20: Go Into the Shadows with Michael Brady

 Into the Shadows - The Fever with Michael Brady Lt Col Michael Brady was an intelligence officer for over 20 years. Find out more about his first spy novel 'Into the Shadows' on the Spybrary Podcast with Host Shane Whaley. Today we talk to debut author Michael Brady about his spy book Into the Shadows:…

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19: Running Blind – Desmond Bagley Review

Desmond Bagley Classic Running Blind Review Episode 19 of the Spybrary Podcast sees the return of the Brush Pass Series. Matthew Bradford from the excellent Double O Section spy blog shares with us his thoughts on the Desmond Bagley classic 'Running Blind'. Also in this episode of the Spybrary Spy Podcast  Host Shane Whaley shares…

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18: A Legacy of Spies -John Le Carre review

Legacy of Spies Podcast Round Table   September 7th saw  the publication of the latest John Le Carre novel 'A Legacy of Spies.' Is it any good? Does the master still have it? What do some of his most ardent fans think? Today’s podcast is a round table episode, Spybrary Host Shane Whaley is joined…

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17: John Le Carre talk in London – Field Report

An Evening with John Le Carre John Le Carre gave a rousing talk and answered questions at the Royal Festival Hall, London. Spybrary Podcast was there and we bring you this first ever field report. Billed as 'An Evening with George Smiley' John Le Carre packed out the Royal Festival Hall and his talk was…

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16: Barry Lancet reveals how an approach by a Soviet Spy inspired ‘The Spy Across The Table’

The Spy Across The Table - Interview with Barry Lancet Author Barry Lancet reveals how an approach by a Soviet spy to recruit him inspired his 4th Jim Brodie book The Spy Across The Table published by Simon and Schuster. We are going in a different direction today. Today’s guest has just published a thriller…

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15: Interview With Mike Ripley Kiss Kiss Bang Bang author

Interview with Mike Ripley, Author of Kiss Kiss Bang Bang Gourmets have the Michelin Guide, spy fans can now call upon Mike Ripley's Kiss Kiss Bang The Boom in British Thrillers from Casino Royale to The Eagle Has Landed. Mike Ripley the author of Kiss Kiss Bang Bang has probably read more spy books than…

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14: Jeff reveals his tips on collecting Spy Books

Collecting Spy Books - Jeff's secrets declassified! In this episode of the Spybrary Podcast, Jeff Quest from Spywrite returns to the show to reveal his top tips for collecting Spy Books. Jeff has over 300 signed, first edition and/or collectable spy books in his collection. For our money he is one of the most knowledgeable…

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13: Goodbye To An Old Friend – Brian Freemantle

Goodbye to an Old Friend 'Brush Pass' Review Goodbye to an Old Friend is the first novel written by Charlie Muffin creator Brian Freemantle. He wrote this book on his daily commute to and from work.  Spybrary Host Shane Whaley is a huge fan of Charlie Muffin so he decided to give Freemantle's debut spy…

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