The Unexpected Spy: Hidden Heroes in a Sexist World

by Tracy Walder

Tracy Walder, author of The Unexpected Spy, discusses the history of women in the intelligence community and how it affected her life as both a CIA operative and an FBI agent.

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The Fire and the Darkness: Dresden Before the Bombs Fell

by Sinclair McKay

In the following excerpt from the recently released The Fire and the Darkness, Sinclair McKay discusses Dresden in 1945 prior to the Allies’ devastating bombing campaign.

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Manhunters: The Real DEA Agents Who Took Down Pablo Escobar

by Javier F. Peña and Steve Murphy

DEA operatives Steve Murphy and Javier F. Peña tell the true story of how they helped put an end to one of the world’s most infamous narco-terrorists in Manhunters: How We Took Down Pablo Escobar—the subject of the hit Netflix series, Narcos. Read on for an excerpt.

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Setting the Scene: Arizona in the Early 20th Century

by Nancy E. Turner

Nancy E. Turner discusses her latest novel, Light Changes Everything, highlighting how the history and setting of Arizona in the early 1900s played into her character creation and development.

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Featured Excerpt: Black Wave

by Kim Ghattas

Black Wave is an unprecedented examination of how the modern Middle East unraveled and why it started with the pivotal year of 1979. Check out an excerpt here.

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