Pre-war, World War II and Cold War Espionage Thrillers
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Novels set in 1940 Lourenco Marques, Portuguese Mozambique, pre-war Asmara, Italian Eritrea, and WW2 Port Lyautey, Morocco.
It is June 1940 when, ahead of the Germans marching into Paris, Rudolf and Aleece Bamberger, a young German-French Jewish couple flee to Africa to wait out the war where they become embroiled in intrigue and espionage. Safe at last—or so it seems at first—the Bamberger’s are diverted to Lourenço Marques because of a U-boat threat rather than to Cape Town their original destination. Aleece, a French citizen, finds work at the British consulate while Rudolf, her German husband, but an emigrant to France before the war, drifts helplessly into the hands of the Abwehr spymaster, Ludwig Janke. The Nazi’s tentacles run deep through the tranquil colonial capital and his fearsome espionage operation soon ensnares Rudolf and threatens him into cooperating. With spy-thriller plotting, To Live Another Day vividly re-creates the skullduggery of Axis intelligence operatives from MI6, the OSS, the Abwehr and other services operating from this vast neutral harbor situated at the forefront of Indian Ocean shipping lanes.
ISBN: 9780463233306 (ebook) $4.99
ISBN: 9781698806280 (pbk) $17.00
This suspenseful combination romance and espionage thriller centers on a married couple in despair in Fascist Italy under Benito Mussolini’s rule. The novel’s pacing is skillful and precise, leading ultimately to an unforeseen and terrifically satisfying ending.”
ISBN: 9781370517084 (ebook) $4.99
ISBN: 9781790346622 (pbk) $18.00
An OSS officer is dispatched on a secret mission to French Morocco to dismantle a Nazi network reporting on the U.S. Navy’s Africa Squadron. Rich with atmosphere and period detail, the intrigue is played out against the northwest coastal town of Port Lyautey on the Sebou River where, in the dusty streets and alleys and in the byzantine Medina of this small colonial seaside town, the French influence is evident, but the compelling force is Arabic and overwhelming.
ISBN: 9781310953927 (ebook) $4.99
ISBN: 9781093932331 (pbk) $17.00
Intrigue and deception in pre-World War I New York City and on a coastal Georgia island in the 1940s.
A French intelligence officer sets in motion a sabotage operation in 1930s New York City.
ISBN: 9781458122155 (ebook) $4.99
Intrigue, romance and murder at a Nazi POW camp on a Georgia coastal island.
ISBN: 9781532304378 (ebook) $4.99
Intrigue and espionage in Cyprus and the Soviet Union at the height of the Cold War.
An intricate thriller of espionage and foreign intrigue, the novel turns on a Cypriot hit man hired by the CIA. Charged by the Justice Department and the FBI with espionage and facing arrest in Washington, D.C., the CIA intervenes and allows the Soviets to recall her, in order to avoid the embarrassment of revealing to the world that the U.S. had been duped. Now the CIA sets in motion a covert action to board the vessel at its final port of call in Famagusta, Cyprus and there deal with Marina Kovalev once and for all. As the Agency plots the slow progress of the freighter across the Atlantic and into the Eastern Mediterranean the ouzo flows and the cigarette smoke swirls in the Constantia Taverna in Famagusta where the Cypriot and his former sidekick, who wants in on the action, debate the risks of the assignment and how best to carry it out.
Cold War espionage in Montevideo, Uruguay and tracking a political assassin through Peru, Brazil and French Guiana.
“Reminiscent of the early writing of John Le Carre.” Readers’ Favorite
The traitorous life and work of a dispirited MI6 spy and long-time KGB mole begin to unravel as he comes under increased scrutiny in 1960s Montevideo. The city is at first glance an unassuming battleground: the Rio de la Plata lapping at its shores, cobblestone streets lined with narrow buildings decorated with filigree ironwork, and overall a distinct colonial feel, but also with a palpable old European influence. At the center of the intrigue are two Cold War intelligence officers assigned to Uruguay, a middle-aged British MI6 officer, and the Soviet KGB Rezident. Both are seasoned operatives in the shadowy clandestine world of spies. Outwardly, the two are enemies but the Britisher is not what he seems. He has close secret ties to the Rezident who recruited him years ago in Belgium as a double agent. The intricate chilling details of the eventual betrayal of the MI6 officer, as his life and work suddenly unravel, end climactically in faraway Moscow.
ISBN: 9781301260522 (ebook) $4.99
ISBN: 9781797406220 (pbk) $17.00
It is a cold, rainy Saturday morning the 15th of November 1902 – Brussels, Belgium. Gennaro Rubino, an Italian anarchist, has travelled incognito to Brussels from London and Paris and is planning to assassinate Leopold II, King of the Belgians. Positioning himself on the roof of a building in downtown Brussels, Rubino fires at King Leopold’s carriage as he, and his cortege pass by below him returning from a memorial service for his deceased wife. Unable to determine whether or not his shots were true, Rubino escapes off of the roof and escapes from Brussels. But he makes the mistake of his life when he heads for Kourou, French Guiana, the overseas capital of the French colonial penal system and infamous Devil’s Island.
ISBN: 9781465988621 (ebook) $4.99