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Freemantle, Brian

Overview
Works: 240 works in 906 publications in 6 languages and 32,620 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Suspense fiction  History  Detective and mystery fiction 
Roles: Author, fme, Other
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 )
17 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 1,049 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 1,022 libraries worldwide
Beschrijving van de activiteiten van de Russische geheime dienst
Bomb grade by Brian Freemantle( Book )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 958 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. By the author of Charlie's Apprentice
Charlie's apprentice by Brian Freemantle( Book )
11 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 892 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
Dead men living by Brian Freemantle( Book )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 871 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
Red star burning : a thriller by Brian Freemantle( Book )
7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 864 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
Mind/reader by Brian Freemantle( Book )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and Japanese and held by 843 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. By the author of Bomb Grade
The fix by Brian Freemantle( Book )
15 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and Japanese and held by 820 libraries worldwide
The run around by Brian Freemantle( Book )
20 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and Japanese and held by 781 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 766 libraries worldwide
"A serial killer stalking both Americans and Russians is loose in Moscow."
Red star rising by Brian Freemantle( Book )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 750 libraries worldwide
"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 dispatches veteran MI5 agent Charlie Muffin to investigate. Charlie is an old hand who recognizes that little has changed in the post-Solviet Union, most definitely not the espionage enmity among Russia, Britain, and America. The search for the identity of the murdered man enmeshes Charlie in wht might be the biggest attempted espionage coup of his career"--Page 2 of cover
The blind run by Brian Freemantle( Book )
9 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and held by 749 libraries worldwide
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 KGB agents to stage a prison break to free their man. Charlie faces another choice: go to Moscow to complete his assignment or face 40 long years in prison. It doesn't take him long to decide. Charlie doesn't have the full picture, of course, which is the way of espionage. But Charlie doesn't regret his Iron Curtain escape, as it leads him to Natalia Fedova
See Charlie run by Brian Freemantle( Book )
8 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 722 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
CIA by Brian Freemantle( Book )
20 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in 3 languages and held by 704 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
Comrade Charlie by Brian Freemantle( Book )
16 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 696 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
Kings of many castles : a Charlie Muffin thriller by Brian Freemantle( Book )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 696 libraries worldwide
The son of a British defector attacks the American and Russian presidents in Moscow. Only British investigator Charlie Muffin doesn't buy the sole shooter theory
Time to kill by Brian Freemantle( Book )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and Japanese and held by 695 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
Red star falling : a thriller by Brian Freemantle( Book )
6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 682 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 namedropper by Brian Freemantle( Book )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 599 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
The inscrutable Charlie Muffin by Brian Freemantle( Book )
23 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 571 libraries worldwide
On-the-run spy Charlie Muffin investigates the destruction of an ocean linerThey call Charlie Muffin a traitor. He has been on the run ever since the blow-up in Berlin, when British intelligence declared him obsolete and tried to kill him. Charlie outsmarted them then, and he has done so ever since, staying one step ahead by forgoing any semblance of an even halfway normal life. Now he is alone in Hong Kong and his only protector and friend, Rupert Willoughby, is a hemisphere away. Now Rupert is in trouble. He has invested £6 million in a massive new ocean liner but the ship is destroyed by ar
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Asher, Harry, 1936-

controlled identity Evans, Jonathan

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-
ブライアン・フリーマントル
フリーマントル
フリーマントル, B
フリーマントル, ブライアン
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Languages
English (203)
Japanese (18)
French (8)
German (2)
Dutch (2)
Albanian (1)
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