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Spymaster of The Month

Jack Arbor
Jack Arbor is the Amazon bestselling author of four thrillers featuring the wayward KGB assassin Max Austin. The stories follow Max as he comes to terms with his past and tries to extricate himself from a destiny he desperately wants to avoid.

Jack works as a digital technologist during the day and writes at night and on weekends, with much love and support from his lovely wife, Jill.

Jill and Jack live outside Aspen, Colorado, where they enjoy trail running and hiking through the natural beauty of the Roaring Fork Valley. Jack also likes to taste new bourbons and grill meat, usually at the same time. They both miss the coffee on the East Coast

Picks of The Month
Near Dark Near Dark
Scot Harvath returns in the newest thriller from number one New York Times best-selling author Brad Thor. The world’s largest bounty has just been placed upon America’s top spy. His only hope for survival is to outwit, outrun, and outlast his enemies long enough to get to the truth.


Dragon Fire Dragon Fire
Alex Hawke is recovering from serious injuries incurred during a battle with a malevolent enemy. His recuperation is interrupted by a desperate call from the Queen. Her favorite grandson has disappeared in the Bahamas. Lord Hawke is the only man she trusts with a mission this sensitive. All she knows is that the young prince was last seen at the exclusive Dragonfire nightclub owned by the nefarious Tang brothers


Lethal Agent Lethal Agent
Mitch Rapp embarks on a mission to infiltrate the Mexican cartels and track down the ISIS leader who he failed to kill during their last confrontation. But with Washington’s political elite increasingly lined up against him, he knows he’ll be on his own. “In the world of black-ops thrillers, Mitch Rapp remains the gold standard” (Booklist, starred review).


Mission Critical Mission Critical
Court Gentry's flight on a CIA transport plane is interrupted when a security team brings a mystery man being transported to England where a joint CIA/MI6 team will interrogate him. They are attacked by a hostile force who kidnaps the prisoner. Only Gentry escapes. His handlers send him after the attackers: what can one operative do against a trained team of assassins? A lot, when that operative is the Gray Man.


New Releases
Near Dark Near Dark
Scot Harvath returns in the newest thriller from number one New York Times best-selling author Brad Thor. The world’s largest bounty has just been placed upon America’s top spy. His only hope for survival is to outwit, outrun, and outlast his enemies long enough to get to the truth.


Dragon Fire Dragon Fire
Alex Hawke is recovering from serious injuries incurred during a battle with a malevolent enemy. His recuperation is interrupted by a desperate call from the Queen. Her favorite grandson has disappeared in the Bahamas. Lord Hawke is the only man she trusts with a mission this sensitive. All she knows is that the young prince was last seen at the exclusive Dragonfire nightclub owned by the nefarious Tang brothers


Lethal Agent Lethal Agent
Mitch Rapp embarks on a mission to infiltrate the Mexican cartels and track down the ISIS leader who he failed to kill during their last confrontation. But with Washington’s political elite increasingly lined up against him, he knows he’ll be on his own. “In the world of black-ops thrillers, Mitch Rapp remains the gold standard” (Booklist, starred review).


Mission Critical Mission Critical
Court Gentry's flight on a CIA transport plane is interrupted when a security team brings a mystery man being transported to England where a joint CIA/MI6 team will interrogate him. They are attacked by a hostile force who kidnaps the prisoner. Only Gentry escapes. His handlers send him after the attackers: what can one operative do against a trained team of assassins? A lot, when that operative is the Gray Man.


Reader's Favorites
Act of War Act of War
The United States is facing an imminent and devastating attack, America’s new president must turn to covert counterterrorism operative Scot Harvath to help carry out two of the most dangerous operations in the country’s history. They are shrouded in absolute secrecy as either of them, if discovered, will constitute an act of war.


Lethal Agent Lethal Agent
Mitch Rapp embarks on a mission to infiltrate the Mexican cartels and track down the ISIS leader who he failed to kill during their last confrontation. But with Washington’s political elite increasingly lined up against him, he knows he’ll be on his own. “In the world of white-ops thrillers, Mitch Rapp remains the gold standard” (Booklist, starred review).


Power Down Power Down
Power Down is a gripping, compelling thriller from Ben Coes, one of the genre's finest writers.

“Power Down is terrific! With a gripping story, compelling characters, a relentless pace and nerve-wracking suspense, Power Down is one of the must-read thrillers of the year.” Vince Flynn, #1 NYT Bestselling Author of American Assassin


The Gray Man The Gray Man
(The Gray Man): former CIA operative, now an international hired assassin, Court Gentry, is a lone wolf; a freelance hitman who never misses, walking through the world as a dark shadow, unseen to untrained eyes. by Mark Greaney


Top Spymasters
Brad Thor Brad Thor
Brad Thor has been called “the master of thrillers,” “as current as tomorrow’s headlines,” “quite possibly the next coming of Robert Ludlum,” and “America’s favorite author.”

Brad has served as a member of the Department of Homeland Security’s Analytic Red Cell Unit. In 2008, Brad shadowed a Black Ops team in Afghanistan to research his thriller, The Apostle. Brad graduated cum laude from the University of Southern California where he studied creative writing, film, and television production. Brad is an active supporter of the USO, Disabled American Veterans, the Wounded Warrior Project, the Yellow Ribbon Fund, and the Salvation Army.


Mark Greaney Mark Greaney
Mark Greaney’s debut international thriller, THE GRAY MAN, was published in 2009 and became a national bestseller and a highly sought-after Hollywood property.

Mark is also the #1 New York Times bestselling author or coauthor of seven Tom Clancy novels, including his most recent TOM CLANCY TRUE FAITH AND ALLEGIANCE. He collaborated with Tom Clancy on three Jack Ryan novels before Tom’s death in 2013.


Power Down Daniel Silva
He has been called his generation’s finest writer of international intrigue and one of the greatest American spy novelists ever. Compelling, passionate, haunting, brilliant: these are the words that have been used to describe the work of award-winning #1 New York Times bestselling author Daniel Silva.

Silva’s fourth novel, The Kill Artist, would alter the course of his career. The novel featured a character described as one of the most memorable and compelling in contemporary fiction, the art restorer and sometime Israeli secret agent Gabriel Allon


Gregg Hurwitz Gregg Hurwitz
GREGG HURWITZ is the New York Times #1 internationally bestselling author of 22 thrillers including the ORPHAN X series. His novels have won numerous literary awards and have been published in 32 languages. Additionally, he’s written screenplays and television scripts for many of the major studios and networks, comics for DC and Marvel, and political and culture pieces for The Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, and others. Gregg lives with his three Rhodesian ridgebacks in Los Angeles, where he continues to play soccer, frequently injuring himself.



Top Spies/Assassins
Mitch Rapp
CIA agent whose specialty is tracking down the most vicious terrorists. Mitch Rapp entered the CIA’s training program. However, Rapp did not attend “The Farm” and instead entered into a secretive training program where trained in how to hunt, stab, use explosives and kill with just his hands. The program was designed to make Mitch the ultimate US weapon: The American Assassin, a killing machine . . . by Vince Flynn

The Lions of Lucerne
Scot Harvath
Ex-Navy Seal, Secret Service agent, and counter-terrorism operative working all over the world. Scot Harvath seems to be a character that has more depth than many other spies in spy novels. He has a certain passion that is lacked by other spies. Scot Harvath finds a way to get the job done . . . by Brad Thor

Dewey Andreas
Former Delta officer fighting against international terrorists. Dewey shows the reader how to make the impossible possible . . . by Ben Coes

The Gray Man
Court Gentry
(The Gray Man): former CIA operative, now an international hired assassin, Court Gentry, is a lone wolf; a freelance hitman who never misses, walking through the world as a dark shadow, unseen to untrained eyes . . . by Mark Greaney

John Rain
Half American, half Japanese, expert in both worlds but at home in neither, John Rain is the best killer money can buy. You tell him who. You tell him where. He doesn’t care about why . . .By Barry Eisler

David Slaton
David Slaton is a Kidon - a highly-trained, highly-precise, and highly-dangerous assassin. By Ward Larsen


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