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Ludlum, Robert 1927-2001

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The Bourne supremacy by Robert Ludlum( Book )

196 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in 12 languages and held by 5,435 WorldCat member 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 identity by Robert Ludlum( Book )

237 editions published between 1980 and 2016 in 14 languages and held by 5,308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The harrowing story of a man with no memory--Jason Bourne--an assassin hunted by unseen armies for reasons he doesn't remember. A shooting victim, suffering from amnesia, finds himself with a Swiss bank account in the name of Jason Bourne, a professional assassin being manipulated by a top-secret American government organization to kill his arch rival, the dreaded Carlos
The Bourne Ultimatum by Robert Ludlum( Book )

171 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 13 languages and held by 5,105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Webb must once again assume the identity of assassin Jason Bourne as he matches wits with his mortal enemy, Carlos, a deadly and elusive terrorist known as "the Jackal," in a final confrontation
The Icarus agenda by Robert Ludlum( Book )

123 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 3,859 WorldCat member 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
The Sigma protocol by Robert Ludlum( Book )

122 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 12 languages and held by 3,858 WorldCat member 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 Prometheus deception by Robert Ludlum( Book )

92 editions published between 2000 and 2020 in 8 languages and held by 3,635 WorldCat member 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 Janson directive by Robert Ludlum( Book )

82 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 3,597 WorldCat member 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 Ambler warning by Robert Ludlum( Book )

74 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 3,576 WorldCat member 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 Scorpio illusion by Robert Ludlum( Book )

97 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 3,573 WorldCat member 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
Robert Ludlum's The Bourne betrayal by Eric Lustbader( Book )

46 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 3,528 WorldCat member 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 Aquitaine progression by Robert Ludlum( Book )

77 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,525 WorldCat member 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 Bancroft strategy by Robert Ludlum( Book )

80 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 3,484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fired after an operation goes awry, Todd Belknap, a renegade ex-field agent, takes matters into his own hands when a friend is abducted in Lebanon by a vicious militia group and the government refuses to intervene
The road to Omaha by Robert Ludlum( Book )

73 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 3,381 WorldCat member 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 )

116 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in 14 languages and held by 3,356 WorldCat member 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
The Matarese countdown by Robert Ludlum( Book )

82 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 3,294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Top CIA agent Cameron Pryce returns to pursue the Matarese dynasty, aka the Mafia. In an unprecendented consolidation of money, power, and ruthlessness, their aim is worldwide economic domination, by whatever means necessary
The apocalypse watch by Robert Ludlum( Book )

111 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 3,290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American agent Harry Latham has penetrated a worldwide neo-Nazi movement and emerged with a list of supporters in the U.S and Europe, but is the list legitimate?
Robert Ludlum's The Bourne deception by Eric Lustbader( Book )

48 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 3,134 WorldCat member 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 Tristan betrayal by Robert Ludlum( Book )

67 editions published between 2003 and 2019 in 4 languages and held by 3,123 WorldCat member 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 threat of invasion, America is neutral and Russia is in an uneasy alliance with Germany. Stephen Metcalfe, the younger son of a prominent American family, is a well-known man about town in occupied Paris. He's also a minor asset in the US's secret intelligence forces in Europe. Through a wild twist of fate, it falls to Metcalfe to instigate a bold plan that may be the only hope for what remains of the free world. Now he must travel to wartime Moscow to find, and possibly betray, a former lover - a fiery ballerina whose own loyalties are in question - in a delicate dance that could destroy all he loves and honours
Robert Ludlum's The Bourne sanction by Eric Lustbader( Book )

32 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 3,090 WorldCat member 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 Jason Bourne in The Bourne legacy by Eric Lustbader( Book )

25 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 3,050 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Robert Ludlum's ground-breaking career, no other character so captured and held the world's imagination as Jason Bourne. He appeared in three of Robert Ludlum's own #1 bestselling novels - The Bourne Identity, The Bourne Supremacy, and The Bourne Ultimatum - and they remain amongst Ludlum's most-read and most-loved books to this day. Now, for the first time ever, the Estate of Robert Ludlum has acceded to the demands of readers around the world, turning to bestselling author Eric Van Lustbader to bring Jason Bourne back to life in a thrilling new novel. Jason Bourne is known and feared in the deadly world of covert-ops as one of the most highly skilled assassins for hire. Bourne, however, was merely an identity assumed by CIA agent David Webb, a personality implanted by the CIA to facilitate a dangerous operation, but one that threatened to subsume David Webb entirely. Years after the events of The Bourne Identity, Webb is no longer an active CIA agent and is now a professor of Eastern Studies at Georgetown University, living a quiet life, far from the dangers of his previous life. Until one day he finds himself the target of an assassin nearly as skilled as himself and is framed for the brutal murder of his two closest associates and friends. Fighting for his life against unseen assailants, as well as the full resources of the CIA who believe he has gone dangerously rogue, the Bourne identity asserts itself, leaving Jason Bourne in control. Now Bourne must use all his skills to stay alive as he battles against a determined assassin, the combined skills of the world's intelligence networks, and a shadowy figure in the background, skillfully manipulating events and people, in a far deadlier and more dangerous game than any of them realize
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The Bourne supremacy
The Bourne identityThe Bourne UltimatumThe Icarus agendaThe Sigma protocolThe Prometheus deceptionThe Janson directiveThe Ambler warningThe Scorpio illusion
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