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The Mercenary by Paul Vidich

The Mercenary is the fourth novel in Paul Vidich’s Cold War espionage series featuring CIA officer George Mueller, which began with An Honorable Man in 2016. Vidich appears to be following the lead of his illustrious predecessor in that, like John le Carré’s George Smiley,…
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A Question of Time by James Stejskal

James Stejskal’s debut espionage thriller takes place in 1979 in a divided Berlin. Located in the heart of then-Communist East Germany, Berlin was notoriously fertile territory for spies. In East Berlin and the country surrounding the city were the Soviets and the Stasi, East Germany’s…
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The Vault

Written by Mark Dawson — Set only a few months before the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, The Vault is a standalone spy thriller with all the standard, but essential elements of the sub-genre – MI6, double agents and covert operations with plenty…
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The Spy and the Traitor

Written by Ben Macintyre — A pal of espionage master John Le Carré, Ben Macintyre just about mirrors the novelist’s gift for writing compelling characters and page-turning narrative to the nonfiction realm. This book, subtitled The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War, is based…
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The Fourth Courier

Written by Timothy Jay Smith — Take a walk back in time to Warsaw in 1992 with Timothy Jay Smith’s new crime thriller, The Fourth Courier. The Cold War has recently ended, but average citizens are struggling to make sense of the new economic realities….
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The War in the Dark

Written by Nick Setchfield — Christopher Winter works for British Intelligence, and although he’s a spy, his talents lie more in removing threats to the state than tradecraft or espionage; he is somewhat of a blunt instrument. It is London, in the autumn of 1963 and…
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Stasi Child audiobook

Written by David Young, narrated by Julia Barrie — At the end of David Young’s police procedural and political thriller – the first of his three crime fiction books featuring Oberleutnant Karin Müller – you find out who he was referring to with the book’s…
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