The Kobra Manifesto (Quiller, Book 7) by Adam Hall

By Adam Hall

The Quiller sequence makes a speciality of a solitary, hugely able secret agent (named after Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch) who works (generally by myself) for a central authority bureau that "doesn't exist" and narrates his personal adventures. Quiller (not his actual identify) occupies a literary center floor among James Bondand John le Carré. he's a talented driving force, pilot, diver, and linguist, yet doesn't hold a gun.

The sequence is especially stylized, that includes severe depictions of undercover agent tradecraft relationships, fabulous leap cuts among chapters, and deep, occasionally self-pitying inside monologues. the 1st of the Quiller novels, The Berlin Memorandum (1965) (retitled The Quiller Memorandum within the US) received an Edgar Award, from the secret Writers of the United States, for top Novel. It was once filmed in 1966 lower than its US name with a screenplay by way of Harold Pinter and starred George Segal and Alec Guinness. It was once additionally tailored right into a 1975 British tv sequence, that includes Michael Jayston.

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Encyclopedia of Cold War Espionage, Spies, and Secret by Robert L. Miller, Richard C. S. Trahair

By Robert L. Miller, Richard C. S. Trahair

Formerly unknown operations and new names proceed to floor within the Encyclopedia of chilly conflict Espionage, Spies, and mystery Operations. This new version includes up to date details on chilly battle spying, with over 350 A-Z major entries (over thirty of them new) biographical sketches, and an up to date bibliography. In aid of the entries the ebook contains important instruments: an entire chronology of important espionage actions; a word list of keywords and members; references to different resources, both in print or digital codecs; and a whole index. the newest Russian deep hide secret agent situations of 2010 and the sequel are a part of this version.

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The Visiting Professor by Robert Littell

By Robert Littell

Whilst Lemuel Falk first arrives from the Soviet Union to take in a traveling professorship on the Institute for complicated Interdisciplinary Chaos-Related stories in upstate big apple, he expects to find a land the place streets are paved with Sony Walkmans. as a substitute, he encounters a gorgeous woman barber who cadges luxurious goods from the grocer, kingdom soldiers maintaining the development of a nuclear waste unload, and a serial assassin whose sufferers convey completely no reference to one another. Drawn in to those issues--at first helplessly after which with extra determination--the beleaguered Russian is ready finally to confront and take care of his personal previous. Quirky characters and linguistic byplay insure the book's attract subtle readers.

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Pulse by John Lutz

By John Lutz

The killer's depravity is insatiable. What he does to his sufferers is unthinkable.

Homicide detective grew to become P.I. Frank Quinn has visible this M.O. earlier than. A demented ritual, it's the paintings of Daniel Danielle - a infamous serial killer who blurs the road among female and male, human and monster.

Danielle disappeared ten years in the past.
Is a replica cat repeating the crimes? Or has Danielle made a dangerous go back?

Either method, this time the killing won't cease.

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100 Deadly Skills: The SEAL Operative's Guide to Eluding by Clint Emerson

By Clint Emerson

A hands-on, functional survival consultant from retired military SEAL Clint Emerson—adapted for civilians from genuine detailed forces operations—to eluding pursuers, evading seize, and surviving any harmful situation.

In today’s more and more risky global, threats on your own protection are all over. From acts of terror to mass shootings, and from the unseen (and occasionally digital) matrix of daily crime, chance is not any longer constrained to darkish alleys or volatile areas. possibly life-threatening situations can come up anyplace, each time, and Clint Emerson—former army SEAL—wants you to be prepared.

100 lethal abilities includes confirmed self-defense talents, evasion strategies, and immobilizing maneuvers—modified from the realm of black ops—to assist you take motion in several “worst case” eventualities from escaping a locked trunk, to creating an improvised Taser, to tricking facial reputation software program. With easy-to-understand directions and illustrations, Emerson outlines intimately many life-saving thoughts and teaches you the way to imagine and act like a member of the unique forces.

This entire path in survival teaches you ways to avoid monitoring, keep away from a kidnapping, elude an lively shooter, rappel down the aspect of a construction, immobilize a nasty man, guard yourself opposed to cyber-criminals, and masses more—all utilizing low-tech to “no-tech” tools. transparent, specific, and offered in an easy-to-understand and execute structure, a hundred lethal abilities is a useful source. simply because let’s face it, whilst risk is coming near near, you don’t have time for classy directions.

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The Cold Edge (A Jake Adams International Espionage by Trevor Scott

By Trevor Scott

While Jake's female friend Anna, an Interpol officer, has the 2 of them touring in Oslo, Norway, he has no inspiration he'll get referred to as again into the community by way of his previous Air strength commander and previous CIA officer. Jake is requested to go back and forth to Spitsbergen Island in Norway's Arctic Svalbard Archipelago, to retrieve the continues to be of a former officer killed there nearly twenty years in the past. jointly Jake and Anna crew up with a Norwegian Intelligence officer, who's either appealing and lethal. What they locate within the frozen permafrost leads them via Sweden and again to Norway's boreal forests, the place they have to confront a chilly warfare nemesis from the KGB who's as much as previous tips.

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The Man Who Heard Too Much (November Man, Book 10) by Bill Granger

By Bill Granger

E-book 10 of a thirteen ebook sequence published among 1979 and 1993. Being published first time in booklet shape beginning in 2014 a couple of at a time.

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It starts off in Sweden. A low-level defection by way of a Russian sailor in Stockholm coincides with the robbery of severe tapes at a high-level Soviet-American convention in Malmo. At stake is a worldly malicious program almost certainly extra deadly that any organic plague in background. From Paris to Copenhagen to Washington to the Vatican, adversaries once again locate themselves on contrary aspects: Henry McGee, the traitorous, possible indestructible double agent, and Devereaux, code identify November, waging his own, lethal warfare for--and against--both the CIA and the KGB.

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The Eleventh Commandment by Jeffrey Archer

By Jeffrey Archer

Publish 12 months note: First released January 1st 1998
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The speed, the ingenuity, the twists, intertwined with a relocating love tale, convey Britain's bestselling author on the height of his page-turning powers.

Connor Fitzgerald is the professional's expert. Holder of the Medal of Honour. dedicated kinfolk guy. The CIA's most dangerous weapon. yet for twenty-eight years, he has been prime a double existence. And merely days from his retirement, he comes throughout an enemy even he can't deal with. The enemy is his personal boss. and he or she has just one goal: to spoil him. in the meantime, the USA is confronted with an both ambitious foe: a brand new Russian President, decided to strength an army disagreement among the 2 superpowers.

Ranging from the Oval workplace within the White condominium to a Russian Mafia boss sumptuous hideaway outdoors St Petersburg, The 11th Commandment units new criteria in modern mystery writing. Jeffrey Archer scoops his readers up within the first paragraph, and doesn't allow them to pass until eventually the last.

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The Inscrutable Charlie Muffin: A Charlie Muffin Thriller by Brian Freemantle

By Brian Freemantle

On-the-run undercover agent Charlie Muffin investigates the destruction of an ocean liner
They name Charlie Muffin a traitor. He has been at the run ever because the blow-up in Berlin, whilst British intelligence declared him out of date and attempted to kill him. Charlie outsmarted them then, and he has performed so ever considering, staying one step forward by means of forgoing any semblance of an excellent midway basic lifestyles. Now he's by myself in Hong Kong and his simply protector and buddy, Rupert Willoughby, is a hemisphere away.
 
Now Rupert is in difficulty. He has invested £6 million in a tremendous new ocean liner however the send is destroyed via arsonists, burning thoroughly down in a Hong Kong harbor. The vendors blame chinese language brokers, yet Charlie smells a rat and is of the same opinion to enquire. however the conspiracy is extra harmful than a person knew, and it’s no longer lengthy ahead of Charlie realizes that his stable deed may be his last.
 
This book good points an illustrated biography of Brian Freemantle together with infrequent photographs from the author’s own collection.

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