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Death of a Politician

by Richard Condon

Who murdered Walter Slurrie, America's most prominent political figure? Parallel investigations by the NYPD and the Secret Police uncover his life.

The Manchurian Candidate

by Richard Condon

A war hero and the recipient of the Congressional Medal of Honor, Sergeant Raymond Shaw is keeping a deadly secret--even from himself. During his time as a prisoner of war in North Korea, he was brainwashed by his Communist captors and transformed into a deadly weapon--a sleeper assassin, programmed to kill without question or mercy at his captors' signal. Now he's been returned to the United States with a covert mission: to kill a candidate for US President.Shaw's former commanding officer, Major Bennett Marco, is the only one who knows his secret. And he must untangle a complex thread of lies, betrayal, and murder to uncover the truth of a conspiracy that goes all the way to the top of the US government--before it's too late. This compelling military psychological thriller is the basis for the 1962 adaptation starring Frank Sinatra and Angela Lansbury--and it will have you on the edge of your seat until the end.ABOUT THE AUTHORRichard Condon (1915-1996) is a political novelist from New York who wrote over 26 satirical thrillers throughout a prolific career--dealing with themes of political corruption, greed, and abuse of power. Before his career as a novelist, Condon served in the US Merchant Marines and later became a Hollywood publicist, agent, and advertising writer.Condon's best-selling works include The Manchurian Candidate and the Prizzi series, dealing with the life of a crime family in New York. The Manchurian Candidate was made into a movie twice, once in 1962 and again in 2004. The 1962 movie starred Frank Sinatra and Angela Lansbury, who was nominated for an Academy Award as Best Supporting Actress for her role.

Mile High

by Richard Condon

An exciting thriller about a mafia leader, slavery, the Prohibition, the Depression, McCarthyism - America in the 30s, 40s and 50s.

Prizzi's Honor

by Richard Condon

Hired killers by day. Lovers by night. Until they found out that their next assignment was each other.

The Two-Headed Reader, Being His Two Most Celebrated Novels

by Richard Condon

Condon's highly individualistic novels: The Oldest Confession, and The Manchurian Candidate

The Venerable Bead

by Richard Condon

In the early 70s, Leila Aluja, an Iraqi-American lawyer, becomes a film star as part of her job with the government's counter-espionage unit.

The Whisper of the Axe

by Richard Condon

She was beautiful, brilliant, a dazzling lawyer and a glamorous socialite. She was also the mastermind behind a terrorist plot to annihilate 60 million Americans and destroy the US.

Winter Kills

by Richard Condon

President Timothy Kegan is assassinated while riding in a motorcade in Philadelphia; a single shooter is caught and convicted. Fourteen years later, the slain President's brother, Nick, hears a deathbed confession that upends everything he thought he knew about his brother's death. In a desperate rush to find the real killer, Nick must navigate the murky waters of a conspiracy that involves the CIA, oil barons, the police force, movie stars, and people at the highest level of government.A gripping political thriller, this book contains disturbing echoes of the Kennedy Assassination. Rife with political intrigue, it addresses many mysteries that remain unsolved in the real life JFK case--and it's sure to keep you turning pages.ABOUT THE AUTHORRichard Condon (1915-1996) is a political novelist from New York who wrote over 26 satirical thrillers throughout a prolific career--dealing with themes of political corruption, greed, and abuse of power. Before his career as a novelist, Condon served in the US Merchant Marines and later became a Hollywood publicist, agent, and advertising writer.Condon's best-selling works include The Manchurian Candidate and the Prizzi series, dealing with the life of a crime family in New York. The Manchurian Candidate was made into a movie twice, once in 1962 and again in 2004. The 1962 movie starred Frank Sinatra and Angela Lansbury, who was nominated for an Academy Award as Best Supporting Actress for her role.

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