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Espionage & secret services books

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Recently Published

OSS Operation Black Mail One Woman's Covert War Against the Imperial Japanese Army by Ann Todd OSS Operation Black Mail One Woman's Covert War Against the Imperial Japanese Army


Format: Hardback - Released: 15/09/2017

The Secret Twenties British Intelligence, the Russians and the Jazz Age by Timothy Phillips The Secret Twenties British Intelligence, the Russians and the Jazz Age

A thrilling true story of espionage and counterespionage between the Soviets and the British during London's Roaring Twenties
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/09/2017

Tug of War Surveillance Capitalism, Military Contracting, and the Rise of the Security State by Jocelyn Wills Tug of War Surveillance Capitalism, Military Contracting, and the Rise of the Security State

Selling Earth observation satellites on their abilities to predict and limit adverse environmental change, politicians, business leaders, the media, and technology enthusiasts have spent sixty years arguing that space exploration can create a more peaceful, prosperous world. Capitalist states have...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Beyond Snowden Privacy, Mass Surveillance, and the Struggle to Reform the NSA by Timothy H. Edgar Beyond Snowden Privacy, Mass Surveillance, and the Struggle to Reform the NSA

America's mass surveillance programs, once secret, can no longer be ignored. While Edward Snowden began the process in 2013 with his leaks of top secret documents, the Obama administration's own reforms have also helped bring the National Security Agency and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/08/2017

Before Intelligence Failed British Secret Intelligence on Chemical and Biological Weapons in the Soviet Union, South Africa and Libya by Mark Wilkinson Before Intelligence Failed British Secret Intelligence on Chemical and Biological Weapons in the Soviet Union, South Africa and Libya

A fascinating and sometimes shocking expose, this book presents a gripping account of intelligence held on chemical and biological weapons before the Iraq War.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/08/2017

Drone Warrior An Elite Soldier's Inside Account of the Hunt for America's Most Dangerous Enemies by Brett Velicovich, Christopher S. Stewart Drone Warrior An Elite Soldier's Inside Account of the Hunt for America's Most Dangerous Enemies
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Synopsis coming soon.......
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/06/2017

Dark Mirror Edward Snowden and the Surveillance State by Barton Gellman Dark Mirror Edward Snowden and the Surveillance State

Barton Gellman's informant called himself 'Verax' - the truth-teller. It was only later that Verax unmasked himself as Edward Snowden. By that point he had already shared thousands of files with Gellman. This book gives an insider account of the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/06/2017

The Spies of Winter The GCHQ codebreakers who fought the Cold War by Sinclair McKay The Spies of Winter The GCHQ codebreakers who fought the Cold War

Following on from the enormous success of his bestseller, The Secret Life of Bletchley Park, Sinclair McKay now uncovers the story of what happened after the Second World War was over...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/06/2017

Coming Soon

Trotsky's Favourite Spy The Life Of George Alexander Hill by Peter Day Trotsky's Favourite Spy The Life Of George Alexander Hill

Peter Day brings to life the world of twentieth-century espionage through the story of one of Britain's most remarkable spies. A contemporary of Arthur Ransome and Sidney Reilly, Hill's life coincided with an age of swashbuckling secret agents, swordsticks and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

American Radical Inside the world of an undercover Muslim FBI agent by Tamer Elnoury, Kevin Maurer American Radical Inside the world of an undercover Muslim FBI agent
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It's no secret that federal agencies are waging a broad, global war against terror. But for the first time in this memoir, an active, Muslim American FBI agent reveals his experience infiltrating and bringing down a terror cell in North...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/10/2017

Regina Diana Seductress, Singer, Spy by Vivien Newman, David A. S. Semeraro Regina Diana Seductress, Singer, Spy
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A human story of passion, greed, hatred, class warfare and a ruthless German spy-mistress.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/10/2017

Double Agent Celery MI5's Crooked Hero by Carolinda Witt Double Agent Celery MI5's Crooked Hero

The extraordinary yet true story of a M15 Double Agent in WW2.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/10/2017

The Twilight of the British Empire British Intelligence and Counter-Subversion in the Middle East, 1948 63 by Chikara Hashimoto The Twilight of the British Empire British Intelligence and Counter-Subversion in the Middle East, 1948 63

This book reveals, for the first time, a hitherto unexplored dimension of Britain s engagement with the post-war Middle East: the counter-subversive policies and measures conducted by the British Intelligence and Security Services and he Information Research Department (IRD) of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/10/2017

The KGB's Poison Factory From Lenin to Litvinenko by Boris Volodarsky The KGB's Poison Factory From Lenin to Litvinenko

Ground-breaking study of KGB assassinations
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/11/2017

The Ghost the secret life of CIA spymaster James Jesus Angleton by Jefferson Morley The Ghost the secret life of CIA spymaster James Jesus Angleton

A revelatory new biography of the sinister, powerful, and paranoid man at the heart of the CIA for more than three tumultuous decades. CIA spymaster James Jesus Angleton was one of the most important unelected officials in the US government...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/12/2017

Black Site The CIA in the Post-9/11 World by Philip Mudd Black Site The CIA in the Post-9/11 World

A former top CIA executive captures the incredible pressure, bravery, and uncertainty of an agency pushed to the brink.
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/12/2017

Secret Intelligence A Reader by Richard J. Aldrich Secret Intelligence A Reader

This Reader in the field of intelligence studies focuses on policy, blending classic works on concepts and approaches with more recent essays dealing with current issues and the ongoing debate about the future of intelligence. Aiming to be more comprehensive...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/12/2017

Secret Intelligence A Reader by Richard J. Aldrich Secret Intelligence A Reader

This Reader in the field of intelligence studies focuses on policy, blending classic works on concepts and approaches with more recent essays dealing with current issues and the ongoing debate about the future of intelligence. Aiming to be more comprehensive...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/12/2017

Other books in this genre

Intelligence Arabic by Julie Manning, Elisabeth Kendall Intelligence Arabic
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Offers user friendly lists of Arabic English intelligence terms with brief definitions, organised in thematic sections. This book includes common acronyms often found in intelligence reports, manuals and training course materials.
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/04/2017

We Know All About You The Story of Surveillance in Britain and America by Rhodri Jeffreys-Jones We Know All About You The Story of Surveillance in Britain and America

The story of surveillance in Britain and the United States - from the detective agencies of the late nineteenth century to the era of wikileaks and the Snowden revelations in the twenty-first. The first history of its kind - and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/04/2017

Her Finest Hour The Heroic Life of Diana Rowden, Wartime Secret Agent by Gabrielle McDonald-Rothwell Her Finest Hour The Heroic Life of Diana Rowden, Wartime Secret Agent

The untold story of the female British secret agent forgotten by history.
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/04/2017

The Coup D'Etat Against President Donald J. Trump by David (Western Michigan University Kalamazoo Michigan USA) Meade The Coup D'Etat Against President Donald J. Trump


Format: Paperback / softback - Released: 20/03/2017

National Security Intelligence by Loch K. Johnson National Security Intelligence

National security intelligence is a vast, complex, and important topic, made doubly hard for citizens to understand because of the thick veils of secrecy that surround it. In the second edition of his definitive introduction to the field, leading intelligence...
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/03/2017

National Security Intelligence by Loch K. Johnson National Security Intelligence

National security intelligence is a vast, complex, and important topic, made doubly hard for citizens to understand because of the thick veils of secrecy that surround it. In the second edition of his definitive introduction to the field, leading intelligence...
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/03/2017

Intelligence Engineering Operating Beyond the Conventional by Adam D. M. Svendsen Intelligence Engineering Operating Beyond the Conventional

The book presents several system-of-systems analyses along with important intelligence criteria relating to specificity, timeliness, accuracy, relevance, and clarity. Risk analysis and assessment are also discussed. This core text offers students and practitioners a toolkit ready for use by outlining...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/03/2017

Intelligence Engineering Operating Beyond the Conventional by Adam D. M. Svendsen Intelligence Engineering Operating Beyond the Conventional

The book presents several System of Systems analyses along with important intelligence criteria relating to specificity, timeliness, accuracy, relevance, and clarity. Risk analysis and assessment are also discussed. This core text offers students and practitioners a toolkit ready for use...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/03/2017

Spy Uncovering Craig Williamson by Jonathan Ancer Spy Uncovering Craig Williamson


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/03/2017

Citizen Spies The Long Rise of America's Surveillance Society by Joshua Reeves Citizen Spies The Long Rise of America's Surveillance Society

The history of recruiting citizens to spy on each other in the United States. Ever since the revelations of whistleblower Edward Snowden, we think about surveillance as the data-tracking digital technologies used by the likes of Google, the National Security...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/03/2017

East German Intelligence and Ireland, 1949-90 Espionage, Terrorism and Diplomacy by Jerome De Wiel East German Intelligence and Ireland, 1949-90 Espionage, Terrorism and Diplomacy

This book is an in-depth examination of the relations between Ireland and the former East Germany between the end of the Second World War and the fall of the Berlin Wall. It explores political, diplomatic, economic, media and cultural issues....
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/02/2017

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