Dead Drop 5 on the Spybrary Spy Podcast with Ian Sanders Are you ready for our second installment of DEAD DROP 5? Today’s guest is no stranger to East Germany. He is deep under cover, embedded in Communist East Berlin, he has asked his SIS handler to leave him 5 of his favorite spy books in their dead drop location in the Friedrichshain park. Ian Sanders of the Manchester Military … [Read more...] about 28: From Markus Wolf to Joseph Kanon – Dead Drop 5
Spybrary Brush Pass: Agent Jeff Quest shares his thoughts on Antony Johnston's The Exphoria Code Tune in to episode 27 of the Spybrary Podcast and hear what Spybrarian Jeff Quest (the man behind the epic Spywrite blog) has to say about The Exphoria Code and why you might want to give it a go. What is The Exphoria Code all about then? Official blurb... “Very possibly the definitive … [Read more...] about 27: The Exphoria Code -Brush Pass Review
Spybrary Brush Pass: The Ghost: The Secret Life of CIA Spymaster James Jesus Angleton Spybrarian Matthew Kresal shares his brush pass review on The Ghost: The Secret Life of CIA Spymaster James Jesus Angleton by Jefferson Morley which has recently been published. According to Tim Weiner, author of Legacy of Ashes -The History of the CIA 'The Ghost' is.. "The best book ever written … [Read more...] about 26: The Ghost: The Secret Life of CIA Spymaster James Jesus Angleton Review
On Episode 25 of the Spybrary Spy Podcast, host Shane Whaley talks to author Christopher McIntosh about his cold war spy thriller 'The Lebensborn Spy' What is the Lebensborn Spy all about then? 'The Lebensborn Spy is a novel based on a real situation during the Cold War, in which former inmates of the Nazi Lebensborn maternity and children's homes were used as spies by the East … [Read more...] about 25: The Lebensborn Spy with Christopher McIntosh
Brian Gray of the Sunday Spy Show talks to us about his London Spy Tours and much much more! Ever wondered what its like to go on a London Spy Tour? Today we learn more about the Intelligence Trail's London Spy Tours. Spy Tours are becoming very popular with spy aficionados, both with those who enjoy the fictional spy books of James Bond or Tom Clancy right through to impressive non fiction … [Read more...] about 24: London Spy Tours with Brian Gray of the Intelligence Trail
We talk Mick Herron, Ian Fleming, Len Deighton, John Le Carre and many more on Dead Drop 5 Today we launch a new series for Spybrary, it is called DEAD DROP 5. Today’s guest is deep under cover, behind the wall embedded in Communist East Berlin, he has asked his SIS handler to stash 5 of his favorite spy books in their dead drop location in the Friedrichshain park. David Craggs has … [Read more...] about 23: From Modesty Blaise to Mick Herron on Dead Drop 5
We talk all about the British Cult Classic TV show 'The Prisoner' starting Patrick McGoohan on today's Spybrary Spy Podcast Today we are going to do something a little different. As regular listeners know the reason I cannot put out a weekly show is that I insist on reading the book of a guest before we chat. I think it makes for a much better conversation, after all this is podcasting not … [Read more...] about 22: What exactly is ‘The Prisoner’ all about?