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Freemantle, Brian

Works: 242 works in 942 publications in 5 languages and 31,502 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Spy stories  Suspense fiction  Domestic fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Action and adventure fiction  History 
Roles: Author, Other, fme
Classifications: PR6056.R43, 823.914
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Publications about Brian Freemantle
Publications by Brian Freemantle
Most widely held works by Brian Freemantle
No time for heroes by Brian Freemantle( Book )
19 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 999 libraries worldwide
The police of two former enemies, the U.S. and Russia, join forces to combat a new enemy: the Mafia. The protagonists are William Cowley of the FBI and a Moscow police investigator, Dimitri Danilov, and they are assigned to prevent the formation of a worldwide crime cartel. The mission takes them from Washington to the Sicilian countryside, to Swiss banks, to a shootout in Moscow. By the author of The Button Man
KGB by Brian Freemantle( Book )
29 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 997 libraries worldwide
En gennemgang af KGBs historie og organisation, samt en sammenligning med GRU, hvis beføjelser var langt snævrere
Bomb grade by Brian Freemantle( Book )
8 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 910 libraries worldwide
In post-Communist Moscow, British agent Charlie Muffin joins forces with operatives of the Russian ministry of interior to retrieve plutonium stolen by local gangsters. The plutonium is destined for Iraq and there is enough of it to make three dozen atom bombs.--
Charlie's apprentice by Brian Freemantle( Book )
11 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 849 libraries worldwide
Charlie Muffin of the British secret service flies to Beijing to rescue an agent, unaware he got a KGB woman pregnant on a previous mission in Russia
Red star burning : a thriller by Brian Freemantle( Book )
8 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 840 libraries worldwide
Hiding his marriage to a Russian intelligence colonel with an awareness that discovery would result in her execution, MI5 field agent Charlie leads a frantic mission to outwit both governments and save his family when their secret is exposed
Dead men living by Brian Freemantle( Book )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 823 libraries worldwide
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
Mind/reader by Brian Freemantle( Book )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and Japanese and held by 814 libraries worldwide
Psychological profiler Claudine Carter of Europol tracks a serial killer who is dismembering bodies all over the European Union. Unfortunately, her identity becomes public and the killer goes after her
The fix by Brian Freemantle( Book )
15 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and Japanese and held by 799 libraries worldwide
The run around by Brian Freemantle( Book )
20 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and Japanese and held by 752 libraries worldwide
Charlie is assigned to investigate rumors of a major international political assassination
The button man by Brian Freemantle( Book )
8 editions published between 1992 and 1998 in English and Japanese and held by 727 libraries worldwide
"A serial killer stalking both Americans and Russians is loose in Moscow."
CIA by Brian Freemantle( Book )
21 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in 3 languages and held by 695 libraries worldwide
Is the CIA a failure, a success, a muddle, or like other government agencies, all three? If the Post Office is inept, mail doesn't get delivered on time, but if the CIA fails, it could put America's national security in jeopardy. This uncensored book about a controversial subject provides some fascinating answers. Anybody who tries to form an opinion about the CIA from news stories is likely to be left with a buzz in his head, for the real CIA, as is demonstrated in this book, is an information-gathering organization that has performed some of its tasks far better--and some far worse--than we have imagined. And yet our very lives depend on how well the CIA does what it is supposed to do. Does the CIA foment revolution and civil unrest? Has it attempted to assassinate heads of state? Has it lied (yes), robbed (yes), and murdered (yes) in our best interests (yes and no). Here at last is hard and often fascinating information not about Smiley's people, who are fictional, but about William Casey's people, Stansfield Turner's people, George Bush's people, Allen Dulles's people, and all of it traces back, ultimately, to Wild Bill Donovan's wartime OSS, which helped win the war against the Nazis.--Adapted from dust jacket
See Charlie run by Brian Freemantle( Book )
8 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 692 libraries worldwide
Charlie's mission is to confirm that a top KGB assassin really does want to defect. But, he soon realizes that he is a pawn in an elaborate double-cross
Red star falling : a thriller by Brian Freemantle( Book )
6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 673 libraries worldwide
Landing in the custody of a Russian RSB that would eagerly exploit him for exposing a triple agent, MI5 spy Charlie Muffin struggles to survive and discern the fate of his family while British intelligence forces engage in contentious infighting to discover who revealed Charlie's identity
The cloud collector by Brian Freemantle( Book )
5 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 668 libraries worldwide
"When Western intelligence services recognize that a global jihadist attack has been initiated, the United States and the United Kingdomits primary targetslead a desperate counteroffensive. Sally Hanning, a brilliant British MI5 agent, is assigned to assist the CIA task force. She must help them hunt down the enemy mastermind along an intricately disguised online trail. To do so, she entails the services of Jack Irvine, a guilt-burdened NSA code cracker, using enticements both personal and professional. Though they foil the terrorists' plans, the mastermind seems to elude the MI5 and the CIA every time. And as Sally and Jack prepare to head off a major, potentially devastating attack, they realize that the plot is far more sinister than they had ever thought possible."--Dust jacket
Comrade Charlie by Brian Freemantle( Book )
16 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 653 libraries worldwide
In this new addition to the highly acclaimed Charlie Muffin spy series, Brian Freemantle's scruffy hero becomes entangled in the high-stakes complexities of a KGB intelligence-gathering mission. As the Soviet Union is about to come apart, Moscow focuses its attention on one goal: not only to match but beat the American development of the Star Wars Defense Program and prove yet again that the Soviet Union is the leader in space exploration. Meanwhile, abrasive and unwelcome on his own side, Charlie is off the active British roster and relegated to the chores of a low-grade clerk. It's just such a chore that gets him back in action after he unwittingly stumbles onto a British traitor involved in the Kremlin's scheme. Moscow uses this coincidence to plan Charlie's permanent removal, using Natalia Fedova, Charlie's former lover and KGB debriefer, as the bait to bring about Charlie's destruction. Never has Freemantle plotted more skillfully than in this clever, historical spy thriller. Every character is real, every twist and turn of the plot a surprise, every detail of the sophisticated world of espionage credible and convincing
Time to kill by Brian Freemantle( Book )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and Japanese and held by 636 libraries worldwide
Jack Mason, former CIA spy turned Russian double agent, has been released after 15 years in prison. He was convicted based on the testimony of Dimitri Sobell, the Russian agent who turned Jack and ran him. But Mason has an even stronger reason to be bitter--Sobell stole Mason's wife, Ann, and later married her, defected to the U.S, and was given a new identity under the Witness Protection Program. But Jack has honed his tradecraft even while in prison and has tracked the exact whereabouts of Sobell and Ann
The namedropper by Brian Freemantle( Book )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 559 libraries worldwide
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 one Alfred Appleton, as well as being sued for criminal conversation a multi-million dollar marriage-wrecking damages claim. So Jordan plans his own type of revenge the identity-stealing kind and in so doing discovers the murky depths of Appletons past
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Asher, Harry, 1936-

controlled identity Evans, Jonathan, 1936-

controlled identity Gant, Richard

controlled identity Maxwell, John, 1936-

controlled identity Winchester, Jack

Asher, Harry 1936-
Brian Freemantle britischer Autor von Spionageromanen
Brian Freemantle Brits journalist
Brian Freemantle écrivain britannique
Brian Freemantle scrittore inglese
Evans, Jonathan 1936-
Freemantle, Brian
Gant, Richard 1936-
Jonathan Evans
Maxwell, John
Maxwell, John 1936-
Winchester, Jack 1936-
フリーマントル, B
フリーマントル, ブライアン
English (182)
Japanese (16)
French (6)
Albanian (1)
Dutch (1)
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