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Shane Whaley
Host Adam Brookes is joined by Stuart Reid, executive editor at Foreign Affairs and author of The Lumumba Plot: The Secret History of the CIA and a Cold War Assassination. They delve into the fascinating and shocking story of Patrice Lumumba, the Congo crisis of 1960, and the CIA's role in Lumumba's assassination. More About...
KENNEDY 35 review
Spy Book Reviews by spy fans for spy fans! KENNEDY 35 by Charles Cumming- Spy Book Review by Shane Whaley Title: KENNEDY 35Author: Charles CummingReviewer – Shane Whaley It is a tale of greed and corruption, of a spy who became a criminal mastermind, and the woman who aided and abetted him every step of...
best spy books
In this episode of the Spybrary spy book podcast we talk about our best spy books, host Shane Whaley invites guest Martin Paul to embark on a clandestine mission behind the Iron Curtain. As part of the Dead Drop 5 series, Martin shares his top five best spy books that he would take with him...
Spy Book Reviews by spy fans for spy fans! A Spy Alone is not just a spy thriller; it's a journey into the heart of modern espionage, steeped in authentic tradecraft that only someone like Beaumont could deliver. Shane Whaley A Spy Alone by Charles Beaumont- Spy Book Review by Shane Whaley Review of A Spy...
Best Spy Book - A Spy Alone
Spybrary's David Clark talks spy fiction and A Spy Alone – the debut novel from former MI6 Officer Charles Beaumont In this episode of the Spybrary podcast, host David Clark interviews former MI6 officer and debut author Charles Beaumont, whose novel A Spy Alone has just been published in the UK. (Available on Kindle elsewhere.)A...
Moscow X - best spy books
Tim Shipman grills former CIA analyst turned spy novelist David McCloskey about second spy thriller, Moscow X. Tim Shipman, the chief political commentator at the Sunday Times, conducts a captivating interview with author David McCloskey on the Spybrary podcast. McCloskey's debut novel, Damascus Station, garnered much excitement among spy thriller readers. Shipman explores how his...
The Complete Man Nicholas Shakespeare's Ian Fleming biography
The Complete Man Nicholas Shakespeare's Ian Fleming biography If you're a devoted fan of spy books and the legendary James Bond, you've likely explored the biographical works of Ian Fleming by esteemed authors such as John Pearson and Andrew Lycett and are wondering if The Complete Man Nicholas Shakespeare's Ian Fleming biography is worth reading....
Moscow X Review
Spybrary's Bruce Dravis slipped us his Brush Pass spy book review of David McCloskey's second novel Moscow X. McCloskey's first spy book Damascus Station was impeccable and delighted spy book enthusiasts around the world. How does David's second novel fare? Listen on. We wil air an interview with author David McCloskey soon but in the...
Journalist Liza Mundy reveals more about her latest book The Sisterhood – The Secret History of Women of the CIA with Adam Brookes In this episode of the Spybrary Podcast, host Adam Brookes interviews Liza Mundy, author of “Code Girls” and “The Sisterhood: The Secret History of Women and the CIA”. Mundy discusses the often...
Alex Gerlis
Thirty-year BBC veteran turned spy thriller author Alex Gerlis shares more about his work and the importance of research. Welcome to Spybrary, the podcast for spy book enthusiasts! In today's episode, we are diving into the world of WW2 spy books with author Alex Gerlis. In this episode of Spybrary we talked about the inspiration...
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