Download E-books The Night of Wenceslas PDF

By Lionel Davidson

Younger Nicholas Whistler, dissolute and disenchanted, lives a lifetime of boring monotony in London. stuck up in a petty money-lenders dispute, he unearths himself despatched to Prague to discharge the debt via conducting an easy task. yet this work trip will quickly drag him deep into the harmful international of chilly battle espionage and the conflict for atomic supremacy. Trapped among the key police and the amorous clutches of the mysterious and statuesque Vlasta, Nicholas needs to face the truth that now he's a undercover agent, even if he likes it or no longer. The evening of Wenceslas, Lionel Davidson's debut mystery, used to be an quick and large luck upon book in 1960. Its taut prose and masterful plot driven him to front ranks of the style. It was once defined through the recent Yorker as 'so enriched with type, wit, and a feeling of great comedy that all of it yet transcends its style' and through Newsweek as 'downright superb.' provided the Gold Dagger Award via the Crime Writers' organization, it was once therefore filmed as 'Hot adequate For June' starring Dirk Bogarde.

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By Mark Dawson

John Milton has been off the grid for 6 months. He surfaces in Ciudad
Juárez, Mexico, and instantly unearths himself drawn right into a vicious
battle with the narco-gangs that regulate the borderlands.He
saves the lifetime of an idealistic younger journalist who has been unique
for execution. the one strategy to preserve her secure is to smuggle her into
Texas. operating with the single untouchable police officers within the urban, and a bounty
hunter whose factors are doubtful, Milton needs to retain her secure until eventually the
crossing might be made.But whilst the guy trying to find her is the mythical murderer Santa Muerta - Saint dying - that's much more uncomplicated stated than performed.

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Download E-books Special Agent Man: My Life in the FBI as a Terrorist Hunter, Helicopter Pilot, and Certified Sniper PDF

For a long time, video clips and tv exhibits have portrayed FBI brokers as fearless heroes best glamorous lives, yet this refreshingly unique memoir strips away the fable and glamour and describes the day by day activity of an FBI distinctive agent. The e-book provides a firsthand account of a occupation within the Federal Bureau of research from the academy to retirement, with fascinating and interesting anecdotes approximately SWAT groups, counterterrorism actions, and undercover assignments. even as, it demanding situations the stereotype of FBI brokers as boastful, case-stealing, suit-wearing stiffs via portraying the genuine those who hold badges and weapons. With sincere, self-deprecating humor, Steve Moore’s narrative info his successes and his blunders, the trauma the task inflicted on his marriage, his conquer the competitive melanoma that took him out of the sphere for a yr, and his go back to the Bureau with renewed vigour and commitment to tackle one of the most exciting assignments of his career.

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By James Rollins

In an exhilarating masterwork that would make you reconsider your perceptions of existence and demise, long island instances bestselling writer James Rollins takes you to the sting of drugs, genetics, and know-how, revealing the following evolutionary step forward: immortality.
Galilee, 1025. Infiltrating an historical fortress, a Templar knight uncovers a holy treasure lengthy hidden in the fortress's labyrinth: the Bachal Isu -- the employees of Jesus Christ -- a invaluable icon that holds a mysterious and terrifying strength that delivers to alter humankind forever. 
A millennium later, Somali pirates hijack a yacht off the coast of the Horn of Africa, kidnapping a tender pregnant American girl. Commander grey Pierce is enlisted for a covert rescue venture into the African jungle. the girl isn't any wealthy vacationer: she's Amanda Gant-Bennett, daughter of the U.S. president. 
Suspicious that the abduction mask a much more nefarious plot, grey needs to confront a shadowy cabal which has been manipulating occasions all through history...and now demanding situations the present presidency.  
For this precise venture, SIGMA is aided by means of a couple of specified operatives with distinct abilities: former military Ranger Captain Tucker Wayne and his army battle puppy, Kane. yet what could be an easy rescue becomes a fiery ambush and a perilous act of betrayal, as grey and his staff notice that the hostage is a pawn in a shattering act of terrorism with darkish repercussions. And the chance is just beginning... 
Halfway all over the world, a firebombing at a fertility sanatorium in South Carolina exposes a conspiracy that is going again centuries...a scheme that lies inside our genetic code. With time opposed to them, SIGMA needs to race to save lots of an blameless unborn child whose very life increases questions on the character of humanity, asking: 

Could you reside forever? 
Would you reside forever?

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By Robert Ludlum

De passage à Genève, Joël communicate, grand avocat d'affaires overseas, se trouve tout à coup projeté au centre d'un complot effroyable. Nom de code: « Aquitaine ». A l'instigation du général américain Delavane, surnommé « le seigneur de l. a. guerre de Saigon » - l'homme que communicate hait le plus au monde -, un groupe de généraux allemands, français, israéliens et sud-américains cherche à provoquer le chaos sur l. a. planète pour s'emparer du pouvoir... Dans un univers d'ombres où il ne peut faire confiance à personne, communicate joue contre l. a. montre pour rassembler des preuves contre « Aquitaine »... et se retrouve au coeur d'une chasse à l'homme internationale. On l'accuse d'être un tueur psychopathe. Une seule personne, une femme qu'il a aimée, se refuse à croire qu'il est fou...Suspense palpitant, personnages captivants et rebondissements étourdissants, l. a. development Aquitaine est un très grand Ludlum.

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Download E-books Sorry, Chief (Get Smart, Book 2) PDF

By William Johnston

Whilst the diabolical Dr. X invents a serum in a position to making guy invisible and threatens to promote it to KAOS, the destiny of the total global hangs within the balance.

Only one guy can leap into the breach opposed to the Forces of Evil—Maxwell clever, Agent 86 from keep an eye on. Max's project: to understand Dr. X, get the serum and formulation, and, most crucial, deliver again alive the six invisible guinea pigs, evidence that the serum works.

Since Dr. X is crusing for Europe on his lethal challenge, Max, Agent ninety nine and the fearless Fang, the undercover agent puppy, board the "Queen Edward" (her father sought after a boy). therefore start the death-defying adventures of our super-spy, as Max, within the guise of an area scientist, turns the send fore over aft in his look for Dr. X.

Does Max reach his quest? Does the entire civilized global triumph? may you suspect it?

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Download E-books The Tailor of Panama PDF

By John le Carré

Le Carré's Panama—the younger kingdom of 2.5 million souls which, on December 31, 1999, will achieve complete keep an eye on of the Panama Canal—is a Casablanca with no heroes, a hotbed of gear, laundered cash and corruption. Seldom has the load of the worldwide politics descended so seriously on any such tiny and unprepared state. and rarely has the hidden eye of British Intelligence chosen such an not going champion as Harry Pendel—a charmer, a dreamer, an evader, a fabulist and presiding genius of the home of Pendel & Braithwaite Co. Limitada, Tailors to Royalty, previously of London and shortly of Panama urban. but there's a good judgment to the spies' selection. every body who's anyone in crucial the USA passes via Pendel's doorways. He clothes the Panamanian President, and the overall accountable for U.S. Southern Command. He attire politicos and crooks and conmen. His becoming room hears extra confidences than a priest's confessional. And whilst Harry Pendel does not pay attention issues as such—well, he hears them besides, by way of different capacity. For what's a tailor for, if to not conceal truth with visual appeal? what's fact if no longer the plaything of the artist? And what are spies and politicians and reporters if now not themselves selectors and manipulators of the reality for his or her personal ends? In an exciting, hilarious novel, le Carré has supplied us with a satire concerning the destiny of fact nowa days. once more, he has without difficulty elevated the borders of the secret agent tale to carry us a powerful leisure immediately out of the pages of tomorrow's heritage.

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Download E-books Quiller's Run (Quiller, Book 12) PDF

By Adam Hall

The Quiller sequence specializes in a solitary, hugely able secret agent (named after Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch) who works (generally on my own) for a central authority bureau that "doesn't exist" and narrates his personal adventures. Quiller (not his genuine identify) occupies a literary center floor among James Bondand John le Carré. he's a talented motive force, pilot, diver, and linguist, yet doesn't hold a gun.

The sequence is particularly stylized, that includes severe depictions of secret agent tradecraft relationships, miraculous leap cuts among chapters, and deep, occasionally self-pitying inside monologues. the 1st of the Quiller novels, The Berlin Memorandum (1965) (retitled The Quiller Memorandum within the US) received an Edgar Award, from the secret Writers of the US, for top Novel. It used to be filmed in 1966 lower than its US name with a screenplay by means of Harold Pinter and starred George Segal and Alec Guinness. It was once additionally tailored right into a 1975 British tv sequence, that includes Michael Jayston.

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By Andy McNab

Having proved his grandfather Fergus? innocence, Danny Watts and his pal Elena have now been recruited via the British executive for a deadly project. Elena needs to impersonate a would-be suicide bomber to win the boldness of Black celebrity, the grasp machine hacker who's at the back of the rash of youngster bombings that experience swept the globe.

while Black celebrity sends Elena to manhattan, Danny and Fergus come alongside to maintain a watch on her. yet Fergus is aware that when this project is over, the govt may have all of them eradicated. As Elena starts off to fall lower than Black Star?s spell, it's going to take all of Danny?s survival education to discover a fashion out.

Having scored break bestsellers in Britain with Traitor and Payback, the journey maintains in Avenger with all of the actual precise Ops info that made the former books stand out.

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By James Bamford

The nationwide safety organisation is the world’s strongest, so much far-reaching espionage. Now with a brand new afterword describing the safety lapses that preceded the assaults of September eleven, 2001, Body of Secrets takes us to the internal sanctum of America’s secret agent international. within the follow-up to his bestselling Puzzle Palace, James Banford unearths the NSA’s hidden position within the such a lot unstable international occasions of the prior, and its determined scramble to fulfill the scary demanding situations of at the present time and tomorrow.

Here is a scrupulously documented account–much of that's according to extraordinary entry to formerly undisclosed documents–of the agency’s tireless hunt for intelligence on enemies and allies alike. physique of secrets and techniques is a riveting research of this so much clandestine of firms, a huge paintings of heritage and investigative journalism.

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