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11August Thomas author reveals more about her debut spy thriller Liar's Candle
This week, Spybrary Spy Podcast Host Shane Whaley welcomes author and travel writer August Thomas to speak about her debut novel, Liar’s Candle.   Introduced to the podcast by Professor Penny Fielding, August has lived and studied in Scotland and Turkey, where she pursued a Master’s Degree on a Fulbright Scholarship. August began writing Liar’s...
11ForeverAndADay
007 is dead, that's what the book marketers are screaming at the legion of 007 fans who are eagerly awaiting the second James Bond novel ‘Forever and a Day.' Are the publicity boys and girls teasing us? Is 007 really dead? Alas this is not a review and as its likely at time of blogging...
Those who have heard my previous appearances on the podcast, such as my pitching the TV series The Prisoner to Shane in episode 22, will know I have a particular fondness for science fiction. So perhaps it comes as no surprise that I enjoy works that cross between science fiction and spy thriller. The film...
11Tim Shipman on Dead Drop 5
Today’s guest finds himself embedded deep in Communist-controlled East Berlin, and has asked his handler to leave him 5 of his favorite spy books at their Dead Drop location in Friedrichshain Park. What will he choose to help him cope with life undercover? Author, Spy Fan and Political Editor of the Sunday Times, Tim Shipman,...
If you are at all a reader of non-fiction related to the world of espionage, the name Ben Macintyre is likely a familiar one. He is, after all, the author of such books as Agent Zigzag and the superb Kim Philby biography A Spy Among Friends. Back in 2008, however, he covered the most famous...
11Spybrary at Spycon with Shane Whaley, Michael Brady and C.G.Faulkner
On Episode 41 of the Spybrary Spy Podcast we serve up a recorded Spybrary panel discussion from Spycon 2018. On the panel, Spybrary host Shane Whaley was joined by authors Mike Brady (Into the Shadows) and C.G.Faulkner (The Edge of Reality.) The Michael Brady File Lieutenant Colonel Michael Brady, USA, (RET), earned his MS in...
11The Naive and Sentimental Lover - John le Carre
A False Flag – A Review of The Naive and Sentimental Lover by John le Carre. By Edward Bloomfield. This review was expertly written and published over at our Spybrary listeners Facebook Group. I know many of our listeners are not Facebook members so wanted to share this review here. I also acknowledge that the...
Spybrary Shelf of Fame – your favourite spy books! Spybrary needs you to vote for your favorite Spy novels. What Spy Books would make your shelf of fame?     Spybrary “Shelf of Fame” Vote for your favourite spy books on the Spybrary Shelf of Fame HERE! What are your favorite Spy Books? Spybrary is...
11Spybrary Spy Podcast at Spy Con 2018 in Atlanta, GA
Spybrary at Spy Con 2018 On Episode 39, Spybrary Spy Podcast host Shane Whaley brings you interviews from the inaugural Spy Con. (For more information on the Spybrary Shelf of Fame Vote see links mentioned below and here.)     Shane caught up with former Spybrary Podcast guests Lt Col Michael Brady (author of Into...
11Joyce Wayne, Last Night of the World
Joyce Wayne – Last Night of the World And now for something completely different. A spy story that is not set in Berlin, DC, London or Moscow but in Ottawa, Canada of all places. On Episode 38 of the Spybrary Spy Podcast author Joyce Wayne reveals more about her novel based on true events and...
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