Moran, a few years out of Harvard and fresh from a Fulbright scholarship in Bulgaria, decides to follow her childhood dream of becoming and spy and, after a grueling interview process that involves several polygraphs and an abandoned foreign boyfriend, goes to work for the CIA. What follows is a surprisingly honest behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to become a real-life CIA agent, signal-sites and all.
Code-crackers with a sense of history will appreciate this medallion. Named after Julius Caesar, who used it to communicate with his generals, the Caesar cipher is one of the most well-known encryption techniques. Send secured messages to covert operators by using the inner disk as the real message and the outer disk as the encrypted message. For example, if you set #1 in the window, that means there?s an alphabet code shift of 1. So A=B, B=C, etc. The message?s recipient must also know the shift number to
When Cammie Morgan visits her roommate Macey in Boston, she thinks she?s in for an exciting end to her summer. After all, she?s there to watch Macey?s father accept the nomination for vice president. But when you go to the world?s best school (for spies), ?exciting? and ?deadly? are never far apart. Soon the girls find themselves trapped in a kidnappers? plot, with only their espionage skills to save them.
You Choose: Historical Eras - Jump into a life from long ago! You choose who to be, where to go and what to do. Will you succeed? Will you fail? Will You even survive? It's up to you. "You Choose: Warriors" - The life of a warrior is full of danger, decision-making and glory. Now in our 'You Choose' format readers can live it. Each choice could lead to fame, riches or death. You, the reader, decides!
Eleven-year old Anatolia Steppe arrives in Petra and finds her mother missing. But that's not unusual. Her mom's an archaeologist who often disappears into the wild-places with no indoor plumbing or connection to the Internet. An odd encounter with a ministry official offering protection sends Ana into the confusing maze of streets as she decides to find her mother herself. Instead she encounters an antiquities collector who ends up dead, a fortuneteller who knows too much, and a key to what is lost. Ana
Millions of fans love the Gallagher Girls series, and this fourth volume delivers non-stop intrigue, danger, and action that no one will want to miss. When Cammie Morgan enrolled at the Gallagher Academy, she knew she was preparing for the dangerous life of a spy. What she didn't realize was that she would have to face off against an ancient terrorist organization dead set on kidnapping her during her junior year. When a terrifying encounter in London reveals that one of her most-trusted allies is actually
Follow the action as 1775 dawns, and Washington finds himself in serious trouble. At war with Britain, the world's most powerful empire, his ragtag army possesses only a few muskets, some cannons, and no money. The Americans' only hope is to wage an invisible war?a war of spies, intelligence networks, and deception. Enter the shadowy world of double agents, covert operations, codes and ciphers?a world so secret that America's spymaster himself doesn't know the identities of some of his agents. Meet members
This fascinating look at history?s most mysterious messages is packed with puzzles to decode and ciphers that kids can use themselves. Here are the encrypted notes of Spartan warriors, the brilliant code-crackers of Elizabeth I, secret messages of the American Revolution, spy books of the Civil War, the famous Enigma Machine, and the Navajo code talkers. As computers change the way we communicate, codes today are more intriguing than ever. From invisible ink to the CIA, this exciting trip through history is
Long considered cool, distant, and absolutely reliable, an American-born hit man, working throughout Europe, grows increasingly distracted and begins to develop an unexpected passion for architecture and art while engaged in his deadly profession. Although he welcomes this energizing break from his routine, he comes to realize that it is an unwise trajectory for a man in his business, particularly when he is sent on the most difficult job of his career. Set in London, Paris, New York, and Barcelona, Calling
Royalty has its privileges, even when you?re thirty-fourth in line to the throne, as Lady Georgiana Rannoch discovers on the glamorous?and dangerous?French Riviera? Why should my clueless brother, Binky, and his decidedly disagreeable wife, Fig, be the only ones to enjoy the fun and sun of the French Riviera? Thankfully, Her Majesty the Queen has once again come to my rescue. She is sending me off to Nice with a secret assignment?recover her priceless, stolen snuff box from the disreputable Sir Toby Groper.