Book List:61 titles
  • “If Brian Freemantle isn’t the best writer of spy novels around, he’s certainly, along with John le Carré, in the top two.” —The Philadelphia Inquirer Charlie Muffin isn’t your typical British spy. He’s neither high cultured nor well m...


  • Imprisoned for treason, Charlie Muffin hunts for a way out - by crossing a line. After a trumped-up trial, Charlie Muffin lands in jail for treason - ready to learn the secrets of his fellow inmate, a convicted British traitor. Nobody expected KG...


  • In The Cloud Collector, acclaimed spy novelist Brian Freemantle turns his expert's eye to the frontlines of today's war on terror: the cryptic world of cyber warfare. When Western intelligence services recognize that a global jihadist attack has b...


  • In a botched escape from Russia, MI5 spy Charlie Muffin is seized by the FSB, Russia's intelligence-service successor to the infamous KGB. Charlie is Russia’s long-term target in British counter-intelligence, and Moscow is determined to extract, by...


  • Britain’s MI5 tolerates Charlie because he’s their best field agent. What none of his colleagues knows, though, is that he is married to Natalia Fedova, a colonel in the FSB, the Russian intelligence successor to the KGB. It’s a secret that cou...


  • In the last days of the KGB, a nefarious plot against the United States threatens to reignite the Cold War The Soviet Union is in turmoil. With the election of Gorbachev have come new ideas about freedom, compassion, and openness -- ideas that lea...


  • A dozen stories of espionage in Berlin, from one of the genre’s masters In 1990 -- after the Iron Curtain has lifted but before East and West Germany become one -- an uneasy truce exists between the spy agencies of Berlin’s two halves. As the ...


  • A retelling of the classic saga of the mutiny on the Bounty, from master of suspense Brian Freemantle On April 28, 1789, the H.M.S. Bounty was very far from home. After a long journey around the Cape of Good Hope, Captain William Bligh and his cre...


  • Sixteen people saw her kill her husband, but Jennifer swears she is innocent The traders call the office “the goldfish bowl” because its walls are all glass. There is no privacy, not even for office manager Gerald Lomax. And so it is that ever...






  • At the precipice of a major disarmament plan, Soviet intrigue threatens to tip the world into all-out war The treaty is so simple that the American president can hardly believe his luck. In exchange for a few million tons of grain, the Russians, g...


  • A sinister ring of child abductors sends the FBI on a frenzied manhunt to save an ambassador’s daughter before it’s too late The people in the car don’t recognize Mary as anything special. They see the skinny ten-year-old as just another you...


  • Reborn into every generation, a brutal serial killer is just steps away from true immortality Death is no obstacle for Harold Taylor. Since the eighteenth century he has been reincarnated into a handful of identities. He won fame as an eye surgeon...


  • The son of a celebrated journalist searches for the truth to his father’s dark past Everyone knows Hawkins is not the reporter his father -- a famous war correspondent -- was. Hawkins’s fondness for drink disqualifies him from the kind of repo...


  • Desperate for worldwide success, a businessman places himself in the hands of the unforgiving mafia Born a refugee, Eddie Franks intends to live like a Rockefeller. He wants wealth, not for its own sake but because it means never having to be like...


  • After his release from a Siberian gulag, a Soviet negotiator discovers that freedom in Russia can be just as dangerous as imprisonment Josef Bultova nearly died in a Russian prison camp. Once one of the Soviet Union’s most adept international ne...


  • At the height of the Cold War, a British intelligence agent investigates a Russian defector with a deadly secret Adrian Dodds is a man without hobbies, friends, or family, who works a very peculiar job. Though he looks like a pencil pusher, he is ...


  • In the throes of the Cold War, the Soviet Union engineers the financial collapse of the West. The world financial market has become unbalanced. Nations in South America, Africa, and Eastern Europe are trillions of dollars in debt, and a default b...


  • The body of a murdered, tortured Russian has been found in Moscow, which isn't unusual in the crime-ridden city. What is different is that this corpse is on the lawn of the British embassy. Eager to prevent an international incident, London dispat...


  • Jack Mason, once Russia's most successful CIA embedded traitor, has spent the last 15 years in a penitentiary planning his vengeance on the defector who exposed him, former KGB Col. Dimitri Sobell. When these two men are pitted against each other, on...


  • The new thriller from the master storyteller - Harvey Jordan is The Namedropper, a multi-millionaire who steals other people's identities to strip them of their assets. Following an ill-judged affair, Jordan finds himself cited in a divorce action by...


  • The second in the Sebastian Holmes series, following The Holmes Inheritance It's just weeks from the outbreak of the First World War, a conflict few expect to erupt. If it does, Russia is pivotal. But Russia, having survived one abortive revolution, ...


  • The second in the successful Sebastian Holmes series It's just months from the outbreak of the First World War, a conflict few expect to erupt. If it does, Russia is pivotal. But Russia, having survived one abortive revolution, seeths with unrest. Le...


  • When Moscow's Organized Crime Bureau chief Dimitri Danilov teams up once more with William Cowley, head of the FBI's Russian desk, their attempt to thwart a unified global mafia makes for Brian Freemantle's most unique and explosive Danilov/Cowley th...


  • From the master storyteller and creator of Charlie Muffin When accountant John Carver dies in a road accident, the two women in his life find out about each other's existence. Jane, the unsuspecting wife, and Alice, the mistress, streetwise financial...


  • Television audiences around the world witness in horror the Moscow assassination attempt upon the American and Russian presidents. The captured gunman is revealed to be the son of one of Britain's most infamous nuclear defectors, which brings the shu...


  • A mysterious disease emerges from the Antarctic, threatening the survival of mankindAs the polar ice caps melt, scientists prepare for slowly rising sea levels. But there is a far more urgent threat, hitherto unimaginable, which in a matter of months...


  • Only a miracle-and faulty workmanship-prevents a germ-packed warhead from exploding when a terrorist missile slams into the United Nations building in New York. The lettering on the side of the rocket is Russian, which presents the West with its wors...



  • In the midst of the Cold War, a secret project in the jungles of Central Africa threatens to ignite World War IIIPeterson is bewildered by the satellite photos in front of him. As head of the CIA, he is never supposed to be surprised, but what could ...






  • When investigating the bodies of two Allied officers that have been frozen in the Siberian snow for fifty years, Charles Muffin, a British agent, finds himself caught up in a vast conspiracy of silence spanning three governments. 15,000 first printin...



  • As the first in line for the Saudi throne, Prince Tefwik Hassan cannot afford public embarrassment. So when he loses his fortune in a failed scheme to corner the world's reserves of silver, Hassan is left scrambling. To recoup his millions, he devise...


  • As a vicious serial killer leaves a trail of dismembered bodies across Europe, Claudine Carter, Britain's leading psychological profiler, teams up with a forensic pathologist and a computer wizard to track the murderer, only to become the next target...


  • A Russian Militia Colonel and an elite FBI agent join forces to track down a serial killer on the loose in Moscow after a U.S. senator's niece becomes his latest victim. Originally titled The Button Man. Reprint....


  • To prevent the escalating possibility of the Russian mob getting its hands on the main ingredient to build an atomic bomb, British agent Charlie Muffin is sent to Moscow, where he must go undercover as an arms trader to infiltrate leading Russian Maf...


  • The Cold War is over, Russia is falling apart -- and Charlie Muffin is convinced he's out of a job. But then comes a surprising call, and Charlie is needed again. Only this time, it's to help the old enemy. In a country on the brink of chaos, onl...


  • When a Russian diplomat is killed in Washington, D.C., by a Mafia hit man, FBI supervisor William Cowley contacts his Moscow counterpart, Dimitri Danilov, and together they face the newest organized crime family, one powerful enough to get away with ...


  • Having outlived the Cold War, Charlie Muffin is put out to pasture by his director as a teacher of fledgling spies, until an apprentice is captured in Beijing, and Charlie is sent on the dangerous rescue mission....


  • A serial killer's murder of a woman working in the American Embassy in Moscow leads to joint Russian-American murder investigation, full of Byzantine intrigues, political double-dealings, and media hysteria. 40,000 first printing. $40,000 ad/promo....


  • The KGB decides to use agent Otto Reimann to seduce Elke Meyer, the personal assistant to a top West German Cabinet member, to give over classified information, but Moscow does not count on the unpredictability of love....






  • A British thriller featuring “the most interesting character to hit novels of international intrigue since the spy came in from the cold” (Newsday). It could be the most sensational defection of all time. The head of the Russian KGB’s cipher s...


  • Charlie Muffin is an oddity - an over-tired, over-drawn, over-hung, middle-aged anachronism. To himself, a survivor. To others, an irritant. To the army colonel, Charlie, with his crumpled suits and leaking shoes, is the final inherited embarrassm...



  • Return to the unpredictable world of Charlie Muffin, as the British Secret Service's most unconventional agent undertakes the most delicate--and deadly--mission of his remarkable and controversial career. Muffin's arrogant disregard of rules has g...


  • When his son is arrested as a cocaine dealer, New York investment counselor Walter Farr enters into a clandestine operation with the Drug Enforcement Agency, to win his son a lighter sentence by laundering millions in drug money as part of a huge sti...






  • Enter the world of fiery British Secret Service agent Charlie Muffin, as he undertakes -- unwillingly -- a mission that could destroy him. Muffin's arrogant disrespect for authority earned him a prison sentence for treason. But soon he is offered ...



  • When lawyer Richard Deaken's wife is kidnapped, along with the son of a Saudi Arabian arms dealer, Deaken is thrust into a deadly maelstrom of African rebellion, Middle Eastern political betrayal, and private treachery wrapped in a triple cross conce...


  • CHARLIE MUFFIN RETURNS Not exactly willingly, of course, and not exactly as he might have planned. Boozier, scruffier and more sour than ever, he has unwittingly shambled on his aching feet into the midst of a tricky little plot by British Intelli...


  • STAMP OUT CHARLIE MUFFIN Charlie Muffin. Former agent for British Intelligence. Now a freelance spy for hire. Pawn in an FBI plot to flush out a Mafia overlord, dangling a dead Czar's precious stamp collection for bait. Determined to turn the table...


  • Scruffy and charming as ever Charlie Muffin is free of British Intelligence. Now, on his own in Hong Kong, he's checking out the mysterious torching of an exotic ocean liner. His assignment leads him to a double-dealing Chinese tycoon, the CIA, dr...


  • He was a master spy who refused to die. Charlie Muffin -- ex-British operative from the old school -- has been very comfortably out in the cold. Now he must come in -- to face the final grueling test of a lifetime. It begins with a chilling encount...


  • A failed commando raid leads to a global hunt for the last remaining Nazi war criminals Six Israeli commandos land on a lakeshore in Austria, hunting for something that has been hidden underwater for over thirty years. The lake holds many secrets le...


  • CHARLIE M was a total embarrassment. His scruffy clothes were deplorable, his accent was all wrong. Charlie was an outmoded oddity in a new and sophisticated world. Charlie had once been the leading British operative -- now the Department abhors h...


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    On 5th December 1872, Captain David Reed Morehouse sighted the Mary Celeste, an American half-brig carrying 1,700 barrels of commercial alcohol, apparently calling for help. The fluttering he took to be a distress signal was a ripped, tattered sail; ...


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