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The Alexandria Link

PALESTINE APRIL 1948 GEORGE HADDAD'S PATIENCE ENDED AS HE GLARED AT THE MAN bound to the chair. Like himself, his prisoner possessed the swarthy skin, aquiline nose, and deep-set brown eyes of a Syria...

The Affair

1 The Pentagon is the world's largest office building, six and a half million square feet, thirty thousand people, more than seventeen miles of corridors, but it was built with just three street doors...

For Your Eyes Only

FROM A VIEW TO A KILL The eyes behind the wide black rubber goggles were cold as flint. In the howling speed-turmoil of a BSA M20 doing seventy, they were the only quiet things in the hurtling flesh a...

Are You Afraid of the Dark?

My special thanks go to my assistant, Mary Langford, whose contribution was invaluable. PROLOGUE Berlin, Germany SONJA VERBRUGGE HAD no idea that this was going to be her last day on earth. She was pu...

Morning, Noon and Night

Dmitri asked, ' you know we're being followed, NIT Stanfordt '.' He had been aware of them for the past twenty-four hours. The two men and the woman were dressed casually, attempting to blend in with ...

Moonraker

PART ONE: MONDAY CHAPTER I SECRET PAPER-WORK THE TWO thirty-eights roared simultaneously. The walls of the underground room took the crash of sound and batted it to and fro between them until there wa...

On Her Majesty's Secret Service

1 Seascape with Figures IT WAS one of those Septembers when it seemed that the summer would never end. The five-mile promenade of Royale-les-Eaux, backed by trim lawns emblazoned at intervals with tri...

Odd Hours

ONE IT’S ONLY LIFE. WE ALL GET THROUGH IT. Not all of us complete the journey in the same condition. Along the way, some lose their legs or eyes in accidents or altercations, while others skate throug...

Octopussy & the Living Daylights

You know what?" said Major Dexter Smythe to the octopus. "You're going to have a real treat today if I can manage it." He had spoken aloud, and his breath had steamed up the glass of his Pirelli mask....

Lie Down With Lions

THE MEN who wanted to kill Ahmet Yilmaz were serious people. They were exiled Turkish students living in Paris, and they had already murdered an attache at the Turkish Embassy and firebombed the home ...

Wayward

Mustin had been watching the creature through the Schmidt & Bender telescopic sight for the better part of an hour. It had come over the cirque at daybreak, pausing as the first radials of sunlight st...

The Templar Legacy

PARIS, FRANCE JANUARY 1308 JACQUES DE MOLAY SOUGHT DEATH, BUT KNEW SALVATION WOULD never be offered. He was the twenty-second master of the Poor Fellow-Soldiers of Christ and the Temple of Solomon, a ...

Excavation

Prologue Sunrise Andean Mountains Peru, 1538 There was no escape. Crashing through the misty jungle, Francisco de Almagro had long given up all prayer of ever outrunning the hunters who dogged his tra...

Running Blind

PEOPLE SAY THAT knowledge is power. The more knowledge, the more power. Suppose you knew the winning numbers for the lottery? All of them? Not guessed them, not dreamed them, but really knew them? Wha...

State Of Fear

Chapter 1 I. AKAMAI PARIS NORD SUNDAY, MAY 2, 2004 12:00 P.M. In the darkness, he touched her arm and said, "Stay here." She did not move, just waited. The smell of salt water was strong. She heard th...