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Gayle Lynds is a top selling American novelist known for her writing male-dominated genre of spy thrillers or spy fiction and her novels published in over 20 countries. She was born in Nebraska and raised by her parents in Lowa. She graduated from the University of Lowa with a degree in Journalism. Her writing career began as an investigative reporter for the Arizona Republic where her reporting led to some amendments in the state legislation. She later held an editorial job with Top Secret Security clearance. Gayle Lynd’s career took off with pulp fiction novels and literary short stories which were published under her name. In August 2005, her spouse Dennis Lynds passed on and in 2011 she married John C Sheldon, a retired Maine district court Judge.

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Order of Gayle Lynds Standalone Novels

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1 Mosaic 1998 Description / Buy
2 Mesmerized 2001 Description / Buy
3 The Last Spymaster 2006 Description / Buy

Order of Three Investigators Crimebuster Series

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1 Reel Trouble (Short Story) 1989 Description / Buy
2 Rough Stuff 1989 Description / Buy
3 Fatal Error 1990 Description / Buy

Order of Liz Sansborough Series by Melissa de la Cruz

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1 Masquerade 1996 Description / Buy
2 The Coil 2000 Description / Buy
3 The Hunt for Dmitri (Short Story) 2017 Description / Buy

Order of Covert-One Series

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1 The Hades Factor ( With: Robert Ludlum) 2000 Description / Buy
2 The Cassandra Compact ( By: Robert Ludlum, Philip Shelby) 2001 Description / Buy
3 The Paris Option 2002 Description / Buy
4 The Altman Code 2003 Description / Buy
5 The Lazarus Vendetta ( By: Patrick Larkin) 2004 Description / Buy
6 The Moscow Vector ( By: Patrick Larkin) 2005 Description / Buy
7 Robert Ludlum's The Arctic Event ( By: James H. Cobb) 2007 Description / Buy
8 The Ares Decision ( By: Kyle Mills) 2011 Description / Buy
9 The Janus Reprisal ( By: Jamie Freveletti) 2012 Description / Buy
10 The Utopia Experiment ( By: Kyle Mills) 2013 Description / Buy
11 The Geneva Strategy ( By: Jamie Freveletti) 2015 Description / Buy
12 The Patriot Attack ( By: Kyle Mills) 2016 Description / Buy

Order of Judd Ryder & Eva Blake Series

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1 The Book of Spies / The Library of Gold 2007 Description / Buy
2 The Assassins 2015 Description / Buy

Order of The X-Files Series

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1 Goblins ( By: Charles L. Grant) 1994 Description / Buy
2 Ground Zero ( By: Kevin J. Anderson) 1995 Description / Buy
3 Whirlwind ( By: Charles L. Grant) 1995 Description / Buy
4 Ruins ( By: Kevin J. Anderson) 1995 Description / Buy
5 Hunter ( By: Charles L. Grant) 1995 Description / Buy
6 Antibodies ( By: Kevin J. Anderson) 1997 Description / Buy
7 Skin ( By: Ben Mezrich) 1998 Description / Buy
8 Fight the Future ( By: Elizabeth Hand) 1998 Description / Buy
9 I Want to Believe ( By: Max Allan Collins) 2008 Description / Buy
10 Trust No One ( With: Heather Graham, Jonathan Maberry, Max Allan Collins, Kevin J. Anderson, Tim Lebbon, Keith R.A. DeCandido, Brian Keene, Peter Clines, Gini Koch) 2015 Description / Buy
11 The Truth Is Out There ( By: Jonathan Maberry, Kelley Armstrong, David Farland, Rachel Caine, Hank Schwaeble, Kami Garcia, Jon McGoran, Hank Phillippi Ryan) 2016 Description / Buy
12 Perihelion ( By: Claudia Gray) 2024 Description / Buy

Order of Mack Bolan Series

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1 Stony Man Doctrine ( By: Don Pendleton) 1983 Description / Buy
2 Terminal Velocity ( By: Don Pendleton) 1984 Description / Buy
3 Dirty War ( By: Don Pendleton) 1985 Description / Buy
4 Resurrection Day ( By: Don Pendleton) 1985 Description / Buy
5 Flight 741 ( By: Don Pendleton) 1986 Description / Buy
6 Dead Easy ( By: Don Pendleton) 1986 Description / Buy
7 Sudden Death ( By: Don Pendleton) 1987 Description / Buy
8 Rogue Force ( By: Don Pendleton) 1987 Description / Buy
9 Tropic Heat ( By: Don Pendleton) 1987 Description / Buy
10 Fire in the Sky ( By: Mike McQuay) 1988 Description / Buy
11 Anvil of Hell ( By: Don Pendleton) 1988 Description / Buy
12 Flash Point ( By: Don Pendleton) 1988 Description / Buy
13 Flesh and Blood ( By: Don Pendleton) 1988 Description / Buy
14 Moving Target ( With: Dennis Lynds) 1989 Description / Buy
15 Tightrope ( By: Don Pendleton) 1989 Description / Buy
16 Blowout ( By: Don Pendleton) 1989 Description / Buy
17 Blood Fever ( With: Dennis Lynds) 1989 Description / Buy
18 Knockdown ( By: Don Pendleton) 1990 Description / Buy
19 Assault ( By: Don Pendleton) 1990 Description / Buy
20 Backlash ( By: Don Pendleton) 1990 Description / Buy
21 Siege ( By: Mel Odom, Don Pendleton) 1990 Description / Buy
22 Blockade ( By: Don Pendleton) 1991 Description / Buy
23 Evil Kingdom ( By: Mel Odom, Don Pendleton) 1991 Description / Buy
24 Counterblow ( By: Don Pendleton) 1991 Description / Buy
25 Hardline ( By: Don Pendleton) 1991 Description / Buy
26 Firepower ( By: Don Pendleton) 1992 Description / Buy
27 Storm Burst ( By: Don Pendleton) 1992 Description / Buy
28 Intercept ( By: Don Pendleton) 1992 Description / Buy
29 Lethal Impact ( By: Don Pendleton) 1992 Description / Buy
30 Deadfall ( By: Don Pendleton) 1993 Description / Buy
31 Onslaught ( By: Don Pendleton) 1993 Description / Buy
32 Battle Force ( By: Mel Odom, Don Pendleton) 1993 Description / Buy
33 Rampage ( By: Don Pendleton) 1993 Description / Buy
34 Takedown ( By: Don Pendleton) 1994 Description / Buy
35 Hellground ( By: Don Pendleton) 1994 Description / Buy
36 Inferno ( By: Mel Odom, Don Pendleton) 1994 Description / Buy
37 Ambush ( By: Don Pendleton) 1994 Description / Buy
38 Blood Strike ( By: Don Pendleton) 1994 Description / Buy
39 Killpoint ( By: Mel Odom, Don Pendleton) 1995 Description / Buy
40 Vendetta ( By: Don Pendleton) 1995 Description / Buy
41 Stalk Line ( By: Don Pendleton) 1995 Description / Buy
42 Omega Game ( By: Don Pendleton) 1995 Description / Buy
43 Shock Tactic ( By: David Robbins) 1995 Description / Buy
44 Showdown ( By: Don Pendleton) 1995 Description / Buy
45 Tooth and Claw ( By: Mike McQuay, Don Pendleton) 1996 Description / Buy
46 Precision Kill ( By: David Robbins) 1996 Description / Buy
47 Jungle Law ( By: Don Pendleton) 1996 Description / Buy
48 Dead Center ( By: Mel Odom, Don Pendleton) 1996 Description / Buy
49 Red Heat ( By: Don Pendleton) 1996 Description / Buy
50 Thermal Strike ( By: David Robbins) 1996 Description / Buy
51 Day of the Vulture ( By: Mike McQuay, Don Pendleton) 1997 Description / Buy
52 The Invisible Assassins ( By: Don Pendleton, Alan Bomack) 1997 Description / Buy
53 Flames Of Wrath ( By: Don Pendleton) 1997 Description / Buy
54 High Aggression ( By: Don Pendleton) 1997 Description / Buy
55 Code of Bushido ( By: Don Pendleton, Dan Schmidt) 1997 Description / Buy
56 Terror Spin ( By: Don Pendleton) 1997 Description / Buy
57 Judgment in Stone ( By: Don Pendleton) 1997 Description / Buy
58 Rage for Justice ( By: Don Pendleton) 1998 Description / Buy
59 Rebels and Hostiles ( By: Don Pendleton) 1998 Description / Buy
60 Ultimate Game ( By: Don Pendleton) 1998 Description / Buy
61 Blood Feud ( By: David Robbins) 1998 Description / Buy
62 Renegade Force ( By: Don Pendleton, Dan Schmidt) 1998 Description / Buy
63 Retribution ( By: Don Pendleton) 1998 Description / Buy
64 Initiation ( By: Don Pendleton) 1999 Description / Buy
65 Cloud of Death ( By: Don Pendleton) 1999 Description / Buy
66 Termination Point ( By: Don Pendleton) 1999 Description / Buy
67 Hellfire Strike ( By: Don Pendleton) 1999 Description / Buy
68 Code of Conflict ( By: David Robbins) 1999 Description / Buy
69 Vengeance ( By: Don Pendleton) 1999 Description / Buy
70 Executive Action ( By: Don Pendleton) 2000 Description / Buy
71 Killsport ( By: Don Pendleton) 2000 Description / Buy
72 Conflagration ( By: Don Pendleton) 2000 Description / Buy
73 Storm Front ( By: Don Pendleton) 2000 Description / Buy
74 War Season ( By: Don Pendleton, Dan Schmidt) 2000 Description / Buy
75 Evil Alliance ( By: David Robbins) 2000 Description / Buy
76 Scorched Earth ( By: Don Pendleton, Dan Schmidt) 2001 Description / Buy
77 Deception ( By: Don Pendleton) 2001 Description / Buy
78 Destiny's Hour ( By: Don Pendleton) 2001 Description / Buy
79 Power of the Lance ( By: Don Pendleton) 2001 Description / Buy
80 A Dying Evil ( By: Don Pendleton) 2001 Description / Buy
81 Deep Treachery ( By: Don Pendleton, Dan Schmidt) 2001 Description / Buy
82 War Load ( By: David Robbins) 2002 Description / Buy
83 Sworn Enemies ( By: Don Pendleton) 2002 Description / Buy
84 Dark Truth ( By: Don Pendleton, Dan Schmidt) 2002 Description / Buy
85 Blood and Sand ( By: Don Pendleton, Dan Schmidt) 2002 Description / Buy
86 Breakaway ( By: Don Pendleton) 2002 Description / Buy
87 Caged ( By: Don Pendleton) 2002 Description / Buy
88 Sleepers ( By: Don Pendleton) 2003 Description / Buy
89 Strike and Retrieve ( By: Don Pendleton) 2003 Description / Buy
90 Age of War ( By: David Robbins) 2003 Description / Buy
91 Line of Control ( By: Don Pendleton) 2003 Description / Buy
92 Breached ( By: Don Pendleton) 2003 Description / Buy
93 Retaliation ( By: Don Pendleton) 2003 Description / Buy
94 Pressure Point ( By: Don Pendleton, Ron Renauld) 2004 Description / Buy
95 Silent Running ( By: Don Pendleton) 2004 Description / Buy
96 Stolen Arrows ( By: Don Pendleton) 2004 Description / Buy
97 Zero Option ( By: Don Pendleton) 2004 Description / Buy
98 Predator Paradise ( By: Don Pendleton, Dan Schmidt) 2004 Description / Buy
99 Circle of Deception ( By: Don Pendleton) 2004 Description / Buy
100 Point of Betrayal ( By: Don Pendleton) 2005 Description / Buy
101 Devil's Bargain ( By: Don Pendleton, Dan Schmidt) 2005 Description / Buy
102 False Front ( By: Don Pendleton) 2005 Description / Buy
103 Lethal Tribute ( By: Don Pendleton) 2005 Description / Buy
104 Season of Slaughter ( By: Don Pendleton) 2005 Description / Buy
105 Ballistic Force ( By: Don Pendleton) 2005 Description / Buy
106 Renegade ( By: Don Pendleton) 2006 Description / Buy
107 Survival Reflex ( By: Don Pendleton) 2006 Description / Buy
108 Path to War ( By: Don Pendleton, Dan Schmidt) 2006 Description / Buy
109 Blood Dynasty ( By: Don Pendleton) 2006 Description / Buy
110 Ultimate Stakes ( By: Don Pendleton) 2006 Description / Buy
111 State of Evil ( By: Don Pendleton) 2006 Description / Buy
112 Contagion Option ( By: Don Pendleton) 2007 Description / Buy
113 Hellfire Code ( By: Don Pendleton) 2007 Description / Buy
114 War Drums ( By: Don Pendleton) 2007 Description / Buy
115 Ripple Effect ( By: Don Pendleton) 2007 Description / Buy
116 Force Lines ( By: Don Pendleton, Dan Schmidt) 2007 Description / Buy
117 The Killing Rule ( By: Don Pendleton) 2007 Description / Buy
118 Devil's Playground ( By: Don Pendleton) 2007 Description / Buy
119 Patriot Play ( By: Don Pendleton, Mike Linaker) 2007 Description / Buy
120 The Judas Project ( By: Don Pendleton) 2008 Description / Buy
121 Plains of Fire ( By: Don Pendleton) 2008 Description / Buy
122 Appointment in Baghdad ( By: Don Pendleton) 2008 Description / Buy
123 Havana Five ( By: Don Pendleton) 2008 Description / Buy
124 Colony of Evil ( By: Don Pendleton) 2008 Description / Buy
125 Hard Passage ( By: Don Pendleton) 2009 Description / Buy
126 Interception ( By: Don Pendleton) 2009 Description / Buy
127 Cold War Reprise ( By: Don Pendleton) 2009 Description / Buy
128 Mission: Apocalypse ( By: Don Pendleton) 2009 Description / Buy
129 Altered State ( By: Don Pendleton) 2009 Description / Buy
130 Killing Game ( By: Don Pendleton) 2009 Description / Buy
131 Diplomacy Directive ( By: Don Pendleton) 2009 Description / Buy
132 Desert Fallout ( By: Don Pendleton, Douglas P. Wojtowicz) 2010 Description / Buy
133 Betrayed ( By: Don Pendleton) 2010 Description / Buy
134 Sabotage ( By: Don Pendleton) 2010 Description / Buy
135 Conflict Zone ( By: Don Pendleton) 2010 Description / Buy
136 Blood Play ( By: Don Pendleton) 2010 Description / Buy
137 Extraordinary Rendition ( By: Don Pendleton) 2010 Description / Buy
138 Devil's Mark ( By: Don Pendleton) 2010 Description / Buy
139 Savage Rule ( By: Don Pendleton) 2011 Description / Buy
140 Infiltration ( By: Don Pendleton) 2011 Description / Buy
141 Resurgence ( By: Don Pendleton) 2011 Description / Buy
142 Kill Shot ( By: Don Pendleton) 2011 Description / Buy
143 Stealth Sweep ( By: Don Pendleton) 2011 Description / Buy
144 Grave Mercy ( By: Don Pendleton) 2011 Description / Buy
145 Treason Play ( By: Don Pendleton) 2011 Description / Buy
146 Assassin's Code ( By: Don Pendleton) 2011 Description / Buy
147 Fireburst ( By: Don Pendleton, Nick Pollotta) 2012 Description / Buy
148 Shadow Strike ( By: Don Pendleton) 2012 Description / Buy
149 Decision Point ( By: Don Pendleton) 2012 Description / Buy
150 Road of Bones ( By: Don Pendleton) 2012 Description / Buy
151 Radical Edge ( By: Don Pendleton) 2012 Description / Buy
152 Oblivion Pact ( By: Don Pendleton) 2012 Description / Buy
153 Enemy Arsenal ( By: Don Pendleton) 2012 Description / Buy
154 State of War ( By: Don Pendleton) 2012 Description / Buy
155 Illicit Supply ( By: Don Pendleton) 2013 Description / Buy
156 Explosive Demand ( By: Don Pendleton) 2013 Description / Buy
157 Ballistic ( By: Don Pendleton) 2013 Description / Buy
158 Crisis Diplomacy ( By: Don Pendleton) 2013 Description / Buy
159 Apocalypse Ark ( By: Don Pendleton) 2013 Description / Buy
160 Lethal Stakes ( By: Don Pendleton) 2013 Description / Buy
161 Ground Zero ( By: Don Pendleton) 2013 Description / Buy
162 Escalation Tactic ( By: Don Pendleton) 2013 Description / Buy
163 Jungle Firestorm ( By: Don Pendleton) 2013 Description / Buy
164 Death Metal ( By: Don Pendleton) 2014 Description / Buy
165 Justice Run ( By: Don Pendleton) 2014 Description / Buy
166 China White ( By: Don Pendleton) 2014 Description / Buy
167 Payback ( By: Don Pendleton) 2014 Description / Buy
168 Chain Reaction ( By: Don Pendleton) 2014 Description / Buy
169 Terror Ballot ( By: Don Pendleton) 2014 Description / Buy
170 Nightmare Army ( By: Don Pendleton) 2014 Description / Buy
171 Critical Exposure ( By: Don Pendleton) 2015 Description / Buy
172 Insurrection ( By: Don Pendleton) 2015 Description / Buy
173 Armed Response ( By: Don Pendleton) 2015 Description / Buy
174 Desert Falcons ( By: Don Pendleton) 2015 Description / Buy
175 Ninja Assault ( By: Don Pendleton) 2015 Description / Buy
176 Lethal Risk ( By: Don Pendleton) 2015 Description / Buy
177 Dead Reckoning ( By: Don Pendleton) 2015 Description / Buy
178 War Everlasting ( By: Don Pendleton) 2015 Description / Buy
179 Willing To Kill (Short Story) ( By: Don Pendleton) 2018 Description / Buy

Order of The MatchUp Collection Series

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1 Honor & ... ( By: C.J. Box, Sandra Brown) 2017 Description / Buy
2 Deserves to Be Dead (Short Story) ( By: John Sandford, Lisa Jackson) 2017 Description / Buy
3 Getaway (Short Story) ( By: Lisa Scottoline, Nelson DeMille) 2017 Description / Buy
4 Midnight Flame (Short Story) ( By: Christopher Rice, Lara Adrian) 2018 Description / Buy
5 Short Story (Short Story) ( By: Karin Slaughter, Michael Koryta) 2019 Description / Buy
6 Past Prologue (Short Story) ( By: Diana Gabaldon, Steve Berry) 2019 Description / Buy
7 Faking a Murderer ( By: Lee Child, Kathy Reichs) 2019 Description / Buy
8 Dig Here (Short Story) ( By: Charlaine Harris, Andrew Gross) 2019 Description / Buy
9 Taking the Veil (Short Story) ( By: J.A. Jance, Eric Van Lustbader) 2019 Description / Buy
10 Rambo on Their Minds (Short Story) ( With: David Morrell) 2019 Description / Buy
11 Footloose (Short Story) ( By: Val McDermid, Peter James) 2019 Description / Buy

Gayle Lynds Anthologies

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1 I'd Kill For That 2004 Description / Buy
2 No Rest for the Dead 2011 Description / Buy
3 A Study in Sherlock 2011 Description / Buy
4 Trust No One 2015 Description / Buy
5 MatchUp 2017 Description / Buy
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Gayle Lynds is known for her popular and top-grossing Judd Ryder &Eva Blake series. The first novel in the series by Gayle Lynds was published in 2007, and the sequel to this book was published in 2015.

GAYLE LYNDS AWARDS

Gayle Lynds won the 2006 Novel of the Year Prize from the Military Writers Society of America for the book The Last Spymaster novel. The Romantic Times Magazine listed Mosaic as the Best Thriller of the Year. In 2004, The Coil won the Affaire de Coeur poll for being the Best Contemporary Novel. In 2002, Mesmerized made it to the finalist for the Daphne du Maurier Award.

GAYLE LYNDS BOOKS INTO MOVIES

Covert One: The Hades Factor made for TV thriller is an adaptation of 2000 Hades Factor Novel written by Gayle Lynds. The TV miniseries first aired in 2006 and was directed by Mick Jackson starring. Mira Sorvino, Sophia Myles, Anjelica Huston, Stephen Dorff, Blair Underwood and Jeffrey DeMunn. The Film focuses on Lieutenant Colonel and a biochemistry expert who race against the odds to save the United States from a virus outbreak.

BEST GAYLE LYNDS BOOKS

These are the best two books written by Gayle Lynds.

Mosiac: A fast-paced thriller that features, a blind concert, Julia Austrian as the main protagonist. The cause of her blindness being from a psychological disorder and not physical reasons. Her sight returns after 10 years during a concert in England.

She witnesses a robbery and death of her mother and loses her sight again. She is determined to find the killer, the face of the killer was the last thing she had seen before the blindness returned. However, the hunt for her mother’s killer leads her into a conspiracy. She meets a C.I.An agent in search of a masterpiece known as “Amber Room” that vanished during the end of World War 2.

The two parties combine forces to track the “room” and the killer. This leads them to a course of danger and conspiracy in their quest. They later find out that the murder and the room are intimately linked. The hunter now becomes the hunted, and the duo finds themselves being hunted.

The author depicts the characters in an excellent manner; the action is also non-stop to ensure that the reader is engaged throughout the storyline.

The Altman Code: The plot of the Altman Code starts in the docks of Shanghai China where a ship is loading its cargo. A photographer who manages to take some photos of the ship is murdered even before he is out of the dock. The story then shifts attention to mainland China where Jon Smith is assigned to retrieving the manifest aboard the ship of interest. After a shootout, Jon Smith is on his own without the evidence.

It is revealed that a prisoner in one of the Chinese prison is the father of the American president. The American Intelligence begins an investigation to establish the truth.

Again, the Altman Group, which constitutes of the government officials and a past president leak critical strategic planning of the US to people in business, media, and other groups. These leaks are threatening to the security of American society.

On the other hand, Niu Jianxing (The Owl), an influential in the Chinese Standing Committee is leading the Chinese to trade with other countries.

With all these controversial, the convert one operative, Jon Smith holds the key to the future of these powerful nations (China and USA.), and he is possibly the only person capable of stopping the start of another cold war.

So how is the Altman Group, the ship, (Dowager Express) and the Man Claiming to be president father linked? Will Jon Smith act sooner to stop begin of another Cold War or will he fail?

When Does The Next Gayle Lynds book come out?

Gayle Lynds doesn't seem to have an upcoming book. Their newest book is Rambo on Their Minds and was released on July, 23rd 2019. It is the newest book in the The MatchUp Collection Series.

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