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Sunday Times Chief Political Commentator and spy book fan Tim Shipman talks with Ben Macintyre about his latest work based on Colditz, Prisoners of the Castle. So what is Prisoners of the Castle by Ben Macintyre all about? The “entertaining yet objective and often-moving account” (The Wall Street Journal) of one of history’s most notorious prisons—and...
Spybrary's man in Station L (Northern Sector) author Andy Onyx slipped us this brush pass review of Javier Marias‘s thriller Your Face Tomorrow: Fever And Spear He shares why spy book readers will enjoy this modern spy novel. “Your Face Tomorrow by the Spanish novelist of note, Javier Maras. I say novelist of note because...
Real Life spy
What's life like working as a spy? Spy author Bevan G Roberts chats with former Australian Secret Intelligence Service (ASIS) and MI6 trained agent handler Warren Reed to find out. Most of us are fascinated by the craft of human intelligence. It's a trade as old as time, involving betrayal, secrecy, and most of all,...
Spybrary field agent Chris Lueloff slipped us this brush pass review of Bill Granger's spy thriller November Man series Lueloff shares why spy book readers will enjoy Granger's work and boldly declares that Peter Devereaux is an American Quiller. Agree, disagree? Come and let us know your thoughts in the Spybrary fans community. More About...
Join Spies and Books, Spybrary host Shane Whaley as he finds outs more about the traitor Robert Hanssen in this interview with author Lis Wiehl Watch the interview on YouTube on our relaunched Spies and Books – the Spybrary YouTube Channel So what is A Spy in Plain Sight all about? New York Times bestselling...
In this conversation with Spybrary host, Shane Whaley, award-winning spy author Dan Fesperman reveals more about the real-life espionage events that inspired his latest novel, set in Berlin in 1990, Winter Work. Watch the interview on YouTube on our relaunched Spies and Books – the Spybrary YouTube Channel So what is Winter Work all about?...
Spybrary field agent Erich Wagner slipped us this brush pass review of the nonfiction spy book The Spy Who Changed History by Svetlana Lokhova Erich tells us that the book will especially appeal to those of us ‘with an interest in pre cold war Soviet deep cover espionage.' Brush Pass Spy Book Review The Spy...
James Bond fan and Spybrary's Head of Station SA, Matt Raubenheimer gives us his spoiler-free thoughts on the latest James Bond 007 novel With A Mind To A Kill written by Anthony Horowitz. Brush Pass Spy Book Review With a Mind To A Kill by Antony Horowitz. It is M's funeral. One man is missing...
Agent in Berlin by Alex Gerlis
Spybrary Spy Podcast host Shane Whaley gives us his thoughts on the spy novel Agent in Berlin by Alex Gerlis Brush Pass Spy Book Review Agent in Berlin Synopsis (Waterstones) We can’t have agents who are shrinking violets, can we? Look, Barney, when you’ve been around spies for as long as I have you’ll appreciate...
Welcome to Episode 183 of the Spybrary Spy Book podcast. This week, Spywrite‘s Jeff Quest welcomes Otto Penzler to the show. Otto shares stories from his many years of collecting books and meeting spy fiction authors. You’ll hear stories about Eric Ambler, Charles McCarry, John le Carré and many more. ,  Plus, hear about his...
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