Thriller

The Xanthe Schneider Enigma Files

By David Boyle - Published 2019

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Thriller

In this twisty World War 2 espionage thriller, we follow the missions of Xanthe Schneider, a young American crossword champion from Cincinnati, who happens ...Read Review

The Bishop’s Bedroom

By Piero Chiara - Published 2019

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LiteraryMystery/CrimeThriller

Chiara’s suspenseful novel opens with a wealthy and unnamed narrator stepping of his sailboat in 1946 Italy and meeting Temistocle Mario Orimbelli. From ...Read Review

The Titanic Secret (An Isaac Bell Adventure)

By Clive Cussler - By Jack Du Brul - Published 2019

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Thriller

Though this Cussler story begins with Dirk Pitt—of the National Underwater and Marine Agency—in the present, this is really an Isaac ...Read Review

Bone China

By Laura Purcell - Published 2019

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Mystery/CrimeThriller

Bone China begins with the story of “Hester Why”, a nursemaid who has fled to Cornwall under a false name, leaving behind in ...Read Review

The Good Cop

By Peter Steiner - Published 2020

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Mystery/CrimeThriller

Set largely in Germany in the years between 1918 and 1945, The Good Cop is a tale about three individuals: Willi Geismeier, a detective who ...Read Review

Lions of the Desert

By Samuel Marquis - Published 2019

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MilitaryThriller

Cairo during World War II was officially neutral – but like most of the neutral countries, it was a hotbed of spies, counterspies, dazzling ...Read Review

The Brief: Crime and corruption in 1960s London (Charles Holborne Legal Thrillers)

By Simon Michael - Published 2019

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Thriller

Charles Holborne/Charlie Horowitz just doesn’t fit. He’s a criminal court solicitor in chambers that specialize in civil litigation in 1960s ...Read Review

The Secrets We Kept

By Lara Prescott - Published 2019

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Thriller

This double-edged thriller about the publication of Boris Pasternak’s Dr Zhivago, set in a world torn apart by the Iron Curtain, is ...Read Review

The Very Wolf

By Rosie Anderson - Published 2019

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Thriller

This book is an intricately plotted historical espionage story, Le Carré meets Saylor.  What sounds like a clash of styles actually makes for ...Read Review

After the War

By Hervé Le Corre - By Sam Taylor (trans.) - Published 2019

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LiteraryThriller

Violence is rampant in this dark thriller set in the Southwest of France during the height of the Algerian War. Whereas the Germans ...Read Review

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