Contract to Kill (The Nathan McBride Series)

By Andrew Peterson

When Toby Haynes witnesses a double murder—and suspects his boss, Tanner Mason, because the wrongdoer of the crime—he does the single factor he can give some thought to: he calls in Nathan McBride.

CIA designated ops veteran McBride and his accomplice, Harvey Fontana, reply to their friend’s plea. As they release a covert research into Mason, the protection leader for one of many nation’s best deepest army contractors, they realize that no longer every thing is because it looks. Mason and his internal circle are top a top-secret operation to take on a wave of crime plaguing the US-Mexican border, and the homicide could have been a part of their advanced strategy—or a part of a extra menacing time table. quickly McBride and Fontana locate themselves engaged in a perilous video game. With a robust flesh presser in the back of all of it, preventing Mason may well suggest becoming a member of a mystery war—with really worldwide stakes.

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October Men (David Audley, Book 4)

By Anthony Price

Anthony Price – complete identify Alan Anthony fee – wrote twenty books from 1970 to 1990. Nineteen of these have been undercover agent novels (the 20th, The Eyes of the Fleet: a well-liked background of Frigates and Frigate Captains, a non-fiction identify released in 1990, was once his ultimate paintings – at the least, so far; rate remains to be with us), which, jointly, shape the most effective espionage sequence ever penned via a unmarried writer, a brilliantly sustained, splendidly interconnected, richly historic fictional – but solely believable – universe starring operatives of a department of Britain's Intelligence companies (later pointed out because the learn and improvement Section).

Though written within the 3rd individual, each one tale is instructed from the viewpoint of 1 of a rotating solid of intelligence kinds. The sequence starts with 1970's The Labyrinth Makers and Dr. David Audley, a socially awkward, in advance middle-aged heart East professional with a fascination for archaeology and heritage – topics that stay abiding matters through the next eighteen novels. We additionally meet Audley's fellow operatives, delicate, committed Squadron chief Hugh Roskill and hard-headed, carrot-topped army guy significant – quickly to develop into Colonel – Jack Butler, each one of whom will take their flip within the limelight in later books.

Price's closest modern is perhaps John le Carré, yet rate was once good into his sequence by the point Le Carré's masterwork, Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, secret agent, arrived in 1974. And whereas there are similarities among the 2 writers within the means they've got their characters study facts on the way to arrive at conclusions, fee has little time for Le Carré's methodical digging via of outdated documents; a lot of that kind of factor happens off-page, leaving extra space for the following ruminations and discussions. The overdue H. R. F. Keating placed it such a lot appositely (and pithily) in a blurb reproduced at the again covers of a few of the later versions of Price's books: "If think's your factor, here's richness in plot, discussion, implications."

A Crime Writers' organization Silver and Gold Dagger Award winner, fee is very ignored nowadays, that's amazing when you think about how superb his tales are. There's scant information regarding him on-line; he has a Wikipedia entry – even if the dates within the bibliography are faulty, probably simply because they take the yankee ebook dates instead of the unique British ones; see under for a extra exact bibliography – and there are one or reliable articles at the subject matters and chronology of his secret agent sequence (which levels from 1944 to 1988); this one by way of Jo Walton and this one via David Dyer-Bennet (with its attendant booknotes) are the simplest of the bunch. however the extraordinary person evaluate apart, that's approximately it.

David Audley - 4

In the fourth identify of Anthony Price's gripping secret agent sequence, British Intelligence officer David Audley slips away to Italy with out authorisation, taking his spouse with him. instantly the suspicion arises that he could have defected, and the top of Italian protection is additionally drawn to his arrival, quite because it has flushed from hide a rogue communist.

But Audley has his personal purposes for leaving Britain, in an research that turns into an issue of existence or death.

Anthony cost Bibliography

The Labyrinth Makers (1970) (CWA Silver Dagger)
The Alamut Ambush (1971)
Colonel Butler's Wolf (1972)
October males (1973)
Other Paths to Glory (1974) (CWA Gold Dagger)
Our guy in Camelot (1975)
War online game (1976)
The '44 classic (1978)
Tomorrow's Ghost (1979)
The Hour of the Donkey (1980)
Soldier not more (1981)
The previous Vengeful (1982)
Gunner Kelly (1983)
Sion Crossing (1984)
Here Be Monsters (1985)
For the great of the nation (1986)
A New type of battle (1987)
A Prospect of Vengeance (1988)
The reminiscence capture (1989)

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Ballistic (A Gray Man Novel)

By Mark Greaney

#1 New York Times bestselling writer Mark Greaney provides the 3rd grey guy novel, that includes the ex-CIA murderer being hailed as "Bourne for the recent millennium" (James Rollins).

After court docket Gentry was once betrayed by means of his compatriots and compelled to tackle a near-suicidal covert undertaking through the CIA, he idea he may locate shelter dwelling in the Amazon rain wooded area. yet his bloody previous reveals him whilst a vengeful Russian crime lord forces him to head at the run once more. courtroom makes his approach to one of many merely males on the planet he can trustand arrives too overdue. His good friend is lifeless and buried.

Years prior to, Eddie Gamboa had kept Court's existence. Now, Eddie has been murdered by means of the infamous Mexican drug cartel he fought to take down. And court docket quickly reveals himself drawn right into a conflict he by no means sought after. yet during this battle, there are not any sidesonly survivors...

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Dark Zone (Stephen Coonts' Deep Black, Book 3)

By Stephen Coonts, Jim DeFelice

In a secluded headquarters at the different part of the globe a terrorist venture is underway-a plan to set-off an underwater explosion so nice, and with such hellish strength, that it could actually shift the very origin of the earth's floor inflicting untold calamity and world-wide catastrophe. The terrorists name it God's Revenge.

A nuclear warhead has long gone lacking. Small in measurement, it packs as much as ten occasions the kilotons that exploded over Hiroshima. it truly is now within the incorrect palms, able to detonate a global struggle of unfathomable proportions.

In the pinnacle mystery headquarters of the nationwide safety supplier, a small cadre of exact brokers shape Deep Black, designed to carry a techno facet to covert operations and do away with the cyber threats to international peace. this is often Charlie Dean's world-an NSA ex-marine sniper now enlisted to prevent the unthinkable. but if his suspicions of a traitor in his shadow turn into frighteningly precise, Dean's race opposed to time may well suggest the tip of the unfastened world.

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Payback

By Andy McNab

A sequence of high-profile suicide bombing has devastated London and stymied British Intelligence. yet none of that issues to Danny Watts and his ex-spy grandfather Fergus, who're residing peacefully incognito in Spain—that is, till their conceal is blown in a botched assassination attempt.

without notice, Danny and Fergus are pressured to come to London and into the swirl of present occasions. Their in simple terms desire of clearing the kin identify is to damage into Intelligence headquarters and thieve the records that turn out Fergus used to be framed via his commanding officer. but if Fergus takes a bullet within the leg, it’s as much as Danny to do the task on my own. Is Danny as much as the duty? and what's the Watts family’s connection to the bombings?

With a narrative ripped from today’s headlines, and choked with genuine info from Andy McNab’s stories in British targeted Ops, Payback maintains the explosive motion that made Traitor a YA motion fan favorite.

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Agent X

By Noah Boyd

Ex-FBI agent Steve Vail navigates a maze of hidden codes and brain-teasing puzzles to stick scorching at the path of a band of Russian spies during this breathtaking follow-up to his New York Times bestselling debut, The Bricklayer.

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Murderers' Row (Matt Helm, Book 5)

By Donald Hamilton

Book five of 27 within the sequence. 2013 retail epub of the radical which was once first published in 1962. The sequence is being slowly published as first-time ebooks by way of Titan Books one after the other starting in 2013. on the present expense booklet 27 could be out in book layout in 2017.

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A brand-new variation of the vintage novel.

The division is worried approximately specialist murderer and counter-agent Matt Helm. Having been given a distasteful project - assaulting a fellow agent so that it will identify her disguise in an top-secret operation - the lady is now useless. on my own in Chesapeake Bay, and pursued through his personal govt, Helm needs to whole the lifeless agent's task and assassinate an enemy operative. except his employers get to him first...

"Actually my 1993 novel, with out regret was once written as a homage to Matt Helm, yet with a military SEAL typically role." - Tom Clancy

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Zero Day: A Jeff Aiken Novel (Jeff Aiken Series)

Over the Atlantic, an airliner's controls unexpectedly cease reacting. In Japan, an oil tanker runs aground while its navigational approach fails. And in the US, a nuclear strength plant approximately turns into the following Chernobyl.

At first, those computing device mess ups appear unrelated. yet Jeff Aiken, a former executive analyst who observed the blunders made earlier than 9-11, fears that there is a extra critical assault coming. And he quickly realizes that there's not a lot time if he hopes to forestall a world disaster.

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Repetition: A Novel

By Alain Robbe-Grillet, Richard Howard

We are within the bombed-out Berlin of 1949, after the second one global battle, rendered with an environment similar to Orson Welles’ The 3rd guy. Henri Robin, a distinct agent of the French mystery provider, arrives within the ruined former capital to which he feels associated through a obscure yet recurrent formative years reminiscence. however the actual objective of his project has no longer been printed to him, for his superiors have made up our minds to come up with the money for him simply as a lot info as is imperative for the motion anticipated of his blind loyalty. yet not anything is what it kind of feels, and concerns don't prove as anticipated.

Indeed, the occasions that punctuate the key agent’s remain in Berlin are at risk of abrupt transitions, exciting and questionable in equivalent degree: a capturing, a kidnapping, druggings, encounters with pimps and teen whores, police interrogations, even a few elegantly staged torture. those bloody occasions occur amid thick fog alongside the city’s canals, or even extra mysterious narrative methods. Robin—or is the narrator truly dual brothers?—falls in love with a mysterious lady named Jo Kast (a connection with Oedipus’s mom Jocasta). Her teenaged daughter Gegenecke (the German translation of Antigone), a provocative blonde, will shape a wierd partnership similar to the blind Oedipus led into exile by means of Antigone. Dupont, the hero of The Erasers, returns right here as van Brucke (both names suggest “Of the Bridge,” one in French, the opposite in German). during this spectacular fictional cat-and-mouse video game, such as Daedalus’s labyrinth, not anything that's remembered will be altogether precise, yet merely what's remembered should be real.

Readers of Robbe-Grillet’s novel Erasers will realize, because the undercover agent of Repetition slowly turns into conscious that he used to be in Berlin before—as a baby, together with his mom, maybe searching for his father—the comparable allusions to bits and items of the Oedipus tale equipped into the hero’s personal. certainly “erasing” a narrative through retelling it's the important motif of all Robbe-Grillet’s fiction and movies, of which this newest and possibly final novel is in lots of methods the main revealing and successful version.

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