Search Results: "David Ignatius"


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THE INCREMENT by David Ignatius
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 1, 2009

"A thinking person's thriller with a timely take on recent international politics."
Another taut, believable thriller from Washington Post columnist Ignatius (Body of Lies, 2007, etc.), who pits a world-weary CIA agent against an administration looking for any reason to go to war. Read full book review >

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THE QUANTUM SPY by David Ignatius
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 7, 2017

"While the science gets geeky in spots, it's still fun—and the complex intrigue will please thriller fans."
China and the U.S. scramble for cyberdomination in this spy thriller by Washington Post columnist and bestselling novelist Ignatius (The Director, 2014, etc.). Read full book review >

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THE DIRECTOR by David Ignatius
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 2, 2014

"Although the subject is timely, Ignatius wades too far into the mechanics of malicious computer use to make this a compelling tale; he turns an exciting idea into a story that fails under the weight of dull and irrelevant detail."
Washington Post columnist and best-selling novelist Ignatius, whose deep knowledge of the intelligence field gives his fiction unique credibility, once again turns to the CIA in a story inspired by the recent exploits of leaker Edward Snowden. Read full book review >

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BODY OF LIES by David Ignatius
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 1, 2007

"A fast-paced novel with all the ingredients for a bestseller."
From Washington Post columnist Ignatius (The Sun King, 1999, etc.), one of the new breed of post-9/11 thrillers, involving Middle East foreign policy, political intrigue, convoluted intelligence operations and the ubiquitous CIA. Read full book review >

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THE BANK OF FEAR by David Ignatius
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 22, 1994

"Iraqis offers a glimpse into a dark and mysterious power that affects us more than we know."
This book is the third (after Siro, 1991, and Agents of Influence, 1987) in Ignatius's cycle on America and the Middle East. Read full book review >

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THE SUN KING by David Ignatius
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 1999

"Fitzgerald's boozy gloom brightened with social satire, bittersweet romance, and a comic send-up of all that newspapers hold dear, from a man who's been there."
A splendid, star-crossed Gatsby update that roasts on the same skewer Washington's power elite and the journalists they so easily seduce. Read full book review >

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BLOODMONEY by David Ignatius
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 2011

"A terrific, believable novel about the intersection of politics, ethics and finance."
Ignatius (The Increment, 2009, etc.) continues his series of top-notch CIA thrillers with this fast-paced new entry. Read full book review >

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A FIRING OFFENSE by David Ignatius
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 1, 1997

"Brilliantly twisty while you're reading it, though you may find yourself scratching your head when it's over. (Author tour)"
In a break from the Middle East focus of his first three thrillers (The Bank of Fear, 1995, etc.), Ignatius forces the hero of this tense new novel to walk a tightrope between digging up foreign-intrigue stories for his paper and doing increasingly dangerous chores for the CIA. Read full book review >

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DAVID OWEN
by Alex Layman

The American West has long been a place of myth and wonder, of dramatic canyons, mesas, and mountain ranges. These dramatic landscapes have wooed Americans for centuries, and The New Yorker’s David Owen isn’t immune to its siren song. Though Owen has lived in Connecticut for most of his adult life, he spent the summers of his youth in ...


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DAVID SAMUEL LEVINSON
by James McDonald

“I'm just furious,” David Samuel Levinson says, agitation lending his voice both energy and an edge. “I'm furious that we have to talk about this in 2017.” It was less than a month into the new administration when we discussed his novel, Tell Me How This Ends Well, and the dangerous implications for minority groups of ...


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LOVE YA
by Bobbi Dumas

Hi friends!

I don’t read a lot of Young Adult/New Adult books, but I’ve become a fan of Huntley Fitzpatrick.

I think I’ve read all of her books now (and hope a new one is coming out soon!).

I just finished What I Thought Was True, and I invite you all to read it!

Sometimes, with YA, I feel ...


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The Garden of Life and Death by Ignatius Ryan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 7, 2015

"A familiar post-apocalyptic survivalist epic, but it's told with uncommon power and passion."
Concluding a futuristic trilogy, this novel takes aging hero Elliott Eastman out of his post-apocalyptic colony in Idaho and on an often violent quest east through a devastated America in search of other surviving communities. Read full book review >