Hello and welcome to Spybrary. My name is Jeff Quest and I run the site SpyWrite.com. And I’m Matthew Bradford of the site Double o section. We are back with the latest Spy Rewind where we take a look at a specific episode of a Spy tv show and talk about that episode plus a bit about the series as a whole. This week we will be talking about the 1980’s show Scarecrow and Mrs. King … [Read more...] about Spy Rewind – Review of Scarecrow and Mrs. King (154)
Today we decode a brush pass transmission, a spy book review of Ted Allbeury's The Alpha List Spybrary Spy Podcast Host Shane Whaley gives us his brush pass spy book review of The Alpha List by Ted Allbeury The Alpha List by Ted Allbeury 'Truly a classic writer of espionage fiction' - Len Deighton Dave Marsh and Charlie Kelly grew up together on the backstreets of Birmingham. Now Charlie … [Read more...] about The Alpha List by Ted Allbeury – Brush Pass Spy Book Review. (153)
In this episode of Spy Rewind Matthew and Jeff take a look at the 1985 TV series Mr Palfrey of Westminster, specifically series two episode - Official Secret. They discuss the joy of seeing London in all its 80’s glory, the alarming decline of walking stick/umbrella shops, and whether there really were Soviet moles hiding under every MI5 couch cushion. Plus, revel in Jeff’s terrible … [Read more...] about Spy Rewind – Review of Mr. Palfrey of Westminster (152)
Spy Author Jeremy Duns and Spywrite's Jeff Quest talk through some of the in’s and out’s of research, and especially spy research, in the hopes of encouraging others to do research too. We talk about the a lost Pinkerton manuscript, the time Jeremy nearly got kicked out of an interview before it even started, how Jeff got the title of an author’s book wrong within 30 seconds of starting an … [Read more...] about Adventures in Spy Research with Jeremy Duns and Jeff Quest (151)
A special message to Spybrary listeners around the world to celebrate episode 150 of the Spybrary Spy Podcast! With a very special thanks to Andy Onyx Full Lyrics Spywrites’ Jeff Quest, Chopping’s covers, which Bond’s best?Len Deighton, Rob Mallows, Jeffrey Westhoff, Dr NoJake Kerridge Hush Puppies, Charlie Muffin, Jack BarksyRoger Moore, Call for the Dead, spy-lit treasures to be readWe … [Read more...] about Spybrary at 150! A Special Transmission for all Spybrarians.
Today, we bring you another spy author interview on the Spybrary Podcast. We are chatting with author James Stejskal who has just penned his first-ever spy fiction novel titled A Question of Time. Some of you may know James from his non-fiction books, especially an absolute cracker - Special Forces Berlin. James draws on his time serving in Cold War Berlin and even weaves the head of the Stasi … [Read more...] about Interview with James Stejskal author of Question of Time – A Cold War Spy Thriller (149)
Today we decode a brush pass transmission, a spy book review of Eric Von Lustbader's Black Heart. Author and Spy Book fan, Andy Onyx gives us his brush pass spy book review of Black Heart by Eric Von Lustbader. Black Heart by Eric Van Lustbader "Chilling, brutal, and satisfying...The reader becomes deeply involved."THE HOUSTON CHRONICLEThe sudden death of a major presidential contender in … [Read more...] about Black Heart by Eric Van Lustbader Spy Book Review. (148)