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The second novel in English author James Wolfe’s Traitor trilogy examines a man’s mid-life crisis. August Drummond lost his mind somewhat after the death of his wife, and his career in the British secret service went up in smoke shortly afterwards. Adrift in the Middle…
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Geiger by Gustaf Skordeman

Translated by Ian Giles — It is summer in one of Stockholm’s most exclusive suburban neighbourhoods, and an idyllic family gathering is coming to an end. Three generations of the Broman family have spent a lovely day together at the patriarchal home. In his heyday,…
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The Rose Code

In Kate Quinn’s latest, three young women – a glittering society deb, an all-business super-secretary, and a mousy homebody – become friends when tapped to help in the massive World War II codebreaking effort at Bletchley Park. The excitement and tension of the work are…
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Red Widow by Alma Katsu

Former officer of both the Central Intelligence Agency and National Security Agency in the US, Alma Katsu takes you right into that world of partial information, hidden agendas, latent violence and self-interested double-dealing with her first spy thriller, Red Widow. Lyndsey Duncan is a CIA…
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The Rose Code by Kate Quinn

Kate Quinn’s engrossing new espionage thriller takes place in two time periods. Most of it happens in December 1939, when three young women converge on Bletchley Park. They’ve been recruited for jobs that haven’t been well-defined—though we readers know the challenges they’ll face—and arrive displaying…
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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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