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Lone wolf by Gregg Hurwitz

Lone wolf

Gregg Hurwitz

"Once a black ops government assassin known as Orphan X, Evan Smoak left the Program, and reinvented himself as someone who will risk everything to help those who have nowhere else to turn. Now struggling with an unexpected personal crisis, Evan goes back to...

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James by Percival Everett

James

Percival Everett

"When the enslaved Jim overhears that he is about to be sold to a man in New Orleans, separated from his wife and daughter forever, he decides to hide on nearby Jackson Island until he can formulate a plan. Meanwhile, Huck Finn has faked his own death to...

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The year of the locust by Terry Hayes

The year of the locust

Terry Hayes

"If, like Kane, you're a Denied Access Area spy for the CIA, then boundaries have no meaning. Your function is to go in, do whatever is required, and get out again--by whatever means necessary. You know when to run, when to hide--and when to shoot. But some...

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Droits of the crown by David Donachie

Droits of the crown

David Donachie

"When John Pearce is sent on a mission to collect fleeing members of the Corsican government, he seeks the aid of a local clan chief, inadvertently putting himself, his crew, and his rescued charges in jeopardy." -- Publisher.

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A game of bones by David Donachie

A game of bones

David Donachie

"1796. The long-awaited return of the Bucephalas to the safety of Cinque Ports is interrupted by a disastrous engagement in the Channel. The looming shape of a merchantman becalmed in fog presents an almost irresistible allure. But for Harry Ludlow and his...

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Geneva by Richard Armitage

Geneva

Richard Armitage

"How far would you go for someone you love? Nobel Prize-winning scientist Sarah Collier has taken a step back from work to spend more time with her family. Her father's suffering from Alzheimer's and needs special care. Sarah has started to show tell-tale...

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Blood lines by Nelson DeMille

Blood lines

Nelson DeMille

"Army Criminal Investigation Agents Scott Brodie and Maggie Taylor have been separated for five months following their last assignment, a dangerous mission in Venezuela to locate and detain an infamous Army deserter. Now, in Berlin, they are reunited and...

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The scent of betrayal by David Donachie

The scent of betrayal

David Donachie

"This historical narrative recounts the fifth adventure of Harry Ludlow, privateer, and his brother James. They find themselves undertaking hazardous journeys in their attempt to solve the mystery of an abandoned ship and a brutal murder." -- Publisher.

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Shotgun Johnny by William W. Johnstone

Shotgun Johnny

William W. Johnstone

"Armed with his weapons of choice--two sawed-off, double-barreled shotguns in custom-made holsters for pistol-quick draws--Shotgun Johnny ain't stopping for no one . . . not unless they want to die. Johnny Greenway was once a family man. A well-respected...

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Son of blood by Jack Ludlow

Son of blood

Jack Ludlow

"Under Robert Guiscard, the de Hautevilles have grown in importance and power throughout Italy and, through the Papacy, all of Christendom. Now it is Robert's son Bohemund's turn to take up arms - the opportunity to fight under the papal banner in the Holy...

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Clean kill by Stephen Leather

Clean kill

Stephen Leather

Terrorists have shot down a British helicopter in West Africa and taken the crew hostage. Their lives are on the line and the British government is refusing to negotiate. The pilot is Liam Shepherd, and only his father - Dan 'Spider' Shepherd of MI5 - can...

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An element of chance by David Donachie

An element of chance

David Donachie

"1795. As war spreads across the globe, Harry Ludlow joins the struggle for the richest trade in the world. When half his crew is illegally pressed into the Royal Navy by the vicious Captain Toner, Harry sets off in pursuit. Toner's ship reaches the West...

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Code Red by Kyle Mills

Code Red

Kyle Mills

"Mitch Rapp hates owing anyone a favor - especially when it's the world's most powerful crime lord. But when Damian Losa calls, Mitch is honor-bound to answer. The Syrian government appears to have created a highly addictive new narcotic that it plans to...

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Conquest by Jack Ludlow

Conquest

Jack Ludlow

"In one generation the de Hautevilles have gone from penniless obscurity to become the most potent warrior family in all of Christendom: depended on by the Pope, feared by Byzantium and respected by the Holy Roman Emperor. One by one they have proved...

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Fire strike by Mike Maden

Fire strike

Mike Maden

"When Cabrillo is hired to extract an undercover operative in Kenya, he finds himself on the trail of a deadly international plot. A Saudi Prince seeks to unleash a deadly assault on U.S. forces, sparking a new war in the Middle East and ultimately destroying...

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A hanging matter by David Donachie

A hanging matter

David Donachie

"1794. Returning to England, Harry & James become embroiled in a vicious struggle between rival smugglers played out in the English Channel. Witnesses to a bloody confrontation, they flee to Deal - only to find that, behind its picturesque facade, the town is...

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Preacher's purge by William W. Johnstone

Preacher's purge

William W. Johnstone

"When greed overtakes men's souls, it falls to the righteous mountaineer known as Preacher to rain fire and brimstone upon them from the barrels of his guns ... Preacher has agreed to escort Barnaby Cooper through Dakota Territory's hills to establish a...

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Devil's Gulch by William W. Johnstone

Devil's Gulch

William W. Johnstone

"John Holt is a traveling gunslinger. He's been liberating dirty towns west of the Mississippi of murdering outlaw trash ever since the Civil War ended. No questions asked. Payment on demand. The only way out of this town is in a pinewood box. Holt's latest...

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The marauders by Jason Manning

The marauders

Jason Manning

"With the battle for Texas independence fought and won, and the Union being torn apart by civil war, a new threat has arisen on the border between Mexico and the Republic of Texas. John Henry McAllen hoped his fighting days were over. But when the corrupt...

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Halo moon by Jim Jones

Halo moon

Jim Jones

"As Jared Delaney rides home from a cattle drive to Colorado, he is haunted by a nightmare of menace and impending change, signified by the moon encircled by a hazy band of light ... a halo moon. When he arrives in Cimarrón, he is shocked to discover that his...

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Only the dead by Jack (Joint pseudonym) Carr

Only the dead

Jack (Joint pseudonym) Carr

"In 1980, a freshman congressman was gunned down in Rhode Island, sending shockwaves through Washington that are still reverberating over four decades later. Now, with the world on the brink of war and a weakened United States facing rampant inflation,...

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Breakneck by Marc Cameron

Breakneck

Marc Cameron

"Off the northeast coast of Russia, the captain and crew of a small crabbing vessel are brutally murdered by members of Bratva, the Russian mafia—their bodies stuffed into crab pots and thrown overboard. The killers scuttle the vessel off the coast of Alaska...

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The Lazarus solution by Kjell Ola Dahl

The Lazarus solution

Kjell Ola Dahl

Summer, 1943. Daniel Berkak works as a courier for the Press and Military Office in Stockholm. On his last cross-border mission to Norway, he carries a rucksack full of coded documents and newspapers, but before he has a chance to deliver anything he is shot...

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Mercenaries by Jack Ludlow

Mercenaries

Jack Ludlow

"1033 - the Norman/French border. Six brothers, the sons of Tancred de Hauteville, prepare to experience their first taste of battle. Victory and defeat, betrayal and revenge combine as the desperation to rule becomes an intense battle." -- Publisher.

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The last Roman. Vengeance by Jack Ludlow

The last Roman. Vengeance

Jack Ludlow

"The youngster was determined to present a calm demeanour when within he was seething with a desire for bloody revenge... Sixth century Byzantium. Corruption is rife and the empire is in turmoil when Flavius Belisarius is expected to join his father's cohort...

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The mostly true story of Tanner & Louise by Colleen Oakley

The mostly true story of Tanner & Louise

Colleen Oakley

"Tanner needs a place to live, so when an opportunity to work as a live-in caregiver falls into her lap, she takes it. Louise wants a caretaker even less than Tanner wants to be one. The two start off happily ignoring each other until Tanner starts to notice...

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Tom Clancy by Don Bentley

Tom Clancy

Don Bentley

"Jack Ryan Jr. is in a world of trouble. When a benign surveillance operation takes a deadly turn, Jack finds himself locked in a struggle with an unseen enemy bent on destroying the Campus. The chase leads Jack to the South China Sea where a midair collision...

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Winter wolves by Matthew P. Mayo

Winter wolves

Matthew P. Mayo

"One man's quest to lose himself in the West. Roamer's long-planned winter snowshoe trek to the high, lonesome peaks of the Bitterroots takes a hard turn when the big loner of a woodsman finds his mentor, cantankerous mountain man Maple Jack, savaged,...

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Tom Clancy by Don Bentley

Tom Clancy

Don Bentley

"Jack Ryan Jr. is in a world of trouble. When a benign surveillance operation takes a deadly turn, Jack finds himself locked in a struggle with an unseen enemy bent on destroying the Campus. The chase leads Jack to the South China Sea where a midair...

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The last orphan by Gregg Hurwitz

The last orphan

Gregg Hurwitz

"Evan Smoak returns in The Last Orphan, the latest New York Times bestselling Orphan X thriller--when everything changes and everything is at risk. As a child, Evan Smoak was plucked out of a group home, raised and trained as an off-the-books assassin for the...

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The neighborhood by Matthew Betley

The neighborhood

Matthew Betley

"For most of the citizens of Hidden Refuge, it's an ordinary Friday night in an ordinary American town. But when men claiming to be police officers show up at their doorsteps in the middle of the night, ordering them to evacuate for their own safety, it's only...

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Topaz by Leon Uris

Topaz

Leon Uris

"On the eve of the Cuban Missile Crisis, American and French intelligence agents are plunged into a maze of Cold War intrigue. In Paris, 1962, French intelligence chief Andre Devereaux and NATO intelligence chief Michael Nordstrom have uncovered Soviet plans...

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Red winter by Marc Cameron

Red winter

Marc Cameron

"1985: For Jack Ryan, the Cold War is burning hot. A top secret F117 aircraft crashes into the Nevada desert. The Nighthawk is the most advanced fighting machine in the world and the Soviets will do anything to get their hands on its secrets. In East Berlin, a...

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Robert Ludlum's The Bourne sacrifice by Brian Freeman

Robert Ludlum's The Bourne sacrifice

Brian Freeman

"Jason Bourne has faced many killers before, but none as dangerous or as cruelly inventive as the assassin who calls himself Lennon. Bourne believes the assassin has a new employer called the Pyramid. The only clue to the group's agenda is a young German woman...

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Dead letter drop by Peter James

Dead letter drop

Peter James

"Max Flynn, undercover agent, has the unenviable job of spying on his own side. When to kill, who to kill, whether to kill are all questions which have to be answered at great speed if he wants to stay alive. But why does an innocuous airline ticket No. 14B...

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The death trade by Jack Higgins

The death trade

Jack Higgins

"The world's most dangerous man has escaped - and it's up to Sean Dillon and Co to find him, before he falls into the hands of Al Qaeda. When the head of Iran's nuclear weapons programme absconds he is hunted by everyone: the Iranians, Al Qaeda and Sean...

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Close call by Stella Rimington

Close call

Stella Rimington

"An untraceable cargo. An unknown target. The international arms trade is about to become a national problem. In 2012, in a Middle Eastern souk, CIA agent Miles Brookhaven was attacked. At the time he was infiltrating rebel groups in the area. No one was...

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The envoy by Edward (Novelist) Wilson

The envoy

Edward (Novelist) Wilson

"1950s London, at the height of the Cold War. Kit Fournier is ostensibly a senior diplomat at the US embassy in Grosvenor Square who is also CIA Chief of Station. With the arms race looming large Kit goes undercover to meet with his KGB counterpart to pass on...

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The darkling spy by Edward (Novelist) Wilson

The darkling spy

Edward (Novelist) Wilson

"London, 1956. A generation of British spies are haunted by the ghosts of friends turned traitor. Henry Bone, a mandarin spymaster, learns that Butterfly is the holy grail of Cold War intelligence. In reality, he is an aristocratic pervert whose political...

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A river in May by Edward (Novelist) Wilson

A river in May

Edward (Novelist) Wilson

"What happens when a bunch of murderous gringos are let loose on a third-world country? The country is Vietnam and the war has escalated into a technological bloodbath. Lyndon Johnson is in the White House and each night on the network news programmes...

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Smash the wild bunch by Giles A. Lutz

Smash the wild bunch

Giles A. Lutz

"Under mounting pressure from his displeased superiors in Washington, Evett Nix, chief Marshal of Oklahoma, launches one final desperate plan to round up the notorious Bill Doolin and his deadly gang, the Wild Bunch. Nix calls on his old friend, Frank Grimes,...

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The Judas gate by Jack Higgins

The Judas gate

Jack Higgins

"A disturbing tape has made its way to British intelligence. It contains battlefield chatter from an ambush in Afghanistan, in which 12 U.S. Army Rangers and a British medical team died. Most of the Taliban voices are Afghan, but the voice of the commander...

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A devil is waiting by Jack Higgins

A devil is waiting

Jack Higgins

"Fresh from his mission in 'The Judas Gate' to seek out and eliminate one of al Qaeda's most valued agents, a traitor responsible for countless soldier's deaths in Afghanistan, Sean Dillon is back in a blistering new adventure. The President is coming to...

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The target by David Baldacci

The target

David Baldacci

"The mission is to enter one of the most dangerous countries in the world. The target is one of the toughest to reach. The result could be momentous - or it could be Armageddon. There is no margin for error. US government operatives Will, Robie and Jessica...

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The empty throne by Bernard Cornwell

The empty throne

Bernard Cornwell

"England is fractured, torn apart more by internal fighting than the threat of Viking invasion. The ruler of Mercia is dying, leaving no legitimate heir. His wife is a formidable fighter and great leader, but no woman has ever ruled over an English kingdom....

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A close run thing by David Donachie

A close run thing

David Donachie

"John Pearce is hiding in Gravelines with his mysterious companion, known to him as Oliphant. Although they find a crew willing to take them back to England, they learn on the journey that Pearce's old enemies, the Tolland brothers, are still active on the...

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1356 by Bernard Cornwell

1356

Bernard Cornwell

"Thomas of Hookton, a veteran of Crecy and many other battles, is the leader of a mercenary company of bowmen and men-at-arms who ravage the countryside east of Gascony. The Black Prince is assembling an army to fight the French once more, but before Thomas...

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The spy who came in from the cold by John Le Carré

The spy who came in from the cold

John Le Carré

"An agent, desperate to end his career as a spy during the Cold War, is caught up in a breathlessly perilous assignment to come in from the cold and re-enter the West." -- Publisher.

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Trigger mortis by Anthony Horowitz

Trigger mortis

Anthony Horowitz

"This story begins in the lethal world of Grand Prix, with an attempt by the Russians to sabotage a race at Nurburgring, the most dangerous track in Europe. Bond is in the driving seat but events swiftly take an unexpected turn, pitching him into an entirely...

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Rain on the dead by Jack Higgins

Rain on the dead

Jack Higgins

"A storm is coming for Sean Dillon and company in this new thriller of murder, terrorism and revenge. It begins with the attempted assassination of the ex-President of the United States. Only the presence of Sean Dillon and the fellow members of the 'Prime...

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The pillars of Rome by Jack Ludlow

The pillars of Rome

Jack Ludlow

"Youths Lucius and Aulus appeal to the Sybil, Roman oracle and mystic, for a glimpse into their future. But all she offers are ominous words and a small metal charm of an eagle. Over 20 years later the men are still friends, and the Sybil's words prove more...

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The dying trade by David Donachie

The dying trade

David Donachie

"Privateersman Harry Ludlow & his partner & brother, James, find that murder & intrigue take up more of their time than the hunt for fat trading vessels. Arriving in the squalid, seething port of Genoa, they find it a tinderbox of tension, fed by the discovery...

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The perfect assassin by James Patterson

The perfect assassin

James Patterson

"Prof. Brandt Savage--grandson of the legendary action hero - is forced into a top-secret training program where he discovers his true calling ... as the perfect assassin. Dr. Brandt Savage is on sabbatical from the University of Chicago. Instead of doing solo...

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Long shadows by David Baldacci

Long shadows

David Baldacci

"When Amos Decker is called to South Florida to investigate a double homicide, the case appears straightforward: A federal judge and her bodyguard have been found dead, the judge's face sporting a blindfold with two eye holes crudely cut out, a clear sign that...

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Rogue justice by Stacey Abrams

Rogue justice

Stacey Abrams

"Avery Keene is back, trying to get her feet on solid ground after unraveling a conspiracy that took down the President of the United States. But as the sparks of impeachment hearings and political skirmishes swirl around her, Avery is approached at a legal...

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Simply lies by David Baldacci

Simply lies

David Baldacci

"Mickey Gibson, single mother and former detective, leads a hectic life similar to that of many moms: juggling the demands of her two small children with the tasks of her job working remotely for ProEye, a global investigation company that hunts down wealthy...

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The spy across the water by James Naughtie

The spy across the water

James Naughtie

"Will Flemyng, originally trained as a spy, is now British ambassador to Washington. Meanwhile, his older brother Mungo is recuperating from a heart attack in their beloved Scottish-Highland family home, and Abel, the youngest of the three, has died...

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The devil's own luck by David Donachie

The devil's own luck

David Donachie

"1793: the onset of Britain's conflict with Revolutionary France. Ex-captain turned privateer, Harry Ludlow finds himself on board the naval 74-gun Magnanime, with his brother James. In command is Oliver Carter, a captain with whom Harry has an unfortunate...

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Robert Ludlum's The Treadstone rendition by Joshua Hood

Robert Ludlum's The Treadstone rendition

Joshua Hood

"Adam Hayes has stepped away from the field for the last time. He's promised his wife that he won't put his life on the line any more, and there's nothing that will make him break a promise to his wife. Well ... almost nothing. With America withdrawing from...

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The wintering place by Kevin McCarthy

The wintering place

Kevin McCarthy

"Dakota Territory, 1867. The O'Driscoll brothers have survived a Sioux massacre, but Michael is gravely wounded. The deserters are fleeing north with Tom's lover, Sara, when they come upon a sheltering rock by a river down off the Bozeman trail. If there is...

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Blood money by Johnny Howard

Blood money

Johnny Howard

"Boat Troop are sent upriver into Sierra Leone on a mission to secure a vital ore mine. While the men battle their way past vicious hippos and poisonous snakes, political events are rapidly overtaking the city-based HQ. As the balance of power swings between...

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Among thieves by M. J. Kuhn

Among thieves

M. J. Kuhn

"A group of uniquely skilled criminals team up for an impossible job ... while plotting to betray one another. Ryia Cautella is a callous and brazen mercenary working for a criminal syndicate in the slums of the dockside city of Carrowwick. In just over a...

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Countdown by James Patterson

Countdown

James Patterson

"Agent Amy Cornwall excels at working from the shadows--until a botched field operation reveals dark dealings between her bosses and an informant. And a hidden plot by a terrorist genius that could kill thousands of Americans. Among them: her husband and...

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Dirt by Sarah Sultoon

Dirt

Sarah Sultoon

1996. Northern Israel. Lola leaves an unhappy home life in England for the fabled utopian life of a kibbutz. But this heavily guarded farming community on the Arab-Israeli border isn't the idyll it seems, and tensions are festering. Hundreds of miles away, in...

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Burner by Mark Greaney

Burner

Mark Greaney

"In the latest thrilling novel in the #1 New York Times bestselling Gray Man series, Court Gentry is sent on a mission by a person he doesn't trust to snatch a target he can't stand from the clutches of Russian assassins he can't defeat ... and those are the...

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Portrait of the spy as a young man by Edward (Novelist) Wilson

Portrait of the spy as a young man

Edward (Novelist) Wilson

"1941: a teenage William Catesby leaves Cambridge to join the army and support the war effort. Parachuted into Occupied France as an SOE officer, he witnesses tragedies and remarkable feats of bravery during the French Resistance. 2014: now in his 90s, Catesby...

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A troubled course by David Donachie

A troubled course

David Donachie

"John Pearce discovers that Madrid plans to desert the British-led coalition and join the enemy. In company with Lord Langholm, he has taken a Spanish treasure ship. But a violent Atlantic westerly forces them into a deep bay, overlooked by Spaniards who have...

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Killers of a certain age by Deanna Raybourn

Killers of a certain age

Deanna Raybourn

"Billie, Mary Alice, Helen and Natalie have worked for the Museum, an elite network of assassins, for 40 years. But now their talents are considered old-school and no one appreciates their real-world resourcefulness in an age of technology. When the foursome...

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The devil's ransom by Brad Taylor

The devil's ransom

Brad Taylor

"Conducting a routine cover development trip to Tajikistan, Pike and Jennifer learn that Afghanistan has fallen, and there's a man on the run. One that has done more for the United States in Afghanistan than anyone else. Pulled in to extract him, Pike collides...

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Boat Troop by Johnny Howard

Boat Troop

Johnny Howard

"Within two weeks of the Argentine invasion of the Falkland Islands, four men of Boat Troop, B Squadron, 22 SAS, are on the islands too. It is the mission of these four men to gather vital intelligence, with Argentine patrols everywhere. The rest of B Squadron...

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The sea wolves by Jack B. Du Brul

The sea wolves

Jack B. Du Brul

"In the summer of 1914, Detective Isaac Bell is asked to investigate a cache of missing rifles but discovers something much more sinister. Whoever broke into this Winchester factory wasn't looking to take weapons; they wanted to leave a radio transmitter, set...

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Night shift by Robin Cook

Night shift

Robin Cook

"Colleagues-turned-spouses Doctor Laurie Montgomery and Doctor Jack Stapleton already have their plates full with crazy work schedules and family pressures. The last thing they need is a murder. When Laurie's longtime friend, by all accounts healthy Dr. Sue...

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Down to the wire by Andy McNab

Down to the wire

Andy McNab

Tasked with rescuing the daughter of one of America's richest families from the grips of a sinister cult, Nick Stone expects his latest mission to be quick and straightforward. Travelling to the frozen depths of the Norway/Russia border, the dividing line...

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Violence of action by Brian Andrews

Violence of action

Brian Andrews

"When a former teammate of Chunk's is killed in a shocking ambush, rumors begin to fly that the Lion of Ramadi, the infamous Iraq War sniper who racked up dozens of American kills, has returned with a mission to target American SEALs. Chunk and his core team -...

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Dark fall by Brian Andrews

Dark fall

Brian Andrews

"When a remote Peruvian village is reduced to ash in seconds, the Shepherds face a horrific question: Is this the work of a man-made weapon of unthinkable power, or is God raining down judgment from above, as some believe? As the recently installed leader of...

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Double or nothing by Kim Sherwood

Double or nothing

Kim Sherwood

JAMES BOND IS MISSING. 007 has been captured, perhaps even killed, by a sinister private military company. His whereabouts are unknown. MEET THE NEW GENERATION OF SPIES. Johanna Harwood, 003. Joseph Dryden, 004. Sid Bashir, 009. Together, they represent the...

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The maze by Nelson DeMille

The maze

Nelson DeMille

"Former anti-terrorist cop John Corey is NYU - New York Unemployed - and watching his back, ever more convinced his past will soon catch up with him. Then a new opportunity comes calling, and with it, plenty of trouble ... A series of bodies has been found...

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Direct action by Johnny Howard

Direct action

Johnny Howard

"When a US Embassy in Southeast Asia is bombed by followers of terrorist Osama bin Laden, the United States and the United Kingdom decide it is time to act against the terrorist leader by striking at his stronghold in Afghanistan." -- Publisher.

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Tight lies by David Donachie

Tight lies

David Donachie

"For Brit Jamie Strachan, ex-SAS soldier and long-time friend of Vice-President, Phil Beekman, it looks too perfect. The Veep is ex-Delta Force so he knows how to survive. With the help of feisty New Yorker, Clare Holman, Jamie Strachan is able to access the...

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By way of deception by Amir Tsarfati

By way of deception

Amir Tsarfati

"The Mossad has uncovered Iran's plans to smuggle untraceable weapons of mass destruction into Israel. The clock is ticking, and agents Nir Tavor and Nicole le Roux can't act quickly enough. Nir and Nicole find themselves caught in a whirlwind plot of...

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Oath of loyalty by Kyle Mills

Oath of loyalty

Kyle Mills

"With President Anthony Cook convinced that Mitch Rapp poses a mortal threat to him, CIA Director Irene Kennedy is forced to construct a truce between the two men. The terms are simple: Rapp agrees to leave the country and stay in plain sight for as long as...

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Crooked river by Douglas J. Preston

Crooked river

Douglas J. Preston

"Appearing out of nowhere to horrify the quiet resort town of Sanibel Island, Florida, dozens of identical, ordinary-looking shoes float in on the tide and are washed up on the tropical beach -- each one with a crudely severed human foot inside. Called away...

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Dirty war by Stephen Leather

Dirty war

Stephen Leather

The target - The Prime Minister. The assassins - hard-bitten jihadists with nothing to lose. The only man who can stop them? Dan 'Spider' Shepherd. But Shepherd's reputation is also on the line - he helped get one of the jihadists into the UK during the final...

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Kill Red by Max O'Hara

Kill Red

Max O'Hara

"Riding the rails across America's uncivilized and unpredictable western frontier requires true grit. For Wolf Stockburn, Railroad Detective, it takes a keen eye, quick draw, and dead aim to protect passengers from the most dangerous outlaws in the west - or...

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A loyal traitor by Tim Glister

A loyal traitor

Tim Glister

"It's 1966. London is swinging, and the Cold War is spiralling. Clear cut lines have faded to grey areas. Whispers of conspiracies are everywhere. Spies on both sides of the iron curtain are running in circles, chasing constant plots and counterplots. And MI5...

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Hellburner by Mike Maden

Hellburner

Mike Maden

"When Juan Cabrillo fails to capture the leader of Mexico’s most dangerous drug cartel and loses an Oregon crew member in the process, he’s determined to get revenge. Little does he know that the explosion he just narrowly escaped was merely the latest flash...

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Two nights in Lisbon by Chris Pavone

Two nights in Lisbon

Chris Pavone

"Ariel Pryce wakes up in Lisbon, alone. Her husband is gone--no warning, no note, not answering his phone. Something is wrong. She starts with hotel security, then the police, then the American embassy, at each confronting questions she can't fully answer:...

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Toxic effects by Joel Shulkin

Toxic effects

Joel Shulkin

"Neuropsychiatrist Cristina Silva cannot escape her past. The voice in her head of her former identity won't let her. Cristina also can't quite manage to force herself to forget the ex-boyfriend she dumped: handsome police detective Gary Wilson. Soon after...

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