By Otto Penzler
For the 1st time ever, mythical editor Otto Penzler has handpicked one of the most revered and bestselling mystery writers operating this present day for a riveting selection of secret agent fiction. From first to final, this stellar assortment signs venture accomplished.
* Lee baby with a huge examine the formation of a different ops phone.
* 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 associates 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 couple of WWII brigade.
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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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Bright was in a doubting frame of mind. He was also exhausted. He’d come into work that morning without a care in the world, energized by the improbable success of a second date the night before. After a decade devoid of romance, Bright had found himself on five dates in the past two months. Last night’s had been the only repeat customer. He wasn’t entirely sure where the impetus to socialize had come from in his advanced middle age, but it was doing him some good. He’d begun to exercise regularly and dropped fifteen pounds.
He was not proud of the addictive rush being in this environment provided. Days passed in his sunny office meant that operations were running smoothly and the world was ordered—but those days were often tinged with boredom. What brought him to life were the hours spent in the ops center, which usually meant that a crisis had developed in some critical part of the world. Lives were in jeopardy or had been lost. Bright shook his head. “So they had boats waiting out there to collect the data recorders.
He’d come into work that morning without a care in the world, energized by the improbable success of a second date the night before. After a decade devoid of romance, Bright had found himself on five dates in the past two months. Last night’s had been the only repeat customer. He wasn’t entirely sure where the impetus to socialize had come from in his advanced middle age, but it was doing him some good. He’d begun to exercise regularly and dropped fifteen pounds. He’d never been overweight, not by American standards anyway, but at an inch shorter than average, fifteen pounds went a long way.