Path of the Assassin

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Author: Brad Thor

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1847395317

Category: Fiction

Page: 544

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After rescuing the president from kidnappers, Navy SEAL turned Secret Service agent Scot Harvath shifts his attention to rooting out, capturing, or killing all those responsible for the plot. As he prepares to close out his list, a bloody and twisted trail of clues points toward one man - the world's most feared, most ruthless terrorist, Hashim Nidal. Only one person can positively identify Harvath's quarry - Meg Cassidy, a beautiful hijacking survivor. Together, Scot and Meg must untangle a maddening web of global intrigue stretching across four continents. Written with an uncanny knowledge of the spy's craft and the world's distant places, PATH OF THE ASSASSIN proves why Brad Thor is the author everyone's talking about. Look out for the adrenaline-fuelled new Brad Thor novel, Code of Conduct, published in July 2015!

The Assassin

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Author: W.E.B. Griffin

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781440635786

Category: Fiction

Page: 464

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A political assasin is ready to make his move. The police department's only clue is a single, perfectly typed bomb threat. And worse yet, the police aren't sure they can trust their own people. In a few short days, the corruption of one cop--and the madness of an assasin--could blow the whole city sky high... From the Paperback edition.

Cameo the Assassin

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Author: Dawn McCullough-White

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 1440159920

Category: Fiction

Page: 200

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~Sometimes the anti-hero is the only hero you can find.Scarred and jaded Cameo is one of the most formidable assassins in the employ of the Association. She moves from one mission to the next as long as the alcohol keeps flowing, until the day she meets two dashing highwaymen who unwittingly throw in with the dangerous and otherworldly Cameo. But that's really where the story begins...

The Assassin

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Author: Rachel Butler

Publisher: Dell

ISBN: 0307423301

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

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Selena McCaffrey knows what it’s like to fight for your life, to hone your body until it’s sharp and to never let down your guard–for anyone. A beautiful artist with a dark, painful past, Selena also knows how to keep secrets. With a .40-caliber Smith & Wesson and a double-edged dagger packed in her bags, Selena is leaving Key West for the American heartland. She’s going to kill a man. Fourteen years ago, a chance encounter plunged Selena into the grasp of a criminal mastermind, William Davis, who became her protector and twisted father-figure. Now William has ordered her to move in next door to a Tulsa cop investigating a triple homicide. A man of quiet strength, Detective Tony Ceola is closer than he knows to bringing down William’s criminal empire. But as Selena slowly gets to know her new neighbor, her past starts slipping away and a choice appears before her eyes: between the man who trapped her in a world of violence and lies–and another who can set her free.…If she doesn’t kill him first. From the Paperback edition.

The Assassin Legends

Myths of the Isma'ilis

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Author: Farhad Daftary

Publisher: I.B.Tauris

ISBN: 9781850437055

Category: Fiction

Page: 213

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For hundreds of years Westerners have been fascinated by stories of the Assassins, their mysterious leader and their remote mountain stronghold at Alamut in Northern Iran. The legends first emerged in the 12th and 13th centuries, when Crusaders in Syria came into contact with the Nazari Isma'ilis, one of the communities of Shi'ite Islam who, at the behest of their leader Hassan Sabaa (mythologized as the "Old Man of the Mountain"), engaged in dangerous missions to kill their enemies. Elaborated over the years, the tales culminated in Marco Polo's claim that the "Old Man" controlled the behaviour of his self-sacrificing devotees through the use of hashish and a secret garden of paradise. So influential were these tales that the word "assassin" entered European languages as a common noun meaning "murderer". Daftary traces the origins and early development of the legends - as well as investigating the historical context in which they were fabricated and transmitted. As such, this book reveals an extraordinary programme of propaganda rooted in the medieval Muslim world and medieval Europe's ignorance of this world. This book also provides the first English translation of French orientalist Silvestre de Sacy's famous 19th-century "Memoire" on the Assassins.

Badge of the Assassin

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Author: Robert K. Tanenbaum,Philip Rosenberg

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781451604139

Category: True Crime

Page: 464

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A blood-chilling true-crime account from former district attorney and New York Times bestselling author Robert K. Tanenbaum BADGE OF THE ASSASSIN They were just doing their jobs -- serving and protecting -- when the unimaginable happened: Officers Waverly Jones and Joseph Piagentini became moving targets, ambushed from behind at a Manhattan housing project. Jones lay dead in a pool of his own blood, and Piagentini lived long enough to beg for his life -- before he was riddled with twenty-two bullet holes by members of a deadly hit squad hell-bent on taking out the men and women of law enforcement. Masterfully building suspense on every page, Robert K. Tanenbaum reconstructs the vicious murders of Jones and Piagentini and the manhunt for the suspects, and brings to life his courtroom prosecution of the killers -- revealing the triumphs and failures of America's legal system.

The Assassin

A Tommy Carmellini Novel

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Author: Stephen Coonts

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

ISBN: 9781429955690

Category: Fiction

Page: 352

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From Stephen Coonts comes a novel of high octane excitement, featuring Tommy Carmellini in his most dangerous mission yet: The Assassin. In the finale of Coonts's last novel The Traitor, the ruthless and brilliant Al Qaeda leader who nearly succeeded in blowing up a meeting of the Group of 7 in Paris slipped the noose and escaped. But Abu Qasim has another trick up his sleeve: he has offered to pay a the Mafia a fortune to help him bring New York to its knees. The CIA learns that something is up and a worried president sends his best—Jake Grafton and his secret weapon, Tommy Carmellini. Tommy is soon in grave danger as he tries to piece the deadly puzzle together. Set amidst ticking bombs and flying bullets, the stakes have never been higher. Will Tommy put it all together in time t stop the disaster? Or will the terrorists set events in motion that will leave America reeling?

Dawn Of The Assassin

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Author: Thomas Abrams

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1450074782

Category: Fiction

Page: 247

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A suspenseful story based on a half-bread Jew orphaned at the age of five creating the path of an assassin, an indoctrinator that I relate to as my Alter Ego Thomas. The first eleven years are based on my life without thought of exaggeration just the facts constructed from a different time and place the thirties. Irene my Mother was an orthodox gypsy with a thespian breast clutching death defying ability to dispense guilt with surgical perfection. Mable Sharp a sixth generation liberated black American woman and my surrogate Mother introduced a world of positive opportunities with the emphases on just don’t get caught. Isadore, my Father, Florida’s Godfather Consigliore and Chief of detectives that intertwined a twisted childhood of possibilities that play acted the vision for my fictional novel within a spiral transformation from a world of reality into a world of untold intrigue, from Korea to the drug infested jungles of Columbia that will introduces an unlimited host of characters from Ima my childhood companion an all inspiring cast that intertwines the CIA and Mafi a into a nexus of intrigue. At twelve Mark simply poisoned Rooster and Bubba for they where child molesters. As I said only the first eleven years where based on actual facts. Smarba Mot is my name backwards and also my domain name. And my E-mail address [email protected] As always Thomas Abrams

Heart of the Assassin

A Novel

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Author: Robert Ferrigno

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1416537678

Category: Fiction

Page: 358

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In a near-future world decimated by nuclear bombs, the Islamic-occupied nations that once comprised the United States struggle with religious fundamentalism, while retired shadow warrior Rakkim Epps endeavors to unite the Islamic Republic with the Bible B

Trinity: The Assassin

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Author: Zack Satriani

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 144490664X

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 288

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In a distant galaxy, three planets co-exist in a fragile alliance. Ayl's violent experiences have isolated him from his peace-loving Acquanth brethren. Dray can't convince her father that she is ready for active Bellori duty. And Keller, Trade Prince of Cantor, is about to be assassinated ... The fight to save Trinity has never been more dangerous. This is the second book in the series: don't miss THE ASSASSIN and THE INVASION.

The Mark of the Assassin

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Author: Daniel Silva

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781440627880

Category: Fiction

Page: 528

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CIA Agent Michael Osbourne stars in this suspenseful series from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Gabriel Allon novels. When a commercial airliner is blown out of the sky off the east coast, the CIA scrambles to find the perpetrators. A body is discovered near the crash site with three bullets to the face: the calling card of a shadowy international assassin. Only agent Michael Osbourne has seen the markings before—on a woman he once loved. Now, it’s personal for Osbourne. Consumed by his dark obsession with the assassin, he’s willing to risk his family, his career, and his life—to settle a score… A PEOPLE PAGE-TURNER OF THE WEEK From the Paperback edition.

Prayers for the Assassin

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Author: Robert Ferrigno

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1416567372

Category: Fiction

Page: 458

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Enormous in scope and vividly imagined, this sensational thriller--set in a futuristic Islamic America--delivers a powerful page-turning read filled with riveting characters, violence, betrayal, and intrigue. Genuinely frightening.--"The New York Times."

The Old Man of The Mountain: The ‘Trial of the Assassin’

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Author: Theodore Josiha Haig

Publisher: Page Publishing Inc

ISBN: 1682130541

Category: Fiction

Page: 356

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The Old Man of the Mountain: The ‘Trial’ of the Assassin He was a powerful influencing reference as Britain’s Bernard Lewis, who would become the foremost authority on Islamic history and traditions, traced the origins of the 'Assassin sect' in the Shi’ite branch of Islam and began to chronicle both their doctrines and the life of their enigmatic founder, the legendary “Old Man of the Mountain.” The Assassins were the first group to make planned, systematic, and long-term use of murder as a political weapon, and their ideals and methods have since found many imitators. Bernard Lewis was just about to publish, in 1967, one of his first books entitled the “The Assassins.” Once published it was to be the most comprehensive, readable, and authoritative account of history’s first terrorists. When Lewis’ book was published Dr. Ahmed Abdulla did take some exceptions on one major historical account but in all he was very pleased with the historical context of Lewis’ factual history. Where they differed would continue to be preserved and concealed, unknowingly, in Lewis’ account as one of the most guarded secrets in the history of the assassin’s legacy. Ahmed and Iran’s self-imposed exiled Ayatollah Khomeini, allegedly, were two of the very few Shi’ites in the world that knew about this well guarded secret. As descendants of the “Old Man” each was entrusted with continuing to pass the legacy down through history until the call would come to carryout the assassination. However, it was the one called Ahmed didn’t want to get because it was diametrically in opposition to his principles of democracy, tolerance and religion.

The Assassin and the Desert

A Throne of Glass Novella

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Author: Sarah J. Maas

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

ISBN: 1599909855

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 51

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After serving out a year of hard labor in the salt mines of Endovier for her crimes, 18-year-old assassin Celaena Sardothien is dragged before the Crown Prince. Prince Dorian offers her her freedom on one condition: she must act as his champion in a competition to find a new royal assassin. Her opponents are men-thieves and assassins and warriors from across the empire, each sponsored by a member of the king's council. If she beats her opponents in a series of eliminations, she'll serve the kingdom for three years and then be granted her freedom. Celaena finds her training sessions with the captain of the guard, Westfall, challenging and exhilirating. But she's bored stiff by court life. Things get a little more interesting when the prince starts to show interest in her... but it's the gruff Captain Westfall who seems to understand her best. Then one of the other contestants turns up dead... quickly followed by another. Can Celaena figure out who the killer is before she becomes a victim? As the young assassin investigates, her search leads her to discover a greater destiny than she could possibly have imagined.

The Assassin

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Author: Evelyn Anthony

Publisher: Open Road Media

ISBN: 1504024648

Category: Fiction

Page: 254

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A woman swept into a dangerous world of international espionage can trust no one—least of all the assassin she has fallen in love with—in this intricate thriller by master storyteller Evelyn Anthony When Elizabeth Cameron leaves Rome for the Middle East at her uncle Huntley’s request, she has no idea that she’s about to become a pawn in an international conspiracy that threatens her life and everything she believes America stands for. Huntley Cameron is a kingmaker. One of the most powerful men in the world, he has a brilliant plan to place a candidate in the White House, which, if successful, could be the greatest political coup the United States has ever seen. Bruno Keller grew up in abject poverty fighting for survival. Now, he’s a paid assassin who lives by his own code of honor. But his latest assignment comes with an unexpected complication: a beautiful, vulnerable woman. Hunted by both the CIA and the KGB, Elizabeth and Bruno can trust no one—not even their own countrymen. As the truth about a diabolical conspiracy comes to light, the pieces are in play for an assassination that will have political, religious, and economic reverberations for decades to come.

The Assassin

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Author: Alberto Vázquez-Figueroa

Publisher: BibliotecaOnline SL

ISBN: 8415599560

Category:

Page: N.A

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Since birth has been rejected, abused, neglected, pushed aside, is Jesus "Chico" Grande, and his childhood was spent in the streets. Life on the streets of Bogota is hard, but along with his friend Ramiro manages to survive as you can, do all kinds of things to survive: assaults, stealing, begging and even kills. He tells all his life from then until it becomes an assassin, a murderer who kills for money, sometimes by necessity or revenge and sometimes for pleasure, the same for drug traffickers to anyone with money. His life undergoes a change when he meets his friend Abigail Anaya who changes his life and after he raises his life disappears.

The Assassin

Isaac Bell #8

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Author: Clive Cussler,Justin Scott

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 1405919566

Category: Fiction

Page: 416

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The latest nerve-shredding adventure thriller in the popular Isaac Bell series from international bestseller Clive Cussler As Van Dorn private detective Isaac Bell strives to land a government contract to investigate John D. Rockefeller's Standard Oil monopoly, the case takes a deadly turn. A sniper begins murdering opponents of Standard Oil, and soon the assassin-shooting with extraordinary accuracy at seemingly impossible long range-kills Bell's best witness, a brave and likable man. Then the shooter detonates a terrible explosion that sets the victim's independent refinery ablaze. Bell summons his best detectives to scour the site of the crime for evidence. Who is the assassin and for whom did he kill? But the murders-shootings, poisonings, staged accidents-have just begun as Bell tracks his phantom-like criminal adversary from the "oil fever" regions of Kansas and Texas to Washington, D.C., to the tycoons' enclave of New York, to Russia's war-torn Baku oil fields on the Caspian Sea, and back to America for a final, desperate confrontation. And this one will be the most explosive of all. Praise for Clive Cussler: Cussler is hard to beat - Daily Mail The guy I read - Tom Clancy The Adventure King - Sunday Express

Playing The Assassin

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Author: David Robson

Publisher: Original Works Publishing

ISBN: 1630921017

Category: Drama

Page: 101

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In a compelling drama about a man’s legacy, former pro football player Frank Baker is offered the chance of a lifetime – an interview on CBS before the Super Bowl. But just when he thinks his luck has changed, Baker and his interviewer are blindsided by secrets and revelations. Inspired by a true story, this new play looks closely at hero worship and forgiveness. How will you be remembered when the final whistle is blown? Cast Size: 2 Black Males