Gayle Lynds Books

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.

Order of Gayle Lynds Standalone Novels

# Read Title Published Details
1 Mosaic 1998 Description / Buy
2 Mesmerized 2001 Description / Buy
3 The Last Spymaster 2006 Description / Buy

Order of Three Investigators Crimebuster Series

# Read Title Published Details
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

# Read Title Published Details
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

# Read Title Published Details
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

# Read Title Published Details
1 The Book of Spies 2007 Description / Buy
2 The Library of Gold 2007 Description / Buy
3 The Assassins 2015 Description / Buy

Order of Mack Bolan Series

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

Order of Harold Middleton Series

# Read Title Published Details
1 The Chopin Manuscript 2007 Description / Buy
2 The Copper Bracelet 2009 Description / Buy
3 The Starling Project: An Audible Drama 2014 Description / Buy

Gayle Lynds Anthologies

# Read Title Published Details
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 X-Files: 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 The Hunt for Dmitri and was released on December, 1st 2017. It is the newest book in the Liz Sansborough Series.

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