A thriller following a black ops specialist, with brain damage, trying to survive a pirate attack on a ship, while contemplating her life, motherhood, & career
I enjoyed this book very much, it was fast paced, well written, and a lot of fun to read. A novel mixing up family drama and espionage – who could ask for more?
This was a surprising book, unlike many of the espionage novels I’ve read before. The story takes place over 70+ years in which the protagonist finds himself on the edge of history, like many of us do.
Examines the life of Ian Fleming, and the parts which made it into his famous books about Secret Service Agent James Bond.
Milo Weaver, the reluctant spy, finds himself facing a CIA analyst about 10 years after the Department of Tourism, CIA’s silent assassins, was disbanded. The two find themselves on the run when a new breed of Tourists tries to kill them both.
In The Nearest Exit by Olen Steinhauer bats the story out of the park again, with an unbelievable plot involving the CIA, Germany’s secret service, and others.
Milo Weaver is finding out that one never really “leave” the CIA’s tourism department, when old cases start to float Milo realizes he has to go undercover again
The Cleaner by Mark Dawson has a great premise, a professional state-sanctioned assassin suffering from PTSD and is trying to leave the profession. A last job.
This is How You Lose the Time War – Rivaling time traveling spies, Red & Blue correspondence through space and time, taunting each other until they fall in love
A non-fiction book composed of articles the author wrote while he researched post-war Germany’s attitude through street level investigations after World War II