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Lying in Wait

by Ann Rule Pocket Books (November 25, 2014)

Ann Rule presents a collection of fascinating and disturbing true-crime stories--drawn from her real-life personal files--in this seventeenth volume in the #1 New York Times bestselling Crime Files series.

In...


A Cool and Lonely Courage: The Untold Story of Sister Spies in Occupied France

by Susan Ottaway Little, Brown and Company (September 30, 2014)

The incredible true story of British special agents Eileen and Jacqueline Nearne, sisters who risked everything to fight for freedom during the Second World War.

When elderly recluse Eileen Nearne died, few...


But I Trusted You

by Ann Rule Pocket Books (November 24, 2009)

In this volume of Ann Rule’s Crime Files, discover unforgettable cases of the spouse, lover, family member or a helpful stranger who is totally trusted--until it’s too late.

Trust. It’s the foundation of...


Mortal Danger

by Ann Rule Pocket Books (November 25, 2008)

In this unputdownable true crime collection from New York Times bestselling author Ann Rule, discover fascinating cases of the spouse, lover, family member, or helpful stranger whose lethally violent nature,...


Spymistress

by William Stevenson Arcade (October 11, 2011)

The New York Times Bestseller by the Author of A Man Called Intrepid

  • Ideal for fans of Nancy Wake, Virginia Hall, The Last Goodnight by Howard Blum, The Woman Who Smashed Codes, The Wolves at the Door by Judith...


Bayou Of Pigs

by Stewart Bell HarperCollins Publishers (June 25, 2013)

A remarkable tale of greed, treachery and deceit in one of the most outlandish criminal stunts ever conceived: the theft of a nation

In 1981, a small but heavily armed force of misfits from Canada and the United...


Hollywood Double Agent

by Jonathan Gill & Mike Chamberlain Blackstone Publishing (July 07, 2020)

The Cold War and the Golden Age of Hollywood meet in this story of the remarkable career of Boris Morros, film producer and Russian double agent.

Boris Morros was a major figure in the 1930s and 1940s. The head...


The Golden Thread

by Ravi Somaiya 12/Twelve (July 07, 2020)

A true story of spies and intrigue surrounding one of the most enduring unsolved mysteries of the 20th century, investigative reporter Ravi Somaiya uncovers the story behind the death of renowned diplomat and...


Bravehearts

by Mark Hertsgaard Hot Books (May 23, 2016)

Whistleblowers pay with their lives to save ours. When insiders like former NSA analyst Edward Snowden or ex-FBI agent Coleen Rowley or Big Tobacco truth-teller Jeffrey Wigand blow the whistle on high-level...


Trained to Kill

by Carlos Harrison, Antonio Veciana & David Talbot Skyhorse (April 18, 2017)

Antonio Veciana fought on the front lines of the CIA's decades-long secret war to destroy Fidel Castro, the bearded bogeyman who haunted America's Cold War dreams. It was a time of swirling intrigue, involving...


Conversations with a Masked Man

by John Hadden Arcade (February 09, 2016)

For forty years John Hadden and his father of the same name fought at the dinner table over politics, art, and various issues concerning America. One was haunted by what he had witnessed during his long CIA...


The Moscow Rules

by Antonio J. Mendez & Jonna Mendez PublicAffairs (May 20, 2019)

From the spymaster and inspiration for the movie Argo, discover the "real-life spy thriller" of the brilliant but under-supported CIA operatives who developed breakthrough spy tactics that helped turn the tide...


Best of Enemies

by Eric Dezenhall & Gus Russo Twelve (October 01, 2018)

The thrilling story of two Cold War spies, CIA case officer Jack Platt and KGB agent Gennady Vasilenko -- improbable friends at a time when they should have been anything but.

In 1978, CIA maverick Jack Platt...


Destination Casablanca

by Meredith Hindley PublicAffairs (October 09, 2017)

This rollicking and panoramic history of Casablanca during the Second World War sheds light on the city as a key hub for European and American powers, and a place where spies, soldiers, and political agents...


Agent M

by Henry Hemming PublicAffairs (May 08, 2017)

The fascinating, improbable true story of Maxwell Knight--the great MI5 spymaster and inspiration for the James Bond character M.

Maxwell Knight was perhaps the greatest spymaster in history. He did more than...


The Man with the Poison Gun

by Serhii Plokhy Basic Books (December 05, 2016)

In the fall of 1961, KGB assassin Bogdan Stashinsky defected to West Germany. After spilling his secrets to the CIA, Stashinsky was put on trial in what would be the most publicized assassination case of the...


Agent Jack

by Robert Hutton St. Martin's Press (November 11, 2019)

"An appealing mix of accessibility and research. [Hutton] has illuminated a fascinating and often appalling side of the war at home." -- Wall Street Journal

The never-before-told story of Eric Roberts, who infiltrated...


A Very Dangerous Woman

by Deborah Mcdonald & Jeremy Dronfield Oneworld Publications (May 07, 2015)

Moura Budberg: spy, adventurer, charismatic seductress and mistress of two of the century’s greatest writers, the Russian aristocrat Baroness Moura Budberg was born in 1892 to indulgence, pleasure and selfishness....


Nine Lives

by Aimen Dean, Paul Cruickshank & Tim Lister Oneworld Publications (June 07, 2018)

As one of al-Qaeda’s most respected bomb-makers, Aimen Dean rubbed shoulders with the mastermind of the 9/11 attacks and swore allegiance to Osama bin Laden.

As a double agent at the heart of al-Qaeda’s chemical...


Hollywood Double Agent

by Jonathan Gill Abrams Press (April 06, 2020)

The Cold War and the Golden Age of Hollywood meet in this story of the remarkable career of Boris Morros, ï¬?lm producer and Russian double agent

 

Boris Morros was a major figure in the 1930s and '40s....


The Impeachment Report

by U.S. House of Representatives Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence & Alan Dershowitz Hot Books (December 24, 2019)

With an Introduction by Acclaimed Legal Scholar and New York Times Bestselling author Alan Dershowitz, The Official Impeachment Inquiry Report on The Results of The Trump-Ukraine Investigation—Plus the Articles...


The Impeachment Report

by U.S. House of Representatives Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence & Alan Dershowitz Hot Books (December 24, 2019)

The Official Impeachment Inquiry Report on The Results of The Trump-Ukraine Investigation—Plus the Articles of Impeachment and the Republican Report Disputing the Results of the Democratic Investigation, as...


The Impeachment Report

by U.S. House of Representatives Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Hot Books (December 24, 2019)

The Official Impeachment Inquiry Report on The Results of The Trump-Ukraine Investigation, from The U.S. House Of Representatives Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.

This groundbreaking report—released...


The Impeachment Report

by U.S. House of Representatives Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Hot Books (December 24, 2019)

The Official Impeachment Inquiry Report on The Results of The Trump-Ukraine Investigation—Plus the Articles of Impeachment and the Republican Report Disputing the Results of the Democratic Investigation

This...


The Spy Who Changed History

by Svetlana Lokhova Pegasus Books (October 01, 2019)

On a sunny September day in 1931, Soviet spy Stanislav Shumovsky walked down the gangplank of the SS Europa and into New York, concealed in a group of 65 Soviet students. Joseph Stalin had sent him to acquire...


The Impeachment Report

by U.S. House Committee on the Judiciary & Alan Dershowitz Hot Books (January 14, 2020)

The Official Report of the House Judiciary Committee on the Impeachment—Plus the Dissenting Views from Republicans, the full Impeachment Inquiry Report on The Results of The Trump-Ukraine Investigation, the...


How to Catch a Russian Spy

by Naveed Jamali, Ellis Henican & Kirby Heyborne Simon & Schuster Audio (June 23, 2015)

With an epilogue on recent Russian spying, a “page-turner of a memoir” (Publishers Weekly) about an American civilian with a dream, who worked as a double agent with the FBI in the early 2000s to bring down...


Strangers on a Bridge

by James Donovan & George Newbern Simon & Schuster Audio (August 04, 2015)

The #1 New York Times bestseller and subject of the acclaimed major motion picture Bridge of Spies directed by Steven Spielberg, starring Tom Hanks as James B. Donovan.

Originally published in 1964, this is the...


Three Minutes to Doomsday

by Joe Navarro & George Newbern Simon & Schuster Audio (April 18, 2017)

An intense cat-and-mouse game played between two brilliant men in the last days of the Cold War, this shocking insider’s story shows how a massive giveaway of secret war plans and nuclear secrets threatened...


Code Name: Lise

by Larry Loftis & Kate Reading Simon & Schuster Audio (January 15, 2019)

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

A Goodreads Choice Awards semifinalist

Florida Book Awards Silver Medalist

Featured in The New York Times, The Atlantic, Time, New York Newsday, and on Today!

Best Nonfiction Books to Read...


Catch and Kill

by Ronan Farrow Little, Brown (October 15, 2019)

In this instant New York Times bestselling account of violence and espionage, Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter Ronan Farrow exposes serial abusers and a cabal of powerful interests hell-bent on...


Cyberspies

by Gordon Corera & Gildart Jackson Blackstone Publishing (July 05, 2016)

The previously untold--and previously highly classified--story of the conflux of espionage and technology, a compelling narrative rich with astonishing revelations taking readers from World War II to the Internet...


Inside the CIA

by Ronald Kessler & Edward Lewis Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2007)

Ronald Kessler’s explosive bestseller, The FBI, brought down FBI Director William S. Sessions. Now, in this unparalleled work of investigative journalism, Kessler reveals the inner world of the CIA. Based...


From Russia with Blood

by Heidi Blake & Marisa Calin Mulholland (November 19, 2019)

The untold story of how Russia refined the art and science of targeted assassination abroad-while Western spies watched in horror as their governments failed to guard against the threat They thought they had...


Double Crossed

by Matthew Avery Sutton & Angelo Di Loreto Basic Books (September 24, 2019)

The untold story of the Christian missionaries who played a crucial role in the allied victory in World War II What makes a good missionary makes a good spy. Or so thought "Wild" Bill Donovan when he launched...


Mossad

by Michael Bar-Zohar, Nissim Mishal & Benjamin Isaac Blackstone Publishing (September 23, 2014)

The Mossad is widely recognized today as the bestintelligence service in the world. It is also the most enigmatic, shrouded insecrecy. In Mossad, authors MichaelBar-Zohar and Nissim Mishal take us behind the...


Target: JFK

by Robert K. Wilcox & Paul Heitsch Blackstone Publishing (November 14, 2016)

The true story of a mysterious, dashing stuntman-turned-spy who may have been behind John F. Kennedy's assassination.

His name was René Dussaq. He was born in Buenos Aires and educated in Geneva and Cuba. He...


Operatives, Spies, and Saboteurs

by Patrick K. O’Donnell & Christopher Lane Blackstone Publishing (March 21, 2011)

"Operatives, Spies, and Saboteurs is a superbly told story of the men and women of the OSS. They helpedwrite the book on special operations. I was struck by the similarity of thecontext of their stories to ones...


The Nuclear Jihadist

by Douglas Frantz, Catherine Collins & Bob Craig Twelve (December 03, 2007)

The world has entered a second nuclear age. For the first time since the end of the Cold War, the threat of nuclear annihilation is on the rise. Should such an assault occur, there is a strong likelihood that...


Shadow State

by Luke Harding Harper (June 30, 2020)

A thrilling account of how Russia is waging a hidden war against America and the West, using espionage, corruption, fake news, and KGB-style murder

March 2018. Two Russian assassins arrive in a provincial English...


Poisoner in Chief

by Stephen Kinzer Henry Holt and Co. (September 09, 2019)

The bestselling author of All the Shah's Men and The Brothers tells the astonishing story of the man who oversaw the CIA's secret drug and mind-control experiments of the 1950s and '60s.

The visionary chemist...


Khashoggi and the Crown Prince

by Owen Wilson Gibson Square (February 28, 2019)

On 2 October 2018 arriving from London, Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi Arabian writer, went into the Saudi consulate in Istanbul to collect routine marriage papers. Within fifteen minutes of entering he was brutally...


Unwanted Spy

by Jeffrey Sterling PublicAffairs (October 15, 2019)

From a CIA whistleblower and political prisoner, the story of his fight for equality and justice in the country he loves.

In 2015, Jeffrey Sterling was sentenced to prison, convicted of violating the Espionage...


The CIA Lockpicking Manual

by Central Intelligence Agency Skyhorse (August 01, 2011)

Do you have the locksmith’s phone number on speed dial? Find yourself spending a fortune on new locks after someone lost their keys again? Forgot your keys in the car one too many times? Free yourself once...


Balls

by Ken Sanz & Scott M. Deitche Skyhorse (January 20, 2015)

The true story of the man who scammed the mob and informed the FBI for over two decades.

Eddie Trascher had balls. Born in the bayou of Louisiana, Eddie learned about gambling at the side of his stepfather. Starting...


Zigzag

by Nicholas Booth Arcade (September 01, 2011)

The most remarkable double agent of World War II, Eddie Chapman was witty, handsome, and charming. Too bad he was also a con man, womanizer, and safe-cracker. To the British, though, he was known as ZigZag,...


Mafia Spies

by Thomas Maier Skyhorse (April 02, 2019)

From the Bestselling Author and Television Producer of MASTERS OF SEX, a True Story of Espionage and Mobsters, Based on the Never-Before-Released JFK Files, and Optioned by Warner Bros.

Mafia Spies is the definitive...


Exploding the Truth: The JFK, Jr. Assassination

by John Koerner Chronos Books (October 26, 2018)

The death of JFK, Jr., - accident or assassination? Exploding the Truth: The JFK, Jr. Assassination presents evidence of a conspiracy to assassinate the only surviving son of President John F. Kennedy and considers...


The Skripal Files

by Mark Urban Henry Holt and Co. (October 01, 2018)

The explosive story of the poisoning of the former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and what it reveals about the growing clandestine conflict between the West and Russia

Salisbury, England: March 4, 2018.

Slumped on...


Ghost

by Michael R. McGowan & Ralph Pezzullo St. Martin's Press (October 01, 2018)

The explosive memoir of an FBI field operative who has worked more undercover cases than anyone in history.

Within FBI field operative circles, groups of people known as "Special" by their titles alone, Michael...