Shadow Wave (Cherub, Book 12)

By Robert Muchamore

After a tsunami motives gigantic devastation to a tropical island, its governor sends within the bulldozers to knock down villages, changing them with luxurious hotels.

Guarding the corrupt governor’s family members isn’t James Adams’ proposal of the suitable venture, particularly as it’s going to be his final as a CHERUB agent. after which retired colleague Kyle Blueman comes up with an unofficial and hugely harmful plan of his own.

James needs to make a choice from loyalty to CHERUB, and loyalty to his oldest good friend.

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The Night of Wenceslas

By Lionel Davidson

Younger Nicholas Whistler, dissolute and disappointed, lives a lifetime of uninteresting monotony in London. stuck up in a petty money-lenders dispute, he reveals himself despatched to Prague to discharge the debt via undertaking an easy project. yet this business journey will quickly drag him deep into the harmful global of chilly conflict espionage and the conflict for atomic supremacy. Trapped among the key police and the amorous clutches of the mysterious and statuesque Vlasta, Nicholas needs to face the truth that now he's a secret agent, no matter if he likes it or no longer. The evening of Wenceslas, Lionel Davidson's debut mystery, used to be an rapid and big good fortune upon ebook in 1960. Its taut prose and masterful plot driven him to front ranks of the style. It was once defined by way of the recent Yorker as 'so enriched with variety, wit, and a feeling of great comedy that all of it yet transcends its type' and via Newsweek as 'downright superb.' provided the Gold Dagger Award by means of the Crime Writers' organization, it was once as a consequence filmed as 'Hot sufficient For June' starring Dirk Bogarde.

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The Mammoth Book of Short Spy Novels: Twelve Espionage Masterpieces

By Bill Pronzini

From award-winning editor invoice Pronzini comes The large publication of brief undercover agent Novels—a vintage booklet up to date for spymasters. 13 amazing secret agent and espionage novellas, entire and unabridged, are accumulated the following in a single great quantity. They signify a especially selected assortment from the main finished writers within the box, together with W. Somerset Maugham on Ashenden, his operative in global conflict I and Ian Fleming on 007 within the Caribbean, in addition to Leslie Charteris, Erle Stanley Gardner, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, and John Jakes, between others. those works span greater than seventy-five years of espionage writing within the usa and England, and have mystery brokers, counterspies, and double brokers in settings from Japan to the previous japanese Bloc, and from international struggle I onward.

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The Craft of Intelligence: America's Legendary Spy Master on the Fundamentals of Intelligence Gathering for a Free World

If the specialists may perhaps aspect to any unmarried booklet as a kick off point for figuring out the topic of intelligence from the overdue 20th century to at the present time, that unmarried ebook will be Allen W. Dulles's The Craft of Intelligence. This vintage of spycraft relies on Allen Dulles's incomparable event as a diplomat, foreign attorney, and America's most advantageous intelligence officer. Dulles was once a high-ranking officer of the CIA's predecessor--the workplace of Strategic Services--and was once current on the inception of the CIA, the place he served 8 of his ten years there as director. right here he sums up what he realized approximately intelligence from approximately a half-century of expertise in overseas affairs.

In global conflict II his OSS brokers penetrated the German overseas workplace, labored with the anti-Nazi underground resistance, and proven contacts that caused the Nazi army quit in North Italy. below his course the CIA built either a committed corps of experts and an entire diversity of recent intelligence units, from the U-2 high-altitude photographic airplane to minute digital listening and transmitting equipment.

Dulles unearths a lot approximately how intelligence is amassed and processed, and the way the ensuing estimates give a contribution to the formation of nationwide coverage. He discusses equipment of surveillance, and the usefulness of defectors from antagonistic countries. His wisdom of Soviet espionage concepts is unmatched, and he explains how the Soviet kingdom protection provider recruited operatives and planted "illegals" in overseas international locations. He spells out not just the recommendations of recent espionage but in addition the philosophy and function of intelligence in a loose society threatened by way of worldwide conspiracies.

Dulles additionally addresses the Bay of Pigs incident, denying that the 1961 invasion used to be in line with a CIA estimate well known Cuban rebellion may happen. This account is enlivened with a wealth of private anecdotes. it's a booklet for readers who search wider realizing of the contribution of intelligence to our nationwide security.

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The Big Breach: From Top Secret to Maximum Security

By Richard Tomlinson

Richard Tomlinson was once recruited via MI6, the British international intelligence carrier, in the course of his senior 12 months at Cambridge college. He speedy received the belief and self belief of 1 of the world's top-rated intelligence corporations. MI6 depended on Tomlinson to smuggle nuclear secrets and techniques out of Moscow, to run an undercover operation in Sarajevo whereas town used to be below siege, and to infiltrate and dismantle a legal crew that sought to export chemical guns features to Iran.

Four years after becoming a member of MI6, Tomlinson's profession used to be suddenly terminated for purposes which are nonetheless uncertain. whilst he attempted to struggle the unjust dismissal, govt accused him in breaching the legit secrets and techniques Act and imprisoned him in a single of the Britain's hardest greatest protection prisons.

Following his free up, MI6 saved up its strain, hounding Tomlinson, launching a smear crusade within the overseas press, and pressuring its allies world wide to illegally arrest and expel him.

The British intelligence carrier has used threats of felony motion to strength publishers in different ecu nations to desert plans to submit this book.

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Missed It By That Much! (Get Smart, Book 5)

By William Johnston

Max is again. In ignored IT through THAT MUCH!. Max and ninety nine face stampeding elephants, quicksand, a cannibal tribe, steaming jungles, and worst of the entire wily Whitestone, a magician-illusionist grew to become KAOS agent.

Agent 86 needs to locate Dr. Livingstrom, who's someplace in darkest Africa, earlier than KAOS steals his mystery formulation, Brassica Oleracia—212°, to exploit opposed to the loose World.

Can Max get to Dr. Livingstrom earlier than the Forces of Evil?

Can he trap his bold foe, Whitestone?

Or does he leave out HIM by way of THAT a lot?

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Robert Ludlum's The Hades Factor (Covert-One, Book 1)

By Gayle Lynds

ROBERT LUDLUM'S
THE HADES FACTOR
"Ludlum pulls out all of the stops and dazzles his readers."
--"Chicago Tribune"
A baffling virus has claimed the lives of 4 humans around the country--including Dr. Sophia Russell, a examine scientist operating to appreciate the ailment. sour and broken-hearted over the loss of life of his attractive fianc e, Jon Smith is set to discover the reason for the virus that killed her--and hinder it from becoming a plague of epic proportions. He'll trip around the globe and into the darkest corridors of homicide and greed, to discover a killer who might sacrifice thousands of lives for his personal good fortune

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Point Blank (Alex Rider Adventure)

By Anthony Horowitz

Whilst an research right into a sequence of mysterious deaths leads brokers to an elite prep university for rebellious childrens, MI6 assigns Alex Rider to the case. prior to he is aware it, Alex is putting out with the sons of the wealthy and robust, and anything feels flawed. those former juvenile delinquents have became well-behaved, studious—and identical—overnight. it truly is as much as Alex to determine who's masterminding this nefarious plot, sooner than they locate him.

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State of the Union (Scot Harvath, Book 3) (The Scot Harvath Series)

By Brad Thor

America’s worst nightmare has simply turn into a brutal fact. the main not going terrorist enemy of all now holds a knife opposed to the country’s throat. With either diplomatic and standard army suggestions swept from the desk, the president calls upon military SEAL grew to become mystery provider agent, Scot Harvath, to disable a brilliantly orchestrated conspiracy meant to carry the us to its knees. Teamed with attractive Russian Intelligence agent Alexandra Ivanova and a hugely proficient CIA paramilitary detachment, Harvath embarks on an adrenaline-fueled seek that spans the world—and ends up in a last, lethal showdown on American soil, with a deadly and sinister enemy from the prior.

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