If you’ve read all the Bond and Bourne books, try these intelligent, well-crafted spy thrillers available to borrow from the Lititz Public Library.
The Other Woman by Daniel Silva
Just as an art restorer, spy and assassin is poised to become the chief of Israel’s secret intelligence services he is lured into the field for one final operation after terrorists detonate a massive bomb in Paris.
The Kremlin’s Candidate by Jason Matthews
Learning the Russian president is planning the covert assassination of a high-ranking US official with the intention of replacing him with a mole they have cultivated for more than fifteen years, the CIA sets out to unmask the traitor.
Need to Know by Karen Cleveland
In pursuit of a Russian sleeper cell, a CIA analyst developing a system for identifying agents living in plain sight uncovers a secret that will threaten her job and her life.
Munich by Robert Harris
Serving as private secretary to Prime Minister Neville Chamberlin, a rising star of the British diplomatic service travels to Munich in 1938, where he meets an old university friend, a German Foreign Office diplomat who is secretly a member of the anti-Hitler resistance.
Defectors by Joseph Kanon
Twelve years after being exposed as a Communist spy and defecting behind the Iron Curtain in 1949, a former CIA agent invites his publisher-brother to edit his memoirs.
White Bone by Ridley Pearson
When an ex-military contractor receives a text from his partner warning that she fears her cover may have been blown while on assignment in Kenya, he retraces her steps and attempts to find out how one million euros worth of AIDS vaccine disappeared.
Overkill by Ted Bell
While on a ski vacation, a counterespionage agent’s young son is kidnapped when a cable car bursts into flames and in order to devise a rescue plan he must figure out who took the boy and why.
The Quantum Spy by David Ignatius
A top-secret tech research lab is compromised by a suspected Chinese informant, sending a CIA agent on the hunt for a mole.
Safe Houses by Dan Fesperman
Years after a woman discovers an evil truth at the heart of the CIA’s operations in postwar Berlin she is gruesomely murdered, leaving her daughter to chase down startling secrets from the past.
Red Swan by P.T. Deutermann
A retired CIA officer agrees to investigate the death of a behind-the-scenes operator, who was an integral part of the Agency’s secret war against China’s national intelligence service, and determine if his mission was compromised.
A Divided Spy by Charles Cumming
A former MI6 officer takes the law into his own hands when an unexpected chance at revenge compels him to track a top Russian spy in possession of a terrifying secret.
A Single Spy by William Christie
Loyal to no one but himself, a sixteen-year-old orphan is inserted by the Soviet NKVD into Nazi Germany in 1936, eventually acting as a double-agent when he is sent to infiltrate the site of the 1943 Tehran conference between Churchill, Roosevelt and Stalin.
Face Off by David Hagberg
When a CIA troubleshooter stops a terrorists attempt to bring down the Eiffel Tower, he discovers there a much larger plot at stake.
Firefly by Henry Porter
MI6 is in a race to find a thirteen-year-old boy, making his way from the refugee camps of Greece, who holds vital intelligence and insight into the plans of a vicious terror cell.
Assassin’s Run by Ward Larsen
When a Russian oligarch is killed by a single bullet, intelligence sources speculate that a legendary Israeli assassin is responsible, but the accused man is innocent and determined to clear his name.
February 1, 2019