Posts tagged with "spy thriller"

Posted by jfreier on 01/03/12
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A sequel to Child 44 featuring former secret police agent Leo Demidov and a look inside the workings of the Russian society and secret police.

Posted by jfreier on 02/01/12
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Pike Logan and Jennifer Cahil are back with the Taskforce, their newest mission is to stop an imminent terrorist attack which leads them to Egypt and truly evil new weapon.

Posted by jfreier on 04/04/12
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Milo Weaver one of the C.I.A's last trained assassins is trying to retire, when his former boss goes missing Milo gets back in the game and heads to London to find him. A follow up to the "Tourist" by the same author.

Posted by jfreier on 12/21/11
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A classic Spy thriller featury American spy Jonathan Chase trying to destroy a shadowy group called the "Zero Directorate.

Posted by jfreier on 04/23/12
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Joe Ledger and his Echo team are called to rescue college students held hostage in Iran, while there the Iranian government asks them to help find six stolen nukes buried in oil fields. The search leads to a mysterious cult and "The Book of Shadows".

Posted by jfreier on 06/12/14
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John Wells is back in the 8th book in this series following the exploits of the deep cover C.I.A agent.
 
The Chief of Station in Istanbul is approached by an Iranian with intel on two upcoming attacks on Israeli embassies, when they come true, the Iranian hints at an attack on American soil.
 
The agency calls on John Wells to follow leads to see if the informant is genuine or a false flag trying to set up the Americans.
 
The leads take Wells on a twisting and dangerous mission from Panama City, Bangkok, Manila and to Istanbul.
This is a timely and well paced novel by a great spy writer Alex Berenson, a former N.Y. times foreign correspondent.

Posted by jfreier on 03/18/12
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MI5 agent Harry Tate is made the fall guy for a botched operation and is sent to "Red Station" in the Balkans, a station for bad agents. Harry discovers it is more like a station where agents disappear. The situation changes when hostile troops start to amass at "Red Station" and Harry takes over.

Posted by jfreier on 10/27/12
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Kate Moore is a housewife who along with her husband Dexter and their two sons are living the American dream,until Dexter is offered a job in Luxembourg. Kate has to quit her job at the State department but the lucrative job and Kate's willingness to relocate set the tone for an interesting story.
 
Kate settles in to life in the only Grand Duchy left in Europe and the bond with fellow Expats from America, until she meets Julia and her husband Bill. The couple set alarm bells in Kate and we see that Kate's former life is not what we thought and maybe neither is Dexter's.
 
This book is an interesting thriller with a lot of twists and turns, some of which strain credulity but it is a change of pace from most of this genre, it also may appeal to woman who may not read thrillers, it may also appeal to readers of Olin Steinhauer.

Posted by jfreier on 01/17/12
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Gideon Davis and his friend F.B.I. agent Nancy Clement get wind of a white supremacist group plotting to overthrow the government, a sequel to "Gideons War".

Posted by jfreier on 10/31/11
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The Taliban has infiltrated the C.I.A's Kabul station and has compromised their actions, John Wells is asked to return to Afghanistan to clean up the mess. The question is whether Wells is ready to return to his old station.