombings in London to the terrorist assaults in Benghazi, Morell constantly looked as if it would locate himself at the cusp of history.

    an excellent intelligence analyst and briefer, Morell now offers the good struggle OF OUR TIME, the place he makes use of his skills to provide an unblinking and insightful overview of CIA's counterterrorism successes and screw ups of the earlier two decades and, probably most vital, indicates readers that the specter of terrorism didn't die with Bin Ladin in Abbottabad. Morell illuminates new, becoming threats from terrorist teams that, if unaddressed, may perhaps depart the rustic prone to assaults that may dwarf September 11 in magnitude.

    He writes of mystery, back-channel negotiations he performed with overseas spymasters and regime leaders in a determined try to safe a relaxed consequence to unrest introduced throughout the "Arab Spring." Morell describes how efforts to throw off the shackles of oppression have too frequently led to damaged country states not able or unwilling to affix the struggle opposed to terrorism.

    alongside the best way Morell presents intimate photographs of the management kinds of figures starting from Presidents Bush and Obama, CIA administrators guideline, Goss, Hayden, Petraeus, Panetta, and Brennan, and a number of others.

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  • Carte Blanche: The New James Bond Novel (007 James Bond)

    By Jeffery Deaver

    James Bond as you could have by no means sen him the smashing new mystery and number 1 overseas bestseller from Jeffrey Deaver.

    A evening motion alert calls James Bond clear of dinner with a stunning girl. Headquarters has decrypted an digital whisper—plans for a devastating assault:

    Casualties predicted within the millions, British pursuits adversely affected.

    James Bond, in his early thirties and already a veteran of the Afghan conflict, has been recruited to a brand new association. Conceived within the post-9/11 global, it operates self sustaining of MI5, MI6, and the Ministry of safeguard, its very lifestyles deniable. Its target: to guard the area, whatsoever beneficial.

    And Agent 007 has been given carte blanche to do no matter what it takes to satisfy his mission...
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  • The Last Man: A Novel (A Mitch Rapp Novel)

    By Vince Flynn

    Mitch Rapp’s hunt for a lacking CIA asset increases the stakes for his personal survival—in Vince Flynn’s “tight, correct, and dynamite” (Star Tribune, Minneapolis) number 1 New York Times bestseller.

    The head of clandestine operations in Afghanistan has been abducted, his 4 bodyguards done in chilly blood. With the CIA plunged into concern mode, Rapp is dispatched to discover his lacking buddy, Joe Rickman, in any respect expenses. He isn’t the one one searching for Rickman; an FBI exact agent is at his heels, decided in charge Rapp for the bloody debacle. Rapp is, despite the fact that, the one person who understands definite issues concerning the vanished black ops master—secrets that during the inaccurate arms may turn out disastrous. With parts of his personal govt undermining him—and America’s security—at each flip, Rapp has to be as ruthless and deceitful as his enemies to accomplish this razor’s-edge mission.
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  • War Game

    In the agricultural peace of contemporary England, a conflict video game recreates the slaughter of the Civil battle. but if the conflict ends, a true corpse is left it the Swine Brook; and an aristocratic yet impoverished progressive claims to have came upon a cache of "Cromwell's Gold".

    When David Audley is termed in, 17th-century secrets and techniques and the lethal video game of contemporary espionage conflict in a brilliantly complicated mystery of bluff and counterbluff.

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