“a riveting description of what really happens behind those closed doors of Washington’s flawed and dysfunctional traditions.”
“It’s stylish to portray Mossad as the least likeable and most dangerous of all the secret mission forces in the Western world.”
“The Night Agent is a disappointment.
“The Good Lie feels like a rush job, written in haste to provide a sequel to the first novel in the series.”
“Fans of the series and new readers alike will enjoy this standout thriller that combines nonstop action and suspense with memorable characters who make you want to linger even as you race
“The Moscow Sleepers offers a sturdy display of espionage agencies wrestling to collaborate via real-life intrigue, with a nice dose of feminine teamwork.”
The Chinese have set a mole loose inside the CIA, compromising American efforts to ensure that their home-grown high-tech companies lead the world in research into quantum computing, the ultimate i
“This is the way a horror novel should be written. It’s fast-moving and doesn’t let up.”
A 13-year-old Syrian boy makes his way along a dangerous migrant route through the refugee camps of Greece to the mountains of Macedonia, pursuing an unrealistic dream of finding a place in Germany
Matt Johnson’s Wicked Game trilogy began with Wicked Game, then Deadly Game, and now wraps up in End Game.
“This gripping, free-wheeling joy ride of a whodunnit invariably leaves the reader unabashedly cheering for the heroes and jeering the villains.”
“Rude. Crude. Cynical. Irascible. And these are the good traits of Mick Herron's central character, Jackson Lamb.”
"Hope Never Dies is an amusing story that sprinkles just the right amount of humor into a solid mystery story."
“an exciting shocker, beginning as a horror story, then switching midway to a political thriller . . .”
Do we really know what happened on April 4, 1968, when Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee?
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.
Need to Know is Karen Cleveland’s first novel.
“An excellent read from a remarkable storyteller.”
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.
“Havana Libre works well as a sociological commentary, but as a mystery novel or a thriller, it’s a dud.”
Some espionage writers follow the same character from one book to the next— John Le Carré’s George Smiley, for instance.
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
“an action-packed thriller with an exotic Hong Kong setting . . .”
“Silva lives up to his reputation as a foremost writer of spy thrillers. This book turns its own pages!”
Alan Furst is the empathetic king of deeply researched historical fiction set in WWII Europe. His heroes are intelligent men attracted to complex women.