Book List:34 titles
  • Stories, both comic and tragic, of the extremes to which men will go to get what they want At the height of World War II, a Spaniard fighting for Britain shoots a sergeant dead and resolves to face execution like a good soldier. On his first visit to...


  • A collection of poignant stories of men and women who yearn for home An Englishman adrift in New York, Harry Breown dreams of London’s tube, its gardens, and its sleepy little pubs. In America, he has been forced to settle for a domineering wife an...


  • Thousands of miles from home, one soldier leads an army to safety The war with Sparta is over, and Athens is at peace for the first time in thirty years. Their Greek enemies subdued, the generals of Athens turn their eyes to the East, where the Pe...


  • A twelve year-old boy finds terror and adventure inside a Spanish cave When his parents died, Dick stepped aboard a ship on the Thames and left England behind forever. He made his way to Spain, where he found work as a fisherman. Life at sea is di...


  • Thirteen stories of daring and romance from a master storyteller Devenor has not had a good meal in five years. He dreams of Bucharest and the years between the wars, when he grew rich on Romanian oil, and fat on Romanian cooking. Of all the delic...


  • In war-torn Lebanon, a beautiful French woman fights a war of spy versus spy There is no privacy in Beirut. In the hotel lobbies and high-class bars of this beautiful Eastern capital, intelligencers of every stripe hide in plain sight: British spies ...


  • Far in the future, a group of dissidents fight to rebuild Britain... It has been seven hundred years since the United Kingdom was destroyed. In the aftermath of a global cataclysm, the peoples of Europe banded together under a single flag, but the ...


  • Stories of intrigue and adventure at the edge of civilization It has been nine years since Solomon Carver went up the Amazon. He left an anthropologist, but he has remade himself as a god. Rumors float down the river that Carver has taken two hundred...


  • A retired engineer in rural Britain finds himself caught up in the murderous machinations of an ancient pagan blood cult A former British mining engineer, Yarrow is hoping to start over in the English countryside as the owner and operator of a sma...






  • In love with a radical leader, an expatriate must decide whether to put the world before his heart Thirty miles from the Mediterranean coast, in the lush Syrian heartland, there is a compound known as Kasr-el-Sittat—the Fortress of Holy Women. Buil...


  • With a stroll on the beach, a young man's lifetime of adventure begins Bernardo Brown is walking along the Spanish seashore when he hears the bullets fly, and he takes shelter in the water, where he escapes the firefight in a stolen dinghy. After a t...


  • An English university professor on holiday in Spain is drawn into a web of intrigue and murder surrounding an intoxicating woman of mystery Dr. Philip Ardower is fascinated by the stunning beauty in a red cape he encounters on a beach in Spain ou...


  • A young English boy stranded on the far side of the ocean must survive Indians and enemies in the perilous New World Miles Philips is but a lad of thirteen when he sets sail aboard the Jesus of Lubeck from Plymouth on the second day of October, ...


  • The accidental killing of a poacher on an exBritish Army officer's land embroils him in an insidious international conspiracy Roger Taine purchased the shooting rights on 450 acres of Dorset farmland in order to commune with nature and secure fres...


  • As the republic of Guayanas teeters on the brink of civil war, the revolution depends on one man When Miro Kucera arrived in Guayanas, the glorious army of the republic was little more than an expensively costumed joke. Born in Czechoslovakia, Kuc...


  • For control of a South American oil field, two men go to war On the spine of the Andes Mountains, three monuments have been built to honor the god known as oil. These towering derricks, known to the Company as the three sentinels, will change a fe...


  • The seemingly innocuous mission of a part-time British spy and devoted family man soon places the lives of his loved ones in dire jeopardy Family man, estate agent, and exarmy infantryman Roger Taine has already served crown and country exceeding...


  • The disappearance of a British intelligence agent at the height of World War II sparks a desperate manhunt through the treacherous shadows of a battle-scarred Middle East Oliver Enwin was a valuable member of the British intelligence community in the...


  • An international scoundrel recalls his life of intrigue and adventure in a witty and exciting nonstop thriller Held prisoner in Britain's fabled Tower of London, Claudio Howard-Wolferstan revels in his well-earned notoriety and reflects on the ev...


  • Twelve evocative and unforgettable tales of adventure, self-discovery, and flawed humanity by one of the twentieth century’s most able storytellers The literary career of the remarkable Geoffrey Household spanned more than half a century, from the ...


  • A reckless Spanish adventurer and a British workingman join forces in a dangerous hunt for hidden treasure By the age of twenty-seven, Manuel Vargas has already lived more than most men. A restless adventurer and world traveler, he has journeyed f...


  • A superbly tense classic thriller from the bestselling author of ROGUE MALE. What happens when a terrorist decides to pull out? Julian Despard is a cell-leader in the ruthless international revolutionary organisation MAGMA. As one of MAGMA's leadi...


  • The discovery of a valuable Central American artifact sends a desperate thief racing halfway around the globe and into a world of violence, mystery, and deadly chaos The world has not been kind to Edmond Hawkins. Having recently fled an African na...


  • After years on the run, an assassin seeks vengeance against the Nazis It's been four years since Raymond Ingelram failed to kill Hitler. All it took was a slight change in wind to force his bullet wide and put the entire German secret service on h...


  • On a walk in the woods, a historian is drawn into a conspiracy of murder Piers Colet is about to fly to Spain when his plane's engine catches fire. His research trip delayed, he decides to spend the week exploring the banks of the Severn, the anci...


  • An English artist, suddenly endowed with the power to perceive the preternatural bond between man and animal, is seized by an unrelenting and inexplicable terror that emanates from an evil presence living in the Pyrenees...


  • 1979, mass market paperback reprint edition, Penguin, NY. 245 pages. Early in his career, suspense novelist Geoffrey Household had major success with ROGUE MAIL and WATCHER IN THE SHADOWS. Here is a later suspense novel....








  • Adrian Gurney, a young English clerk posing as a Romanian refugee, and Alwyn Rory, an ex-security officer falsely accused of treason, are pursued throughout England by British, American, and Soviet agents...




  • Two children held captive in a remote, abandoned abbey must escape . . . or die At first, Mike believes he must be dreaming when he opens his eyes to total darkness. But before long, the awful truth becomes apparent: He is being held captive somew...


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