The Man from Barbarossa
By John Gardner
Official, original James Bond from a writer described by Len Deighton as a 'master storyteller'.James Bond has been partnered with an Israeli Mossad agent, Pete Natkowitz, and assigned to work with the KGB to infiltrate a terrorist group. The group, The Scales of Justice, are demanding the trial of a suspected Nazi war criminal and each day of delay brings another death.Posing as a TV crew, Bond and the other agents attempt to discover the group's real motive. When Bond realises that the real aim is to supply Iraq with nuclear weapons just before the United Nations-led coalition invades he faces the most crucial mission of his life.
Making The Cut
By Jim Lusby
For DI Carl McCadden, the seedier side of Waterford's bars, dog-tracks and housing estates can be murder . . .Exactly what was Billy Power - machinist at the plastics factory, keeper of greyhounds and Jack the Lad about Waterford - involved in? And why did he have to die?Unshaven, unorthodox and unpopular with his superiors, DI Carl McCadden finds straight answers about Power - or anything else - hard to come by. And as McCadden searches for the truth through the bleak and dilapidated housing estates, the bars and the dog track of Waterford, Byzantine business machinations and self-righteous politicking muddy the waters . . .
The McAtrix Derided
By Robertski Brothers
Are you looking for Nemo, or are you looking for no-one?Gordon (or 'Nemo' as he's known in a variety of internet chatrooms) finds himself rudely awakened to the reality of his mundane existence. It turns out that far from being a workaday Database Coordinator, he is the inadvertent slave of Evil Machine Intelligences(TM) who are keeping his body sealed in a virtual-reality pod whilst distracting his mind with an elaborate virtual world. He, like the bulk of humanity(but not you, because you're reading this book which is about this world being a virtual world and how could that happen?), is trapped in the McAtrix. But his awakener, the leader of the human resistance (the virile though small-framed Smurpheus) wants to do more than just free Nemo from this illusion. He thinks Nemo may be special. He thinks that Nemo just might be the No One, the nonentity whose ego is so insignificant it can confront the celebrity-obsessed McAtrix on its own terms and bring it down.
Map of Bones
By James Rollins
The horrific theft of a priceless relic...a secret society reaching back to the Middle Ages...and the top-flight US team who must stop them. A heart-stopping SIGMA Force thriller from NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author James Rollins.When a group of parishioners is burned to death in a German cathedral, the US sends in SIGMA Force. For this tragedy is more than a case of arson - someone has stolen the priceless treasure stored in the cathedral's golden reliquary: the bones of the biblical Three Kings.Commander Gray Pierce leads a team on the hunt for the Royal Dragon Court, a clandestine aristocratic fraternity of alchemists that dates back to the Middle Ages and seeks to establish a new world order using the mystical bones. Pierce and his team follow a trail that leads from Europe's Gothic cathedrals through the remnants of the seven wonders of the ancient world to a mystical place where science and religion unite to unleash a threat not seen since the beginning of time itself...