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By James Carroll. 1982
When a college freshman sees his father with a beautiful blonde, he infers adultery until his search for the truth… leads him to one of the most extraordinary intelligence coups of World War II. Some strong language and some explicit descriptions of sex. c1982.
By Jonathan Coe. 2013
London, 1958: unassuming civil servant Thomas Foley is plucked from his desk at the Central Office of Information and sent… on a six-month trip to Brussels. His task: to keep an eye on The Brittania, a brand new pub which will form the heart of the British presence at Expo 58 - the biggest World's Fair of the century. 2013.
By David Morrell. 1996
Antiterrorist agent Steve Decker took the fall for a botched covert operation in Rome and has retired to New Mexico.… Then he meets gorgeous widow Beth Dwyer and disaster strikes. Decker's home is attacked and an explosion rocks Beth's. The stakes are high as Decker matches wits with his violent enemies. Strong language, violence, and explicit descriptions of sex. 1996.
By Len Deighton. 1994
After Bernard Samson thought he had lost his wife forever, he fell in love with Gloria. Now his wife has… returned and he is tormented by guilt. Sent back into an East Germany still under communism, his love for Berlin is tested by events. Followed by "Hope". Some descriptions of violence. 1994. (Bernard Samson ; 7)
By Robert Harris. 1995
February 1943. Cryptanalyst Thomas Jericho is recovering from a nervous breakdown suffered while deciphering Hitler's codes at Bletchley. While recuperating,… Jericho develops a relationship with cryptographer Claire. A month later, he is recalled to Bletchley where he must break Hitler's new codes to save a convoy of American ships headed to England. And he must find the missing Claire, who may have been a spy. Some strong language. Bestseller.
By Harry Currie. 1995
A former flyer in the Canadian military, David Baird is now an up-and-coming singer in Britain in 1962. His career… changes again when British Intelligence asks him for a favour when he sings at the Soviet Embassy. Baird is soon involved in a world of intrigue with the KGB, CIA, assassins, and spies. 1995.
By Jack Higgins. 2005
It is night in Manhattan. The President of the United States is scheduled to have dinner with an old friend,… but in the building across the street a man has disabled the security system and stands at the window, a rifle in his hand. The assassination doesn't go according to plan, but this is only the beginning. Someone is recruiting a shadowy network of agents with the intention of creating terror. Their range is broad, their identities masked, their methods subtle. White House operative Blake Johnson and his opposite number in British intelligence, Sean Dillon, set out to trace the source of the havoc, but behind the first man lies another, and behind him another still. And that man is not at all pleased with the interference. 2005. (Sean Dillon ; 12)
By Anthony Horowitz. 2003
After a chance encounter with assassin Yassen Gregorovich in the South of France, teenage spy Alex Rider investigates international pop… star and philanthropist Damian Cray, whose new video game venture hides sinister motives involving Air Force One, nuclear missiles, and the international drug trade. Sequel to "Skeleton key", followed by "Scorpia". Junior High. 2003. (Alex Rider adventure ; 4)
By Sebastian Faulks, Ian Fleming. 2008
Dr Julius Gorner is a name that will become seared into James Bond's consciousness. The name of a man who… knows no master but his own power-crazed ego, whose wealth is exceeded only by his greed and who will stop at nothing until he has destroyed the very heart of Britain. A savage execution in the desolate outskirts of Paris sets in motion a chain of events designed to lead only to global catastrophe. 2008.
By Geoffrey Household. 1971
By Robert Lipscomb Duncan. 1975
A cynical CIA agent based in Tokyo is offered a fortune to undertake a search for Japanese gold. He soon… learns he is being set up as the victim of an elaborate hoax designed to discredit the Japanese. Strong language and explicit descriptions of sex. 1975.
By Philip Shelby. 1996
The fast-track career of Secret Service agent Holland Tylo is derailed when a prominent senator is murdered on her watch.… The distraught Tylo realizes almost too late that she holds political secrets, which both criminals and government officials are desperate to obtain at any price. Strong language and violence. 1996.
By Clive Cussler. 1984
An Asian shipping empire is involved in the kidnapping of senior U.S. officials, and the abduction of the American president… from his yacht on the Potomac River. Sequel to "Pacific vortex", followed by "Cyclops". 1984. (Dirk pitt novel ; 7)
By Jack Higgins. 1996
Ten years ago, IRA terrorist Sean Dillon, now a British secret agent, was involved in an ill-fated plot to steal… gold bullion to send to Ulster. Now, governments, terrorists, and the Mafia are all interested in the bullion, which was lost at sea. Dillon finds himself the target of some deadly operatives as he races against time to recover it. Sequel to "Angel of Death". Bestseller. 1996.
By Francis Clifford. 1976
By Ian Fleming. 1958
M hasn't forgiven James Bond for the negligence on his last assignment that nearly cost Bond his life. Brusquely he… tosses Bond a time-wasting case in the Caribbean. Angrily Bond accepts. But on the horizon a cloud forms - no bigger than a man's hand - the hand of Dr. No. Sequel to "From Russia with love" . Followed by "Goldfinger" . 1958. (James Bond series ; 6)
By Eric Ambler. 1974
By Dorothy Dunnett. 1968
The world's leading coloratura soprano is in Edinburgh - ostensibly to sing in the Festival, but in reality to meet… her lover. After discovering an unknown corpse, she joins the enigmatic portrait painter Johnson Johnson in a yacht race to the Hebrides, where her lover conducted secret research. 1984, c1968.
By Ian Fleming. 1956
By Stuart Woods. 1986