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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....


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...


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...


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...


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 Shadow War

by Jim Sciutto Harper (May 14, 2019)

Are we losing a war few of us realize we’re fighting?

Jim Sciutto, CNN’s Chief National Security Correspondent, reveals the invisible fronts that make up 21st century warfare, from disinformation campaigns...


Double Lives

by Eric Brach Mango (August 15, 2018)

Terrifying true crime stories

John Wayne Gacy. Ted Bundy. Jeffrey Dahmer. Everyone has heard of these sociopaths and their crimes, and yet, no one is scared of them. Why? Well for one, they’re all dead, but...


Best of Enemies

by Eric Dezenhall & Gus Russo Grand Central Publishing (October 02, 2018)

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

In 1978, CIA maverick...


Enemies Within: Communists, the Cambridge Spies and the Making of Modern Britain

by Richard Davenport-Hines William Collins (January 25, 2018)

What pushed Blunt, Burgess, Cairncross, Maclean and Philby into Soviet hands?

With access to recently released papers and other neglected documents, this sharp analysis of the intelligence world examines how...


Man Called Intrepid

by William Stevenson Lyons Press (September 24, 2009)

A classic about real-life WWII espionage, as conducted by its modern master

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A Man Called Intrepid is the classic true story of Sir William Stephenson (codenamed Intrepid) and the spy network he founded that...


The Craft of Intelligence

by Allen Dulles Lyons Press (April 01, 2006)

If the experts could point to any single book as a starting point for understanding the subject of intelligence from the late twentieth century to today, that single book would be Allen W. Dulles's The Craft...


Hijacked

by Dave Hirschman William Morrow Paperbacks (April 10, 2018)

The unbelievable true story of three pilots flying a routine Federal Express flight who must call on their inner courage, strength, and ability to stop a bitter, suicidal hijacker from killing them, and thousands...


LIFE Inside the World of Spies: The Lives They Lead. The Secrets They Keep.

by The Editors of Life Life (August 18, 2017)

The truth about espionage goes much deeper than the Bond types that fill our big screen. Mary Queen of Scots, the Man in the Iron Mask, Mata Hari, the Enigma machine, the CIA, Watergate, and WikiLeaks: Spies...


The New Rules of War

by Sean McFate William Morrow (January 22, 2019)

"Stunning. Sean McFate is a new Sun Tzu."

-Admiral James Stavridis (retired), former Supreme Allied Commander at NATO

Some of the principles of warfare are ancient, others are new, but all described in The New...


Abel

by Vin Arthey Biteback Publishing (October 08, 2015)

The true story behind the events depicted in Steven Spielberg’s blockbuster Bridge of Spies

On 10 February 1962, Gary Powers, the American pilot whose U2 spy plane was shot down in Soviet airspace, was...


The Riddle

by Maldwin Drummond Unicorn (January 01, 2017)

A new edition of the definitive study of the background to the writing of The Riddle of the Sands by Erskine Childers, now beautifully illustrated by Martyn Mackrill. It includes details of Childers’ own sailing...


The covert sphere

by Timothy Melley Cornell University Press

In December 2010 the U.S. Embassy in Kabul acknowledged that it was providing major funding for thirteen episodes of Eagle Four-a new Afghani television melodrama based loosely on the blockbuster U.S. series...


Why Intelligence Fails

by Robert Jervis Cornell University Press (February 04, 2010)

The U.S. government spends enormous resources each year on the gathering and analysis of intelligence, yet the history of American foreign policy is littered with missteps and misunderstandings that have resulted...


The Coup D'état Against  President Donald J. Trump

by David Meade eBookIt.com (February 21, 2017)

Right now elements of the Unelected Shadow Government are actively attempting to overthrow President Donald J. Trump. This book explores the covert background of the Deep State and the history of who is behind...


Destination Casablanca

by Meredith Hindley PublicAffairs (October 10, 2017)

In the summer of 1940, following France's surrender to Germany, Casablanca was transformed from an exotic travel destination to a key military target. Nazi agents and collaborators soon overran the city looking...


Agent M

by Henry Hemming PublicAffairs (May 09, 2017)

Spying is the art of knowing who to trust-and who to betray

Maxwell Knight was perhaps the greatest spymaster in history, rumored to be the real-life inspiration for the James Bond character "M." He did more...


Liberty Lady: A True Story of Love and Espionage in WWII Sweden

by Pat DiGeorge Beaver's Spur Publishing, LLC (October 27, 2016)

Liberty Lady is the true story of a WWII bomber and its crew forced to land in neutral Sweden during the Eighth Air Force’s first large-scale daylight bombing raid on Berlin. 1st Lt. Herman Allen was interned...


Hidden History

by Donald Jeffries & Roger Stone Skyhorse (August 23, 2016)

The US government has spent as much time covering up conspiracies as it has helping the American people. In Hidden History, you will see the amount of effort that our government has dedicated over the past fifty...


Nightmare in Napa

by Paul LaRosa Pocket Books (April 24, 2007)

The Shocking True Story Of Murder In California Wine Country

An award-winning journalist delves behind the scenes of a chilling true crime story aired on TV's 48 Hours Mystery -- and uncovers twisting revelations...


Smoke, Mirrors, and Murder

by Ann Rule Pocket Books (December 26, 2007)

Includes Ann Rule's insider commentary on the Mary Winkler murder case

REAL-LIFE MURDER. REAL-LIFE MYSTERY.

In some murder cases, the truth behind the most tragic of crimes crystallizes with relative ease....


Death of a Dream

by Paul LaRosa & Erin Moriarty Pocket Books (March 25, 2008)

A BEAUTIFUL GIRL WITH AMBITIOUS DREAMS -- DID FOLLOWING HER HEART COST HER LIFE?

Award-winning journalists from TV's 48 Hours Mystery go inside the case that shocked even jaded New Yorkers: the murder of aspiring...


A Covert Affair

by Jennet Conant Simon & Schuster (April 05, 2011)

Bestselling author Jennet Conant brings us a stunning account of Julia and Paul Child’s experiences as members of the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) in the Far East during World War II and the tumultuous...


The Corpse Had a Familiar Face

by Edna Buchanan Pocket Books (May 25, 2004)

For eighteen years, Pulitzer Prize-winner Edna Buchanan had one of the most exciting, frightening, and heartbreaking jobs a newspaperwoman could have -- working the police beat for the Miami Herald. Having covered...


Spy Dust

by antonio Mendez, Jonna Mendez & Bruce Henderson Atria Books (November 07, 2003)

From the author of the Golden Globe winner and Oscar nominated Argo, a true-life thriller set against the backdrop of the Cold War, which unveils the life of an American spy from the inside and dramatically...


Don't Look Behind You

by Ann Rule Pocket Books (November 29, 2011)

I’LL BE WATCHING YOU

Walking home on a dark night, you hear footsteps coming up behind you. As they get closer, your heart pounds harder. Who is closing in with dangerous intent—a total stranger? Or someone...


Strangers on a Bridge

by James Donovan & Jason Matthews Scribner (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...


How to Catch a Russian Spy

by Naveed Jamali & Ellis Henican Scribner (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...


The Nuclear Jihadist: The True Story of the Man Who Sold the World's Most Dangerous Secrets...And How We Could Have Stopped Him

by Douglas Frantz & Catherine Collins 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...