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As the decisions made in the corridors of power bring the world to the brink of oblivion, five families from across the globe are brought together in an unforgettable tale of passion and conflict during the Cold War. When Rebecca Hoffmann, a teacher in East Germany, finds herself pursued by ...
Edge of Eternity
As the decisions made in the corridors of power bring the world to the brink of oblivion, five families from across the globe are brought together in an unforgettable tale of passion and conflict during the Cold War. When Rebecca Hoffmann, a teacher in East Germany, finds herself pursued by the secret police, she discovers that she has been living a lie. Her younger brother, Walli, longs to escape across the Berlin Wall to Britain to become part of the burgeoning music scene. In the United States, George Jakes, a bright young lawyer in the Kennedy administration, is a fierce supporter of the Civil Rights movement - as is the woman he is in love with, Verena, who works for Martin Luther King, Jr. Boarding a Greyhound bus in Washington to protest against segregation, they begin a fateful journey together. Russian activist, Tania Dvorkin, narrowly evades capture for producing an illegal news sheet. Her actions are made all the more perilous as her brother, Dimka, is a rising star in the heart of the Communist Party in the Kremlin. From the deep south of America to the vast expanses of Siberia, from the shores of Cuba to the swinging streets of Sixties London, Ken Follett's Edge of Eternity is a sweeping tale of the fight for individual freedom in a world gripped by the mightiest clash of superpowers anyone has ever known. *Includes family tree*
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37.19 USD

Edge of Eternity

by Ken Follett
Hardback
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CIA operations officer Michael Dunne is tasked with infiltrating an Italian news organization that smells like a front for an enemy intelligence service. Headed by an American journalist, the self- styled people's bandits run a cyber operation unlike anything the CIA has seen before. Fast, slick and indiscriminate, they steal ...
The Paladin: A Spy Novel
CIA operations officer Michael Dunne is tasked with infiltrating an Italian news organization that smells like a front for an enemy intelligence service. Headed by an American journalist, the self- styled people's bandits run a cyber operation unlike anything the CIA has seen before. Fast, slick and indiscriminate, they steal secrets from everywhere and anyone, and exploit them in ways the CIA can neither understand nor stop. Dunne knows it's illegal to run a covert op on an American citizen or journalist, but he has never refused an assignment and his boss has assured his protection. Soon after Dunne infiltrates the organization, however, his cover disintegrates. When news of the operation breaks and someone leaks that Dunne had an extramarital affair while on the job, the CIA leaves him to take the fall. Now a year later, fresh out of jail, Dunne sets out to hunt down and take vengeance on the people who destroyed his life.
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29.350000 USD

The Paladin: A Spy Novel

by David Ignatius
Hardback
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The discovery of an ancient cuneiform guides an unlikely group to a secret portal buried in the desert long ago. A near-death experience in the Iraq desert transforms the lives of the FBI's most wanted terrorist, and his young disciple, and alters the fate of a Pulitzer Prize-winning female journalist, ...
The Occurrence: A Political Thriller
The discovery of an ancient cuneiform guides an unlikely group to a secret portal buried in the desert long ago. A near-death experience in the Iraq desert transforms the lives of the FBI's most wanted terrorist, and his young disciple, and alters the fate of a Pulitzer Prize-winning female journalist, and a decorated U.S. Marine about to be executed. Guided by a visionary young girl from Peru, they become aware of an ancient past, and an energy force placed deep under the desert sand thousands of years ago. The Occurrence is an unforgettable story of enemies, caught in the tragic sweep of terrorism, whose lives are forever changed. A gripping and unique political thriller. A story of uplifting beauty and love that speaks to the mystery of our collective evolution, and unveils a DNA we all share.
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28.350000 USD

The Occurrence: A Political Thriller

by Robert Desiderio
Hardback
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For the first time in one volume, three modern masterworks from the National Book Award-winning writer who has been called the American Graham Greene. Blurring the boundaries between literary fiction and political and military thrillers, Robert Stone was one of the most dynamic and critically acclaimed American writers of the ...
Robert Stone: Dog Soldiers, A Flag for Sunrise, Outerbridge Reach (LOA #328)
For the first time in one volume, three modern masterworks from the National Book Award-winning writer who has been called the American Graham Greene. Blurring the boundaries between literary fiction and political and military thrillers, Robert Stone was one of the most dynamic and critically acclaimed American writers of the last fifty years. Here, released in conjunction with Madison Smartt Bell's major new biography, is a deluxe edition gathering Stone's three finest novels, modern masterpieces about the dark underside of the American century. Stone's own experiences in Saigon inspired Dog Soldiers (1974), in which an ill-fated scheme to smuggle three kilos of heroin from South Vietnam to California comes to the attention of a corrupt drug enforcement official, setting in motion a lethal chase across a nightmarish landscape populated by poseurs, hustlers, psychopathic criminals, and failed gurus. Winner of the National Book Award, Dog Soldiers ranks with the work of Michael Herr and Tim O'Brien as a psychological reckoning with how Vietnam changed America. A Flag for Sunrise (1981) depicts of a leftist revolution in the fictious Central American country of Tecan and its impact on three North Americans: Justin Feeney, an idealistic nun; Frank Holliwell, an anthropologist who does favors for the CIA; and Pablo Tabor, an enraged Coast Guard deserter. Through their fates Stone explores the search for moral order in a terrifying universe beset by fear and evil. In Outerbridge Reach (1992) Owen Browne, a Navy veteran of Vietnam turned boat salesman, seeks to test his courage amid the materialism, corruption, and superficiality of 1980s America by entering a solo around-the-world yacht race. Alone in the South Atlantic, Browne discovers his capacity for deception and enlightenment in a sea tale worthy of Melville and Conrad.
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47.250000 USD

Robert Stone: Dog Soldiers, A Flag for Sunrise, Outerbridge Reach (LOA #328)

by Robert Stone
Hardback
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It started with the judge. He was about to sentence five of Cork's most notorious criminals. But his body has just turned up, beaten and broken, on an isolated road in his burned-out car. Now four members of a rival gang have been shot, and in retaliation three civilians have ...
The Last Drop of Blood
It started with the judge. He was about to sentence five of Cork's most notorious criminals. But his body has just turned up, beaten and broken, on an isolated road in his burned-out car. Now four members of a rival gang have been shot, and in retaliation three civilians have been blown up. To Katie's horror, Cork is becoming a gang battleground like Dublin. Can Katie save the city? Can she save herself?
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35.31 USD

The Last Drop of Blood

by Graham Masterton
Hardback
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A pulse-pounding, page-turning thriller involving corruption, secrets, and lies at the very deepest levels of government and media. A twisty, nonstop conspiracy thriller that only has one gear: high! The Network delivers. -Andrew Gross, #1 New York Times Bestselling Author This is mandatory reading for any thriller aficionado. --Steve Berry, ...
The Network
A pulse-pounding, page-turning thriller involving corruption, secrets, and lies at the very deepest levels of government and media. A twisty, nonstop conspiracy thriller that only has one gear: high! The Network delivers. -Andrew Gross, #1 New York Times Bestselling Author This is mandatory reading for any thriller aficionado. --Steve Berry, New York Times Bestselling Author A shadowy group is manipulating society--and they've only just begun. Late one night, investigative journalist Jack Logan receives a surprise visit from U.S. Senator Malcolm Phillips at his New York apartment. Disheveled and in a panic, the senator swears that he's about to be murdered and pleads with Jack to protect his wife Taylor, who happens to be the only woman Jack has ever truly loved. Days later, Phillips is found dead in a hotel room in Micronesia, the apparent victim of an allergy attack. While the nation mourns, Jack and Taylor race to find the one man who knows the truth. As they're pursued by unknown assailants, their desperate hunt leads them to the Institute, an immense facility shrouded in mystery that has indoctrinated a generation of America's political and media power players. Led by the enigmatic Damon Crosse, the Institute has its tentacles everywhere--but Taylor unknowingly holds the secret to the one thing that Crosse needs to carry out his plan. Taking readers on a thrill ride from the back halls of Congress to the high-rise offices of Madison Avenue and a remote Greek island, The Network is a provocative, pulse-pounding novel that dares to ask the question: who's really in charge?
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28.340000 USD

The Network

by L C Shaw
Hardback
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He strikes at random. His motive unknown. No one is safe... Helsingborg police must solve the unsolveable. A wave of apparently random homicides is sweeping through their idyllic seaside town. The murders have no pattern, no order, no reason. The perpetrator is immune to psychological profiling; forensically untraceable; utterly invulnerable ...
Motive X
He strikes at random. His motive unknown. No one is safe... Helsingborg police must solve the unsolveable. A wave of apparently random homicides is sweeping through their idyllic seaside town. The murders have no pattern, no order, no reason. The perpetrator is immune to psychological profiling; forensically untraceable; utterly invulnerable to modern police techniques. The body count is growing. But lead investigator Fabian Risk is distracted by his mission to expose a corrupt colleague, and his boss Astrid is spiralling back into addiction. As the hunt for the solution becoming ever more desperate, their tight-knit team begins to unravel... Motive X is both an explosive, multi-layered thriller and a fearless exploration of the darkest side of human nature. To enter Stefan Ahnhem's world, with its interwoven plotlines and sprawling cast of characters, is to put yourself in the hands of a master storyteller. The story continues in X Ways to Die, available May 2020. REVIEWS FOR STEFAN AHNHEM: 'Atmospheric and complicated [...] with great cop characters and some imaginatively grisly perps' Sunday Times (star pick). 'More gripping than Jo Nesbo, blacker than Stieg Larsson and more bleakly human than Henning Mankell' Tony Parsons. 'Epic in scale and ambition' Daily Mail. 'An intense journey, with an intricate plot ... Ahnhem has mastered atmosphere, pacing and intrigue' Crime Review. 'Masterly plotting, grisly murders and chilling suspense: Stefan Ahnhem keeps the threads of this complex, two-country narrative pulled tense' Better Reading.
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14.60 USD

Motive X

by Stefan Ahnhem
Paperback / softback
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The new political thriller from bestselling author Stephen Coonts, author of Flight of the Intruder and Liberty's Last Stand. Burglar-turned-CIA-officer Tommy Carmellini finds himself assigned to a French-led European Anti-Terrorism Task Force after Islamic extremists attack and burn a wing of the Louvre Museum in Paris. He is soon hunting ...
The Russia Account
The new political thriller from bestselling author Stephen Coonts, author of Flight of the Intruder and Liberty's Last Stand. Burglar-turned-CIA-officer Tommy Carmellini finds himself assigned to a French-led European Anti-Terrorism Task Force after Islamic extremists attack and burn a wing of the Louvre Museum in Paris. He is soon hunting the kidnappers of American and European youth who use the ransoms to fund war on western civilization. This shadowy group has big plans-an assignation and terror campaign leading to the conquest of Europe. With the help of his mentor Jake Grafton, Carmellini has always managed to foil his enemies before-but defeating Satan's Army will be his most difficult challenge. Perhaps, he suspects, an impossible one.
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29.390000 USD

The Russia Account

by Stephen Coonts
Hardback
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West Germany in the 1960s is a simmering cauldron of radical protests. Amid the turmoil Leo Harting, a Second Secretary in the British Embassy, has gone missing - along with more than forty Confidential embassy files. Alan Turner of the Foreign Office must travel to Bonn to recover them. As ...
A Small Town in Germany
West Germany in the 1960s is a simmering cauldron of radical protests. Amid the turmoil Leo Harting, a Second Secretary in the British Embassy, has gone missing - along with more than forty Confidential embassy files. Alan Turner of the Foreign Office must travel to Bonn to recover them. As he gets closer to the truth of Harting's disappearance, he will discover that the face of Cold War Europe - and the attentions of the British Ministry itself - are far uglier that he could possibly have imagined. Le Carre's searing Cold War novel creates a world where the lines between right and wrong, good and evil, are horribly blurred.
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25.75 USD

A Small Town in Germany

by John Le Carre
Hardback
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Thomas Crocker's SEAL Team Six crew deploys to the Nigerian jungle to combat arms and human trafficking by Boko Haram, in Don Mann and Ralph Pezzullo's latest fiercely authentic military thriller. The charismatic Boko Haram leader Ratty Festus, also known as the Leopard, has been terrorizing drought-ridden northeastern Nigeria: raiding ...
SEAL Team Six: Hunt the Leopard
Thomas Crocker's SEAL Team Six crew deploys to the Nigerian jungle to combat arms and human trafficking by Boko Haram, in Don Mann and Ralph Pezzullo's latest fiercely authentic military thriller. The charismatic Boko Haram leader Ratty Festus, also known as the Leopard, has been terrorizing drought-ridden northeastern Nigeria: raiding villages, blowing up government buildings, and kidnapping schoolgirls. When Thomas Crocker and his Black Cell team, who are in the country on a special training mission, hear about a possible arms-for-schoolgirls exchange between Boko Haram and a Russian arms dealer on the Cameroon border, they convince a Nigerian Special Forces unit to join them in trying to stop it. The operation quickly goes south, with a deadly helicopter crash and an ambush. They can't manage to save all of the girls, even with assistance from a quick-thinking group of British private-security contractors. A week later, the Leopard seizes control of a $500-million dollar Gulf Oil natural gas plant, demanding a $50-million dollar ransom and safe passage out of the compound. Crocker has just 24 hours to plan and execute a high-risk, low-probability, mission to rescue all eighty innocent hostages--including two of his own who are trapped with the civilians.
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28.350000 USD

SEAL Team Six: Hunt the Leopard

by Ralph Pezzullo, Don Mann
Hardback
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There's power in stories. This is a story of power. Dead bodies aren't unusual in the alleyways of Fenest, capital of the Union of Realms. Especially not in an election year, when the streets swell with crowds from near and far. Muggings, brawls gone bad, debts collected - Detective Cora ...
Widow's Welcome
There's power in stories. This is a story of power. Dead bodies aren't unusual in the alleyways of Fenest, capital of the Union of Realms. Especially not in an election year, when the streets swell with crowds from near and far. Muggings, brawls gone bad, debts collected - Detective Cora Gorderheim has seen it all. Until she finds a Wayward man with his mouth sewn shut. His body has been arranged precisely by the killer and left conspicuously, waiting to be found. Cora fears this is not only a murder, but a message. As she digs into the dead man's past, she finds herself drawn into the most dangerous event in the Union: the election. In a world where stories win votes, someone has gone to a lot of trouble to silence this man. Who has stopped his story being told? _______________________________________________________ 'An utterly absorbing tale set in a fascinating world' MICK FINLAY. 'If you love storytelling, you'll love this' S.J. MORDEN. 'It's rare to find such a richly imagined world about the art of myth and storytelling' CHRISTOPHER FOWLER. 'Irresistibly thrilling, weaving together gaslit crime, fantasy and mystery ... I can't wait for more' TIM MAJOR. 'There is more than meets the eye in this gripping and inventive debut ... Rife with intrigue, deceit and cultural tension' JAMES AITCHESON.
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35.31 USD

Widow's Welcome

by D.K. Fields
Hardback
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A DANA PERINO BOOK CLUB PICK Following the events of the fast, hard-hitting, and impossible to put down (The Real Book Spy) Field of Valor, Logan West continues his mission to bring America's traitorous vice president to justice, even as the clandestine group pulling all the strings makes one last ...
Rules of War: A Thriller
A DANA PERINO BOOK CLUB PICK Following the events of the fast, hard-hitting, and impossible to put down (The Real Book Spy) Field of Valor, Logan West continues his mission to bring America's traitorous vice president to justice, even as the clandestine group pulling all the strings makes one last deadly bid to regain their power. The vice president of the United States is missing, the director of the National Security Agency has been assassinated, and the mysterious organization orchestrating global instability is in tatters. While John Quick recovers from a gunshot wound that nearly killed him, Logan West is on the hunt to bring the vice president back to the US to face justice for his treason. The final stakes have never been higher and Logan and his task force are left with little to no options. Will it be this warrior's end? As a former Marine, Betley really knows his stuff (#1 New York Times bestselling author Kyle Mills), and rules of Rules of War is filled with the gripping, nonstop action thriller fans crave.
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29.400000 USD

Rules of War: A Thriller

by Matthew Betley
Hardback
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Raw emotion, nonstop action, and relentless pacing makes Backlash another one-night read from Brad Thor, who delivers the book to beat in 2019. -The Real Book Spy #1 New York Times, #1 Wall Street Journal, and #1 Publishers Weekly bestselling author Brad Thor is back with his most gripping thriller ...
Backlash: A Thriller
Raw emotion, nonstop action, and relentless pacing makes Backlash another one-night read from Brad Thor, who delivers the book to beat in 2019. -The Real Book Spy #1 New York Times, #1 Wall Street Journal, and #1 Publishers Weekly bestselling author Brad Thor is back with his most gripping thriller yet! In ancient texts, there are stories about men who struck from the shadows, seemingly beyond the reach of death itself. These men were considered part angel, part demon. Their loyalty was to their families, their friends, and their kings. You crossed these men at your peril. And once crossed, there was no crossing back. They were fearless; men of honor who have been known throughout history by different names: Spartan, Viking, Samurai. Today, men like these still strike from the shadows. They are highly prized intelligence agents, military operatives, and assassins. One man is all three. Two days ago, that man was crossed-badly. Now, far from home and surrounded by his enemy, Scot Harvath must battle his way out. With no support, no cavalry coming, and no one even aware of where he is, it will take everything he has ever learned to survive. But survival isn't enough. Harvath wants revenge. In the most explosive novel Brad Thor has ever written, page after captivating page of action, intrigue, loyalty, and betrayal will keep you hooked until the very last sentence.
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29.390000 USD

Backlash: A Thriller

by Brad Thor
Hardback
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The second novel in the acclaimed, best-selling Euro-crime series that began with the Hercule Poirot Award winner, Absinthe. If the world will end in flames, who is stoking the fire? Walter Eekhaut (rhymes with stakeout ), the veteran chief inspector from the Brussels police force who has a problem with ...
Purgatory: A Thriller
The second novel in the acclaimed, best-selling Euro-crime series that began with the Hercule Poirot Award winner, Absinthe. If the world will end in flames, who is stoking the fire? Walter Eekhaut (rhymes with stakeout ), the veteran chief inspector from the Brussels police force who has a problem with authority, remains in Amsterdam, where he was dispatched to assist the Dutch security service. When his boss, Chief Superintendent Alexandra Dewaal, receives a tip from one of her informants, the two find themselves across the border tramping in the Belgian Ardennes on a frigid January day. What they discover is macabre and horrific: seven charred human bodies, attached to tall stakes with chains, in an almost perfect circle. From the look of it, these people were burned alive in some sort of ritual. On the wall of a cabin, Eekhaut and Dewaal make out an enigmatic message written in blood: This World seems to last Forever. But it is merely the Dream of a Sleeper. Similar events occur elsewhere in Europe as well as Africa, where Eekhaut's new girlfriend has gone on assignment for an international aid agency operating in Somalia. There have long been stories of an apocalyptic religious cult, The Church of Supreme Purification, along with a more shadowy militant offshoot. Are they connected to these events? Is this some conspiracy to cleanse human society by fire, or is there an even more sinister explanation?
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27.290000 USD

Purgatory: A Thriller

by Guido Eekhaut
Hardback
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'A terrific future-shock thriller' LEE CHILD. What if the person you're ordered to kill Is the woman you want to protect? Michael North, assassin and spy-for-hire, is very good at killing bad guys. But what happens when his shadowy bosses at the dark heart of the British government order him ...
Killing State
'A terrific future-shock thriller' LEE CHILD. What if the person you're ordered to kill Is the woman you want to protect? Michael North, assassin and spy-for-hire, is very good at killing bad guys. But what happens when his shadowy bosses at the dark heart of the British government order him to kill a good woman instead? Rising political star, Honor Jones, MP, has started asking dangerous questions about the men running her country. The trouble is, she doesn't know when to stop. And, now that he's met her, neither does North... 'A gritty, action-packed page-turner' ANDY MCNAB. 'New thriller writers come and go. I suspect this lady will stick around' FREDERICK FORSYTH. 'Thought-provoking, pacy and thrilling' SUNDAY MIRROR. 'Fast-paced and packed with action ... A series hero to watch' MICK HERRON. 'Gripping and twisty' INDIA KNIGHT. 'Grabs you from page one and won't let you go ... Action-packed from start to finish - but with tenderness and great characterisation too. Fast, sharply written, clever and intense' JEREMY VINE, BBC2. 'A high-octane plot that centres around the dark heart of British political power. A great debut' SUNDAY TIMES.
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15.700000 USD

Killing State

by Judith O'Reilly
Paperback / softback
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A Dan Brown read-alike tailor-made for an election year. --Booklist A President is murdered. A First Lady demands answers. And a young Senator will uncover a conspiracy that threatens to upend the global balance of power. When Robert Constable, President of the United States, dies in bed with a woman ...
Hillary
A Dan Brown read-alike tailor-made for an election year. --Booklist A President is murdered. A First Lady demands answers. And a young Senator will uncover a conspiracy that threatens to upend the global balance of power. When Robert Constable, President of the United States, dies in bed with a woman in a New York hotel room, the public is told that he died suddenly and peacefully of natural causes--and alone. The truth, however, is anything but that. The President's wife, Hillary Constable asks young senator Bobby Hart, who serves on the Senate Intelligence Committee, to find out who had her husband murdered and why. As Hart begins to learn more about the President's shady dealings, he uncovers a massive global criminal and financial conspiracy, headed by a secret underground organization nicknamed The Four Sisters. Yet the closer Hart gets to the truth, the more shocking secrets are revealed that could threaten his life, American Democracy, and the future of the nation. A riveting and controversial political thriller from acclaimed, bestselling Edgar nominee D.W. Buffa, Hillary is a novel that will appeal to fans of David Baldacci, Brad Meltzer, Brad Thor, and Vince Flynn.
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28.300000 USD

Hillary

by D. W. Buffa
Hardback
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Two corpses. A country on the edge of a political precipice. A conspiracy so bold it would make Machiavelli wince. Andrew Marr's debut novel imagines what really might be going on behind the door of 10 Downing Street. When a young investigative reporter is found dead on the streets of ...
Head of State
Two corpses. A country on the edge of a political precipice. A conspiracy so bold it would make Machiavelli wince. Andrew Marr's debut novel imagines what really might be going on behind the door of 10 Downing Street. When a young investigative reporter is found dead on the streets of London few people notice. But when another body - minus its head and hands - is washed up on the banks of the Thames, its grisly condition arouses a little more interest. There appears to be no connection between the two dead men. But, unsuspected by the electorate, there is a shocking and dangerous secret at the very heart of government. While the United Kingdom approaches a crucial and delicately-balanced referendum on Europe, a group of ruthlessly determined individuals will stop at nothing - including murder - to prevent the truth from getting out. Andrew Marr's first novel is a gleefully twisted spin through the corridors of power. Making full use of his unrivalled inside knowledge of the British political scene, Marr has threaded his wickedly clever thriller with a distinctive strand of pitch-black humour, to offer an irreverent glimpse behind the parliamentary curtain.
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35.31 USD

Head of State

by Andrew Marr
Hardback
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The Peace Maker is the contemporary retelling of the story of David and Abigail in the Bible's First Book of Samuel. The characters come to life in the setting of a current US Presidential election-Leif Mitchell is selected from his humble life as a stable hand and country rock singer ...
Peace Maker
The Peace Maker is the contemporary retelling of the story of David and Abigail in the Bible's First Book of Samuel. The characters come to life in the setting of a current US Presidential election-Leif Mitchell is selected from his humble life as a stable hand and country rock singer to become Governor of Kentucky and then run as the Republican candidate against powerful and narcissistic US Democratic Senator Darren Richards. When the campaigns get ugly and dangerous, First Lady hopeful Chessa Richards is forced with a tough decision that may cause her to risk her own life and leave the lives of many hanging in the balance in order to preserve peace. This gripping novel full of suspense and romance will encourage you in times of decisions and doubt to rely on God to guide you to do the right thing no matter what the cost.
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40.940000 USD

Peace Maker

by Michele Chynoweth
Hardback
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From the best-selling author of The Name of the Rose and The Prague Cemetery, a novel about the murky world of media politics, conspiracy, and murder A newspaper committed to blackmail and mud slinging, rather than reporting the news.  A paranoid editor, walking through the streets of Milan, reconstructing ...
Numero Zero
From the best-selling author of The Name of the Rose and The Prague Cemetery, a novel about the murky world of media politics, conspiracy, and murder A newspaper committed to blackmail and mud slinging, rather than reporting the news.   A paranoid editor, walking through the streets of Milan, reconstructing fifty years of history against the backdrop of a plot involving the cadaver of Mussolini's double.   The murder of Pope John Paul I, the CIA, red terrorists handled by secret services, twenty years of bloodshed, and events that seem outlandish until the BBC proves them true.   A fragile love story between two born losers, a failed ghost writer, and a vulnerable girl, who specializes in celebrity gossip yet cries over the second movement of Beethoven's Seventh. And then a dead body that suddenly appears in a back alley in Milan.    Set in 1992 and foreshadowing the mysteries and follies of the following twenty years, Numero Zero is a scintillating take on our times from the best-selling author of The Name of the Rose and Foucault's Pendulum.
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25.200000 USD

Numero Zero

by Professor of Semiotics Umberto Eco
Hardback
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In The Dead, the follow-up to his acclaimed novel Imperium (a Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year), Christian Kracht mines the feverish early days of Weimar Germany for a Gothic tale of global conspiracy, personal loss, and historical entanglements large and small. In Berlin, Germany, in the early 1930s, ...
The Dead
In The Dead, the follow-up to his acclaimed novel Imperium (a Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year), Christian Kracht mines the feverish early days of Weimar Germany for a Gothic tale of global conspiracy, personal loss, and historical entanglements large and small. In Berlin, Germany, in the early 1930s, the acclaimed Swiss film director Emil Nageli receives the assignment of a lifetime: travel to Japan and make a film to establish the dominance of Adolf Hitler's Nazi empire once and for all. But his handlers are unaware that Nageli has colluded with the Jewish film critics to pursue an alternative objective - to create a monumental, modernist, allegorical spectacle to warn the world of the horror to come. Meanwhile, in Japan, the film minister Masahiko Amakasu intends to counter Hollywood's growing influence and usher in a new golden age of Japanese cinema by exploiting his Swiss visitor. The arrival of Nageli's film-star fiancee and a strangely thuggish, pistol-packing Charlie Chaplin - as well as the first stirrings of the winds of war - soon complicates both Amakasu's and Nageli's plans, forcing them to face their demons . . . and their doom.
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26.250000 USD

The Dead

by Christian Kracht
Hardback
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Winner of a Hercule Poirot Award, a fast-paced international crime thriller about Russian infiltration in the financial world. Walter Eekhaut, a veteran of the Belgian police force who has a problem with authority, is dispatched to Amsterdam to aid the Dutch security service in investigating the activities of a well-connected ...
Absinthe: A Thriller
Winner of a Hercule Poirot Award, a fast-paced international crime thriller about Russian infiltration in the financial world. Walter Eekhaut, a veteran of the Belgian police force who has a problem with authority, is dispatched to Amsterdam to aid the Dutch security service in investigating the activities of a well-connected Russian oligarch, with ties to Putin. Some of the Russian's business is legitimate, but some may well not be. In Amsterdam, Eekhaut is seconded to Chief Superintendent Alexandra Dewaal and her team, and begins to learn about the city's shady underside. He is at once pulled into another case, the murder of a young leftist dissident, alleged to have stolen a sensitive list from the Amsterdam offices of an ultra-right-wing political party a list with the names of secret donors. The hunt for the killer leads to a knot of black money interests and illegal dealings that pit the Russian mob and Dutch politicians and business leaders against the police and anyone else who tries to get in their way. Absinthe is the gripping first installment in the bestselling Amsterdam trilogy featuring Eekhaut and Dewaal and, for North American readers, a new voice in European noir.
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27.290000 USD

Absinthe: A Thriller

by Guido Eekhaut
Hardback
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Dark forces are at work in London. Money and power are corrupting the political and economic systems, involving the sinister global water company Brightwater. The poorest are driven to the edges of existence where crime is the only means of subsistence. Anonymous terrorism destabilises and kills. An MP is murdered. ...
The Nemesis of Professor James Aldiss
Dark forces are at work in London. Money and power are corrupting the political and economic systems, involving the sinister global water company Brightwater. The poorest are driven to the edges of existence where crime is the only means of subsistence. Anonymous terrorism destabilises and kills. An MP is murdered. The Chancellor of the Exchequer, who is considered the one person capable of solving the country's problems is kidnapped murdered. Meanwhile facades of normality survive. Professor Jim Aldiss a distinguished academic sets out to disprove the key theory that justifies the economic system that is having such appalling consequences. A couple of impoverished pensioners discover where the Chancellor is hidden and try to pass the information on without success.
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20.990000 USD

The Nemesis of Professor James Aldiss

by Sarah Margaret Tooze
Hardback
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The future of democracy must evolve or die. The last time Information held an election, a global network outage, sabotage by major world governments, and an uncontrolled earthquake almost shook micro-democracy apart. Five years later, it's time to vote again, and the system that has ensured global peace for 25 ...
State Tectonics: Book Three of the Centenal Cycle
The future of democracy must evolve or die. The last time Information held an election, a global network outage, sabotage by major world governments, and an uncontrolled earthquake almost shook micro-democracy apart. Five years later, it's time to vote again, and the system that has ensured global peace for 25 years is more vulnerable than ever. Unknown enemies are attacking Information's network infrastructure. Spies, former superpowers, and revolutionaries sharpen their knives in the shadows. And Information's best agents question whether the data monopoly they've served all their lives is worth saving, or whether it's time to burn the world down and start anew.
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29.390000 USD

State Tectonics: Book Three of the Centenal Cycle

by Malka Older
Hardback
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One of the Guardian's Best Crime Books and Thrillers of 2017. Michael Tanner is heading home from a business trip when he picks up the wrong laptop at airport security. The computer he takes home belongs to US senator Susan Robbins, and it contains top secret files that should never ...
The Switch
One of the Guardian's Best Crime Books and Thrillers of 2017. Michael Tanner is heading home from a business trip when he picks up the wrong laptop at airport security. The computer he takes home belongs to US senator Susan Robbins, and it contains top secret files that should never have been on there in the first place. With her career in politics on the line, Senator Robbins is determined to get her laptop back, whatever the cost... Tanner is now a hunted man. But with the government against him, who can he trust to help him? Recent reviews for Joseph Finder: 'Stunning ... I can't remember when I last read a book so gripping and so satisfying' PETER JAMES. 'Smart, swift and well-informed' SCOTT TUROW. 'Terrific' IAN RANKIN. 'A writer at the top of his game' MARK BILLINGHAM. 'Fantastic ... Kept me absolutely on the edge of my seat' MARTINA COLE. 'Timely, twisty and impossible to put down' KARIN SLAUGHTER. 'A masterclass in ratcheting up the tension ... A classy, sophisticated thriller' J.P. DELANEY.
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13.16 USD

The Switch

by Joseph Finder
Paperback / softback
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Berlin in 1933 is in upheaval. Eleven-year-old Carla von Ulrich struggles to understand the tensions disrupting her family as Hitler strengthens his grip on Germany. Into this turmoil steps her mother's formidable friend and former British MP, Ethel Leckwith, and her student son, Lloyd, who soon learns for himself the ...
Winter of the World
Berlin in 1933 is in upheaval. Eleven-year-old Carla von Ulrich struggles to understand the tensions disrupting her family as Hitler strengthens his grip on Germany. Into this turmoil steps her mother's formidable friend and former British MP, Ethel Leckwith, and her student son, Lloyd, who soon learns for himself the brutal reality of Nazism. He also encounters a group of Germans resolved to oppose Hitler - but are they willing to go so far as to betray their country? Such people are closely watched by Volodya, a Russian with a bright future in Red Army Intelligence. The international clash of military power and personal beliefs that ensues will sweep over them all as it rages from Cable Street in London's East End to Pearl Harbor in Hawaii, from Spain to Stalingrad, from Dresden to Hiroshima. At Cambridge Lloyd is irresistibly drawn to dazzling American socialite Daisy Peshkov, who represents everything his left-wing family despise. But Daisy is more interested in aristocratic Boy Fitzherbert - amateur pilot, party lover and leading light of the British Union of Fascists. Back in Berlin, Carla worships golden boy Werner from afar. But nothing will work out the way they expect as their lives and the hopes of the world are smashed by the greatest and cruellest war in the history of the human race. Winter of the World is the second novel in Ken Follett's uniquely ambitious and deeply satisfying trilogy 'The Century'. On its own or read in sequence with Fall of Giants, this is a magnificent, spellbinding epic of global conflict and personal drama.
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37.19 USD

Winter of the World

by Ken Follett
Hardback
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The first case of New York Times bestseller Steve Berry's iconic hero, Cotton Malone. History notes that the ugly feud between J. Edgar Hoover and Martin Luther King, Jr., marked by years of illegal surveillance and the accumulation of secret files, ended on April 4, 1968 when King was assassinated ...
The Bishop's Pawn
The first case of New York Times bestseller Steve Berry's iconic hero, Cotton Malone. History notes that the ugly feud between J. Edgar Hoover and Martin Luther King, Jr., marked by years of illegal surveillance and the accumulation of secret files, ended on April 4, 1968 when King was assassinated by James Earl Ray. But that may not have been the case. Now, fifty years later, former Justice Department agent Cotton Malone must reckon with what really happened on that fateful day in Memphis. It all turns on an incident from eighteen years ago, when Malone, a young Navy lawyer trying hard not to live up to his maverick reputation, is asked by Stephanie Nelle at the Justice Department to help with an investigation. He soon discovers that the Department and the FBI are at war over a hugely valuable rare coin - and a cache of secret files containing explosive revelations about the King assassination, information that could ruin innocent lives and threaten the legacy of the civil rights movement's greatest martyr. Malone's decision to see his first case through to the end - from the clear waters of the Dry Tortugas to the halls of power in Washington D.C. itself - not only changes his own life, but the course of history.
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12.01 USD

The Bishop's Pawn

by Steve Berry
Paperback / softback
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'One of the funniest, most riotously inventive and enjoyable novels you'll read this year' - Observer `The most outrageously entertaining novel of the year... A joy' - Philip Hensher Roland Barthes is knocked down in a Paris street by a laundry van. It's February 1980 and he has just come ...
The 7th Function of Language
'One of the funniest, most riotously inventive and enjoyable novels you'll read this year' - Observer `The most outrageously entertaining novel of the year... A joy' - Philip Hensher Roland Barthes is knocked down in a Paris street by a laundry van. It's February 1980 and he has just come from lunch with Francois Mitterrand, a slippery politician locked in a battle for the Presidency. Barthes dies soon afterwards. History tells us it was an accident. But what if it were an assassination? What if Barthes was carrying a document of unbelievable, global importance? A document explaining the seventh function of language - an idea so powerful it gives whoever masters it the ability to convince anyone, in any situation, to do anything. Police Captain Jacques Bayard and his reluctant accomplice Simon Herzog set off on a chase that takes them from the corridors of power and academia to backstreet saunas and midnight rendezvous. What they discover is a worldwide conspiracy involving the President, murderous Bulgarians and a secret international debating society. In the world of intellectuals and politicians, everyone is a suspect. Who can you trust when the idea of truth itself is at stake?
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31.59 USD

The 7th Function of Language

by Laurent Binet
Hardback
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It always starts out as routine, even when you are only doing it while your husband is deployed at sea. Even if it began as a safe, easy way to make enough cash to start a family. Even if there were no way you would ever get stuck doing it ...
Give Us This Day: A Brooke Burrell Thriller
It always starts out as routine, even when you are only doing it while your husband is deployed at sea. Even if it began as a safe, easy way to make enough cash to start a family. Even if there were no way you would ever get stuck doing it full time...after all, that's why you retired from the FBI.But then they killed off your prime witnesses all over the globe, erased all their digital fingerprints from a Wall Street hedge fund, blew up your office, tried to blow up St. Pats and, with unlimited funding from financial plays in the stock market, launched the biggest, most devastating attack ever directed against a city. One that no one saw coming. An unthinkable event that would have ramifications for the next one hundred years or more.And all you wanted to do was go home to Hawaii and coach high school soccer...Welcome to former FBI agent, Brooke Burrell's life. Her cushy assignment turns into a countdown to mega-death and destruction, keeping her and her hand-picked group of experts guessing what, where, and when the attack will be - right up until zero hour.G IVE US THIS DAY is a book with enough plausible authenticity that it will keep readers guessing what will happen next, whether they are in their living rooms or in government offices.
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28.300000 USD
Hardback
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