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Espionage & spy thriller

See below for a selection of the latest books from Espionage & spy thriller category. Presented with a red border are the Espionage & spy thriller books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Espionage & spy thriller books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

The Beijing Conspiracy

The Beijing Conspiracy

Author: Shamini Flint Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/01/2020

Eve Stranger

Eve Stranger

Author: David Barnett, Philip Bond Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/01/2020

Eve wakes up in a hotel room without knowing who she is or how she got there. Beside her is a teddy bear, a credit card, a briefcase of cash, a used syringe and a letter in her own handwriting that explains her next mission. She's living week by week, undertaking different, seemingly impossible tasks, on behalf of a mystery benefactor. Her bloodstream is flooded with nanobombs, and the contents of the syringe deactivates them for one week and also wipes her memory. Because every Friday morning she wakes up with a clean slate and a new job from black ops action/adventure hero to personal shopper, scuba treasure hunter or space station saboteur. Highoctane thrills! Doomed Romance! Weird Science! Exotic locales! Jet packs! An extraordinary, unforgettable lifeunless you're Eve Stranger and you're actually living it.

Black 13

Black 13

Author: Adam Hamdy Format: Hardback Release Date: 23/01/2020

Black 13 is the brilliant first novel in the Scott Pearce series from Adam Hamdy. In this addictive and fast-paced thriller, ex-MI6 officer Pearce is about to show us that in a world where there is no loyalty to the nation state, it's time to burn the espionage rule book. An exiled agent. A growing threat. A clandestine war. The world is changing beyond recognition. Radical extremists are rising and seek to enforce their ideology globally. Governments, the military and intelligence agencies are being outmanoeuvred at every step. Borders are breaking down. Those in power are puppets. The old rules are obsolete. To fight this war a new doctrine is needed. In a world where nothing is at it seems, where trust is gone, one man will make the difference. Meet Ex-MI6 agent and man in exile, Scott Pearce. It's time to burn the espionage rule book. Watch Pearce light the fire.

The Last Frontier

The Last Frontier

Author: Alistair MacLean Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/01/2020

An undercover mission beyond the Iron Curtain to recover a defected scientist goes disastrously wrong - a classic early Cold War thriller from the acclaimed master of action and suspense. Now reissued in a new cover style. Doctor Jennings, a noted scientist in possession of a precious secret, has gone over to the Soviet Union. It is Michael Reynolds' mission to get him back. To penetrate behind the Iron Curtain and reach his quarry will be difficult enough, especially with the fearsome Hungarian Secret Police watching his every move. Then, from inside that terrifying organisation, comes the offer of help - the question is: can it be trusted?

Black 13

Black 13

Author: Adam Hamdy Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/01/2020

Black 13 is the brilliant first novel in the Scott Pearce series from Adam Hamdy. In this addictive and fast-paced thriller, ex-MI6 officer Pearce is about to show us that in a world where there is no loyalty to the nation state, it's time to burn the espionage rule book. An exiled agent. A growing threat. A clandestine war. The world is changing beyond recognition. Radical extremists are rising and seek to enforce their ideology globally. Governments, the military and intelligence agencies are being outmanoeuvred at every step. Borders are breaking down. Those in power are puppets. The old rules are obsolete. To fight this war a new doctrine is needed. In a world where nothing is at it seems, where trust is gone, one man will make the difference. Meet Ex-MI6 agent and man in exile, Scott Pearce. It's time to burn the espionage rule book. Watch Pearce light the fire.

Raid 42

Raid 42

Author: Graham Hurley Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/01/2020

From a critically acclaimed author comes the next instalment of the Wars Within series. Spring, 1941. The war in the West is as good as won. Nation after nation has fallen before the Reich's armies. Only Britain endures, her cities under nightly bombardment from the Luftwaffe. Berlin would happily call off the bombers in exchange for a peace treaty. Hitler would like to persuade Britain to turn her back on Europe, to attend to her precious Empire instead, to allow Germany a free hand to deal with the real enemy in the East. Peace, perhaps, but at what cost? For Churchill the price is too high; but for others within the British establishment, it is a price worth paying. On both sides of the channel, advocates of total war or peace-at-all-costs are at each others' throats - all unaware that Rudolf Hess, Hitler's quiet, contemplative deputy, has already taken radical steps to change the fortunes of the war...

A Shadow Intelligence

A Shadow Intelligence

Author: Oliver Harris Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/01/2020

A BRILLIANT NEW ESPIONAGE THRILLER FOR FANS OF JOHN LE CARRE The intelligence service puts two years and over GBP100k into the training of new field officers. You're shown how to steal cars, strip weapons, hack bank accounts. There are courses on the use of blackmail and improvised explosives, two workshops solely dedicated to navigating by the stars. But nothing about what I had heard one old spy call whiplash. No one tells you how to go home. There is a dark side to MI6 that needs men like Elliot Kane - mercurial, inquisitive, free floating. He's spent fifteen years managing events overseas that never make the papers, deniable and deeply effective. Kane is a ghost in his own life, picking up and dropping personalities as each new cover story comes into play. But when a woman he loves, Joanna Lake, vanishes without a trace in Kazakhstan, he is forced centre stage. Drawn ever deeper into a realm of deception, Kane moves from merely infiltrating events to steering them. He's used to a new mode of hybrid psychological warfare - but snowbound Kazakhstan presents unique challenges. Poised between China, Russia and the West, dictatorship and democracy, state intelligence and an increasingly powerful world of private agencies, it's impossible to work out who is manipulating who. And Kane's not the only one trying to figure out where Joanna Lake has gone or what she learned before disappearing. Unable to trust anyone, hunted by his own colleagues, and with the life of someone he loves at stake, Kane needs to work out who is driving events, and why...

Smiley's People

Smiley's People

Author: John le Carré Format: Hardback Release Date: 02/01/2020

The murdered man had been an agent - once, long ago. But George Smiley's superiors at the Secret Service want to see the crime buried, not solved. Smiley will not leave it at that, not when it might lead him all the way to Karla, the elusive Soviet spymaster . . . Smiley's People is a thrilling confrontation between one of the most famous spies in all fiction and his Cold War rival, Karla. Like Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy and The Honourable Schoolboy, it is as tense and unforgettable as only le Carre's novels can be.

The Honourable Schoolboy

The Honourable Schoolboy

Author: John le Carré Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/12/2019

It is a beleaguered and betrayed Secret Service that has been put in the care of George Smiley. A mole has been uncovered at the organisation's highest levels - and its agents across the world put in grave danger. But untangling the traitor's web gives Smiley a chance to attack his Russian counterpart, Karla. And part-time spy Jerry Westerby is the weapon at Smiley's disposal. The Honourable Schoolboy is remarkable and thrilling, one of three books (together with Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy and Smiley's People) to feature the legendary clash between Smiley and Karla, two brilliant spymasters on opposite sides of the Cold War.

Mission Critical

Mission Critical

Author: Mark Greaney Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/12/2019

From Mark Greaney, the New York Times bestselling author of Gunmetal Gray and a co-author of Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan novels, comes a high-stakes thriller featuring the world's most dangerous assassin: the Gray Man. Court Gentry's flight on a CIA transport plane is interrupted when a security team brings a hooded man aboard. They want to kick Gentry off the flight but are overruled by CIA headquarters. The mystery man is being transported to England where a joint CIA/MI6 team will interrogate him about a mole in Langley. When they land in an isolated airbase in the UK, they are attacked by a hostile force and the prisoner is kidnapped. Only Gentry escapes. His handlers send him after the attackers, but what can one operative do against a trained team of assassins? A lot, when that operative is the Gray Man.

Zoo Station

Zoo Station

Author: David Downing Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/11/2019

Silesian Station

Silesian Station

Author: David Downing Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/11/2019