The Director pbkThe Director

“The best spy novel I’ve read since John Le Carré’s Smiley’s People…I now intend to read everything that Ignatius has ever written.”
— Philip Kerr, Washington Post



“You emerge from its pages as if from a top-level security briefing — confident that you have been let in on the deepest secrets.”
Washington Post

The IncrementThe Increment

“A remarkably timely and pulse-quickening tale of deception, divided loyalty, and moral haziness.”
Raleigh News & Observer

Body of LiesBody of Lies

“One of the best post-9/11 spy thrillers yet… Few readers will anticipate the jaw-dropping conclusion.”
Publishers Weekly (starred review)

The Sun KingThe Sun King

“A thoroughly involving narrative with a sharp, satiric edge… a sophisticated look at the media mystique and the movers and shakers in our nation’s capitol.”
Publishers Weekly

A Firing OffenseA Firing Offense

“A dynamic thriller with the coolest, smartest journalist that fiction ever produced.”
— Ben Bradlee, Washington Post

The Bank of FearThe Bank of Fear

“There has not been as good an espionage writer in god knows how long.”
Chicago Sun-Times


“A riveting imagined world, so real in fact that one always wonders if it is imagined at all.”
— Scott Turow

Agents of InnocenceAgents of Innocence

Now back in print: the “superlative spy novel” (New York Times) by the author of the red-hot thriller A Firing Offense.


Other Works

America and the World: Conversations on the Future of American Foreign PolicyAmerica and the World

“A wide-ranging and candid presentation of some of the principal themes in American political thought at this critical moment.”
Foreign Affairs