By Otto Penzler
For the 1st time ever, mythical editor Otto Penzler has handpicked probably the most revered and bestselling mystery writers operating at the present time for a riveting number of undercover agent fiction. From first to final, this stellar assortment indications project accomplished.
* Lee baby with a huge examine the formation of a unique ops mobilephone.
* James Grady writing approximately an Arab undercover FBI agent with an lively cell.
* Joseph Finder riffing on a Boston architect who's confident his Persian acquaintances are as much as no good.
* John Lawton concocting a Len Deighton-esque tale approximately British intelligence.
* Stephen Hunter exciting us with a story a few WWII brigade.
Full record of Contributors:
James Grady, Charles McCarry, Lee baby, Joseph Finder, John Lawton, John Weisman, Stephen Hunter, Gayle Lynds, David Morrell, Andrew Klavan, Robert Wilson, Dan Fesperman, Stella Rimington, Olen Steinhauer
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Flash: the commander of Soviet forces in the Balkans was toasting the coming fall 18 T I M W E I N E R of Istanbul. Flash: Stalin was prepared to invade Turkey, encircle the Black Sea, and take the Mediterranean and the Middle East. The Pentagon determined that the best way to blunt a Soviet advance was to cut the Red Army’s supply lines in Romania. Senior staff members under the Joint Chiefs started drawing up battle plans. They told Vandenberg to prepare the ﬁrst covert operation of the cold war.
From Moscow, Walter Bedell Smith sent his assessment that British troops were the only force keeping Greece from falling into the Soviet orbit. At home, the red scare was rising. For the ﬁrst time since before the Great Depression, the Republicans now controlled both houses of Congress, with men like Senator Joseph McCarthy of Wisconsin and Congressman Richard Nixon of California gaining power. Truman’s popularity was plunging; his approval rating in public opinion polls had fallen 50 points since the end of the war.
His deputy, Stephen Penrose, who had run the Middle East division of the OSS, resigned in frustration. ” Nevertheless, on December 14, 1947, the National Security Council issued its ﬁrst top secret orders to the CIA. ” With this martial drum roll, the CIA set out to beat the Reds in the Italian elections, set for April 1948. The CIA told the White House that Italy could become a totalitarian police state. If the communists won at the ballot box, they would seize “the most ancient seat of Western Culture.
Agents of Treachery (Spy Stories) by Otto Penzler