A Nasty Piece of Work: A Novel

By Robert Littell

Former CIA agent Lemuel Gunn left the battlefield of Afghanistan for early retirement within the wilderness of recent Mexico, the place he works as a personal investigator from the creature comforts, comparable to they're, of a cellular home.

Into his lifestyles comes Ornella Neppi, a thirty-something girl creating a hash out of her uncle's bail bonds company. The resource of her issues, Emilio Gava, was once arrested for getting cocaine. Ornella has cause to think he's making plans to leap bail. until she will locate him, her uncle goes to be $125,000 out of pocket.

For $95-a-day plus charges (not to say the excitement of her company), Gunn has the same opinion to assist Ornella tune the wayward suspect down. interestingly, no pictures of Gava appear to exist. as soon as Gunn starts his manhunt, he starts off to wonder if Gava himself existed within the first place.
Robert Littell has been greatly praised as the most effective espionage writers of our time. Now, he is became his bold talents towards crime fiction in A Nasty Piece of Work, a unique that Le Monde has already praised as "one of these page-turning detective stories that seems like an immediate classic.… A Chandleresque noir novel, as pleasant because it is suspenseful."

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Her Majesty's Spymaster: Elizabeth I, Sir Francis Walsingham, and the Birth of Modern Espionage

By Stephen Budiansky

Sir Francis Walsingham’s authentic identify used to be central secretary to Queen Elizabeth I, yet in reality this pious, tight-lipped Puritan was once England’s first spymaster. A ruthless, fiercely dependable civil servant, Walsingham labored brilliantly behind the curtain to foil Elizabeth’s rival Mary Queen of Scots and outwit Catholic Spain and France, which had arrayed their forces in the back of her. notwithstanding he reduce an incongruous determine in Elizabeth’s worldly court docket, Walsingham controlled to win the belief of key gamers like William Cecil and the Earl of Leicester earlier than launching his personal mystery crusade opposed to the queen’s enemies. Covert operations have been Walsingham’s genius; he pioneered suggestions for exploiting double brokers, spreading disinformation, and interpreting codes with the newest code-breaking technology that stay staples of foreign espionage.

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Leverage: Hitters, Hackers and Thieves

By Matt Forbeck, Cam Banks, Robert Donoghue, Fred Hicks, Laura Anne Gilman, Ryan Macklin, Jimmy McMichael, David A. Hill Jr., Aaron

In case you have to damage in, bust heads, or skip a firewall, this sourcebook for the Leverage RPG supplies the instruments and tips to do it. leading edge expertise, high-powered guns, extra scuffling with types, and accelerated principles for overcoming security features and dealing with tech-heavy jobs. video game Masters will benefit from the rogue's gallery of minions and mooks to throw within the direction of the gamers.

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Hitler's Spy Chief: The Wilhelm Canaris Betrayal: The Intelligence Campaign Against Adolf Hitler

By Richard Bassett

A extraordinary story of espionage and intrigue—the tale of Wilhelm Canaris, Hitler’s intelligence leader, and his function within the conspiracy to assassinate the Fu¨hrer

Admiral Wilhelm Canaris used to be appointed by means of Hitler to move the Abwehr (the German mystery carrier) eighteen months after the Nazis got here to strength. yet Canaris might flip opposed to the Fu¨hrer and the Nazi regime, believing that Hitler had begun a battle Germany couldn't win. In 1938 he was once all for an tried coup, undermined by means of British major Minister Neville Chamberlain.In 1940 he sabotaged the German plan to invade England.For years Canaris performed a perilous double video game, desperately attempting to preserve one step sooner than the Gestapo. SS leader Heinrich Himmler turned suspicious of Canaris in 1944,when Abwehr group of workers have been interested in the botched Operation Valkyrie. The SS had the facts they had to arrest Canaris himself; he used to be achieved a couple of weeks ahead of the tip of the war.In this riveting actual tale, Richard Bassett finds how Admiral Canaris’s mystery paintings opposed to the German management helped switch the process international struggle II. sixteen pages of B&W images

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A Matter of Honor

By Jeffrey Archer

It turns out blameless sufficient. A disgraced British colonel bequeaths a mysterious letter to his simply son. however the second Adam Scott opens the yellowing envelope, he units into movement a dangerous chain of occasions that threatens to shake the very foundations of the loose world.

Within days, Adam's lover is brutally murdered and he is working for his existence in the course of the nice towns of Europe, pursued not just through the KGB, yet via the CIA and his personal countrymen to boot. Their universal cause is to kill him sooner than the reality comes out. whereas strong males in smoke-filled rooms plot ever extra inventive technique of destroying him, Adam reveals himself betrayed and deserted even through these he holds so much dear.

When ultimately he involves comprehend what he's in ownership of, he is much more made up our minds to guard it, for it truly is greater than an issue of lifestyles and death-it's an issue of honor.

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Abyss (McGarvey)

By David Hagberg

New York Times bestselling writer David Hagberg pits The Expediter's Kirk McGarvey opposed to those who suggest to wreck our destiny.

It's a delightful summer time afternoon off Florida's east coast, the place NOAA scientist Dr. Eve Larsen is at the verge of a step forward. not just does she have the solutions to weather swap, she additionally has the expertise to forestall killer storms around the planet.

At that second, agreement killer Brian DeCamp walks into the within sight Hutchinson Island Nuclear energy Station, aiming to reason a meltdown extra devastating than Chernobyl. fortunately, former CIA director Kirk McGarvey manages to thwart the disaster. however the failed sabotage units off a terrifying chain of occasions as McGarvey follows a path of assassinations and soiled cash that results in strength agents who will cease at not anything to determine Dr. Larsen's undertaking fail―enemies way more ruthless than McGarvey might ever have imagined.

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