- Top Secret
Agent: Robert Youdelman, Rember & Curtis.
- From Tree to Sea
Illustrator’s agent: Stephen Barr, Writers House.
- Crimson Shore
Agent: Eric Simonoff, WME.
- Where the Money Went: Stories
In “No Place in the World for You,” the volume's most memorable entry, a real estate agent and his harried wife cope with a bite-happy child while the agent's clients deal with their own marital drama.
- The Hunchback Assignments
Socrates' exploitation of the teenage agents undermines their effectiveness and mirrors the willingness of the guild to treat people as tools.
- Thrill Me To Death
Max is a member of the Bullet Catchers, an elite team of bodyguards made up of former government agents.
- The Enemy Within: A History of Espionage
He discusses the role of intelligence collecting in creating and sustaining the Persian, Roman and Mongol empires, offering Judas as an early example of a double agent.
- Body of Lies
Subtly framing a highly elaborate plot, Ignatius tells the story of idealistic CIA agent Roger Ferris, newly stationed in Jordan after being wounded in Iraq.
- The Shadow Catcher
The book opens as Wiggins presents her newly completed Curtis novel to a Hollywood agent.
- Cullotta: The Life of a Chicago Criminal, Las Vegas Mobster, and Government Witness
In addition to poring through newspaper archives, Griffin interviewed various sheriffs, attorneys, agents and detectives, while primarily relying on information from retired FBI agent Arnoldy and what Pileggi calls the “phenomenal” memory of Cullotta himself.
- Armed and Dangerous: The Hunt for One of America's Most Wanted Criminals
The passing references to the toll the agent's hard-charging style took on his marriage could have been better developed.
- The Imago Sequence and Other Stories
In the period western “Bulldozer,” a Pinkerton agent discovers that serial killings are part of an elaborate occult ritual for placating a supernatural entity.
- My Fellow Americans
The plot thickens after some Lebanese-Americans with uncertain motives recruit Walker as a double agent.
- INTO TIBET: The CIA's Secret Expedition to Lhasa
Mackiernan (who was killed during the mission, the first undercover CIA agent to die in the line of duty) and Bessac, with several other cohorts, trekked through Tibet on foot, gathering atomic intelligence and establishing regional contacts.
- A Land of Mirrors
The president considers replacing him with retired CIA agent John Wells.