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Assassins' Trail By Claude Brickell
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When art historian and stolen art and artifacts sleuth Michael Bennington arrives in Paris to give a lecture on the famed 'Mona Lisa,' he is approached by a young Russian curator from the Louvre,... More > Natalie Sherbakova, who invites him to a private meeting with the museum's general director. Once there, it is revealed to him that when the 'Mona Lisa' was stolen back in 1911, what was found and returned to the museum was simply a copy, a fake. And that copy, unbeknownst to the public, has been on display at the Louvre ever since. Now, Soviet-era declassified documents purport that the original is actually hidden somewhere in Russia, and it is Bennington's assignment, along with curator Sherbakova, to delve into the heart of the Russian hinterland, find the masterpiece and bring it back safely to the Louvre in total secrecy. This is a world of assassins, multiple twists and turns and FSB (former KGB) political intrigue.< Less
Stiletto Assassin By Lisa Sikarevich
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The crime caper, Stiletto Assassin, depicts South Brooklyn, NYC, where the ruthless Russian mob-boss, Mikhail Lysanovich, reigns supremely. Detective Callum Mackay, a compassionate veteran cop, is... More > seeking justice while trying to unravel multiple murders—perpetrated in the same manner: mutilation via removal of the victims' tattoos. In his pursuit of the killer, Detective Mackay falls in love with Dr. Zoya Chernenko, a biracial beauty and Assistant Medical Examiner, whose father was brutally murdered in his home. Zoya is seeking vengeance as she infiltrates Mikhail Lysanovich's inner circle posing as his prized sexual object, hoping to gather information about her father's murder. As Zoya's and Mackay's paths cross, a game of cat and mouse, laced with scenes of vivid murders, ensues. What starts out as a business relationship between Mackay and Zoya, develops into passion, leading to an inevitable conclusion!< Less
Eliminating Enemies: CIA Assassination Plots Involving Foreign Leaders By Church Committee
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Throughout the Cold War, the United States felt impelled to respond to threats which were, or seemed to be, skirmishes in a global war against Communism. Castro's Cuba raised the spectre of a Soviet... More > outpost at America's doorstep. Events in the Dominican Republic appeared to offer an additional opportunity for the Russians and their allies. The Congo, freed from Belgian rule, occupied the strategic center of the African continent, and the prospect of Communist penetration there was viewed as a threat to American interests in emerging African nations. There was great concern that a Communist takeover in Indochina would have a "domino effect" throughout Asia. Even the election in 1970 of a Marxist president in Chile was seen by some as a threat similar to that of Castro's takeover in Cuba. This volume documents the full range of covert activities taken in response to the operations of Communist clandestine services.< Less
Eliminating Enemies: CIA Assassination Plots Involving Foreign Leaders By Church Committee
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Throughout the Cold War, the United States felt impelled to respond to threats which were, or seemed to be, skirmishes in a global war against Communism. Castro's Cuba raised the spectre of a Soviet... More > outpost at America's doorstep. Events in the Dominican Republic appeared to offer an additional opportunity for the Russians and their allies. The Congo, freed from Belgian rule, occupied the strategic center of the African continent, and the prospect of Communist penetration there was viewed as a threat to American interests in emerging African nations. There was great concern that a Communist takeover in Indochina would have a "domino effect" throughout Asia. Even the election in 1970 of a Marxist president in Chile was seen by some as a threat similar to that of Castro's takeover in Cuba. This volume documents the full range of covert activities taken in response to the operations of Communist clandestine services.< Less
The Other Man By John Thatcher
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Natasha Jordan, a Russian/French documentary produced and director, prepares for her next assignment at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) in Geneva. At the moment of particle collision, an apparition... More > appeared and Natasha has been asked to film this ‘occurrence’. A young doctoral student recognises the figure as Jack Ruby, the assassin of Lee Oswald. So Natasha and LHC Engineer, Michael Rutherford, begin a search for some meaning in the image, which takes them through the Russian mafia, exporting Ruby’s body parts from the USA, and seeking the help of the Max Planck Institute in Germany. DNA evidence only deepens the mystery. Natasha and Michael sink to grave robbing in a Chicago Jewish cemetery to prove that the buried ‘Jack Ruby’ does not match the viscera exported from the USA. The mystery deepens for them when they discover that they are being ‘tailed’ by Mossad and then almost murdered by Arabic secret police. Why?< Less
The Other Man By John Thatcher
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Natasha Jordan, a Russian/French documentary produced and director, prepares for her next assignment at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) in Geneva. At the moment of particle collision, an apparition... More > appeared and Natasha has been asked to film this ‘occurrence’. A young doctoral student recognises the figure as Jack Ruby, the assassin of Lee Oswald. So Natasha and LHC Engineer, Michael Rutherford, begin a search for some meaning in the image, which takes them through the Russian mafia, exporting Ruby’s body parts from the USA, and seeking the help of the Max Planck Institute in Germany. DNA evidence only deepens the mystery. Natasha and Michael sink to grave robbing in a Chicago Jewish cemetery to prove that the buried ‘Jack Ruby’ does not match the viscera exported from the USA. The mystery deepens for them when they discover that they are being ‘tailed’ by Mossad and then almost murdered by Arabic secret police. Why?< Less
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The Darkest Mission By Rick Burton
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Combine WWII flyers, a sadistic Nazi colonel, East Germany’s feared secret police, the CIA and a prominent U.S. Senator with years of Cold War knowledge and a you get a historical thriller of... More > biblical proportions from newcomer Rick Burton. This hard-hitting, fast-paced story moves from war-torn Berlin in 1944 to modern-day Boston, Budapest and Moscow. Combining historically accurate military and espionage details, Burton’s thriller spans two generations of complicated intrigue and dark double-crosses. The Darkest Mission is a harrowing ride that follows the crew of a doomed 100th Bomb Group B-17 bomber, through a 50-year odyssey targeting one of America’s most honored public figures. With its whirlwind plot, delving deep into bitterness and dark depravity, it falls to a South Boston detective, turning to an NFL-linebacker-turned-priest, to explain one clue (a Bible verse that doesn’t exist). It leads to a series of gritty homicides and a puzzle-filled plot that ends with a blazing conclusion.< Less
Mabus By STUART HAYWOOD
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Members of the High Council are being brutally murdered. Not all Messorem assassins have been apprehended. Messorem Twelve is on a mission to find his brother and release him. Detective Inspector... More > Mellissa Carlisle is called upon once again to track down this Reaper and prevent him from destabilising the world's status quo. But he is always one step ahead of their every move. The chase involving Special Forces from several nations takes them across the globe, from Poland to Thailand to Italy. Messorem Twelve also employs the services of a Russian assssin who has over one hundred kills to his name. The English Detective is now the target of both.< Less
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