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The Lost Symbol

The Lost Symbol

Author(s): Dan Brown

Location(s): Washington DC

Genre(s): Thriller

Era(s): Modern looking back

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The Capitol Building, Washington DC: Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon believes he is here to give a lecture. He is wrong. Within minutes of his arrival, a shocking object is discovered. It is a gruesome invitation into an ancient world...

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The Switch

The Switch

Author(s): Joseph Finder

Location(s): Boston, Washington DC

Genre(s): Fiction, Thriller

Era(s): Contemporary

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Michael Tanner is heading home from a business trip when he accidentally picks up the wrong laptop from security. What he doesn’t know is that the owner is US senator Susan Robbins, and her laptop contains top secret files...

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Sweat

Sweat

Author(s): Mark Gilleo

Location(s): Saipan, Seattle, Washington DC

Genre(s): Thriller

Era(s): Modern

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When Jake Patrick took a summer internship at his estranged father’s corporation, he anticipated some much-needed extra cash and a couple of free meals from his guilty dad. He would never have guessed that he’d find himself in the...

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The 500

The 500

Author(s): Matthew Quirk

Location(s): Washington DC

Genre(s): Thriller

Era(s): Modern

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Mike Ford was following his father into a life of crime, when he chose to go straight and instead worked his way through Harvard Law School. Now he’s landed the ultimate job with the Davies Group, a powerful political...

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The Cutaway

The Cutaway

Author(s): Christina Kovac

Location(s): Washington DC

Genre(s): Fiction, Thriller

Era(s): Contemporary

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It begins with someone else’s story. The story of a woman who leaves a busy restaurant and disappears completely into the chilly spring night. Evelyn Carney is missing – but where did she go? Who was she meeting? And...

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Digital Fortress

Digital Fortress

Author(s): Dan Brown

Location(s): Seville, Washington DC

Genre(s): Thriller

Era(s): 2000s

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Part set in Sevilla, this is the novel about the NSA’s invincible code-breaking machine encountering a mysterious code it cannot break. Call in Susan Fletcher, a brilliant, beautiful mathematician and cryptogrpher. Her discovery sends shock waves through the corridors...

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Shelley’s Heart

Shelley’s Heart

Author(s): Charles McCarry

Location(s): Washington DC

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): 21st Century

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The first US presidential election of the twenty-first century is stolen through computer fraud. The losing candidate discovers the truth and demands that the victor, his long-time friend and rival, step down. The incumbent President refuses, thereby sparking a...

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What it Was

What it Was

Author(s): George Pelecanos

Location(s): Washington DC

Genre(s): Thriller

Era(s): 1972

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Washington, D.C., 1972. Derek Strange has left the police department and set up shop as a private investigator. His former partner, Frank “Hound Dog” Vaughn, is still on the force. When a young woman comes to Strange asking for...

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You are the love of my life

You are the love of my life

Author(s): Susan Richards Shreve

Location(s): United States (USA), Washington DC

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): 1970s

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It is 1973 and Watergate is on everyone’s lips. Lucy Painter is a children’s book illustrator and a single mother of two. She leaves New York and the married father of her children to live in Washington in the...

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A Demon’s Witch

A Demon’s Witch

Author(s): Tena Stetler

Location(s): Washington DC

Genre(s): Paranormal, Romance

Era(s): modern time

Keeping a lid on all the paranormal beings inhabiting Washington D.C., is a daunting job. Bruce, a six hundred year old demon and the Territory Overlord of the Western Hemisphere, keeps his finger on the pulse of DC’s power...

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