In times of peace or war, Washington, D.C. is the spy capital of the world. George Washington, started it all when he planted false information in British pouches and used disappearing ink to instruct his agents. Since then, diplomats, politicians, generals, secretaries, mistresses and wives have lied, contrived, connived, denied, cheated, blackmailed, seduced and betrayed each other, right up to the current scandal over who knew what when about the WMDs in Iraq and the "War on Terrorism." Pamela Kessler, a former Washington Post writer & an expert on the Washington espionage scene, takes readers on a guided tour through D.C. & nearby Virginia & Maryland. Readers will visit more than 70 graveyards, mansions, museums, bookstores, libraries, and other spots in the Metropolitan Washington area where the spy game has been played. Kessler tells the tales behind each site & offers photographs & maps to target drops and identify agents, their lovers & lairs, and further add to the intrigue.Kessler, Pamela is the author of 'Undercover Washington Where Famous Spies Lived, Worked And Loved' with ISBN 9781931868976 and ISBN 1931868972.