Quiller by Adam Hall
Quiller is the protagonist in a series of spy thriller novels by English author Adam Hall (Elleston Trevor). Set during the Cold War, Quiller is a British agent who is highly skilled at driving, flying, diving, languages and martial arts. The first novel in the series, The Quiller Memorandum, was made into a movie starring George Segal and Alec Guinness. There was also a British TV series starring Michael Jayston based on the series.

Adam Hall began his Quiller series in 1965 with the novel The Berlin Memorandum (aka The Quiller Memorandum). This novel received both the Edgar Allan Poe Award and the Grand Prix de Litterature Policiere award. The series lasted 19 novels, concluding in 1996 with the novel Quiller Balalaika. Below is a list of Adam Hall’s Quiller books in order of when they were first published (which is the same as their chronological order):

Publication Order of Quiller Books


The Berlin Memorandum(1965) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The 9th Directive(1966) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Striker Portfolio(1968) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Warsaw Document(1970) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Tango Briefing(1973) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Mandarin Cypher(1975) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Kobra Manifesto(1976) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Sinkiang Executive(1978) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Scorpion Signal(1980) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Pekin Target(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Northlight(1985) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Quiller's Run(1988) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Quiller KGB(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Quiller Barracuda(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Quiller Bamboo(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Quiller Solitaire(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Quiller Meridian(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Quiller Salamander(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Quiller Balalaika(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Notes: The Berlin Memorandum was re-published as The Quiller Memorandum. The Pekin Target was titled The Peking Target in the USA. Northlight was also known as Quiller in the USA.

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Quiller Synopsis: In The Quiller Memorandum by Adam Hall, it’s 15 years following World War II. Quiller is an agent who doesn’t use guns and doesn’t need cover or contacts. He must take on a neo-Nazi group, but in doing so uncovers a plot that is more heinous than anything during WWII itself.

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