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Olen Steinhauer

Biography

Olen Steinhauer

Olen Steinhauer, the New York Times bestselling author of several novels, including THE MIDDLEMAN, ALL THE OLD KNIVES and THE CAIRO AFFAIR, is a Dashiell Hammett Award winner, a two-time Edgar award finalist, and has also been shortlisted for the Anthony, the Macavity, the Ellis Peters Historical Dagger, the Ian Fleming Steel Dagger, and the Barry awards. Raised in Virginia, he lives in New York and Budapest, Hungary.

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Books by Olen Steinhauer

by Olen Steinhauer - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

One day in the early summer of 2017, about 400 people disappear from their lives. Where have they gone, and why? The only answer, for weeks, is silence. Kevin Moore is one of them. He leaves behind his retail job in San Francisco, sends a good-bye text to his mother, dumps his phone and wallet into a trash can, and disappears. The movement calls itself the Massive Brigade, and they believe change isn't coming fast enough to America. But are they a protest organization, a political movement or a terrorist group? The FBI isn't taking any chances. What Special Agent Rachel Proulx uncovers will shock the entire nation, and the aftermath of her investigation will reverberate through the FBI to the highest levels of government.

by Olen Steinhauer - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Six years ago in Vienna, terrorists took over a hundred hostages, and the rescue attempt went terribly wrong. The CIA’s Vienna station was witness to this tragedy, gathering intel from its sources during those tense hours, assimilating facts from the ground and from an agent on the inside. So when it all went wrong, the question had to be asked: Had their agent been compromised, and how?

by Olen Steinhauer - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Sophie Kohl is living her worst nightmare. Minutes after she confesses to her husband, a mid-level diplomat at the American embassy in Hungary, that she had an affair while they were in Cairo, he is shot in the head and killed. Stan Bertolli, a Cairo-based CIA agent, has fielded his share of midnight calls. But his heart skips a beat when he hears the voice of the only woman he ever truly loved, calling to ask why her husband has been assassinated.

by Olen Steinhauer - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

When Alan Drummond, Milo Weaver's former boss in the CIA, uses one of Milo’s compromised aliases to travel to London and then disappears, calling all kinds of attention to his actions, Milo can’t help but go in search of him.