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Matt Helm is unexpectedly rich, and he doesn't like it. Twenty thousand mysterious dollars appear in his bank account, but this is no time for celebration. Another secret agent with an unexplained surplus is murdered, and Helm figures he better work out who his "benefactor" is before he becomes the next target.
It was a double mission this time. Firstly, to terminate a top-notch enemy agent. Secondly, to locate the missing fiancee of a Texas oil millionaire, lost in the Bermuda Triangle. Somehow these two cases were connected, but it wasn't clear how until more high-profile types disappeared. They weren't dead, just part of a deadly little game...
No mission fazes Matt Helm, not even this one-to pose as an oil-rich Texas groom to a bride half his age.
A group of renegade American agents plans to smash the cartel of a ruthless South American drug lord--by any means necessary. And Helm finds himself caught in the middle of a war between cocaine cowboys and killers, knowing he's bound to catch hell no matter which way he turns
A prim young lady needs a favor: help her father beat album drug rap. But when Dad's boat detonates outside Miami Harbor, Matt discovers that young Amy isn't as innocent as she looks. Lured to the Bahamas, he will discover an unlikely pack of fanatics hatching an explosive plan, and that daddy's little girl is surprisingly deadly.
Matt Helm was aware of Bultman - a legendary assassin, the leader of a group of fanatical revolutionaries, an ambitious criminal - but he had no business with taking him down. Until now. Bultman blew up a restaurant on the Florida coast full of innocent people, including Helm's son. Now, it's very personal.
Matt Helm has got a good thing going with Elly. So a terrorist outfit really have picked the wrong woman when they kidnap her in order to leverage Matt into carrying out an assassination. Now, Helm finds himself in Costa Verde with one thing on his mind: revenge...
At a funeral of an old friend, Matt Helm takes a trip down memory lane and sparks a romance that he thought was safely locked in the past. But with old feelings resurfacing, other things Helm thought were buried are coming back to haunt him a small-time hood in Mexico, a dirty drug deal, and a string of women that lead him into dangerous territory.
When the big man in Washington assigned Matt Helm to ride shotgun on a top secret mission in Norway, Helm wanted to know why. But this was a need-to-know deal, at least until his partner-a woman posing as his mistress-was killed. Now Helm was mad, mad enough to blow the operation sky high.
Matt Helm finds himself in Hawaii, trying to unhatch a plot of unrivalled viciousness. When an agent turns bad, nobody's business is private anymore, and when that agent decides to start a war, someone has to finish him - fast. Between the rogue agent and the stranger who insists she is his sister-in-law, this won't be a relaxing Pacific holiday.
This time Mac has gone too far. For Helm to impersonate a Communist courier to whom he bears no resemblance is suicide, and that isn't all. Someone wants to get the layout of the Alaskan North-west Coastal Defence System. Who the hell are they? And who is the mysterious Holz that Helm is meant to kill?
On a lonely heath in northern Scotland they recovered the body of the third agent sent to complete a tricky mission. He had died from bubonic plague. Somewhere on the moors was a half-crazed scientific genius who could kill millions, and it was Helm's job to get him, with the help of a beautiful American operative and a deadly Russian one.
In order to foil a mass assassination plot, Matt Helm must undertake his most dangerous mission: matrimony. An agent like Helm might be a nice man to live with for a while, be he's not the kind a woman would marry. Unless she has too. Unless it's all part of maintaining an ingenious cover.
A quiet mission of assassination is no sweat for Matt Helm, until a shapely foreign agent he never got around to finishing off lures him into a strange trek in the wilds of northern Mexico, and a Russian missile smuggled out of Cuba falls into the hands of a political fanatic much too close to home.
Counter-agent Matt Helm is sent to Mexico to extract a female agent, but an assassin's knife finds her before he does. He's left with agent's sister, a microfilm that every enemy operative seems to want, and the task of trying to prevent an American test explosion being far bigger than planned...
A year after having been reactivated, Matt Helm receives a message from his ex-wife, asking for his aid, and soon finds himself fighting to protect his family from an enemy agent.
Matt Helm, code name Eric, has been recently reactivated as an operative for a secret American government organization after 15 years as a sedentary photographer and family man in Santa Fe, New Mexico. In his first assignment after returning to the service, he is sent to Sweden to eliminate Caselius, a long-time enemy agent.
Matt Helm, one-time special agent for the American government during the Second World War, has left behind his violent past to raise a family in Santa Fe, New Mexico. When a former colleague turns rogue and kidnaps his daughter, Helm is forced to return to his former life as a deadly and relentless assassin.
Beautiful, intelligent, fresh out of prison - Madeleine Ellershaw is Matt Helm's latest case. She may have been imprisoned as a spy, but Helm soon realizes that her story isn't so simple. He's got to figure out why she took the rap for her husband nine years ago, what secrets are hiding in her past, and, most difficult of all: keep her alive.
Matt Helm is puzzled. He's been sent to Mexico to investigate the sighting of a flying saucer, but Helm doesn't believe in little green men. Then his Russian opposite number is shot in her hotel, but who did it? And why are the Mexican cops acting so tough?
Matt Helm is on vacation in Mexico with nothing on his mind except fishing, when some joker tries to shoot him in the back. Naturally it ws no accident. When secret agents get shot at, it never is. So Helm has to go back to work. At least there's a bonus in the form of his boss' beautiful daughter, a playmate in peril.
When Matt Helm is dispatched to Los Angeles to investigate the shooting of an agent, it wasn't just an assignment - it was personal. To get the answers he wants means run-ins with two-bit hoods, a trio of beautiful women, a bunch of drug traffickers, and his old friend Mr Soo, whose government has ideas about polluting America to death...
When Navy Lieutenant David Young came to in a hospital bed, his face was covered with bandages and the nurses were calling him by a stranger's name. But his nightmare was only beginning. Because the man they believed him to be was suspected of treason - and had driven his wife to murder.
A man wakes up in a hospital in Canada. He has survived a plane crash, but his memory has been completely wiped - he has no idea who he is. Then in walks Kitty, a stunningly gorgeous woman, who tells him that he is Paul Madden, a photographer, and her fiance. Not bad. Except that a man on the phone seems to think otherwise. Things don't add up...
The survivor of a plane crash wakes up in a hospital in Canada, his memory a blank. Then in walks Kitty, a gorgeous woman, who tells him that he is Paul Madden, a photographer and her fiance. Not bad. Except that a man on the phone keeps calling him Matt Helm. Things don't add up. This can only mean trouble ...
Matt Helm is unexpectedly rich, and he doesn't like it. Twenty thousand mysterious dollars appear in his bank account, but this is no time for celebration. Another secret agent with an unexplained surplus is murdered, and Helm figures he better work out who his "e;benefactor"e; is before he becomes the next target.
"e;I can't kill you. If I do, Mac will send out the executioners, the termination squads ..."e;When the big man in Washington assigned Matt Helm to ride shotgun on a top-secret mission in Norway, Helm wanted to know why. But this was a need-to-know deal, at least until his partner-a woman posing as his mistress-was killed. Now Helm is mad-mad enough to blow the operation sky high.
A quiet mission of assassination is no sweat forlegendary agent Matt Helm-until a shapely foreign agent he never got around tofinishing off lures him into a strange trek in the wilds of northern Mexico. Andwhen a Russian missile is smuggled out of Cuba, it falls into the hands of apolitical fanatic much too close to home.Originally released in the era of the James Bondnovels, the Matt Helm novels were considered grittier and more realistic thanBond, garnering them critical praise and an ardent audience. This sixthinstallment in the series is a gripping adventure that masterfully balances actionand humor.
In order to foil a mass assassination plot, Matt Helm must undertake his most dangerous mission yet: matrimony.An agent like Helm might be a nice man to live with for a while, but he's not the kind of guy a woman would marry-unless she has to in order to maintain an ingenious cover. The man whose daily bread is violence takes a most unlikely bride-just to ensure death doesn't part them.