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Which of These Espionage Books Are On Your Most-Wanted List?

 
 

Whether you like your spies historical, fictional, female, famous, dignified, or double-dealing, we've got you covered. Our spy books and DVDs span the American Revolution and the Civil War to WWII, the Cold War, and beyond. We've also got top authors, from Alan Furst and John LeCarré to Ben Macintyre and James Bamford—as well as first-hand accounts from spymaster Allen W. Dulles and British-Russian double agent Kim Philby.

 
 
 
 

40 titles currently in stock

 

Edward Bancroft: Scientist, Author, Spy

Thomas J. Schaeper.
 
ListPrice: $37.00
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(A Choice Outstanding Academic Title for 2011) Born in Massachusetts in 1745, Edward ...(Read More)
 
 

An American Spy

Olen Steinhauer.
 
Sale Price: $3.98
 
Milo Weaver is still haunted by his last job, in this third thriller in the series by Olen ...(Read More)
 
 

The Rebecca Code: Rommel's Spy in North Africa and Operation Kondor

Mark Simmons.
 
Sale Price: $5.98
 
Born to German parents but raised in Egypt, trilingual John Eppler was equally at home in high ...(Read More)
 
 

Operation Fortitude: The Story of the Spies and the Spy Operation that Saved D-Day

Joshua Levine.
 
ListPrice: $24.95
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In addition to the enormous amount of planning and training that went into the Allied invasion of ...(Read More)
 
 

Wild Bill Donovan: The Spy Who Created the OSS and Modern American Espionage

Douglas Waller.
 
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A mythic figure whose legacy is still intensely debated, "Wild Bill" Donovan was director ...(Read More)
 
 
 

Elizabeth's Spy Master: Francis Walsingham and the Secret War that Saved England

Robert Hutchinson.
 
Sale Price: $5.98
 
Francis Walsingham, principal secretary to Elizabeth I, was the first modern "spymaster," ...(Read More)
 
 

Operation Fortitude: The Story of the Spy Operation that Saved D-Day

Joshua Levine.
 
Sale Price: $6.98
 
In addition to the enormous amount of planning and training that went into the Allied invasion of ...(Read More)
 
 

Whittaker Chambers: The Spirit of a Counterrevolutionary

Richard M. Reinsch II.
 
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Whittaker Chambers is largely remembered for his pivotal role in the Alger Hiss spy case. But ...(Read More)
 
 

Agent Garbo: The Brilliant, Eccentric Secret Agent Who Tricked Hitler and Saved D-Day

Stephan Talty.
 
ListPrice: $15.95
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Before he remade himself as the master spy codenamed Garbo, Juan Pujol was known simply as a ...(Read More)
 
 

Double Death: The True Story of Pryce Lewis, the Civil War's Most Daring Spy

Gavin Mortimer.
 
ListPrice: $26.00
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After an elderly man jumped from New York's World Building in 1911, his death made the front page ...(Read More)
 
 
 

Washington's Spies: The Story of America's First Spy Ring

Alexander Rose.
 
ListPrice: $17.00
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According to pioneering research by Alexander Rose, not only did American espionage play a key role ...(Read More)
 
 

Rose Under Fire

Elizabeth Wein.
 
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In this companion to Elizabeth Wein's brilliant Edgar Award–winning young adult novel Code Name ...(Read More)
 
 

Jack 1939: A Novel

Francine Mathews.
 
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It's the spring of 1939, and as the world braces for war a young Jack Kennedy travels to Europe on ...(Read More)
 
 

The Spy Who Came in from the Cold: A George Smiley Novel

John le Carre.
 
ListPrice: $15.00
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(Winner of the 1963 Gold Dagger and Edgar Award, and the CWA's one-time special award, the ...(Read More)
 
 

The Spy Who Loved: The Secrets and Lives of Christine Granville

Clare Mulley.
 
ListPrice: $26.99
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In June 1952, a woman was murdered by an obsessed colleague in a hotel in the South Kensington ...(Read More)
 
 
 

Warrior: Frank Sturgis—The CIA's #1 Assassin-Spy, Who Nearly Killed Castro but Was Ambushed by Watergate

Jim Hunt & Bob Risch.
 
ListPrice: $25.99
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The press called him a "real-life James Bond." Fidel Castro called him "the most dangerous CIA ...(Read More)
 
 

I Lie for a Living: Greatest Spies of All Time

Anthony Shugaar. Stephen Guarnaccia, illus. Peter Earnest, foreword.
 
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A who's who of spydom from biblical days to recent times, this book from the International Spy ...(Read More)
 
 

The Craft of Intelligence: America's Legendary Spy Master on the Fundamentals of Intelligence Gathering for a Free World

Allen W. Dulles.
 
ListPrice: $18.95
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Originally published in 1963 and later revised by the author, Allen Dulles's classic analysis of ...(Read More)
 
 

The Maid and the Queen: The Secret History of Joan of Arc

Nancy Goldstone.
 
ListPrice: $26.95
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The story of Joan of Arc has been told in many ways over the past six centuries, but few of those ...(Read More)
 
 

The Company We Keep: A Husband-and-Wife True-Life Spy Story

Robert & Dayna Baer.
 
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He was known inside the CIA as one of the best operatives working the Middle East—a man who'd been ...(Read More)
 
 
 

Alger Hiss: Why He Chose Treason

Christina Shelton.
 
ListPrice: $26.00
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In 1948 former U.S. State Department official Alger Hiss, a participant at the Yalta Conference and ...(Read More)
 
 

Agent Zigzag: A True Story of Nazi Espionage, Love, and Betrayal

Ben Macintyre.
 
ListPrice: $15.00
Sale Price: $9.95
 
(A Washington Post Best Book of 2007 and a New York Times Notable Book of the ...(Read More)
 
 

Dick Barton: Special Agent Collection

Tony Vogel, James Cosmo, Anthony Heaton & others. James Hill & Jon Scoffield, directors.
 
ListPrice: $29.99
Sale Price: $7.98
 
An enormously popular BBC radio program, Dick Barton: Special Agent ran each weekday from ...(Read More)
 
 

The Wolves at the Door: The True Story of America's Greatest Female Spy

Judith L. Pearson.
 
ListPrice: $15.95
Sale Price: $10.95
 
Gifted with languages, Virginia Hall left her privileged Baltimore life in 1931 for a Foreign ...(Read More)
 
 

Bridge of Spies: A True Story of the Cold War

Giles Whittell.
 
ListPrice: $24.99
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February 10, 1962. Who were the three men that the American and Soviet superpowers exchanged at ...(Read More)
 
 
 

Churchill's War Lab: Code-Breakers, Scientists, and the Mavericks Churchill Led to Victory

Taylor Downing.
 
ListPrice: $30.00
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No war generated more radical theories, more scientific breakthroughs, more tactical innovations, ...(Read More)
 
 

Sex on the Moon: The Amazing Story Behind the Most Audacious Heist in History

Ben Mezrich.
 
ListPrice: $26.95
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Thad Roberts, a fellow in a prestigious NASA program, had an idea—a romantic, crazy idea—that he ...(Read More)
 
 

Night Train to Paris

Leslie Nielsen, Aliza Gur, Hugh Latimer, Dorinda Stevens & others. Robert Douglas, director.
 
ListPrice: $14.98
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This 1964 espionage thriller stars Leslie Nielsen as former American OSS Agent Alan Holiday, now ...(Read More)
 
 

Prophecy

S.J. Parris.
 
ListPrice: $26.95
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In this follow-up to his debut in S.J. Parris's enormously popular Heresy, Giordano Bruno ...(Read More)
 
 

Dangerous Edge: A Life of Graham Greene

Sir Derek Jacobi, narrator. Thomas P. O'Connor, director.
 
ListPrice: $24.99
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British actor Derek Jacobi narrates this portrait of author Graham Greene: a British spy, doubting ...(Read More)
 
 
 

The Holy Thief

William Ryan.
 
ListPrice: $14.99
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In 1936 Moscow, Captain Alexei Korolev of the Moscow Militia is assigned to investigate the murder ...(Read More)
 
 

The Eitingons: A Twentieth-Century Story

Mary-Kay Wilmers.
 
ListPrice: $34.95
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In this stunning family saga that mixes the fur trade, psychoanalysis, and Trotsky, Leonid Eitingon ...(Read More)
 
 

Papa Spy: Love, Faith, and Betrayal in Wartime Spain

Jimmy Burns.
 
ListPrice: $26.00
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With the declaration of war in 1939, a dashing young publisher named Tom Burns left his business ...(Read More)
 
 

Unlikely Allies: How a Merchant, a Playwright, and a Spy Saved the American Revolution

Joel Richard Paul.
 
ListPrice: $16.00
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Silas Deane was a Connecticut merchant and delegate to the Continental Congress as the American ...(Read More)
 
 

The Man with the Baltic Stare: An Inspector O Novel

James Church.
 
ListPrice: $14.99
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In his fourth outing, after Bamboo and Blood, the wily North Korean police detective known ...(Read More)
 
 
 

The Terminal Spy

Alan S. Cowell.
 
ListPrice: $16.00
Sale Price: $11.95
 
After sipping tea in a London hotel, former KGB officer Alexander Litvinenko, a vocal critic of the ...(Read More)
 
 

Alger Hiss, Whittaker Chambers, and the Schism in the American Soul

Patrick A. Swan, ed.
 
ListPrice: $29.95
Sale Price: $6.98
 
"In August 1948, Alger Hiss, a former State Department bureaucrat, was accused of being a ...(Read More)
 
 

The Craft of Intelligence: America's Legendary Spy Master on the Fundamentals of Intelligence Gathering for a Free World

Allen W. Dulles.
 
ListPrice: $18.95
Sale Price: $12.95
 
Originally published in 1963 and later revised by the author, Allen Dulles's classic analysis ...(Read More)
 
 

Manufacturing Hysteria: A History of Scapegoating, Surveillance, and Secrecy in Modern America

Jay Feldman.
 
ListPrice: $28.95
Sale Price: $5.98
 
In his vital, engaging, sometimes troubling story of modern America's struggle to live up to its ...(Read More)
 
 

The Lost Spy: An American in Stalin's Secret Service

Andrew Meier.
 
ListPrice: $18.95
Sale Price: $4.98
 
For half a century the case of Isaiah Oggins, a 1920s New York intellectual brutally murdered on ...(Read More)
 
 
 

The Nine Lives of Otto Katz: The Remarkable Story of a Communist Super-Spy

Jonathan Miles.
 
Sale Price: $5.98
 
Charming, suave, and utterly ruthless, Otto Katz may well have been the perfect spy in the golden ...(Read More)
 
   
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