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  • Ultimatum 2by Richard Rohmer

    Dundurn Press 2007; US$ 21.99

    Ultimatum 2 is an action-packed, fast-moving saga. The American president is fed up with the hundreds of millions of dollars given to Russia to clean up high-level nuclear waste. His solution is to give the Russians an ultimatum: do this my way, or else! It is delivered in person by the secretary of state during a secret rendezvous in Norway. A... more...

  • The Contractorby Colin MacKinnon

    St. Martin's Press 2009; US$ 7.39

    Rick Behringer is an outside contractor working for the Central Intelligence Agency. He owns a small company that, in the light of day, provides communications security for government offices, including the CIA. In the shadows, though, Rick's a spy. He runs overseas agents for the CIA and, through his firm, buys foreign military technology that the... more...

  • Dogs of Godby Pinckney Benedict

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 19.00

    Full of the intensity and vibrance of Appalachian speech, a tale set in rural West Virginia vividly captures the violence of a backwoodsman and drug lord named Tannhauser and the innocence of a young man named Goody. A first novel. more...

  • A Kind of Angerby Eric Ambler

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 15.00

    Eric Ambler is at the top of his form with A Kind of Anger , which expertly combines a satire of paparazzi-driven media culture with a classic espionage tale filled with breathless suspense. Six weeks ago, Lucia Bernardi fled the Swiss villa where her lover was murdered?and then she vanished. No one can find her: Not the police, who want her for... more...

  • The Siege of the Villa Lippby Eric Ambler

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 15.00

    The ?Able Criminal?, as defined by noted criminologist Frits Krom, strikes with no discernible pattern or method, and flies below the radar of crime syndicates and law enforcement agencies alike. He is virtually uncatchable?but Krom is willing to try. He knows that Paul Firman, the director of an ostensibly legitimate international investment firm,... more...

  • This Gun for Hireby Eric Ambler

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 15.00

    First published five years after he introduced Arthur Abdel Simpson in the comic thriller The Light of Day , Eric Ambler turns the spotlight back to his compelling antihero?a man you can?t help but root for. Arthur Abdel Simpson counts himself lucky to have survived his adventure at Istanbul?s Topkapi Museum. Now living in Athens, Greece, he finds... more...

  • Doctor Frigoby Eric Ambler

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 15.00

    Dr. Frigo is a change of scene for acclaimed spy thriller writer Eric Ambler, moving from the European theater to an equally intriguing Caribbean political stage. Dr. Ernesto Castillo has shunned politics and shut himself off from the world since his father, a Central American leader, was assassinated years ago. In fact his cool, detached demeanor... more...

  • The Care of Timeby Eric Ambler

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 15.00

    One Monday, Robert Halliday receives a bomb threat in the mail. Two days later, the bomb arrives?accompanied by an offer of employment from one Karliss Zander, an international fixer. Unless Halliday agrees to help him edit the memoirs of a 19th century Russian terrorist and ghostwrite an exposť of modern terrorist governments, Zander will detonate... more...

  • Waiting for Ordersby Eric Ambler

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 15.00

    Waiting for Orders collects nine short stories that span the sixty-year career of master spy novelist Eric Ambler. The stories include thrilling portrayals of wartime Europe in ?The Army of the Shadows? (1939); six cases featuring a refugee Czech detective, Dr. Czissar (1940); ?The Blood Bargain? (1972), a Central American political thriller; and... more...

  • The Ability to Killby Eric Ambler

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 15.00

    With The Ability to Kill , first published in 1963, renowned thriller writer Eric Ambler turns his attention to true crime?with an emphasis on murder. In five essays, he presents a sampling of famously intriguing (and often disturbing) cases of the last few hundred years, including 19th-century Edinburgh?s Burke and Hare, who supplied the medical... more...