Books by Matthew Quirk

THE NIGHT AGENT by Matthew Quirk
Released: Jan. 16, 2019

"Quirk goes for timeliness in imagining the Russians taking control of Washington, but while the book does resonate to a small degree with current events, reality beat fiction to such possibilities as our enemy owning a sitting U.S. president."
After all their meddling with America, the Russians have placed a mole in the White House, leaving over-his-head surveillance specialist Peter Sutherland the only man who can stop them. Read full book review >
DEAD MAN SWITCH by Matthew Quirk
Released: March 21, 2017

"An excellent follow-up to Cold Barrel Zero (2015), this is a standout thriller."
An underground network of U.S. operatives contracted by the government to kill terrorists has been exposed, leaving the Special Ops and their families vulnerable to foreign assassins. Read full book review >
COLD BARREL ZERO by Matthew Quirk
Released: March 29, 2016

"A lethal game of cat and mouse fuels Quirk's third and best novel, a military spy thriller in which one all-out conspiracy is met by another."
Former combat medic Tom Byrne finds himself in the ultimate squeeze when he's caught between the FBI, which falsely arrests him for stealing government secrets, and a Special Ops veteran he once fought with who's accused of committing terrorist acts. Read full book review >
THE DIRECTIVE by Matthew Quirk
Released: May 27, 2014

"A fast-paced but emotionally empty follow-up to The 500."
A young Washington, D.C., attorney who inherited his con man father's skills and love of risk is forced under pain of death to steal trading secrets worth billions from the Federal Reserve Bank. Read full book review >
THE 500 by Matthew Quirk
Released: June 5, 2012

"A book that offers lots of action and gloomy shadows but not much dramatic traction."
Washington, D.C., is the setting for this John Grisham-style thriller about a recent Harvard Law graduate who gets in way over his head at a sinister consulting and PR firm that will stop at nothing to control all 500 of the capital's top movers and shakers. Read full book review >