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  • Author:
    Rankin, Ian
    Summary:

    The world is erupting in turmoil--tragedy, isolationism, and loss. Something strange is going on. The most advanced satellite in Europe loses signal, but there is much more at stake than anyone realize.

  • Author:
    Flynn, Vince
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    "Mills's suspenseful, strikingly original sixth Mitch Rapp novel...is as riveting as anything penned by Mitch's creator, Vince Flynn (1966–2013). Mills has really hit his stride with this franchise entry." — Publishers Weekly (starred review) "One of the best thriller writers on the planet." — The Real Book Spy In the next thriller in the #1 New York Times bestselling Mitch Rapp series, it's a race against the clock when ISIS takes out the entire US power grid and throws the country into chaos. When Mitch Rapp captures ISIS's top technology expert, he reveals that he was on his way to meet a man who claims to have the ability to bring down America's power grid. Rapp is determined to eliminate this shadowy figure, but the CIA's trap fails. The Agency is still trying to determine what went wrong when ISIS operatives help this cyber terrorist do what he said he could—plunge the country into darkness. With no concept of how this unprecedented act was accomplished, the task of getting the power back on could take months. Perhaps even years. Rapp and his team embark on a desperate search for the only people who know how to repair the damage—the ones responsible. But his operating environment is like nothing he's experienced before. Computers and communication networks are down, fuel can no longer be pumped from gas stations, water and sanitation systems are on the brink of collapse, and the supply of food is running out. Can Rapp get the lights back on before America descends irretrievably into chaos? This compulsive thriller proves once again that the Mitch Rapp series is "the best of the best when it comes to the world of special ops" ( Booklist , starred review).

  • Author:
    Ludlum, Robert
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    In the bestselling tradition of The Scarlatti Inheritance and The Rheineman Exchange, a compelling thriller in which one man's actions can change the course of history. In the fall of 1940, the Nazis are at the height of their power-France is occupied, Britain is enduring the Blitz and is under threat of invasion, America is neutral, and Russia is in an uneasy alliance with Germany. Stephen Metcalfe, the younger son of a prominent American family, is a well-known man about town in occupied Paris. He's also a minor asset in the U.S.'s secret intelligence forces in Europe. Through a wild twist of fate, it falls to Metcalfe to instigate a bold plan that may be the only hope for what remains of the free world. Now he must travel to wartime Moscow to find, and possibly betray, a former lover-a fiery ballerina whose own loyalties are in question-in a delicate dance that could destroy all he loves and honors.

  • Author:
    Zander, Joakim
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    A deep-cover CIA agent, an operative once so dedicated that he abandoned his infant daughter, races across Europe to save the daughter he never knew.

  • Author:
    Ludlum, Robert
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    For 30 years, Robert Ludlum's novels have set the standard for the finest in international intrigue and suspense. With an unbroken string of bestsellers in almost every country in the world, Ludlum's books have been read by hundreds of millions of readers, and are acknowledged as classics in the field. Now, after the bestselling The Hades Factor and The Cassandra Compact comes the third thrilling novel in the Covert-One series - Robert Ludlum's The Paris Option. An explosion in the middle of the night reduces part of Paris' esteemed Pasteur Institute to rubble. Among the missing is the world's top computer scientist, Emile Chambord. Even though a terrorist group claims responsibility for the bombing, many in the intelligence community suspect the scientist was actually kidnapped and the bomb set to divert attention. Chambord may have been close to devising a working molecular computer which, in the wrong hands, could be the most deadly weapon in the world. If he were now in the hands of hostile forces, the consequences would be unspeakably dire. From Paris to London, Brussels, and Algiers, Covert-One agent Jon Smith searches for traces of the scientist and the ambitious forces behind the bombing and theft. With the help of MI5 agent Peter Howell, CIA agent Randi Russell, and cyber-wizard Marty Zellerbach, Smith uncovers a web of deception that threatens to reshape Europe and is one step away from destroying the United States.

  • Author:
    Morelli, Laura
    Summary:

    Two women, separated by 500 years, are swept up in the tide of history as one painting stands at the center of their quests for their own destinies.

  • Author:
    Lustbader, Eric Van.
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    Russian meddling, American fragmentation, and global politics collide in this action-packed, international thriller. In The Nemesis Manifesto , New York Times bestselling author Eric Van Lustbader, " the master of the smart thriller,"* delivers an epic and harrowing adventure of the predatory forces that are threatening the very fabric of democracy and kicks off a compelling new series with a singular new hero for our time. Evan Ryder is a lone wolf, a field agent for a black-ops arm of the DOD, who has survived unspeakable tragedy and dedicated her life to protecting her country. When her fellow agents begin to be systematically eliminated, Evan must unravel the thread that ties them all together...and before her name comes up on the kill list. The list belongs to a mysterious cabal known only as Nemesis, a hostile entity hell-bent on tearing the United States apart. As Evan tracks them from Washington D.C. to the Caucasus Mountains, from Austria to a fortress in Germany where her own demons reside, she unearths a network of conspirators far more complex than anyone could have imagined. Can Evan uproot them before Nemesis forces bring democracy to its knees? *Nelson DeMille

  • Author:
    Meyer, Stephenie
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    An expert in her field, she was one of the darkest secrets of an agency so clandestine it doesn't even have a name. And when they decided she was a liability, they came for her without warning. Her only chance to erase the giant target on her back means taking one last job for her ex-employers.

  • Author:
    Robards, Karen
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    A celebrated singer in WWII occupied France joins the Resistance to save her family from being killed in a Nazi prison. Familial love lasts forever, and Genevieve is willing to risk everything for it.

  • Author:
    Maloney, Leo J.
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    Retired black-ops agent Dan Morgan returns to duty when he receives a desperate plea from his former partner. After running head-on into an ambush, Morgan is running for his life and will soon face a conspiracy in the highest echelons of a vast global network.

  • Author:
    Hood, Joshua
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    The first in an explosive new series inspired by Robert Ludlum's Bourne universe, The Treadstone Resurrection introduces an unforgettable hero and the shadowy world that forged him... Treadstone made Jason Bourne an unstoppable force, but he's not the only one. Operation Treadstone has nearly ruined Adam Hayes. The top-secret CIA Black Ops program trained him to be an all but invincible assassin, but it also cost him his family and any chance at a normal life. Which is why he was determined to get out. Working as a carpenter in rural Washington state, Adam thinks he has left Treadstone in the past, until he receives a mysterious email from a former colleague, and soon after is attacked by an unknown hit team at his job site. Adam must regain the skills that Treadstone taught him—lightning reflexes and a cold conscience—in order to discover who the would-be killers are, and why they have come after him now. Are his pursuers enemies from a long-ago mission? Rival intelligence agents? Or, perhaps, someone inside Treadstone? His search will unearth secrets in the highest levels of government and pull him back into the shadowy world he worked so hard to forget.

  • Author:
    Corleone, Douglas
    Summary:

    To prevent a war in Asia that could quickly spread to the rest of the world, former government agents-turned-private security consultants Paul Janson and Jessica Kincaid must learn the truth behind a young woman's murder.

  • Author:
    Taylor, Brad
    Summary:

    While Pike Logan and Jennifer Cahill prepare to join the Taskforce on a counter-terrorist mission, a vicious explosion kills a friend, and Pike knows the attack was meant for him.

  • Author:
    Quirk, Matthew
    Summary:

    As a Secret Service agent, Nick Averose spent a decade protecting the powerful by thinking like an assassin. Now, he uses that skill to test security around our highest officials for vulnerabilities. His latest assignment is the home of the former CIA director. But when Nick enters the man's study, he finds that someone has attacked the chief and left him for dead, just moments before. Nick knows he's the perfect scapegoat. But who is framing him, and why?

  • Author:
    Horowitz, Anthony
    Summary:

    007 floats in the waters of Marseilles, killed by an unknown hand. It's time for a new agent to step up. This is the story of James Bond, the birth of a legend, in the underworld of the French Riviera.

  • Author:
    Brown, Dale
    Summary:

    Brad McLanahan and the Space Force must fight to preserve America's freedom when a pair of ruthless enemies forge an unlikely alliance to control not only the earth, but the moon and beyond.

  • Author:
    Jennings, Luke
    Summary:

    Though the cat-and-mouse chase between these two lethal adversaries has seemingly ended, the sophisticated, deadly thrill of Eve and Villanelle's relationship is far from over.

  • Author:
    Harkaway, Nick
    Summary:

    Joe Spork repairs clocks, a far cry from his late father, a flashy London gangster. But when Joe fixes one particularly unusual device, his life is suddenly upended. Joe's client, Edie Banister, is more than just a kindly old lady, she's a former superspy. And the device? It's a 1950s doomsday machine. And having triggered it, Joe now faces the wrath of both the government and a diabolical South Asian dictator, Edie's old archnemesis.

  • Author:
    Anderson, Toni
    Summary:

    Former CIA assassin Alex Parker works for The Gateway Project, a clandestine government organization hell-bent on taking out serial killers and pedophiles before they enter the justice system. Alex doesn't enjoy killing, but he's damn good at it. He's good at dodging the law, too-until a beautiful rookie agent has him wondering what it might be like to get caught. FBI Special Agent Mallory Rooney has spent years hunting the lowlife who abducted her identical twin sister eighteen years ago. Now, during an on-going serial killer investigation, Mallory begins to suspect there's a vigilante operating outside the law. She has no choice but to take him down, because murder isn't justice. Is it? When Mallory starts asking questions, The Gateway Project management starts to sweat, and orders Alex to watch her. As soon as they meet, the two begin to fall in love. But the lies and betrayals that define Alex's life threaten to destroy them both-especially when the man who stole her sister all those years ago makes Mallory his next target, and Alex must reveal his true identity to save the woman he loves.

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