- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Cold Cold Heart
A former CIA agent and an NYPD officer must stop an ex-KGB officer turned killer who mutilates young women, leaving corpses made up of sewn-together body parts.
- The Last Good German
Granger's popular series featuring world-weary secret agent Deveraux continues with this convoluted Cold War spy saga about a quest for a Japanese decoding device. ( Nov. )
- Stations of the Tide
In this highly readable, futuristic detective novel, a bureaucrat/agent tracks a bush wizard who appears to be using a restricted brand of high technology to work his magic.
- Pop Princess
Wonder Blake finds herself living every teenager's dream scenario: while singing along to her Walkman during her shift at the Dairy Queen, she is discovered by a big-time agent.
- The Edge
To catch a murderer, an undercover agent for the British Jockey Club poses as a waiter on the ``Great Transcontinental Mystery Race Train.''
- Days of Drums
In this fast and furious--but overly calculated--thriller, a female Secret Service agent is set up to take the fall for the assassination of a powerful senator.
- THE FACE OF THE ASSASSIN
Agent, Aaron Priest Literary Agency.
- THE CONFUSION: Volume Two of the Baroque Cycle
Agent, Liz Darhansoff at Darhansoff, Verrill, Feldman Literary Agents .
Agent, Steve Axelrod. 125,o00 first printing.