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Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy: Four Women Undercover in the Civil War

Karen Abbott · HarperCollins
Pages: 513
Format: Book

In Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy, bestselling author Karen Abbott tells the spellbinding true story of four women who risked everything--their homes, their families, and their very lives--during the Civil War. Seventeen-year-old Belle Boyd, an avowed rebel with a dangerous temper, shot...

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The Informationist: A Thriller

Taylor Stevens · Crown Publishers
Pages: 320
Format: Book

"Stevens's blazingly brilliant debut introduces a great new action heroine, Vanessa Michael Munroe, who doesn't have to kick over a hornet's nest to get attention, though her feral, take-no-prisoners attitude reflects the fire of Stieg Larsson's Lisbeth Salander...

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The Kill Artist

Daniel Silva · New American Library
Pages: 501
Format: Paperback

Tightly written thrillers like The Marching Season have made bestselling novelist Daniel Silva a favorite of readers everywhere. In The Kill Artist, he paints an absorbing portrait of a reluctant hero's attempt to thwart an old enemy to preserve a precarious peace. After...

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The expats : a novel

Chris Pavone · Crown Publishers
Pages: 327
Format: Print book

The international thriller that Patricia Cornwell says is "bristling with suspense" about an American abroad who finds herself in complex web of intrigue.

Can We Ever Escape Our Secrets?

Kate Moore is a working mother, struggling to make ends meet, to raise children,...
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Ian McEwan · Cape
Format: Book

Cambridge student Serena Frome’s beauty and intelligence make her the ideal recruit for MI5. The year is 1972. The Cold War is far from over. England’s legendary intelligence agency is determined to manipulate the cultural conversation by funding writers whose politics align...

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Red Sparrow: A Novel

Jason Matthews · Scribner
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

"A great and dangerous spy-game is being played today between Russian intelligence and the CIA. Very few people know about it, but Jason Matthews does, and his thrilling Red Sparrow takes us deep inside this treacherous world. He's an insider's insider. And he is also a masterful...
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I Am Pilgrim: A Thriller

Terry Hayes · Atria/Emily Bestler Books
Pages: 612
Format: Book

A breakneck race against time ... and an implacable enemy. An anonymous young woman murdered in a run-down hotel, all identifying characteristics dissolved by acid. A father publicly beheaded in the blistering heat of a Saudi Arabian public square. A notorious Syrian biotech expert found...

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The Charm School

Nelson DeMille · Warner
Pages: 687
Format: Paperback

Deep in the heart of Russia, a group of casually dressed young men are learning a different kind of lesson. The undergraduates sprawled around a game board aren't chilling out on campus: the young KGB agents attending the Charm School are brushing up on their American. When a young tourist...
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The Faithful Spy: A Novel

Alex Berenson · Random House
Pages: 352
Format: Book

A New York Times reporter has drawn upon his experience covering the occupation in Iraq to write the most gripping and chillingly plausible thriller of the post-9/11 era. Alex Berenson's debut novel of suspense, The Faithful Spy, is a sharp, explosive story that takes readers inside...

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