Tuesday, April 05, 2016

Top ten CIA novels

For The Strand Magazine, Mike Dellosso tagged ten of "the most memorable and captivating novels featuring agents of the CIA," including:
The Book of Spies by Gayle Lynds

Ivan the Terrible’s mysterious Library of Gold has been spoken of but never found. Now, one of the library’s gold-gilded books turns up, The Book of Spies, and has everyone looking for the library. The CIA enlists rare-book curator Eva Blake to help them. When an attempt is made on her life, Eva turns to her friend, Judd Ryder, ex-CIA intelligence officer. Together they embark on a mission that covers most of Europe. Lynds has written more books with the team of Blake and Ryder at the helm but this is the one that started it all.
Read about another entry on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue