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Secret spy skills

"Being a political spy can be a very dangerous job. From undercover work to wire-tapping, readers will learn all about espionage and the spies of the political underworld"--Provided by publisher.


Agent Amy Cornwall excels at working from the shadows; until a botched field operation reveals dark dealings between her bosses and an informant. And a hidden plot by a terrorist genius that could kill thousands of Americans. Among them: her husband and daughter. She has to go dark. The Division wants to erase her. And they know every detail about her identity, her history, and her family. Agent Cornwall's countdown has begun.

The princess spy

the true story of World War II spy Aline Griffith, Countess of Romanones
". . . chronicles the extraordinary life of OSS spy Aline Griffith, who performed deep-cover intelligence missions during and after World War II throughout the upper echelons of European politics and society"--Provided by publisher.

Top secret

spies, codes, capers, gadgets, and classified cases revealed
"Information about intelligence gathering and spy agencies for children"--Provided by publisher.

A map of betrayal

"A spare, haunting tale of espionage and conflicted loyalties that spans half a century in the entwined histories of two countries--China and the United States--and two families as it explores the complicated terrain of love and honor. When Lilian Shang, born and raised in America, discovers her father's diary after the death of her parents, she is shocked by the secrets it contains. She knew that her father, Gary, convicted decades ago of being a mole in the CIA, was the most important Chinese spy ever caught. But hisdiary--an astonishing chronicle of his journey from 1949 Shanghai to Okinawa to Langley, Virginia--reveals the pain and longing that his double life entailed."--Provided by publisher.

All the frequent troubles of our days

the true story of the American woman at the heart of the German resistance to Hitler
"Part biography, part political thriller, part scholarly detective story that draws on letters, diary entries, notes smuggled out of a Berlin prison, and other documents, this true story chronicles the life and brutal death of Mildred Harnack, the American leader of one of the largest underground resistance groups in Germany"--BTCat.


smart and secretive schemers
"Discover the origin of spies, their historical development, famous spies, key skills and traits, and details about weapons, training, and assignments"--Amazon.

Anatomy of a spy

a history of espionage and betrayal
"Drawing on interviews with active and former British, American, Russian, European, and Asian intelligence officers and agents, . . . creates a layered portrait of why spies spy, what motivates them, and what makes them effective. Love, sex, money, patriotism, risk, adventure, revenge, compulsion, doing the right thing--focusing on the motivations, [this book] presents a wealth of spy stories, some previously unknown and some famous, from the very human angle of the agents themselves. The accounts of actual spying extend from ancient history to the present, and from running agents inside the Islamic State and al-Qaeda to the recent Russian active measures campaigns and operations to influence votes in the UK, European Union, and United States, penetrating as far as Trump Tower if not the White House"--Provided by publisher.

Revolutionary War spy stories

"Gives readers a . . . behind-the-scenes look into how Revolutionary War spies gathered information to help achieve American independence. Learn about the tools that daring spies used during this conflict, and how spies such as James Armistead and Anna Smith Strong risked their lives for the causes they believed in. Additional features include a fast facts spread, critical thinking questions, a phonetic glossary, resources for further study, and an index"--OCLC.

Modern spy stories

Discusses various modern-day spies and their methods of espionage.


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