Best Adam Hall books
The Quiller Memorandum (Otto Penzler Presents...)
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You are a secret agent working for the British in Berlin. You are due to go home on leave, but you are being followed-by your own people, or by the enemy. A man meets you in the theater and briefs you on a plot to revive the power of Nazi Germany. You do not believe him, but you remember that one of the suspects mentioned was a senior SS officer you met with in the days when you were working as a spy in Nazi Germany. The next day you make contact with a beautiful girl who may know something. Someone tries to kill both of you.
Your name is Quiller. You are the hero of an extraordinary novel which shows how a spy works, how messages are coded and decoded, how contacts are made, how a man reacts under the influence of truth drugs-and which traces the story of a vastly complex, entertaining, convincing, and sinister plot.
The EarthKeeper: Undeveloping the Future
Adam C. Hall
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After his last mission (see QUILLER) and feeling betrayed by the London Bureau, Quiller accepts what seems a freelance assignment involving the drug trade and armed rebellion in Southeast Asia. In Singapore Quiller is nearly killed by assassins of a ruthless female leader named Shoda, and his mission will involve using voodoo-style fear to keep Shoda from igniting a bloodbath in the region.
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Quiller Solitaire: A Novel
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The Kobra Manifesto (Quiller)
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"I'm in this trade to prove myself. I'm frightened of pushing things to the point where they might blow up—so that's what I go on doing, to prove I'm not frightened."
Conscious as always that he is living on borrowed time, the ace "shadow executive" Quiller allows the London Bureau to throw him into a mission that seems already to be running out of control as one agent after another is reported missing or dead, out there in the field.
On the French Riviera a defector from behind the Curtain crashlands his plane, uttering only one word before dying: "Kobra"; at Rome Airport a fuel tanker explodes as a dead man's car loses direction; in Cambodia a man sipping his coffee under the palm trees crashes back in his chair as a bullet shatters his skull—until there is only one executive left to carry the mission, and Quiller is ordered in.
But Kobra—an international group of terrorists—counters every attempt to penetrate its operations: In Washington the scream of an ambulance siren is heard as Quiller's rendezvous is blown...in the jungle night along the Amazon a woman fires six shots, and each time shoots to kill...on a U.S. Air Force base a jetliner stands isolated as young girl is offered up as hostage...until Quiller sets the scene for his final gambit, in which he has only the ghost of a chance to get through as a time bomb ticks toward its detonation.
In his mission against the Kobra group, Quiller comes closer than ever to "pushing things to the point where they might blow up..." and Quiller fans old and new will happily go all the way with him.
Queen in Danger (A Hugo Bishop Mystery)
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The Ninth Directive
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"When it comes to espionage fiction, Adam Hall has no peer."
- Eric Van Lustbader, author of "Robert Ludlum's The Bourne Dominion"
"For fans and students of the genre, it's a must … pure adrenaline!"
- The Chicago Times
"Hall has created a new form: the spy thriller that is all action and yet cerebral, a writing feat few can match … Hall delivers!"
- The Boston Globe
"Riveting and taut … you won't be disappointed!"
- The Denver Post
"Quiller is one of suspense literature's great secret agents!"
- The Houston Chronicle
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"They don't get any tougher or more intelligent than the Quiller tales."
- The Rocky Mountain News
"Quiller is by now a primary reflex."
- Kirkus Reviews
"Tense, intelligent, harsh, surprising..."
- The New York Times
(Quiller is) "the greatest survival expert among contemporary secret agents."
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"Stunningly well done, tense, elliptical, without a misplaced word."
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"Espionage at its best!"
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"Tension in a novel is difficult to maintain at a pitch that actually creates a physical impact on the reader. A few of the best writers can do it, and among them is Adam Hall."
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"Nobody writes espionage better than Adam Hall!"
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"[Adam Hall] is the unchallenged king of the spy story."
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