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The Riddle of the Sands By Erskine Childers
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The Riddle of the Sands: A Record of Secret Service is a patriotic British 1903 novel by Erskine Childers. It is a novel that "owes a lot to the wonderful adventure novels of writers like Rider... More > Haggard, that were a staple of Victorian Britain"; perhaps more significantly, it was a spy novel that "established a formula that included a mass of verifiable detail, which gave authenticity to the story – the same ploy that would be used so well by John Buchan, Ian Fleming, John le Carré and many others." Ken Follett called it "the first modern thriller."< Less
Hunting Hunter By B. T. Brannon
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A coming-of-age spy thriller with 12-year-old Hunter and 15-year-old P.K. learning life's lessons while being pursued by a female assassin. The ecology of the world is in crisis and the PPG,... More > Planetary Protection Group, is dedicated to saving Mother Earth from a nuclear Armageddon. Lord Horace Wellington and his consortium of ultra-wealthy and politically connected followers have a plan to draw global attention to the plight. Unfortunately, his sleeper agents are now in FBI custody. When a psychopathic assassin sent by the PPG targets the Schmidts, their 12-year-old son, Hunter, takes off cross-country. He teams up with P.K. Running Bear, a 15-year-old streetwise fugitive and his adopted dog. As agents from the FBI attempt to track the assassin and find Hunter, the President of the United States is faced with the prospect of eco-terror in the form of a nuclear disaster. Hunter and P.K., each affected differently by a series of deaths and the harsh realities of life on the run, experience radical change.< Less
Back to God's Country and Other Stories By James Oliver Curwood
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Back to God's Country opens on an idyllic note at the peaceful Canadian mountain home where the innocent child-of-nature Dolores LeBeau lives with her doting father Baptiste LeBeau and a legion of... More > animal friends. When a handsome naturalist Peter Burke stops in at their mountain paradise he is charmed by Dolores and the pair are soon announcing their engagement to Baptiste. But the always changeable mood of Back to God's Country suddenly shifts from a bucolic love story to a genuine nightmare. A murderous criminal Rydal hiding out in the mountains and traveling with his half-breed sidekick, spies Dolores skinny-dipping in a brook and vows to "have" her. Back to God's Country was based on a typically sensational James Oliver Curwood short story "Wapi, the Walrus." Curwood's prototypical storyline was also used in Back to God's Country, with Dolores finding an abused, vicious black dog Wapi, her only companion and helpmate in the barren winter landscape where she and Peter are trapped.< Less
Back to God's Country and Other Stories By James Oliver Curwood
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A collection of short stories set in the wilderness. Back to God's Country opens on an idyllic note at the peaceful Canadian mountain home where the innocent child-of-nature Dolores LeBeau lives... More > with her doting father Baptiste LeBeau and a legion of animal friends. When a handsome naturalist Peter Burke stops in at their mountain paradise he is charmed by Dolores and the pair are soon announcing their engagement to Baptiste. But the always changeable mood of Back to God's Country suddenly shifts from a bucolic love story to a genuine nightmare. A murderous criminal Rydal hiding out in the mountains and traveling with his half-breed sidekick, spies Dolores skinny-dipping in a brook and vows to "have" her. Back to God's Country was based on a typically sensational James Oliver Curwood short story "Wapi, the Walrus." Curwood was known for a bizarre fiction formula in which decent women were threatened with rape, only to be rescued from a fate worse than death by a protective dog.< Less
The Folksinger 2013 By Mike Scantlebury
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Vlad Hugg is a new pop idol. He looks good, sounds good, and writes his own songs. Young girls love him. Boys want to be him. The sales of acoustic guitars have shot up. Why, it looks so simple. Just... More > write a few catchy songs, strum your guitar and you too can be a hero. Well, Vlad Hugg may be a solo performer, but he has an army behind him, a veritable corporation of lawyers, guides, trainers, P.R. people and secretaries. Strangely, most of them appear to be Russian. This is what has attracted the attention of Melia and the Unit. Her boss has alerted her to a potential problem. Young Vlad may be a spy. But he seems so innocent! So, why do people around keep dying, mostly in strange circumstances? Then, when someone tries to kill Vlad, things really get interesting. Who is trying to settle what scores? Does it really go back to the singer's origins in Salford, the town where Melia's cousin was born. Is there a possible link? And are they both in danger?< Less
The Dark Net By James Riordon
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At any given moment, 5% of the Internet is hidden from view - that's the Dark Net. It's a haven for criminals, spies, and nefarious hackers. For Max Caine it's also a death trap, where reality and... More > the virtual world collide. Join Max and Betty3.5, and their virtual penguin Linus, as they explore the darkest recesses of the Internet. This cyber thriller will take you on a wild ride into the not-too-distant future where conveniences from auto-piloted cars to wearable computers and biometric ATMs ensure that everyone is online, one way or another, every waking moment. But continual connection has a price. As Max discovers in his journeys through the Dark Net -- you can log out any time you want, but you can never leave.< Less
The Dark Net By James Riordon
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At any given moment, 5% of the Internet is hidden from view - that's the Dark Net. It's a haven for criminals, spies, and nefarious hackers. For Max Caine it's also a death trap, where reality and... More > the virtual world collide. Join Max and Betty3.5, and their virtual penguin Linus, as they explore the darkest recesses of the Internet. This cyber thriller will take you on a wild ride into the not-too-distant future where conveniences from auto-piloted cars to wearable computers and biometric ATMs ensure that everyone is online, one way or another, every waking moment. But continual connection has a price. As Max discovers in his journeys through the Dark Net -- you can log out any time you want, but you can never leave.< Less
The Day of Temptation By William Le Queux
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The Day of Temptation by William Le Queux . He mainly wrote in the genres of mystery, thriller, and espionage, particularly in the years leading up to World War I, when his partnership with British... More > publishing magnate Lord Northcliffe led to the serialised publication and intensive publicising (including actors dressed as German soldiers walking along Regent Street) of pulp-fiction spy stories and invasion literature such as The Invasion of 1910, The Poisoned Bullet, and Spies of the Kaiser. These works were a common phenomenon in pre-WWI Europe, involving fictionalised stories of possible invasion or infiltration by foreign powers; Le Queux's specialty, much appreciated by Northcliffe, was the German invasion of Britain. He was also the original editor of Northcliffe's War of the Nations.< Less
The Thirty Nine Steps By John Buchan
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The riveting adventure classic by John Buchan pairs elements of espionage mystery with a thrilling and fast-paced narrative. Published in 1915 as public interest in espionage and spy adventures... More > grew, The Thirty Nine Steps brought the fast-paced adventures of Richard Hannay to an eager audience. Caught up in a geopolitical plot that is transpiring around Europe after two men - one a freelance spy - are murdered in his apartment block, Hannay enters into the murkily adventurous world of espionage in order to save multiple political figures from assassination. Ahead of its time, The Thirty Nine Steps pioneered a dialogue rich, fantastical style of writing which would come to typify adventure tales and thrillers. It is frequently placed in the 'man-on-the-run' sub-genre, for portraying Hannay simultaneously as a wanted fugitive, and a potential saviour with important knowledge that may alter the course of Europe's entire politics.< Less
The Thirty Nine Steps (Hardcover) By John Buchan
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The riveting adventure classic by John Buchan pairs elements of espionage mystery with a thrilling and fast-paced narrative. Published in 1915 as public interest in espionage and spy adventures... More > grew, The Thirty Nine Steps brought the fast-paced adventures of Richard Hannay to an eager audience. Caught up in a geopolitical plot that is transpiring around Europe after two men - one a freelance spy - are murdered in his apartment block, Hannay enters into the murkily adventurous world of espionage in order to save multiple political figures from assassination. Ahead of its time, The Thirty Nine Steps pioneered a dialogue rich, fantastical style of writing which would come to typify adventure tales and thrillers. It is frequently placed in the 'man-on-the-run' sub-genre, for portraying Hannay simultaneously as a wanted fugitive, and a potential saviour with important knowledge that may alter the course of Europe's entire politics.< Less

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