Category: Espionage

  • Death is Forever

    By John Gardner

    Because the Berlin Wall comes crashing down, one chilly Warrior refuses to put down his weapons and units out to assassinate contributors of the British-American intelligence community, CABAL. Reprint. PW. K.

    From Publishers Weekly

    Readers keen on Bond usually are not leave out Gardner's newest 007 event, his eleventh seeing that he took over the sequence after the 1964 dying of Ian Fleming, Bond's author. up to date to the '90s, Bond now practices secure intercourse and turns out to have given up either smoking and his obsession with strong custom-made activities automobiles. during this action-packed massacre, the necessary, consummate villain is Wolfgang Weisen, aka "the Poison Dwarf," an East German undercover agent grasp who as "a baby at Joseph Stalin's court" watched Tarzan and Chaplin videos with "Uncle Joe." Weisen has been directing the systematic assassination of contributors of Cabal, the West's ultimate secret agent community in Germany, and M assigns Bond and the CIA's Eazy stet St. John to prevent him. Bond is at the start cast off through Eazy's feminism yet is speedy to simply accept her invitation to percentage her berth at the Ost-West exhibit. Weisen, tracked to Venice, seems to be a Pickwickian personality: rotund, bald and baby-faced yet made up our minds to strength Europe to its knees and restoration Stalinism. Suspense builds as Bond races to Calais at the day the cross-channel tunnel is to open. Eazy is not able to make the journey, having suffered the destiny of all ladies who get too with reference to Bond's center. a laugh, shrewdpermanent stuff.
    Copyright 1992 Reed company info, Inc.

    From Kirkus Reviews

    Of direction, it isn't rather eternally; it's simply enterprise as traditional for James bond, nonetheless gamely tackling would-be international dominators--this time, Wolfgang Weisen, the Poison Dwarf of East German intelligence--in his eleventh day trip below Gardner's flag. no matter what Weisen's plan is--and simply what he has in brain is a shock Gardner saves until eventually the very end--it includes penetrating CABAL (a NATO community of spies operating in East Germany, all yet outdated by way of unification), issuing a bogus order to disband, after which choosing off the brokers one after the other. while Bond and American Eazy St. John are packed off to Berlin to exchange their most recent fallen comrades, you could guess that they'll be trailed via homicidal enemy brokers, fed 1000000 lies by means of their intended contacts, and be left guessing as to which of the surviving Cabalists can nonetheless be trusted--and you could wager too that Bond will carry snooty Eazy to heel via exhibiting up her gutless tradecraft and sweeping her off her ft. the path of double-crosses that leads from Berlin to Paris to Venice traces trust, yet it's all flippantly likable. as soon as Bond and Co. achieve Venice, notwithstanding, the tale slips right into a pretty stodgy groove (``His smile was once so evil that the hairs at the again of Bon's neck stiffened''), with Bond, Eazy, and reliable Gus Wimper going up opposed to the Poison Dwarf, his kinky bedmate Monika Haardt (you need to take the kinkiness on faith--she doesn't do whatever yet try and kill our hero), and the employees of executioners, torturers, and so on. Bond, who seems having extra difficulty adjusting to the recent international order than his more youthful brethren, doesn't precisely shine, yet Gardner's lovers won't be dissatisfied both. Ian Fleming's enthusiasts don't need to observe. -- Copyright ©1992, Kirkus affiliates, LP. All rights reserved.
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  • The Shadowers (Matt Helm, Book 7)

    By Donald Hamilton

    Book 7 of 27 within the sequence. 2013 retail epub of the unconventional which used to be first published in 1964. The sequence is being slowly published as first-time ebooks by means of Titan Books one after the other starting in 2013. on the present price publication 27 can be out in booklet structure in 2017.

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    A brand-new version of the vintage novel.

    In order to foil a mass assassination plot, Matt Helm needs to adopt his most threatening undertaking: matrimony. An agent like Helm could be a pleasant guy to stay with for your time, be he's no longer the type a lady might marry. until she has too. except it's all a part of conserving an inventive hide. the fellow whose day-by-day bread is violence takes a impossible bride - simply to be certain demise doesn't half them.
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  • The Wrecking Crew (Matt Helm, Book 2)

    By Donald Hamilton

    Book 2 of 27 within the sequence. 2013 retail epub of the unconventional which was once first published in 1960. The sequence is being slowly published as first-time ebooks by way of Titan Books separately starting in 2013. on the present price publication 27 might be out in booklet layout in 2017.

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    Matt Helm, code identify Eric, has been lately reactivated as an operative for a mystery American executive association after 15 years as a sedentary photographer and kin guy in Santa Fe, New Mexico. In his first project after returning to the provider, he's despatched to Sweden to cast off Caselius, a long-time enemy agent. with a view to achieve this, he needs to depart a path of our bodies in his wake.
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  • Oiorpata The Thriller

    By Richard Ferguson

    "This novel retains the reader in suspense till actually the final word within the e-book, and that i couldn't get adequate of it."

    "Spanning the globe from united states to Russia and past, this can be a mystery with scope, balls and panache."

    "...a tight, splendidly written conspiracy mystery that hooks you from the start and does not allow you to move till the finish."

    "...a demanding, taut conspiracy mystery that you're going to locate tricky to place down."

    When these within the intelligence group assemble to drink, they shaggy dog story in regards to the fantasy of the Oiorpata, appealing assassins expert in seduction and programmed to kill utilizing firearm, knife, naked arms, or a myriad of possible benign gadgets with equivalent ease. The Oiorpata have practiced their lethal artwork undetected. till now.
    The usa and the western international have received the chilly warfare. Or have they?
    When Ben Gordon, CIA Station leader, units out to recreate a blown community of brokers, a minor KGB clerk tells him of a mole within the optimum ranks of the CIA. Ben units out to spot the mole and alongside the way in which meets a girl who is helping him, or does she?
    The extra Ben learns of the plot, the extra huge, immense it turns into. each discovery proves to be ephemeral, vanishing to bare whatever extra mammoth and much extra risky. in the back of all of it, Soviet Spymaster Alexei Karkarin makes use of the realm as a chess board, now feinting a movement, now sacrificing a guy to realize a queen, continuously looking ahead to the long run, and with one objective. to overcome the world.
    Their stories erased, programmed to listen to and obey basically the nice phrases, the Oiorpata are might be the main lethal creatures ever imagined. the lady often called 57-J is the easiest. aside from one little factor.
    Of all of the Oiorpata, basically she keeps a wisp of memory.
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  • Inside the Jihad: My Life with Al Qaeda

    By Omar Nasiri

    Between 1994 and 2000, Omar Nasiri labored as a undercover agent for Europe’s best international intelligence services-including France’s DGSE (Direction Générale de los angeles Sécurité Extérieure), and Britain’s MI5 and MI6. From the netherworld of Islamist cells in Belgium, to the learning camps of Afghanistan, to the novel mosques of London, he risked his existence to defeat the rising international community that the West might come to understand as Al Qaeda. Now, for the 1st time, Nasiri stocks the tale of his life-a lifestyles balanced precariously among the area of Islamic jihadists and the spies who pursue them. As an Arab and a Muslim, he was once capable of infiltrate the rigidly managed Afghan education camps, the place he encountered males who might later be often called the most-wanted terrorists on the earth: Ibn al-Sheikh al-Libi, Abu Zubayda, and Abu Khabab al-Masri. despatched again to Europe with directions to shape a sleeper mobilephone, Nasiri grew to become a conduit for messages going backward and forward among Al Qaeda’s most sensible recruiter in Pakistan and London’s radical cleric Abu Qatada.
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  • Hornet Flight

    By Ken Follett

    Ken Follett follows his bestsellers Jackdaws and Code to Zero with a unprecedented novel of early days of worldwide struggle II...

    It is June 1941 and the warfare isn't going good for England.  around the North Sea, eighteen-year-old Harald Olufsen takes a shortcut at the German-occupied Danish island of Sande an discovers an superb sight that would switch the momentum of the war.  He needs to get notice to England-except that he has no method to get there.  He has purely an previous derelict Hornet Moth biplane rusting away in a ruined church: a airplane so decrepit that it really is not likely ever to get off the ground...even if Harald knew find out how to fly it.

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  • Internecine

    By David J. Schow

    “Smart, scathing, and verbally artistic to an extraordinary measure, David J. Schow is likely one of the best writers of his generation.”—Peter Straub

    “Inter-what?” whilst ads govt Conrad Maddox returns from a redeye flight and reveals a mysterious locker key ready in his condo vehicle, he discovers a briefcase loaded with weapons and cash. a number of hours later, his complete existence tumbles down a rabbit gap while he meets Dandine, proprietor of the case and previous agreement murderer for a shadowy association known as Norco, that is now out to nail either one of them.
    “Internecine” skill clash, mutual destruction, and slaughter—or, as Dandine tells Conrad, they're now inadvertently at play in a box of “terrorism, counter-assassination, army coups, soiled methods, Watergate, undercover agent vs. undercover agent, murky mystery enterprises, that kind of thing.” an international during which being blameless can’t prevent, the police can’t assist you, and your purely wish of having out alive is to probability unheard-of hazards opposed to rivals with approximately limitless energy. To unfastened themselves from the spider internet of black ops, homicide, insanity and betrayal, Dandine and Conrad needs to delve ever-deeper into the spiraling, risky maze that's Norco, the place everyone is in at the such a lot deadly of games…except you.

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  • The Bricklayer (Steve Vail Novels)

    By Noah Boyd

    “Terrific velocity, surprises galore….Move over Jack Reacher, right here comes The Bricklayer.”
     —James Patterson

     

    There is a new grasp at the mystery scene. Noah Boyd makes a really incredible front with The Bricklayer—the first in an explosive new sequence that includes former FBI agent Steve Vail that remembers the number one bestsellers of John Sandford and Lee baby. An ex-FBI agent himself, Boyd provides gritty insider wisdom and colour to this lovely novel, and the observe in the street is The Bricklayer is great. Kay Scarpetta’s author, New York occasions bestseller Patricia Cornwell, calls it, “Dazzling,” whereas Lee baby himself raves, “Non-stop motion and continuous authenticity make this a true winner.”

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  • The Infant of Prague

    By Bill Granger

    Devereaux, code identify November, is termed again into carrier to assist a Czechoslovakian agent disorder to the West. while a Czech baby actress defects whereas on journey in the United States, and it really is as much as Devereaux to find the relationship among the 2 defections.
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