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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!

EVEN

EVEN

Author: Andrew Grant Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/02/2021

Even is a pulse-racing spy thriller by Andrew Grant, now the co-author of the Jack Reacher novels as Andrew Child. He's walked the wire many times before. His motivation is survival. And his lifelong belief is justice. David Trevellyan is a survivor from the shadowy world of Royal Navy Intelligence. One night he's taking a lonely, late night walk back to his New York hotel when he comes across the dead body of a homeless man. As David steps forward, a police car arrives. And a second too late he realizes he's been set up and when the police hand the case to the FBI, he's sucked deep into the system. With no idea of who is friend and who is foe, he penetrates a huge international conspiracy which spans from war-torn Iraq to the very heart of power in the US. He knows that the price of failure will mean death, so to succeed he must overcome the forces that threaten the very core of national security and gain redemption not just for himself, but for the huddled corpse from the alley.

A Fatal Game

A Fatal Game

Author: Nicholas Searle Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/02/2021

***The new thriller from the author of The Good Liar, now a major motion picture *** ___________________ The railway station is heaving with rush-hour commuters when the bomb goes off. In the subsequent enquiry, Jake Winter, the British Intelligence Officer responsible for preventing the attack, comes under fire. Especially when it transpires that the bomber was his agent. With his conscience - and his career - in tatters, Jake's hopes rest on his new recruit, a young British-Asian man named Rashid. Recently returned disillusioned from the Middle East, and now enlisted into a new terrorist plot, Rashid seems to be the answer Jake, and MI5, have been waiting for. But how can Jake know for certain when Rashid is his only source? Is history about to repeat itself or has Jake lost his nerve, haunted by his last mistake? After all, who can you trust, when you no longer trust yourself? ___________________ 'A thought-provoking read that bursts with tension' Financial Times 'Meticulously plotted, with wonderfully drawn characters and an elegant prose style that makes this every bit as compelling as Searle's stirring debut' Daily Mail 'A spy thriller with extra authority' Jonathan Freedland, Guardian 'Think of Ruth Rendell morphing into John le Carre' Daily Express

Prodigal Son

Prodigal Son

Author: Gregg Hurwitz Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/02/2021

Pre-order Prodigal Son, the thrilling new Orphan X book from bestselling author Gregg Hurwitz. Forced into retirement, Evan Smoak gets an urgent request for help from someone he didn't even suspect existed . . . As a boy, Evan Smoak was pulled out of a foster home and trained in an off-the-books operation known as the Orphan Program. He was a government assassin, perhaps the best, known to a few insiders as Orphan X. He eventually broke with the Program and adopted a new name-The Nowhere Man-and a new mission, helping the most desperate in their times of trouble. But the highest power in the country has made him a tempting offer-in exchange for an unofficial pardon, he must stop his clandestine activities as The Nowhere Man. Now Evan has to do the one thing he's least equipped to do-live a normal life. But then he gets a call for help from the one person he never expected. A woman claiming to have given him up for adoption, a woman he never knew-his mother. Her unlikely request: help Andrew Duran-a man whose life has gone off the rails, who was in the wrong place at the wrong time, bringing him to the deadly attention of very powerful figures. Now a brutal brother & sister assassination team are after him and with no one to turn to, and no safe place to hide, Evan is Duran's only option. But when the hidden cabal catches on to what Evan is doing, everything he's fought for is on the line-including his own life.

Robert Ludlum's (TM) The Treadstone Exile

Robert Ludlum's (TM) The Treadstone Exile

Author: Joshua Hood Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/02/2021

From the explosive world of Jason Bourne emerges a new hero. Operation Treadstone made Jason Bourne, but he's not the only agent they trained. After the revival of Operation Treadstone, former operative Adam Hayes has retreated to Africa, determined to escape the black-ops CIA program for good. Hayes knows just how destructive the program can be, as it turns government agents into nearly superhuman assassins. But his quiet life in Africa changes irrevocably, when Hayes is attacked by extremists while flying a charitable mission in Burkina Faso. Forced to make an emergency landing, his plane is damaged and he is left in a hornet's nest of trouble. In order to get back in the air, Hayes agrees to transport a passenger - Zoe Cabot, the daughter of a tech baron - to a small coastal city. But on arrival, Zoe is abducted. Searching for the missing girl, Hayes funs afoul of multiple enemies, including a rogue Treadstone operative, all of whom are searching for him - and for the information about a wire transfer of millions of dollars bound for the relief effort in Burkina Faso. Hayes must outrun and outgun the factions that are hunting him, and prevent the theft of the much-needed millions from one of Africa's poorest nations.

Robert Ludlum's (TM) The Treadstone Exile

Robert Ludlum's (TM) The Treadstone Exile

Author: Joshua Hood Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/02/2021

From the explosive world of Jason Bourne emerges a new hero. Operation Treadstone made Jason Bourne, but he's not the only agent they trained. After the revival of Operation Treadstone, former operative Adam Hayes has retreated to Africa, determined to escape the black-ops CIA program for good. Hayes knows just how destructive the program can be, as it turns government agents into nearly superhuman assassins. But his quiet life in Africa changes irrevocably, when Hayes is attacked by extremists while flying a charitable mission in Burkina Faso. Forced to make an emergency landing, his plane is damaged and he is left in a hornet's nest of trouble. In order to get back in the air, Hayes agrees to transport a passenger - Zoe Cabot, the daughter of a tech baron - to a small coastal city. But on arrival, Zoe is abducted. Searching for the missing girl, Hayes funs afoul of multiple enemies, including a rogue Treadstone operative, all of whom are searching for him - and for the information about a wire transfer of millions of dollars bound for the relief effort in Burkina Faso. Hayes must outrun and outgun the factions that are hunting him, and prevent the theft of the much-needed millions from one of Africa's poorest nations.

Prodigal Son

Prodigal Son

Author: Gregg Hurwitz Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/02/2021

Pre-order Prodigal Son, the thrilling new Orphan X book from bestselling author Gregg Hurwitz. Forced into retirement, Evan Smoak gets an urgent request for help from someone he didn't even suspect existed . . . As a boy, Evan Smoak was pulled out of a foster home and trained in an off-the-books operation known as the Orphan Program. He was a government assassin, perhaps the best, known to a few insiders as Orphan X. He eventually broke with the Program and adopted a new name-The Nowhere Man-and a new mission, helping the most desperate in their times of trouble. But the highest power in the country has made him a tempting offer-in exchange for an unofficial pardon, he must stop his clandestine activities as The Nowhere Man. Now Evan has to do the one thing he's least equipped to do-live a normal life. But then he gets a call for help from the one person he never expected. A woman claiming to have given him up for adoption, a woman he never knew-his mother. Her unlikely request: help Andrew Duran-a man whose life has gone off the rails, who was in the wrong place at the wrong time, bringing him to the deadly attention of very powerful figures. Now a brutal brother & sister assassination team are after him and with no one to turn to, and no safe place to hide, Evan is Duran's only option. But when the hidden cabal catches on to what Evan is doing, everything he's fought for is on the line-including his own life.

Savage Road

Savage Road

Author: Chris Hauty Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/02/2021

AMERICA IS THREATENED BY CYBER ATTACKS ONLY ONE WOMAN CAN PUT A STOP TO THEM Running a double agent from inside the White House to spy on the Russians is not easy, but Hayley Chill has never backed down from a challenge. Then suddenly her whole operation is at risk as a series of cyber-attacks are launched on Washington, D.C. Tasked by the covert organisation she works for to solve the situation, her hunt for the hacker takes her straight to the heart of the intelligence community. SAVAGE ROAD - address The location of Fort Meade, headquarters for the NSA and Cyber Command. Hayley must stop the hacker quickly, before global politics is disrupted and World War III breaks out. But when she uncovers dark truths about her own past, her characteristic calm is threatened... Nothing is as it seems. Nobody can be trusted. Hayley Chill is on her own. Savage Road is a political thriller of our time, perfect for fans of Gregg Hurwitz and Terry Hayes and series like The Bodyguard and Designated Survivor.

Whatever the Cost

Whatever the Cost

Author: Michael Kurland Format: Hardback Release Date: 29/01/2021

Who Is Vera Kelly?

Who Is Vera Kelly?

Author: Rosalie Knecht Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/01/2021

Coincidence of Spies

Coincidence of Spies

Author: Brian Landers Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/01/2021

The Chill Factor

The Chill Factor

Author: Richard Falkirk, Ragnar Jonasson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/01/2021

Iceland. In the winter it gets light at 10am and dark at 2pm. The daily announcement of the Chill Factor allows you to calculate how quickly you could die from exposure... Iceland is erupting - and not just its volcano. It is 1971, the height of the Cold War, and anti-American feeling among Icelanders is running high. When a teenager is found dead after a drunken night out, her clothes torn and face bruised, anger is directed towards the military personnel at the NATO air base at Keflavik who outnumber the local population. British agent Bill Conran, invited by the Americans to uncover a Russian spy ring, comes to realise that this is no routine assignment. Unsure who can be trusted, and targeted by an unknown assassin, he discovers that Iceland, for all its cold beauty, has never been hotter.

The Night Agent

The Night Agent

Author: Matthew Quirk Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/01/2021

Anyone can be a traitor. FBI Agent Peter Sutherland waits in the White House Situation Room. He monitors an emergency line for calls that might never come... Then the phone rings. A terrified young woman says two people have been murdered and the killer might still be in the house with her. One of the victims gave her this phone number with urgent instructions: 'Tell them OSPREY was right. It's happening...' The call thrusts Peter into the heart of a conspiracy years in the making. There's a Russian mole in the U.S. government and Peter must uncover who it is. The nation's at stake and innocent lives are in his hands.