H. Keith Melton

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H. Keith Melton is the author of many spy books [1]

He also is a founding member of the Board of Directors for the International Spy Museum in Washington, D.C.


Keith Melton is the holder of the largest collection of privately held espionage artifacts with thousands of items. The collection is not open to the public. Discovery Times Square has a temporary exhibit of his more important pieces from his collection on display beginning May 18, 2012.


He has also created many more books with Jim Wiese.


  1. ^ WorldCat
  2. ^ Melton, H. Keith. The Ultimate Spy Book. New York: DK Pub, 1996 ISBN 978-0-7894-0443-5 [1]
  3. ^ Wallace, Robert, H. Keith Melton, and Henry R. Schlesinger. Spycraft: The Secret History of the CIA's Spytechs from Communism to Al-Qaeda. New York: Dutton, 2008. ISBN 978-0-525-94980-0, [2]
  4. ^ Melton, H. Keith, and Robert Wallace. The Official CIA Manual of Trickery and Deception. New York: William Morrow, 2009. ISBN 978-0-06-172589-0 [3]