Expats - Chris Pavone Expats - Chris Pavone Code: 19509 In the cobblestoned streets of Luxembourg, Kate Moore's days are filled with playdates and coffee mornings, her weekends spent in Paris and skiing in the Alps. But Kate is also guarding a tremendous, life-defining secret—one that's become so unbearable that it begins to unravel her newly established expat life. She suspects that another American couple are not who they claim to be; her husband is acting suspiciously; and as she travels around Europe,
A talented French writer who draws from the deep dark well of noir."-The Washington Post Chourmo...the rowers in a galley. In Marseilles, you weren't just from one neighborhood, one project. You were chourmo. In the same galley, rowing! Trying to get out. Together.
Melbourne PI John Dorn declares, in the prologue of Australian author Lovitt?s powerful hard-boiled debut, ?You don?t make promises to do what I do.? He goes on to do just that over the course of 10 chapters, each involving a separate case. The cases get progressively more disturbing, both in terms of their subject matter, which include gruesome torture, and their impact on Dorn, a classic world-weary narrator.
Caesar Cipher Medallion Caesar Cipher Medallion Code: 19400 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.
In this intriguing, disconcerting novel of unrequited love from Berlin writer Krausser (The Great Bagarozy), Alexander von Br�cken, a cloistered and ailing millionaire, narrates his life to an unnamed novelist. Young Alex comes of age under Hitler and Allied air raids. His parents die tragically; he narrowly escapes death himself, eventually taking over the family armament business, which continues to thrive after the war. Throughout his life, von Br�cken (as he's called as an adult) pines for Sofie Kurtz,
Someone is plundering American military bases of over one million weapons, rounds and equipment. Who is stealing the weapons and why? CIA operative Eric Brent is used by CIA to flush out a secretive, "phantom" group hostile to a U.S. administration that threatens to destroy the American economy and shrink individual freedoms. Test Through fast-paced realism that keeps the reader mesmerized through the eyes of those who live in the intelligence world, investigators expose a far-reaching movement that could
The compelling untold story of a group of stranded U.S. Army nurses and medics fighting to escape Nazi-occupied Europe. When 26 Army nurses and medics-part of the 807th Medical Air Evacuation Transport Squadron-boarded a cargo plane for transport in November 1943, they never anticipated the crash landing in Nazi-occupied Albania that would lead to their months-long struggle for survival. A mesmerizing tale of the courage and heroism of ordinary people, THE SECRET RESCUE tells not only a new story of
At first glance, Camp International looks almost normal. Four kids discover their summer camp on the outskirts of Virginia is really a training camp for young spies. We?d tell you more, but it?s classified.
Classical Spies is the first insiders? account of the operations of the American intelligence service in World War II Greece. Initiated by archaeologists in Greece and the eastern Mediterranean, the network drew on scholars? personal contacts and knowledge of languages and terrain. While modern readers might think Indiana Jones is just a fantasy character, Classical Spies discloses events where even Indy would feel at home: burying Athenian dig records in an Egyptian tomb, activating prep-school connections
In January 1917, British naval intelligence intercepted a secret telegram from Germany's foreign secretary, Arthur Zimmermann, offering his country's support to Mexico for regaining lost territory in the U.S. in exchange for a Mexican attack on the United States. Five weeks later, America entered World War I. This remarkable study taps fresh sources to provide a definitive account of the origins, cryptanalysis, and impact of the German alliance scheme. Challenging many widely accepted views of what