A successful operation against a drug dealer in Baltimore gets ambitious FBI agent Kay Malloy, the heroine of retired FBI agent Fedarcyk’s compelling debut, promoted to the bureau’s counterintelligence unit in New York City, where, much to her disappointment, her duties are mostly deskbound.
- Shoreline: A Nora Khalil Novel
Agent: Loretta A.
- Extreme Prejudice
Retired CIA agent Michael Pretorius is lured out of retirement to take on agents of Armageddon in this ambitious but undistinguished thriller.
- Up from the Grave: A Night Huntress Novel
Agent: Nancy Yost, Nancy Yost Literary Agency.
Agent: Peter Ginsberg, Curtis Brown.
- Slingshot: A Spycatcher Novel
Agent: Luigi Bonomi, Luigi Bonomi Associates (U.K.).
- Enemies Among Us
Novels about undercover FBI agents nabbing terrorists are more credible when written by former FBI agents.
- The Last of the Tribe: The Epic Quest to Save a Lone Man in the Amazon
Reel focuses on the colorful Indian agents, who come across as a mélange of cowboy, hippie, and anthropologist.
- Manhunters: How We Took Down Pablo Escobar
Agent: Luke Janklow, Janklow & Nesbit Assoc.
- The Bells of Hell (First World Publication)
Just minutes after they lead him away, the real FBI agents show up.
- Below the Radar
Ridenour, a retired FBI agent, brings authenticity to the action, but readers should be prepared for stock supporting characters, including an FBI agent who takes a romantic interest in Lexie, and a standard issue plot.
- The Nemesis Manifesto
Agent: Mitch Hoffman, Aaron M.
- The Hollow Ones
Agent: Richard Abate, 3 Arts Entertainment.
- Deadlock, Volume 24
Agent: Robert Gottlieb, Trident Media Group.
- Nightshade: A Livy Nash Mystery
Agent: Carrie Pestritto, Laura Dail Literary.