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Ludlum, Robert 1927-2001

Works: 1,294 works in 5,543 publications in 14 languages and 195,700 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Film adaptations  Psychological fiction  Suspense fiction  Film and video adaptations  Spy stories  Political fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  War stories 
Roles: Bibliographic antecedent, Attributed name, Creator, Conceptor, Contributor, Printer
Classifications: PS3562.U26, 813.54
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The Bourne supremacy by Robert Ludlum( Book )
66 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 5,533 libraries worldwide
Super-diplomat Raymond Havilland sets up the kidnapping of Jason Bourne's wife, in order to draw Bourne out of retirement and into a Taiwanese plot to seize Hong Kong and incite China against the West
The Bourne ultimatum by Robert Ludlum( Book )
65 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 5,270 libraries worldwide
A mild-mannered professor is forced to assume again the deadly alter ego he created in Vietnam years ago as part of the Medusa Brigade
The Bourne identity by Robert Ludlum( Book )
60 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 5,213 libraries worldwide
Jason Bourne, a deep-cover CIA agent, loses his memory in an accident which was originally intended to kill him. In re-tracing his steps, he confounds Agency officials to the extent that they are not sure that he is the same man they sent into the field. The CIA orders him killed, as does his original enemy, the most dangerous assassin in the world
The Icarus agenda by Robert Ludlum( Book )
35 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,304 libraries worldwide
Colorado congressman Evan Kendrick is trying to live out his term of office quietly--when a political mole reveals to the world Kendrick's deepest secret ... that Kendrick was the anonymous man in Masqar, the man who courageously freed the hostage held in the American embassy by Arab terrorists; the unknown hero who performed an act of outrageous daring then silently disappeared. Now, suddenly, Kendrick is a living target pursued by the terrorists he outwitted. Together with the beautiful woman who once saved his life, Kendrick enters a deadly arena where the only currency is blood, where frightened whispers speak of violence yet to come and where Kendrick's life--and the fate of the free world--may ultimately rest in the powerful hands of a mysterious and deadly figure known only as the Mahdi
The Aquitaine progression by Robert Ludlum( Book )
40 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and Croatian and held by 4,144 libraries worldwide
A conspiracy called Aquitaine acts to realize a hegemony over the Free World, and ex-North Vietnamese prisoner Converse faces death as he tries to expose it
The Prometheus deception by Robert Ludlum( Book )
29 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 4,087 libraries worldwide
Nicholas Bryson, an agent for a covert American group called the Directorate, comes out of retirement after learning the Directorate is actually a traitorous group and joins forces with the CIA to put a stop to their actions. Robert Ludlum is the acknowledged master of suspense and intrigue. This is his first hardcover novel in three years, and he is at the pinnacle of his craft. His latest character, Nicholas Bryson is a retired deep cover operative who learns that the organization he worked for was actually using him as a pawn against the country's interests. The CIA recruits Bryson to stop the organization, and he will have to rezone his rusty skills to survive in this wilderness of mirrors where no one can be trusted
The Scorpio illusion by Robert Ludlum( Book )
39 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and German and held by 4,049 libraries worldwide
To find her, a desperate intelligence community turns to Tyrell Hawthorne. Hawthorne was a naval intelligence officer - one of the best - until the rain-swept night in Amsterdam when he learned that his wife had been murdered, a victim of the games spies play. Since then, Hawthorne has carved out a new life, sailing charters in the islands. But he's never forgotten the unanswered questions he left behind in Amsterdam. Now Hawthorne is about to be drawn into the deadliest game of all, as a large transfer of black funds makes its way from Bahrain to an offshore bank...a mysterious woman embarks from Marseilles on a mission of violence and mayhem...and a clandestine network of wealthy, well-placed men and women - the Scorpios - move behind the scenes in the nation's capital to do Bajaratt's bidding and to consolidate their own power. The key to this chilling conspiracy waits on one of the Caribbean's hundreds of uncharted islands
The Ambler warning by Robert Ludlum( Book )
33 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 3,909 libraries worldwide
Imprisoned and drugged in a restricted island psychiatric facility for government intelligence employees, former Consular Operations agent Hal Ambler manages a daring escape and sets out to discover why he was placed there
The road to Omaha by Robert Ludlum( Book )
31 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 3,875 libraries worldwide
The outrageous characters from The Road to Gandolfo continue their madcap adventures in a romp around Nebraska that is spurred by the discovery of a secret 1878 treaty with an obscure Indian tribe
The Parsifal mosaic by Robert Ludlum( Book )
35 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and held by 3,797 libraries worldwide
Czech-born CIA agent Michael Havelock discovers a maniacal, potentially disastrous conspiracy at the highest levels of the U.S. government and must act on his own to thwart that conspiracy and ensure his own future
Robert Ludlum's the Bourne betrayal : a new Jason Bourne novel by Eric Lustbader( Book )
28 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 3,788 libraries worldwide
"Jason Bourne must fight off attempts on his life, track down uranium, and stop terrorists from launching an even more devastating attack against the U.S."--Provided by the publisher
The Matarese countdown by Robert Ludlum( Book )
39 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 3,770 libraries worldwide
The evil Matarese dynasty, an international cabal of ruthless powerbrokers and assassins, returns to initiate a scheme of worldwide economic domination, and only CIA operative Cameron Pryce--with the help of legendary retired agent Brandon Scofield--can stop them
The Tristan betrayal by Robert Ludlum( Book )
34 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 3,707 libraries worldwide
In the fall of 1940, the Nazis are at the height of their power-France is occupied, Britain is enduring the Blitz and is under constant threat of invasion, America is neutral, and Russia is in an uneasy alliance with Germany
The apocalypse watch by Robert Ludlum( Book )
31 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 3,686 libraries worldwide
American secret agent Drew Latham joins forces with Karin de Vries, a beautiful NATO analyst, to battle neo-Nazis planning world domination. The novel features such high-tech schemes as replacing a captured U.S. agent's memory with a chip programmed with disinformation. By the author of The Scorpio Illusion
Robert Ludlum's The Bourne sanction : a new Jason Bourne novel by Eric Lustbader( Book )
26 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 3,601 libraries worldwide
"Jason Bourne must confront a nightmare version of himself--an amoral, heartless killer--in this new novel in Robert Ludlum's bestselling series"--Provided by publisher
Robert Ludlum's the Bourne deception : a new Jason Bourne novel by Eric Lustbader( Book )
30 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 3,542 libraries worldwide
"Jason Bourne's nemesis Arkadin is still hot on his trail and the two continue their struggle, reversing roles of hunter and hunted"--Provided by publisher
The Janson directive by Robert Ludlum( Book )
34 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 3,522 libraries worldwide
Paul Janson has a difficult past that includes a shadowy, notorious career in U.S. Consular Operations. Nothing could lure him back from retirement except Peter Novak, a man who once save Janson's life, who has been kidnapped by terrorists and is set to be executed. Now Janson finds himself marked for death as he tries to rescue his friend
The Sigma protocol by Robert Ludlum( Book )
36 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and Dutch and held by 3,413 libraries worldwide
The Sigma Protocol, a new breakneck novel of intrigue, conspiracy, and terrifying deception. American investment banker Ben Hartman arrives in Zurich for a ski holiday, the first time he's been back to Switzerland since his twin brother died there in a tragic accident four years earlier. But his arrival in Zurich triggers something far more sinister than his brother's fate. When Ben chances upon Jimmy Cavanaugh, an old college friend, Cavanaugh promptly pulls out a gun and tries to kill him. In a matter of minutes, several innocent bystanders are dead, as well as Cavanaugh, and Ben has barely managed to survive. Plunged into an unspeakable nightmare, Hartman suddenly finds himself on the run. Department of Justice field agent Anna Navarro is being stalked around the world by a relentless killer, managing to survive the killer's attacks only by a combination of luck, skill and her own quick wits. These attacks are somehow related to her current assignment, investigating the sudden and seemingly unrelated deaths of a number of very old men throughout the world. The only thing that connects them is a file in the CIA archives, over a half-century old, marked with the same puzzling code word: SIGMA. But someone or something is always seemingly one step ahead of her, the survivors are rapidly dwindling, and her own life is in ever increasing danger. Brought together by accident, Ben and Anna soon realize that their only hope of survival lies with each other. Together they race to uncover the diabolical secrets long hidden behind the code word, Sigma. Secrets that threaten everything they think they know about themselves, everything they believed true about their friends and families, and everything they were ever taught about history itself. For behind Sigma lies a vast deception that is finally coming to fruition and the fate and future of the world is in their hands
The Matarese circle by Robert Ludlum( Book )
41 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 3,365 libraries worldwide
Only two rival spies--and one mysterious woman--can stop them: Scofield, CIA, and Talaniekov, KGB. They share a genius for espionage--and a life of terror and explosive violence. Sworn enemies, they have vowed to terminate each other--yet now they must become allies. Because only they possess the brutal skills and ice-cold nerves vital to destroy an international circle of killers, the Matarese
The Holcroft covenant by Robert Ludlum( Book )
42 editions published between 1978 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,352 libraries worldwide
Noel Holcroft is shown a thirty-year-old document, drawn up by his father and other Third Reich high officials--a document which, upon Noel's signature, will supposedly release eight hundred million dollars to descendants of Holocaust victims
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Ryder, Jonathan, 1927-2001

controlled identity Shepherd, Michael, 1927-2001

Ladlėm, Robert, 1927-2001
Ladlems, Roberts, 1927-2001
Ludlum, ..., 1927-2001
Ryder, Jonathan.
Ryder, Jonathan 1927-2001
Ryder, Jonathan 1927-2001 Pseudonym
Shepherd, Michael.
Shepherd, Michael 1927-2001
Shepherd, Michael 1927-2001 Pseudonym
Ладлем, Роберт, 1927-2001
Ладлэм, Роберт, 1927-2001
לדלום, רוברט, 1927-2001
ラドラム, ロバート
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