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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 14.95
IT BEGAN WITH A TANTALIZING, ANONYMOUS EMAIL: ?I AM A SENIOR MEMBER OF THE INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY.? What followed was the most spectacular intelligence breach ever, brought about by one extraordinary man. Edward Snowden was a 29-year-old computer genius working for the National Security Agency when he shocked the world by exposing the near-universal... more...
- John Blake 2013; US$ 8.99
In 1984, at the age of 78, world-renowned rose grower Hilda Murrell was found brutally murdered in the Shropshire countryside. She had just gained approval to testify on the unsolved problems of radioactive waste at the first British planning inquiry into a new nuclear power plant at Sizewell, Suffolk. The police theory that a lone, panicking burglar... more...
- Random House 2013; US$ 26.20
The spy is as old as history but spy services are quite new. Britain founded the first, Her Majesty's Secret Intelligence Service, in dubious circumstances in 1909. Others followed until no country considered itself a nation unless it had a corps of spies. The biggest and most expensive is America's Central Intelligence Agency, the CIA,... more...
- HarperCollins Canada 2013; US$ 13.99
In 1981, a small but heavily armed force of misfits from Canada and the United States set off on a preposterous mission: invade an impoverished Caribbean country, overthrow its government in a coup d?état, install a puppet prime minister, and transform it into a crooks? paradise. Their leader was a Texas soldier-of-fortune named Mike Perdue. His lieutenant... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2013; US$ 27.99
The Untold Story of Britain?s First Female Special Agent of World War II In June 1952, a woman was murdered by an obsessed colleague in a hotel in the South Kensington district of London. Her name was Christine Granville. That she died young was perhaps unsurprising; that she had survived the Second World War was remarkable. The daughter... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2013; US$ 24.95
In today's world of satellites and electronic spying it is hard to appreciate the difficulties involved two centuries ago in collecting and disseminating secret intelligence in a time of war. This book provides a close-up look at the ingenious methods used to obtain and analyze secret material and deliver it to operational forces at sea during the... more...
- New Horizon Press 2013; US$ 25.95
As children, two sisters became pawns in a top secret government program to train guerrilla leaders, assassins and information couriers: secret weapons for American intelligence services. Years passed; the sisters grew up, married and had children. But inside lay dormant, hidden skills - weapons training, reconnaissance work, pilot training and more... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95
Philip H. J. Davies is one of a growing number of British academic scholars of intelligence, but the only academic to approach the subject in terms of political science rather than history. He wrote his PhD at the University of Reading on the topic 'Organisational Development of Britain's Secret Intelligence Service 1909-1979', and has published... more...
- Melville House 2013; US$ 26.00
One of America?s most acclaimed investigative journalists re-investigates some of the most notorious and mysterious crimes of the last 200 years The beloved head of the UN dies in a tragic plane crash . . . witnesses unearthed years later suggest it wasn?t an accident. Theories behind the mysterious death of Marilyn Monroe change yearly, and... more...