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Horse Under Water (Secret Files)

By Len Deighton

The Ipcress File used to be a debut sensation. the following within the moment "Secret File," diving, drug trafficking, and blackmail all come jointly in a compelling tale within which the lifeless hand of a long-defeated Germany reaches out to Portugal, London and Marrakech--and to all of the neo-Nazis of present day Europe.
 
The tale as robust at the present time as ever, and the returning hero from The Ipcress File remains just as compelling as before. yet now, he needs to now draw on all his assets whilst he is plunged right into a tale of homicide, betrayal, and greed that is every piece as murky because the waters off the coast of Portugal, the place the solutions lie buried.

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Robert Ludlum's the Bourne Imperative (Jason Bourne series)

By Eric Van Lustbader

The fellow Jason Bourne fishes out of the freezing sea is close to demise, half-drowned and bleeding profusely from a gunshot wound. He awakens with out reminiscence of who he's or why he used to be shot-and Bourne is eerily reminded of his personal amnesia. Then Bourne discovers that the Mossad agent named Rebeka is so decided to discover this injured guy that she has long gone off the grid, reduce her ties to her supplier, and is now being stalked by means of Mossad's so much feared killer. Do the solutions to those mysteries lie again in southeast Lebanon, in a mystery encampment to which Bourne and Rebeka escaped following a firefight weeks ago?
The advanced path hyperlinks to the venture given to Treadstone administrators Peter Marks and Soraya Moore: locate the semi-mythic terrorist murderer often called Nicodemo.
In the process Bourne's determined, lethal look for a mystery that might adjust the way forward for the full global, he'll event either triumph and loss, and his existence is not really the same.
Now every little thing activates the amnesiac. Bourne needs to examine his identification and objective earlier than either he and Rebeka are killed. From Stockholm to Washington, D.C., from Mexico urban to Beijing, the internet of lies and betrayals extends right into a around the globe conspiracy of enormous proportions.

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Arctic Gold [With Headphones]

By Stephen Coonts

OUT OF THE chilly within the Arctic, American intelligence operatives are abducted whereas investigating Russian submarines―a consistent, covert presence underneath the ice caps. In Washington, ex-Marine Charlie Dean and his group at table 3 hint the kidnapping again to the Russian mafiya, who've their points of interest set at the sizeable reserves of oil that lie millions of ft less than the ocean’s flooring. INTO the road of fireside whereas Dean is distributed to the Arctic to rescue the hostages, the attractive Lia DeFrancesca penetrates a seriously guarded dacha at the beaches of the Black Sea. right here she learns the explosive fact approximately Russia and its Arctic oil―one that can price Dean and his Deep Black crew their lives…and force the world’s superpowers to the threshold of conflict. “Coonts understands how you can write and construct suspense. . . a traditional storyteller.” ― the hot York instances booklet evaluation “The grasp of the techno-thriller.” ― Publishers Weekly

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Deception: The Untold Story of East-West Espionage Today

By Edward Lucas

From the catch of Sidney Reilly, the "Ace of Spies," via Lenin's Bolsheviks in 1925 to the deportation from the U.S. of Anna Chapman, the "Redhead below the Bed," in 2010, Kremlin and Western spymasters have battled for supremacy for almost a century. Edward Lucas persuasively demonstrates that "for lots of the previous many years, the Kremlin's spymasters have run jewelry round their Western adversaries"―and proceed to take action good after the chilly warfare ended. Lucas unearths unknown triumphs and failures of Western intelligence, offering the historical past for the recent international of business and political espionage. as soon as the hazard from Moscow used to be overseas communism; now it comes from the siloviki, Russia's ruthless "men of power." "The outcome," argues Lucas, "will ensure even if the West brings Russia towards its criteria of liberty, legality, and cooperation, or no matter if Russia will form the West's destiny as we accommodate (or even undertake) the authoritarian crony capitalism that's the Moscow regime's hallmark."

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The Assassins

By Joe Musser

In 2007, quickly after the 6th anniversary of the September eleventh assaults on the USA, Jihadists assault a number of pursuits in Saudi Arabia, destroying oil pumping apparatus, crippling pipelines, and assassinating many of the royal relations. within the united states, gasoline costs jump to over $6 a gallon besides hyper–inflation internationally monetary markets. "Non–business go back and forth" within the U.S. is restricted to not more than 500 miles a week.

the boys accountable for this outrage can't be allowed to head unpunished. The UN safeguard Council authorizes a world intervention strength, and in a closed consultation of Congress the "Assassination invoice" is brought. basic Peter Newman is assigned to move a brand new "Threat Mitigation Unit," and is given authority to recruit and educate as much as a hundred experts for the ominous job at hand––to assassinate terrorists.

while it truly is stumbled on that the terrorists are threatening assaults on significant US towns, Newman and his staff are dispatched and start a mad chase throughout Europe and overseas waters to prevent the probability sooner than violent tragedy moves back. however the terrorists are decided to strike on US soil, and their goal is Washington, D.C.

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Ghosts (John Milton) (Volume 5)

By Mark Dawson

John Milton is a ghost. He used to be #1. the main risky murderer in staff Fifteen, the black-ops organization that solves difficulties whilst international relations has failed. Now Milton is Her Majesty’s so much sought after fugitive – an nameless loner with a dangerous set of abilities. So whilst he's arrested following a brawl in a Texas bar, the final individual he anticipated to bail him out used to be a glamorous operative from the Russian mystery carrier. Milton is blackmailed into discovering his predecessor as #1. yet she’s a ghost, too, and simply as harmful as him. He unearths himself in serious trouble, taking part in the Russians opposed to the British in a determined try and keep the lifetime of his oldest pal. a few ghosts are higher left by myself. yet those were disturbed and now there’s going to be hell to pay. This, the 5th e-book within the best-selling John Milton sequence, is his such a lot action-packed experience but. examine the broken hero that reviewers are describing as ‘the English Jack Reacher.’

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The Fist of God

By Frederick Forsyth

From the bestselling writer of The Day of the Jackal, international  master of intrigue Frederick Forsyth, comes a mystery that brilliantly  blends truth with fiction for one in all this summer's--or any season's--most  explosive reads!

From the behind-the-scenes decision-making of the Allies to the key conferences of Saddam Hussein's conflict cupboard, from the courageous American fliers working their risky missions over Iraq to the heroic younger undercover agent planted deep within the middle of Baghdad, Forsyth's incomparable storytelling ability retains the suspense at a breakneck pace.  Somewhere in Baghdad is the mysterious "Jericho," the traitor who's willing--for a price--to show what's going within the excessive councils of the Iraqi dictator.  But Saddam's final weapon has been saved mystery even from his so much relied on advisers, and the nightmare situation that haunts normal Schwarzkopf and his colleagues is abruptly coming near near, except in some way, the secret agent can find that weapon--The Fist of God--in time.

Peopled with shiny characters, brilliantly showing Forsyth's incomparable, wisdom of intelligence operations and tradecraft, relocating again and forth
between Washington and London, Baghdad and Kuwait, wasteland vastnesses and town bazaars, this breathtaking novel is an completely convincing tale of what may
actually have occurred at the back of the headlines.

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

By Allen W. Dulles

If the specialists may possibly element to any unmarried booklet as a resource for figuring out twentieth-century intelligence, that ebook will be Allen W. Dulles's The Craft of Intelligence. This vintage of spycraft relies on Dulles's incomparable adventure as a diplomat, foreign legal professional, and America's most well known intelligence officer. Dulles used to be a high-ranking officer of the CIA's predecessor - the workplace of Strategic providers - and served 8 years as director of the newly created CIA.

In The Craft of Intelligence, Dulles unearths how intelligence is amassed and processed, and the way the implications give a contribution to the formation of nationwide coverage. He discusses tools of surveillance and the usefulness of defectors from opposed international locations. His wisdom of chilly struggle Soviet espionage innovations is unmatched, and he explains how the Soviet nation safety provider recruited operatives and planted "illegals" in international nations. In an account enlivened with a wealth of private anecdotes, Dulles additionally addresses the Bay of Pigs incident, denying that the 1961 invasion used to be according to a CIA estimate renowned Cuban rebellion might take place. He spells out not just the recommendations of recent espionage but additionally the philosophy and position of intelligence in a unfastened society threatened by means of international conspiracies.This is a booklet for readers who search wider knowing of the contribution of intelligence to our nationwide defense.

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The Puzzle Palace: Inside the National Security Agency, America's Most Secret Intelligence Organization

By James Bamford

During this notable travel de strength of investigative reporting, James Bamford exposes the interior workings of America's biggest, such a lot secretive, and arguably so much intrusive intelligence employer. The NSA has lengthy eluded public scrutiny, yet The Puzzle Palace penetrates its large community of energy and unmasks the folks who keep watch over it, usually with surprising fail to remember for the law. With detailed information at the NSA's mystery function within the Korean airways catastrophe, Iran-Contra, the 1st Gulf struggle, and different significant global occasions of the 80s and 90s, this can be a impressive account of the use and abuse of technological espionage.

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