- Prairie Man: The Struggle Between Sitting Bull and Indian Agent James McLaughlin
The first half of the book belongs to Sitting Bull; his eventual nemesis, James McLaughlin, does not come fully into view until 1881, when he accepted the position of Indian agent at the Standing Rock Agency in the Dakota Territory.
- American Radical: Inside the World of an Undercover Muslim FBI Agent
A Muslim American working as an undercover agent in a counterterrorism unit in the FBI grapples with his faith while posing as a jihadi sympathizer in this multifaceted, action-packed account of real-life spycraft.
- Sizing People Up: A Veteran FBI Agent's User Manual for Behavior Prediction
Former FBI agent Dreeke (The Code of Trust) shares his six signs of behavior prediction, based on his time in the agency’s Behavior Analysis Program, in this helpful pop-psychology guide.
- Agent Jack: The True Story of Mi5's Secret Nazi Hunter
Posing as Gestapo agent “Jack King,” Roberts recruited more than 500 British fascists to help prepare for the German invasion of England.
- Spinning Disney's World: Memories of a Magic Kingdom Press Agent
Author Ridgway spent four decades pushing Disney on millions of consumers worldwide, and this collection of "war stories" from the front lines of perhaps the biggest marketing success in history brims with insider info, but without once betraying the Disney name.
- The Triple Agent: The Al-Qaeda Mole Who Infiltrated the CIA
In December 2009, members of al-Qaeda infiltrated the CIA’s Forward Operating Base Chapman in Afghanistan and succeeded in killing seven agency operatives.
- The Hunt for the Engineer: How Israeli Agents Tracked the Hamas Master Bomber
One of the bloodiest and most feared terrorists in the history of the Middle East, Yehiya Ayyash ("the Engineer") got his start in electronic engineering, innocuously monkeying about with family radios and TV sets.
- Agents in My Brain: How I Survived Manic Depression
Hannon is brave indeed to have written this memoir of his struggle with the manic depression which has afflicted him since high school.
- The World That Never Was: A True Story of Dreamers, Schemers, Anarchists, and Secret Agents
Historian Butterworth (Pompeii: The Living City ) makes a first-rate addition to the growing list of books dealing with terrorism's origins and history.
- Women Who Risk: Secret Agents for Jesus in the Muslim World
Married American pastors Tom (Killing Christians) and JoAnn Doyle offer a middling collection of stories about Muslims who have converted to Christianity.
- Sleeper Agent: The Atomic Spy in America Who Got Away
Journalist Hagedorn (The Invisible Soldiers) unearths the little-known story of Soviet spy George Koval (1913–2006) in this doggedly researched account.
- The Compatriots: The Brutal and Chaotic History of Russia's Exiles, Émigrés, and Agents Abroad
Moscow-based investigative journalists Soldatov and Borogan (The Red Web) give an absorbing account of Russian governments’ attempts to “use the Russian émigré community to achieve their goals to neutralize any potential dangers posed by Russians abroad.”
- God's Agents: Queen Elizabeth's Forbidden Priests and the Hatching of the Gunpowder Plot
As historian Hogge points out in this sometimes dry and sometimes lively popular religious history, the impulse to return Catholicism to England in the latter part of the 16th century arose with the establishment of the Anglican Church.
- The Queen's Agent: Sir Francis Walsingham and the Rise of Espionage in Elizabethan England
British historian Cooper’s biography of Elizabethan spymaster Francis Walsingham is as thrilling and suspenseful as any modern spy novel.
- God's Double Agent: The True Story of a Chinese Christian's Fight for Freedom
Fu was raised by a mother who begged for food in Chinese country villages during Mao Zedong's "Great Leap Forward."