Espionage

Download E-books The Mythos Dossiers PDF

By John Snead, Gareth Hanrahan, Graham Walmsley, Andy Klosky, James Knevitt, W. J. MacGuffin, Paul L. Mathews, Brian Nisbet, Jay St

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Deep underneath London, the Laundry documents occupy numerous miles of disused subway tunnel. The cabinets are filled with files and stories. Eyewitness statements, newspaper cuttings, court docket transcripts, the diaries of madmen, autopsies, clinical papers, archived fabric – from those, the Laundry works to piece jointly the form of the realm. A possible risk free document could include important details while correlated with a dozen different documents. Triangulate the doctor's record approximately a pandemic of odd desires with seismic job less than the Pacific, and locate the strains of the napping god. fit the suppressed play from Shakespeare to troop activities in Syria to plan the form of drawing close doom.

The Dossiers include extracts from the murkier reaches of the Laundry's documents, a range of unexplained encounters, unverified experiences, uncorrelated facts, loosely organised through no matter what codeword appeared to healthy. the reality exists within the unseen connections among them. The Mythos Dossiers include dozens of stories, handouts, eyewitness money owed and deranged hypothesis in regards to the horrors of the Mythos. learn them at your peril.

Some day the piecing jointly of dissociated wisdom will open up such terrifying vistas of fact, and of our frightful place therein, that we will both move mad from the revelation or flee from the sunshine into the peace and security of a brand new darkish age...

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Download E-books Waltenberg PDF

The inn Waldhaus within the Swiss mountain village of Waltenberg is critical to the motion of this epic novel, which takes place in Europe from international warfare I to the cave in of the Soviet Union. the following is the tale of the affection among Hans Kappler, a German novelist, and Lena Hotspur, an American singer; and of Hans' friendship with Max Goffard, a French journalist. it's also the tale of the way Michael Lilstein, a pace-setter of the underground German communist occasion sooner than global conflict II and an Auschwitz survivor, turns into accountable for the East German secret agent community. In 1956 in Waltenberg, Lilstein recruits as his mole a tender Frenchman whose id continues to be mysterious. on the peak of the chilly struggle the CIA notice Lilstein and Max at Hans’s funeral, decided to flush out the mole. Waltenberg is a riveting novel of espionage and an immense paintings of literature.

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Download E-books Five Roundabouts to Heaven: A Novel PDF

By John Bingham

FROM THE creation through JOHN LE CARRÉ

"This novel contains the superior paintings of a very talented and maybe under-regarded British crime novelist....What gave John Bingham his magic was once whatever we glance for in each author, too usually in useless: an absolute command of the interior panorama of his characters, acutely saw via a humane yet splendidly corrosive eye."

Nineteen years is decades. but if Peter Harding and Philip Bartels join up back within the French nation-state in their early life, the historical past and the darkish secrets and techniques it holds are nonetheless there, tempered merely just a little through time.

the 2 males proportion greater than a earlier friendship. many years previous, trapped in a dissatisfied marriage along with his spouse, Beatrice, Philip meets and falls in love with the smooth, fascinating Lorna Dickson. triumph over by way of the possibility of a humiliating divorce, Philip makes the choice to poison Beatrice. but if he invitations his ally, Peter, to fulfill his mistress at lunch in the future, he unwittingly units off a stunning chain of occasions that might eternally swap the lives of all people concerned.

Now on hand for the 1st time in over two decades, Five Roundabouts to Heaven is one among grasp author and storyteller John Bingham's maximum works. With a chilling, expertly calibrated plot and captivating prose, it's the strong examine of the way homicide can so simply input the minds of normal humans.

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Download E-books Young Philby: A Novel PDF

By Robert Littell

A Kirkus Best Fiction booklet of 2012
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When Kim Philby fled to Moscow in 1963, he grew to become the main infamous double agent within the heritage of espionage. Recruited into His Majesty's mystery Intelligence carrier before everything of global warfare II, he rose speedily within the ranks to turn into the manager liaison officer with the CIA in Washington after the warfare. The publicity of alternative participants of the gang of British double brokers referred to as the Cambridge 5 ended in the revelation that Philby had started spying for the Soviet Union years sooner than he joined the British intelligence provider. He finally fled to Moscow one bounce prior to British brokers who had come to arrest him, and spent the final twenty-five years of his lifestyles in Russia.

In Young Philby, Robert Littell recounts the little-known tale of the spy's early years. during the phrases of Philby's neighbors and fanatics, in addition to his Soviet and English handlers, we persist with the evolution of a mysteriously beguiling guy who saved his masters on either side of the Iron Curtain guessing approximately his final loyalties. As every one layer of ambiguity is uncovered, questions floor: What made this notorious double (or should still that be triple?) agent tick? And, in any case, who used to be the genuine Kim Philby?

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Download E-books Call to Treason (Tom Clancy's Op-Center, Book 11) PDF

By Jeff Rovin

Tom Clancy's Op-Center: name to Treason is one more gripping addition to the bestselling sequence masterminded by means of Tom Clancy and Steve Pieczenik. The Op-Center's finances is slashed, leaving normal Mike Rodgers available in the market for a brand new task. whilst presidential candidiate Senator Donald Orr recruits Rodgers to behave as his army consultant, it feels like an ideal transition. there is only one challenge. A spree of deaths might be tied to Orr's presidential run and Rodgers needs to come to a decision no matter if to sign up or close it down.

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Download E-books Robert Ludlum's The Bourne Ascendancy (Jason Bourne, Book 12) PDF

By Eric Van Lustbader

Jason Bourne is among the most well liked and compelling characters in modern fiction. initially created by way of bestselling writer Robert Ludlum, the Jason Bourne sequence was once later tailored into motion pictures that experience develop into sleek classics. Now, ny instances bestselling author Eric Van Lustbader incorporates on Jason Bourne's tale with a brand new novel in regards to the rogue undercover agent who has misplaced his reminiscence . . .

THE BOURNE ASCENDANCY

In this exciting and soaking up new novel Jason Bourne is confronted with an very unlikely challenge. He has been employed to impersonate a high-level executive minister at a political summit assembly in Qatar, defensive the minister from any assassination makes an attempt. abruptly, armed gunmen typhoon the room, killing every body yet Bourne. Their goal, notwithstanding, isn't the minister Bourne impersonates....it is Bourne himself.

Kidnapped and transported to an underground bunker, Bourne unearths himself face-to-face with an notorious terrorist named El Ghadan ("Tomorrow"). El Ghadan holds as his captive Soraya Moore, former co-director of Treadstone, and an in depth good friend to Bourne, together with her yr outdated daughter.

Meanwhile, the President of the USA is in the course of brokering a ancient peace treaty among the Israelis and the Palestinians-an occasion that El Ghadan is eager to hinder. He calls for that Bourne perform a distinct undertaking: kill the President. If Bourne refuses, Soraya and her daughter will die.

Bourne needs to make a huge selection: retailer Soraya and her daughter, or keep the President.

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Download E-books Soldier No More (David Audley, Book 11) PDF

By Anthony Price

Anthony Price – complete identify Alan Anthony fee – wrote twenty books from 1970 to 1990. Nineteen of these have been secret agent novels (the 20th, The Eyes of the Fleet: a well-liked historical past of Frigates and Frigate Captains, a non-fiction name released in 1990, was once his ultimate paintings – no less than, thus far; expense continues to be with us), which, jointly, shape the most effective espionage sequence ever penned through a unmarried writer, a brilliantly sustained, splendidly interconnected, richly historic fictional – but solely believable – universe starring operatives of a department of Britain's Intelligence providers (later pointed out because the learn and improvement Section).

Though written within the 3rd individual, each one tale is advised from the point of view of 1 of a rotating forged of intelligence kinds. The sequence starts off with 1970's The Labyrinth Makers and Dr. David Audley, a socially awkward, upfront middle-aged center East professional with a fascination for archaeology and background – matters that stay abiding matters during the next eighteen novels. We additionally meet Audley's fellow operatives, delicate, devoted 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 maybe 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 manner they've got their characters research proof as a way to arrive at conclusions, expense has little time for Le Carré's methodical digging via of previous records; a lot of that kind of factor happens off-page, leaving extra space for the next ruminations and discussions. The past due H. R. F. Keating placed it so much appositely (and pithily) in a blurb reproduced at the again covers of a few of the later variations 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, rate is very missed nowadays, that's outstanding when you think about how marvelous his tales are. There's scant information regarding him on-line; he has a Wikipedia entry – even supposing the dates within the bibliography are erroneous, very likely simply because they take the yankee e-book dates instead of the unique British ones; see lower than for a extra actual bibliography – and there are one or reliable articles at the topics and chronology of his undercover agent sequence (which levels from 1944 to 1988); this one by way of Jo Walton and this one through David Dyer-Bennet (with its attendant booknotes) are the easiest of the bunch. however the extraordinary person evaluate apart, that's approximately it.

David Audley - 11

In this most recent secret agent mystery Anthony expense introduces a brand new personality, Captain David Roche, a double agent who's given the activity of recruiting Mr Price's unique protagonist to British Intelligence. Set in 1957 (several years earlier than the 1st Audley tale, The Labyrinth Makers), the ebook ties jointly occasions from Audley's youth, a few of which Anthony Price's commonplace readers may possibly have already got suspected.
Paris in the summertime of 1957 isn't a contented position for David Roche, one of many KGB's males inside of British Intelligence. Demoralised through his failure to thrill both of his masters and eventually disappointed by way of Hungary, and the Suez debacle, Roche is familiar with that his time is operating out, yet can see no escape.
Yet at this second of lowest ebb he's given his nice chance by means of the British, to the satisfaction of the Russians: he's set to re-enlist a wartime agent whose unique abilities are urgently and mysteriously required by means of a brand new intelligence team in London: Dr David Audley, identified to be eccentric and hard, and maybe even adverse to the carrier; in order that earlier than Roche can "wind him up again" he needs to learn the way he ticks.
This seems to be a slightly unnerving adventure for the highly-strung Roche, even though no more so than what awaits him within the distant tower in France the place Audley is finishing his ebook at the Arab invasion of medieval Europe. For (as Roche's British and Russian assets belatedly display) the ill-assorted ''innocent" buddies surrounding the student have equivocal hyperlinks with American, Israeli and French defense services.
By then, even though, Roche is irrevocably dedicated to his nice chance because the final probability of breaking loose from either side. but even if he permits both for the deviousness and the incompetence of his masters there's something watching for him in Audley's tower opposed to which he has no defence.
Set almost always within the Dordogne zone, Anthony rate introduces 3 pleasant younger women and a few robust neighborhood characters, and is derived adequate surprises to maintain the reader continuously at the fringe of his chair.

Anthony expense 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 form of conflict (1987)
A Prospect of Vengeance (1988)
The reminiscence catch (1989)

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Download E-books Games of State (Tom Clancy's Op-Center, Book 3) PDF

By Tom Clancy

Within the newly unified Germany, previous horrors are reborn.

It is the start of Chaos Days, a time while Neo-Nazi teams assemble to unfold violence and resurrect undesirable goals. yet this yr, Germany is not the basically aim. Plans are afoot to destabilize Europe and reason turmoil in the course of the United States.

Paul Hood and his crew, already in Germany to shop for know-how for the hot nearby Op-Center, turn into entangled within the difficulty. They discover a stunning strength at the back of the chaos -- a bunch that makes use of state-of-the-art expertise to advertise hate and impression international occasions.

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Download E-books The Peking Target (Quiller, Book 10) PDF

By Adam Hall

The Quiller sequence makes a speciality of 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 actual identify) occupies a literary heart flooring 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 excessive depictions of undercover agent tradecraft relationships, outstanding bounce 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) gained an Edgar Award, from the secret Writers of the USA, for top Novel. It used to be filmed in 1966 lower than its US identify with a screenplay via 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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