Category: Spies Politics

The Jewel of St. Petersburg by Kate Furnivall

By Kate Furnivall

The nationwide bestselling writer of The Russian Concubine takes us again to Tsarist Russia for a sweeping novel of affection and intrigue. Russia, 1910. Valentina Ivanova is the darling of St. Petersburg's elite aristocracy-until her romance with a Danish engineer creates a bad scandal and her mom and dad push her right into a loveless engagement with a Russian count number. in the meantime, Russia itself is sure for uprising. With the Tsar and the Duma at each one other's throats, and the Bolsheviks drawing their conflict strains, the attractiveness and opulence of Tsarist rule are of their final days. And Valentina might be compelled to select that would switch not just her personal lifestyles, however the lives of these round her forever...

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Gorky Park (Arkady Renko, No. 1) by Martin Cruz Smith

By Martin Cruz Smith

“Brilliant . . . sufficient enigmas inside enigmas inside of enigmas to reel the mind.”–The New YorkerA triple homicide in a Moscow entertainment middle: 3 corpses stumbled on frozen within the snow, faces and palms lacking. leader murder investigator Arkady Renko is fabulous, delicate, sincere, and cynical approximately every thing other than his career. to spot the sufferers and discover the reality, he needs to conflict the KGB, FBI, and the hot York urban police as he pursues a wealthy, ruthless, and well-connected American fur broker. in the meantime, Renko is falling in love with a gorgeous, headstrong dissident for whom he may possibly probability everything.“Once one will get going, one doesn’t are looking to cease. . . . The motion is gritty, the plot advanced, [and] the overriding caliber is intelligence.”–The Washington Post“Reminds you simply how pleasant a easily grew to become mystery can be.” –The long island instances publication Review“An incredible success . . . shiny, witty . . . thoroughly fascinating.”–Boston bring in American“Gripping, romantic, and dazzlingly original.”–Cosmopolitan

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Chernobyl Murders (Lazlo Horvath Thriller) by Michael Beres

By Michael Beres

In a western Ukraine wine cellar in 1985, Chernobyl engineer Mihaly Horvath discloses the pointless hazards linked to the facility plant to his brother, Kiev military detective Lazlo. Spawned via a wish to defend his family members, Lazlo investigates—irritating his superiors, drawing the eye of a CIA operative, elevating the hackles of an outdated KGB significant, and eventually gaining knowledge of his brother’s mystery affair with a Chernobyl technician, Juli Popovics. After the explosion, the Ukraine is not just included with lethal radiation, but in addition turns into a killing floor concerning pre-perestroika factions in disarray, a Soviet govt on its final legs, and madmen hungry for energy. With a poisoned atmosphere at their backs and a killer snapping at their heels, Lazlo and Juli flee for his or her lives—and their love—in this engrossing political mystery.

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Confessional by Jack Higgins

By Jack Higgins

A rogue terrorist in Northern eire prepares to assassinate the pope during this mystery from the New York Times–bestselling writer of Rain at the Dead.

knowledgeable through the KGB, the murderer often called Cuchulain has been wreaking havoc all through Northern eire for over 20 years, leaving a path of our bodies in his wake. Now he has set his points of interest on his such a lot audacious goal but: the pope.
 
wanting to cease the terrorist, British Intelligence enlists an enemy Irish gunman, Liam Devlin, to complete what it by no means may perhaps. He needs to positioned an finish to Cuchulain’s reign of terror, as soon as and for all.
 
From the guy Tom Clancy referred to as “the master,” this action-packed story of foreign intrigue and espionage indicates why Jack Higgins’s novels, from classics like The Eagle Has Landed to the long-running Sean Dillon sequence, have bought greater than 250 million copies.
 

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Rushing To Paradise by J. G. Ballard

By J. G. Ballard

"[A] chilling . . . story approximately people who gamely persist with their very own worst instincts.”―Chicago Tribune

Led through a charismatic and just a little unhinged lady, a bunch of environmentalists wrest keep an eye on over a small South Pacific island in hopes of cultivating it into their very own inner most Eden. yet paradise isn't really particularly what it sort of feels during this “searing” (Kirkus Reviews) send-up of environmentalism, feminism, and extremism of every type.

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Bring it Back Home (Quick Reads) by Niall Griffiths

By Niall Griffiths

Chased via a hit-man, a tender guy returns domestic from London to a small city in Wales. Reconciliation along with his kinfolk is alternated together with his pursuer's development. a protracted legal connection is published yet can he get away the sins of his fathers? this can be a demanding, tightly written drama that would captivate the reader with quickly, gut-wrenching motion.

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The Thid Option by Vince Flynn

By Vince Flynn

#1 New York occasions bestselling writer of American Assassin—soon to be an incredible movement picture

Vince Flynn’s “high-energy” (Booklist) political mystery locations CIA superagent Mitch Rapp within the crosshairs of an enemy even he didn't anticipate.

When international relations fails and army intervention is irrelevant, our leaders occasionally take the 3rd option.…Mitch Rapp has been assigned simply such an “unofficial” activity, concentrating on a German industrialist who's providing a infamous terror sponsor. but if the project is dangerously compromised, Rapp realizes he’s been deemed an expendable asset in an influence conflict on domestic turf: the alternative of Dr. Irene Kennedy as successor to loss of life CIA director Thomas Stansfield has many detractors, a few who will inn to severe measures to avoid her from taking the reins. yet not anyone counted on Mitch Rapp’s return…or how a long way he’ll visit discover who set him up.

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The Dark Room by Minette Walters

By Minette Walters

During this acclaimed mental secret, Jinx Kingsley, a in demand photographer and millionaire’s daughter, wakes up in an specific medical institution struggling with amnesia. Not purely can she no longer bear in mind the auto coincidence that triggered her reminiscence loss, yet she doesn’t keep in mind that her approaching marriage ceremony has been known as off or that her former fianc? and his female friend were brutally murdered within the related means her first husband have been ten years earlier than. Now she needs to try and piece jointly her stories that allows you to make sure her innocence. With deft mental explorations and surprising twists, Walters brings the tale to an awe-inspiring end.

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Supreme Justice: A Novel of Suspense by Phillip Margolin

By Phillip Margolin

“A grasp of plot and pacing—and a type of infrequent authors who can create a certainly extraordinary ending.”

 — Lisa Scottoline

 

“It takes a truly artful storyteller to place humans at the fringe of their seats and retain them there. Phillip Margolin does simply that.”

Chicago Tribune

 

The staff from the New York Times bestseller Executive Privilege is again in one other pulse-racing mystery from Phillip Margolin. lovers of John Grisham, David Baldacci, James Patterson, and Scott Turow—as good as Margolin’s personal immensely well known Amanda and Frank Jaffe books like Fugitive, Wild Justice, and Proof Positive—won’t be capable to placed down Supreme Justice till the final spellbinding web page.

 

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