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- Open Road Media 2016; US$ 14.99
This fascinating account of how two young Americans turned traitor during the Cold War is an ?absolutely smashing real-life spy story? ( The New York Times Book Review ). At the height of the Cold War, some of the nation?s most precious secrets passed through a CIA contractor in Southern California. Only a handful of employees were cleared to... more...
- Transworld 2016; US$ 28.19
'I cannot think of a better biography of a spy chief' Richard Davenport-Hines, The Spectator The extraordinary story of the most highly decorated British spymaster of the Cold War, Sir Maurice Oldfield. Chief of the Secret Intelligence Service (commonly known as the SIS or MI6), he was the first Chief to be named and pictured in the press,... more...
- HarperCollins 2016; US$ 17.99
A gripping feat of reportage that exposes?for the first time in English?the sensational life and mysterious death of Ashraf Marwan, an Egyptian senior official who spied for Israel, offering new insight into the turbulent modern history of the Middle East. As the son-in-law of Egyptian president Gamal Abdel Nasser and a close advisor to his successor,... more...
- Frontline Books 2016; US$ 14.97
On the night of 5/6 June 1944, D-Day, a Lockheed Hudson dropped a small group of parachutists into the mountainous Morvan area of central France. Their mission was to operate as an advance reconnaissance party 400 miles behind the German lines and to make contact with the French Resistance. One of the team, later to become its commander, was Ian... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2016; US$ 27.99
In late 2013, Americans were shocked to learn that a former FBI agent turned private investigator who disappeared in Iran in 2007 was there on a mission for the CIA. The missing man, Robert Levinson, appeared in pictures dressed like a Guantánamo prisoner and pleaded in a video for help from the United States. Barry Meier, an award-winning investigative... more...
- HarperCollins 2016; US$ 18.99
The New York Times bestselling author of the acclaimed Dark Invasion , channels Erik Larson and Ben Macintyre in this riveting biography of Betty Pack, the dazzling American debutante who became an Allied spy during WWII and was hailed by OSS chief General ?Wild Bill" Donovan as ?the greatest unsung heroine of the war.? Betty Pack was charming,... more...
- Pen and Sword 2016; US$ 23.97
What was life like in the Victorian underworld – who were the criminals, what crimes did they commit, how did they come to a criminal career, and what happened to them after they were released from prison? Victorian Convicts, by telling the stories of a hundred criminal men and women, gives the reader an insight into their families and social... more...
- Random House 2016; US$ 12.68
J.C. Masterman was chairman of the Double-Cross Committee at the height of World War Two. This is his account of the double agents, deception and counter-espionage which were key to the victory of D-Day. Written as an official report for MI5 in 1945, originally published with the permission of the British Government over twenty years later, The... more...