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10 books about spies

Pick up one of these featured titles on spies in May 2021.

There are hundreds of books published on spies. To save you time trying to find your next read, we pull together 10 of the most popular titles with updated prices for delivery to your door.

The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War by Ben Macintyre

Category: Military

This book was published 2 years ago by Crown and takes approximately 12.8 hours to read.

Relentless (Gray Man) by Mark Greaney

Category: Crime

This book was published this year by Berkley and takes approximately 17.6 hours to read.

The Quiet Americans: Four CIA Spies at the Dawn of the Cold War--a Tragedy in Three Acts by Scott Anderson

Category: Intelligence & Espionage

This book was published last year by Doubleday and takes approximately 19.2 hours to read.

Code Name: Lise: The True Story of the Woman Who Became WWII's Most Highly Decorated Spy by Larry Loftis

Category: Great Britain

This book was published 2 years ago by Gallery Books and takes approximately 13.3 hours to read.

Behind Rebel Lines: The Incredible Story of Emma Edmonds, Civil War Spy by Seymour Reit

Category: American Civil War

This book was published 20 years ago by Graphia and takes approximately 4.3 hours to read.

A Woman of No Importance: The Untold Story of the American Spy Who Helped Win World War II by Sonia Purnell

Category: France

This book was published last year by Penguin Books and takes approximately 12.3 hours to read.

Spy The Lie by Philip Houston

Category: Communication & Social Skills

This book was published 8 years ago by Griffin and takes approximately 9.1 hours to read.

Northern Spy: A Novel by Flynn Berry

Category: Psychological

This book was published this year by Viking and takes approximately 9.6 hours to read.

Spies, Code Breakers, and Secret Agents: A World War II Book for Kids by Carole P. Roman

Category: Military & Wars

This book was published last year by Rockridge Press and takes approximately 5.1 hours to read.

D-Day Girls: The Spies Who Armed the Resistance, Sabotaged the Nazis, and Helped Win World War II by Sarah Rose

Category: Europe

This book was published last year by Crown and takes approximately 13.9 hours to read.

We estimate total reading time by multiplying a book's page count by an average reading speed of 2 minutes per page. Summaries sourced from Google Books.

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