Double Cross

  • Filename: double-cross.
  • ISBN: 9781407044873
  • Release Date: 2008-12-29
  • Number of pages: 448
  • Author: Malorie Blackman
  • Publisher: Random House

Just this once . . . Please let me get away with it just this once . . . Tobey wants a better life - for him and his girlfriend Callie Rose. He wants nothing to do with the gangs that rule the world he lives in. But when he's offered the chance to earn some money just for making a few 'deliveries', just this once, would it hurt to say 'yes'? One small decision can change everything . . . The fourth novel in Malorie Blackman's powerful Noughts & Crosses sequence.

Double Cross

  • Filename: double-cross.
  • ISBN: 9781408821404
  • Release Date: 2012-03-27
  • Number of pages: 448
  • Author: Ben Macintyre
  • Publisher: A&C Black

D-Day, 6 June 1944, the turning point of the Second World War, was a victory of arms. But it was also a triumph for a different kind of operation: one of deceit, aimed at convincing the Nazis that Calais and Norway, not Normandy, were the targets of the 150,000-strong invasion force. The deception involved every branch of Allied wartime intelligence - the Bletchley Park code-breakers, MI5, MI6, SOE, Scientific Intelligence, the FBI and the French Resistance. But at its heart was the 'Double Cross System', a team of double agents controlled by the secret Twenty Committee, so named because twenty in Roman numerals forms a double cross. The key D-Day spies were just five in number, and one of the oddest military units ever assembled: a bisexual Peruvian playgirl, a tiny Polish fighter pilot, a Serbian seducer, a wildly imaginative Spaniard with a diploma in chicken farming, and a hysterical Frenchwoman whose obsessive love for her pet dog very nearly wrecked the entire deception. Their enterprise was saved from catastrophe by a shadowy sixth spy whose heroic sacrifice is here revealed for the first time. Under the direction of an eccentric but brilliant intelligence officer in tartan trousers, working from a smoky lair in St James's, these spies would weave a web of deception so intricate that it ensnared Hitler's army and helped to carry thousands of troops across the Channel in safety. These double agents were, variously, brave, treacherous, fickle, greedy and inspired. They were not conventional warriors, but their masterpiece of deceit saved countless lives. Their codenames were Bronx, Brutus, Treasure, Tricycle and Garbo. This is their story.

Double Cross

  • Filename: double-cross.
  • ISBN: 9781426822360
  • Release Date: 2008-09-01
  • Number of pages: 224
  • Author: Terri Reed
  • Publisher: Steeple Hill

The struggling orchid farm on the lush island of Maui is Kiki Brill's pride and joy. And she's not about to lose it, no matter how much money Ryan McClain is offering for her family's land. But it's becoming clear that the "accidents" threatening her peaceful life are really acts of sabotage. The wealthy, handsome businessman, once the prime suspect, is beginning to seem like her last hope. Now, if only she can bring herself to trust him with her home, her heritage—and her heart.

Double Cross

  • Filename: double-cross.
  • ISBN: 0521686539
  • Release Date: 2006-07-20
  • Number of pages: 64
  • Author: Philip Prowse
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Modern, original fiction for learners of English. A politician survives an attempted assassination in Stockholm, and secret agent Monika Lundgren is instructed to find the people responsible. As she races across the world, through Finland, England, South Africa and Mozambique, she encounters a strange football team, a rock musician and a madman with dreams of world power.

Double Cross

  • Filename: double-cross.
  • ISBN: 9781510711259
  • Release Date: 2016-11-01
  • Number of pages: 496
  • Author: Sam Giancana
  • Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.

One of the most feared Chicago mobsters Sam Giancana clawed his way to the top of the Mafia hierarchy by starting as a hit man for Al Capone. He was known as one of the best vehicle escape artists, a tenacious business man, and a ruthless killer. He partied with major stars such as Frank Sinatra and Marilyn Monroe and did business with agents ranging from the CIA to the Vatican to the shah of Iran. When politician Joe Kennedy gave Giancana the chance to use mob muscle to get his son John elected, Giancana jumped at the task. But the Kennedy brothers double-crossed him, waging full-out war on organized crime throughout the United States. And Giancana went after them. Written with suspense and conviction, we learn about how the CIA asked Giancana to assassinate Fidel Castro. The book includes Giancana's testimony about the truth of his involvement in the deaths of Monroe and others, among others. Chuck Giancana, Sam's brother, contributes a unique perspective of the mobs relationship with the Bay of Pigs and many other pivotal events of the 60's and beyond. Double Cross is an eye-opening account of the interworking of the government and the mob and how this relationship has impacted American history.


  • Filename: operation.
  • ISBN: 9781557429889
  • Release Date: 2006-10-01
  • Number of pages: 156
  • Author: Charles Nuetzel
  • Publisher: Wildside Press LLC

Mystery, intrigue, and passion mix in a blend of double-cross and betrayal, as Greg Hern mixes business with pleasure in the South Pacific. He is drawn into a web of international spies, narcotics rings, and terrorists. And into the arms of two passionate women, determined to have him at all cost. And into this mix an undercover agent, named Agent Green, is determined to break up the ring of smugglers and desperate international gangsters that flock around Hern Industries. A story where romance and danger link arms to create a tense action thriller. In this book Mr. Nuetzel offers a tense thriller, now updated to reflect present day realities of the 21st century.

The Double Cross System

  • Filename: the-double-cross-system.
  • ISBN: 9781448190324
  • Release Date: 2016-03-03
  • Number of pages: 256
  • Author: John Masterman
  • Publisher: Random House

J.C. Masterman was chairman of the Double-Cross Committee at the height of World War Two. This is his account of the double agents, deception and counter-espionage which were key to the victory of D-Day. Written as an official report for MI5 in 1945, originally published with the permission of the British Government over twenty years later, The Double-Cross System details the Allied handling of enemy agents and the British infiltration of Nazi spy-rings. Telling the stories of the agents codenamed Zigzag, Tricycle, Garbo and Snow, Masterman also tells the story of a triumphant operation in the Second World War’s intelligence effort.

Double Cross

  • Filename: double-cross.
  • ISBN: 9780758909169
  • Release Date: 1981
  • Number of pages: 32
  • Author: Jack T. Chick
  • Publisher: Chick Publications

Alberto Part 2 After his salvation, former priest Alberto Rivera is a hunted man. No Jesuit can leave his order alive! He reveals the infiltration of Protestant organizations, and warns of false "brethren" in our midst.

Double Cross

  • Filename: double-cross.
  • ISBN: 9781448136193
  • Release Date: 2012-03-31
  • Number of pages: 432
  • Author: Patrick Woodrow
  • Publisher: Random House

When Ed Strachan's parents were killed in a horrific car crash eighteen years ago, they left their son a miserly inheritance: the memory of a mangled nursery rhyme and a cufflink inscribed with a single set of coordinates. But eighteen years later when a beautiful girl tries to poison Ed and steal the cufflink he guesses it may have greater significance than he had imagined. Christine Molyneux is just the first of many who will stop at nothing to get hold of it. Ed is soon prime suspect in a complicated homicide and immersed in a mystery that goes back way before his parent's death. It is a mystery that lies hidden off a coral island in the South China Sea; that has already cost thousands of lives and that will cost many more before it sees the light of day again. Fans of Clive Cussler will love Double Cross: a breathtaking mixture of mystery, action and undersea adventure.

Double Cross

  • Filename: double-cross.
  • ISBN: 9781460310502
  • Release Date: 2013-04-01
  • Number of pages: 192
  • Author: Don Pendleton
  • Publisher: Harlequin

MIAMI HEAT Dozens are killed in a bloody attack outside a West Palm Beach courthouse when two Haitian gang leaders break out their brethren as a show of power over the city. Mack Bolan is sent in to neutralize the situation but finds that things have escalated. The two bosses have ambitions to rule the Miami underworld and have teamed with an arms-dealing motorcycle club to make it happen—promising pain to anyone who gets in their way. While the police department and local residents are too frightened to fight back, Bolan is not—especially after finding the battered remains of the gang's innocent victims. The leaders of this crime ring may have risen from the streets, but the Executioner is prepared to send them down to hell.

Double Cross

  • Filename: double-cross.
  • ISBN: 312574301X
  • Release Date: 2007
  • Number of pages: 64
  • Author: Philip Prowse
  • Publisher: Ernst Klett Sprachen

Double Cross

  • Filename: double-cross.
  • ISBN: 1414367112
  • Release Date: 2012-07-20
  • Number of pages: 272
  • Author: Sigmund Brouwer
  • Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.

Set in an experimental community on Mars in the year 2039, the Robot Wars series features 14-year-old virtual reality specialist Tyce Sanders. Life on the red planet is not always easy, but it is definitely exciting. Tyce finds that the mysteries of the planet point to his greatest discovery—a new relationship with God. He talks about his growing faith and curiosity in a manner that kids can relate to. Each book contains two exciting adventures. In the first adventure of Double Cross, Tyce makes a startling discovery–one that could change life for everyone in the universe. That is, if Tyce lives to uncover the truth. In the second adventure, a deadly comet catapults toward Mars. Can Tyce figure out how to stop it before it destroys the colony? Robot Wars is a repackaged and updated version of Mars Diaries. There are now five books in the series; each book contains two stories. These new books contain a foreword about how far science has brought us.

Double Cross

  • Filename: double-cross.
  • ISBN: 9780805447545
  • Release Date: 2009
  • Number of pages: 387
  • Author: James David Jordan
  • Publisher: B&H Publishing Group

When Taylor Pasbury discovers the body of a former client's top assistant, all of the evidence points to embezzlement and suicide, but soon, Taylor's mom, who walked out when Taylor was nine, reappears and leads Taylor down a twisting path of danger and deceit--a path that leads to the spot where Taylor's father died. Original.

Fate Is a Double Cross

  • Filename: fate-is-a-double-cross.
  • ISBN: 9780759681415
  • Release Date: 2002-04-01
  • Number of pages: 300
  • Author: Harry E. Keller
  • Publisher: AuthorHouse

This is a story that covers many of the controversial issues of our time, such as abortion, child abuse and abandonment, prostitution, and gambling. It illustrates how one child without good parental love and guidance became an anti-social criminal, while on the other hand, twin boys born from a mother who had high moral standards were taught the proper road to follow in life. One of the twins became a priest, the other a stock manipulator, and gambler, but even though they went on opposite paths in life, both stayed within the limits of the law. The twins were conceived from an act of violence, and their mother Sara would not rest until she was sure their biological father was caught and put in prison. When he is sentenced to five years, he vows to come back and kill her. The twin's biological father was the child without parents who became an anti-social criminal. The story continues with the lives of the twins and has many unexpected turns of fate. It has adventure, intrigue, murder, and even comedy.

Motor Cross Double Cross

  • Filename: motor-cross-double-cross.
  • ISBN: 9781474732390
  • Release Date: 2017-07-13
  • Number of pages: 72
  • Author: Jake Maddox
  • Publisher: Raintree

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