New York: William Morrow & Co, 1991-09. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 460 pages; some edge wear to jacket and boards; In his "Bartholomew Gill" identity, Mark McGarrity has thrilled readers with his intelligent, gracefully written mysteries. Now McGarrity emerges from behind the pseudonym, and his storytelling takes a tougher form. Six friends sailing in the Bahamas stumble across a bloody drug shootout, and their greed for the money and drugs left behind will ultimately come back to haunt them.
New York: Viking Adult, 1984. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 389 pages some light edge wear to jacket and boards; In the Soviet Union a secret faction of high level minds have hatched "AURORA," a plot to rule that even the KGB is unaware of. Master spy Kim Philby and a high ranking Soviet official are at the helm of the cabal, and British agent, Jim Preston is the only person who can stop them. But can he stop his most ruthless enemy--time?
New York: St. Martin's Press, 2006-06-27. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 370 pages; slight edge wear; The death of a French intelligence agent on an Air France flight to Amman, Jordan, is the trigger that launches Tommy Carmellini's latest adventure.Within the European Union, the national espionage agencies are fiercely competing for supremacy against each other - and against the CIA. When the Americans discover that the director of the French spy agency has secret investments in the Bank of Palestine, alarm bells go off. To investigate, the Americans send Jake Grafton, who has been brought back from retirement to unravel a tangle of espionage, terrorism and murder. And of course, the man Grafton wants on the point is Tommy Carmellini. Together they uncover an elaborate strategy to infiltrate the highest levels of Al Queda with a top-level plant - but who is playing whom? As Carmellini delves deep undercover he find he is running for his life. Grafton and Carmellini uncover a horrifying plan to shake the West as never before - and a Catch 22: can they stop the conspiracy without compromising the intelligence source that could bring down Al Qaeda once and for all?
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1987-08. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 431 pages; light edge wear to jacket and boards, corners lightly bumped; Born into the highest circles of the Communist Party, Lu Hong is Beijing's assistant director of police--an honest man who tries to toe the party line. But when his friend and mentor is killed, Hong begins an investigation that brings him face to face with a sinister plot--one which may lead him to the top ranks of the government.
New York: Dell, 1975-07-15. Mass Market Paperback. Fair. 446 pages; heavy edge wear, spine creasing and sunning.. decent reading copy. David Spaulding is the most feared and efficient Allied agent in wartime Europe. Expert, deadly and professional, he is also high on the Gestapo's 'most wanted' list. Now Spaulding has been selected by the Allied Command to transact an undercover deal in Argentina involving top secret Nazi scientific plans. The dealer is Erich Rhinemann, an exiled German Jew who is awaiting the end of the war with his millions in an impenetrable retreat near Buenos Aires. But there's something Spaulding doesn't know. The other side of the deal. And it involves the most bizarre, horrific intrigue of the Second World War ..
New York: Dell, 1973. Mass Market Paperback. Good. 336 pages; spine and hinge creases, edge wear; In a secret room in Washington DC John Tanner is asked to stake his life - and those of his wife and children - on a gamble whose goals and risks no one will fully reveal to him. In a small suburban town, where only the nicest people live, friends, neighbours, everyone and anyone could be part of a monstrous conspiracy of international evil. The machinery has already been set in motion. And at stake is the very existence of America - and the future of the entire free world...
New York: Berkley, 1998-11-01. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good. 353 pages; faint spine crease, light edge wear; It's the year 2000, and the pirates of the new future not only deal in computer chips and stock trading, but also in human life. When a Chinese freighter called Kuan Yin departs Malaysia with a cargo of spices and oils meant for trading in Singapore, the crew on board has no idea what doom will soon befall them. Shortly after setting sail, a renegade bunch of brigands boards the ship, and soon the smell of death and destruction permeates the sea around it. Now, the vessel and its precious cargo are under pirate control.
New York: Grand Central Publishing, 1999-06-01. Mass Market Paperback. Good. 462 pages; spine creasing, edge wear; Advertising executive Marty English is on the brink of the biggest coup of his career. But when the deal he's engineered with a pharmaceutical company has implications for the mob and the CIA, Marty--the estranged son of Chicago's most powerful Mafia Don--becomes a hunted pawn in a world he thought he had left behind.
New York: Stein and Day, 1982. Book Club. Hardcover. Good/Good. 215 pages; some edge wear to jacket and boards, some scuffing to jacket; If there's such a thing as a grade A terrorist then his name is Frank Barry. His ideology is money and his track record is flawless. When the Russians want review copies of the latest NATO missile system, Barry's the man to deliver them. Stopping him will be near enough impossible, but one man knows all the moves. Martin Brosnan is a poet, scholar and trained killer. A graduate of Vietnam and polished in the ranks of the IRA he could be the key to ending Barry's reign. There's one problem, Brosnan is languishing in a French prison, and only the powerfully persuasive Liam Devlin can get him out and working for British intelligence.
New York: Linden Press, Simon & Schuster, 1986-07. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. 399 pages; edge wear to boards; some light soiling to boards and page ends; When Adam Scott opens the yellowed envelope bequeathed to him in his father's will, he sets off an incredible drama. The terrible secret that shadowed his father's military career unfolds in a time bomb of intrigue, passions and greed, reaching back to the Nazi plunder of Europe.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1981. First American Edition. Hardcover. Good/Good. 339 pages; ex-library with usual markings; some edge wear to jacket and boards, corners bumped, small tears in jacket; June 11, 1940 - where is Winston Churchill? A private aircraft takes off from a small town in central France, while Adolf Hitler, the would-be conqueror of Europe, prepares for a clandestine meeting near the Belgian border. For more than forty years the events of this day have been Britain's most closely guarded secret. Anyone who learns of them must die - with their file stamped: XPD - expedient demise
New York: Charter Books, 1986-01. Mass Market Paperback. Good. 331 pages; spine creasing, edge wear;
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1983-02-12. Book Club. Hardcover. Good/Good. some light foxing to page ends, boards slightly curled out of square, some edge wear; jacket has edge wear and two significant tears, one on lower front edge, one on the spine. John le Carre's classic novels deftly navegate readers through the intricate shadow worlds of international espionage with unsurpassed skill and knowledge, and have earned him unprecedented worldwide acclaim.In this thrilling and thought-provoking novel of Middle Eastern intrigue, Charlie, a brilliant and beautiful young English actress, is lured into "the theatre of the real" by an Israeli intelligence officer. Forced to play her ultimate role, she is plunged into a deceptive and delicate trap set to ensnare an elusive Palestinian terrorist.
New York: Putnam Adult, 1989-01-30. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 382 pages; first printing, edge wear to jacket and boards; Kenneth Aubrey, Britain's master spycatcher, was ordered to bring the East German defector back alive. But now the defector has been killed in a tragic accident, igniting a chain of violence from London and Moscow to the infernos of East Berlin and Nepal. A gripping thriller from the author of Firefox and Winter Hawk
Putnam Adult, 1989-01-30. Book Club. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 382 pages; light edge wear to jacket and boards; Kenneth Aubrey, Britain's master spycatcher, was ordered to bring the East German defector back alive. But now the defector has been killed in a tragic accident, igniting a chain of violence from London and Moscow to the infernos of East Berlin and Nepal. A gripping thriller from the author of Firefox and Winter Hawk
New York: Harper, 2008-05-01. Mass Market Paperback. Good. 546 pages; spine creases; Action packed adventure from The New York Times bestseller Dale Brown Charged with rebuilding America's long-range attack force devastated in Edge of Battle, Special Adviser to the President Lt. Gen. Patrick McLanahan shocks everyone by proposing to build a force of spaceplanes, able to attack any target on the globe within minutes. The project is led by test pilot Captain Hunter Noble. Just then, Iran's theocratic regime falls victim to a swift military coup that reveals its immense military power to the world. The new self-appointed Iranian president, General Buzhazi wants to normalize relations between Israel and the United States. Buzhazi appeals to the world for help in hunting down terrorists, he argues that only he has the resources to stop radical fundamentalist Islam, and the world responds favourably. Hunter Noble secretly launches several reconnaissance satellites over Iran to monitor Buzhazi's powerful forces. Soon the satellites reveal Buzhazi's real plan, planting thousands of Iranian Pasdaran special-ops troops throughout the oil-rich Kurdish region of northern Iraq. The U.S. tries to re-establish a strong military presence in the Persian Gulf and Arabian Peninsula, but Iran has the upper hand now, and the U. S. government realizes it is in danger of losing control of the entire Middle East. But Hunter Noble is already working up a plan to strike back, showing the real power of the spaceplane force.
New York: Fawcett Crest, 1984-06-12. Mass Market Paperback. Good. 276 pages; spine creasing, edge wear; In wartime, people are either friends or enemies. In wartime, friends are friends and enemies die. In wartime, people are either friends or enemies. In wartime, friends are friends and enemies die.
Viking, 1991. Hardcover. Good/Good. 335 pages; ex-library with usual internal markings, spine cocked, some edge wear to boards and jacket; The Cold War is over and Ned has been demoted to the training academy. He asks his old mentor, George Smiley, to address his passing-out class. There are no laundered reminiscences; Smiley speaks the truth - perhaps the last the students will ever hear. As they listen, Ned recalls his own painful triumphs and inglorious failures, in a career that took him from the Western Isles of Scotland to Hamburg and from Israel to Cambodia. He asks himself: Did it do any good? What did it do to me? And what will happen to us now? In this final Smiley novel, the great spy gives his own humane and unexpected answers.
New York: Ballantine Books, 1978-04-12. Mass Market Paperback. Good. 215 pages; spine and cover creasing, edge wear; The adventures of Arthur Abdel Simpson, a petty thief whom the Turkish police force to assist them in cracking an international spy ring.
New York: Bantam Books, 1988-09-01. Mass Market Paperback. Good. 530 pages; spine creasing, edge wear; Favorite Son takes readers deep into the secretive and electrifying world of the people who make Washington move and shake, the people--from the powerful and patriotic to the dangerous and corrupt--who, ruled by their obsessions and passions, juggle the destiny of the nation. Sweeping and suspenseful, Favorite Son is a heart-stopping thriller--soon to be a major TV mini-series in November.