Espionage

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Do we really know what happened on April 4, 1968, when Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee?

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Jason Matthews’ The Kremlin’s Candidate is the finale in his Red Sparrow series. The story is very “today” with action and events pulled from current headlines.

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Need to Know is Karen Cleveland’s first novel.

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“An excellent read from a remarkable storyteller.”

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When all hands are dirty what is justice?

In A Legacy of Spies, author John le Carré explores the aftermath of moral choices made during the Cold War.

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“Havana Libre works well as a sociological commentary, but as a mystery novel or a thriller, it’s a dud.”

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Some espionage writers follow the same character from one book to the next— John Le Carré’s George Smiley, for instance.

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The nuclear industry, its dangerous shortfalls and, subsequently, its potential as a target for nuclear terrorism is clearly a subject book editor and author Robert Gleason has made it his business

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“an action-packed thriller with an exotic Hong Kong setting . . .”

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Silva lives up to his reputation as a foremost writer of spy thrillers. This book turns its own pages!”

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Alan Furst is the empathetic king of deeply researched historical fiction set in WWII Europe. His heroes are intelligent men attracted to complex women.

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The title of Helen Dunmore’s masterfully crafted novel should perhaps be in the plural, encapsulating as it does a number of exposures that tickle the reader’s thoughts long after the final page ha

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“the story wandered far afield through dead-ends, unnecessary characters, and false starts.”

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“Incorporating many of the finest elements of spy thrillers and even romance novels, . . .”

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Fly By Night is fast-paced and engaging. Thoroughly enjoyable.”

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“Mr. Jurjevics draws the reader into the narrative, as if he is experiencing the mission alongside Rider as he huffs through the jungle in wet boots, bugs feasting on his flesh. . . .

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“[Spycatcher] is timely in its topic and credit should be given to Mr. Dunn for applying his experience to designing a suspense thriller.

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“Daniel Silva writes with a clarity not seen by many of today’s writers. He has designed a delicious plot that moves with the speed of light.

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Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child have done it again—and have done so with efficacy. In creating a new hero, they have assured their many enduring fans a fast paced read.

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A 21-year veteran of the Central Intelligence Agency, Susan Hasler begins a new career as a novelist with this brilliantly written satirical thriller and blatant, all-out attack on her former emplo