This engrossing story by a former Secret Service agent about espionage and political maneuvering during the 1996 presidential campaign is flawed by a too-obvious plot.
- Memorial Bridge
This weighty saga of modern American politics by the author of Mortal Friends traces the career of an FBI agent, his family troubles and draft-dodging son.
- Hoover's FBI
FBI agent turned journalist Turner describes his experiences in the bureau while narrating its history and that of its longtime head, J.
- The Assault
Arenas's latest novel follows a Cuban federal agent whose hatred of Castro's government reflects the state of affairs in the author's homeland.
- The Memory Church
A powerful tale of espionage about a British Intelligence mole who pursues an East German secret service agent after the fall of the Berlin Wall.
- To Know a Woman
One of Israel's best-known novelists pens a compelling psychological study of an Israeli espionage agent who retires following his wife's accidental death.
- Big White Lie: The Inside Story of the Deep Cover Sting Operation That Blows the Lid Off The...
This hair-raising memoir by a former undercover DEA agent points out the U.S. government's failure to uphold anti-drug laws.
- Angel Eyes
Intelligence agent Tori Nunn's travails involve divergent scenarios around the globe, from cocaine smuggling to an anti-Communist plot, in this somewhat tedious novel.
- HOSTILE CONTACT
So are some Chinese agents in search of another of Craik's victims, Colonel Chen.
- Duel of Assassins
Readers will be both impatient and sorry to finish this espionage thriller about two agents, once close friends, pitted against each other in a plot to assassinate the Soviet president.
- Grey Wolf: A Novel (P)
Allington's WWII-era thriller is about an attempted military coup against Stalin, in which a British secret agent battles an old friend who is now an official with the Soviet secret police.
- Setting the East Ablaze: Lenins Dream of an Empire in Asia
A real-life tale of espionage and adventure, Hopkirk's latest concerns Soviet attempts to sponsor communist revolution in Asia and the British secret agent who opposed them.
- Our Game
Le Carre's latest-which revolves around a breakaway attempt by Chechnya and a former British agent's attempt to track down his double-crossing old protege-was a PW bestseller for 13 weeks.
- North of Montana
., Smith's debut thriller presents an ambitious young FBI agent who's personal life becomes increasingly tangled with her most recent case.
- Blood Moon
Set in a small Iowa town, mystery writer Gorman's latest concerns a former FBI agent hired to track a serial killer who takes little girls as his victims.