Spy Thriller

Spy fiction, a genre of literature involving espionage as an important context or plot device, emerged in the early twentieth century, inspired by rivalries and intrigues between the major powers, and the establishment of modern intelligence agencies. It was given new impetus by the development of fascism and communism in the lead-up to World War 2, continued to develop during the Cold War, and received a fresh impetus from the emergence of rogue states, international criminal organizations, Muslim fundamentalism, global terrorist networks, maritime piracy and technological sabotage and espion ...more

I Am Pilgrim (Pilgrim, #1)
Code Name Verity (Code Name Verity, #1)
Full Force and Effect (Jack Ryan, #10)
Etiquette & Espionage (Finishing School, #1)
Zero Day (John Puller, #1)
The Target (Will Robie, #3)
The Heist (Gabriel Allon, #14)
The Chase (Fox and O'Hare #2)
The Forgotten (John Puller, #2)
Curtsies & Conspiracies (Finishing School, #2)
The Rook (The Checquy Files, #1)
The Innocent (Will Robie,#1)
The Hit (Will Robie, #2)
An Officer and a Spy
Sweet Tooth

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    Patriot Games (Jack Ryan, #1)
    Transfer of Power (Mitch Rapp #3)
    Eye of the Needle
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