20th Century Espionage Thrillers
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Novels set in 1940 Lourenco Marques, Portuguese Mozambique, pre-war Asmara, Italian Eritrea, and WW2 Port Lyautey, Morocco.
In June of 1940, 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. With spy-thriller plotting, To Live Another Day vividly re-creates their attempt to unsuccessfully distance themselves from the pervasive skullduggery of Axis intelligence operatives in the vast Portuguese neutral harbor of Lourenco Marques, a strategic but colonial backwater situated at the forefront of Indian Ocean shipping lanes.
ISBN: 9780463233306 (ebook) $4.99
ISBN: 9781698806280 (pbk) $21.99
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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) $21.99
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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 Blimp Squadron. Rich with atmosphere and period detail, the intrigue is played out in 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) $21.99
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Intrigue and deception in pre-World War I New York City and on a coastal Georgia island in the 1940s.
A French intelligence officer Gerard Le Caillec sets in motion a sabotage operation in 1916 New York City. The spymasters in Paris want to put an end to the highly profitable practice of allowing the Americans to manufacture munitions for the Germans that are in turn being used against them on the battlefields of Europe. Operating from the French consulate on Fifth Avenue, Le Caillec has his sights set on recruiting a bankrupt young French-American investment banker named Armand Barsoum to place the explosives on the New Jersey docks of Hoboken where the armament warehouses are located.
ISBN: 9781458122155 (ebook) $4.99
ISBN: 9798640949520 (pbk) $21.99
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a wild ride of the adventurous tales of Lt. Colonel Carl Von Glasow and his fellow officers of the Afrika Corps after their humiliating defeat in Tunisia during World War Two. Being shipped to a U.S Army prisoner of war camp in the United States comes as an unexpected and bitter surprise to the hardened German war prisoners who soon descend into infighting and murder. Vivid details of their imprisonment at Camp Gwinnett on Sorrel Island, a summer resort on the coast of Georgia, is described while a cadre of Nazi prisoners become involved in escaping to still pro-German Argentina. With a harrowing ending set first in Miami Beach and ultimately at sea among the swells of the South Atlantic Ocean.
ISBN: 9781532304378 (ebook) $4.99
ISBN: 97908731722759 (pbk) $21.99
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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, a former M16 operative, Georgios Spyrou hired by the CIA to terminate Marina Kovalev, a Soviet illegal when she transits Famagusta. In Washington, DC. a deal has been quietly brokered between the FBI and Kovalev. She is being allowed to return to the Soviet Union if she abandons her impending marriage to an unsuspecting U.S. Presidential advisor. Fearful the U.S Government might change their minds she opts to travel by sea and sets out for Leningrad aboard a Soviet freighter.
With action-packed scenes set in Marseille, Beirut, Famagusta, Nicosia, Athens, and Novorossiysk, in the former Soviet Union, the Agency’s plot— to terminate with predjudice the former illegal before she can reach the Soviet Union—is richly and spectacularly detailed.
ISBN: 97811311925657 (ebook) $4.99
ISBN: 9798669942298 (pbk) $21.99
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Cold War espionage in Montevideo, Uruguay and tracking a political assassin through Peru, Brazil and French Guiana.
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.
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.
The intricate chilling details of the eventual betrayal of the MI6 spy, as his life and work suddenly unravel, ends climactically in faraway Moscow.
ISBN: 9781301260522 (ebook) $4.99
ISBN: 9781797406220 (pbk) $21.99
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Gennaro Cataldo, an Italian anarchist, has traveled incognito to Brussels from London and Paris where he plans to assassinate Leopold II, King of the Belgians. From a rooftop in downtown Brussels, Cataldo fires at King Leopold’s carriage. Unable to determine whether his shots were true, Cataldo escapes to France and hides in Brittany where he belatedly learns he was unsuccessful. Seizing the moment a year later he vows to try again when Leopold, along with his 19-year old mistress, arrives in Dinard aboard his yacht to gamble at the famous casino. This time, after boarding his yacht and a killing spree in Saint-Malo across the bay, he flees to South America. With a cast of well-developed characters this is a rip-roaring ride.
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