Spybrary Podcast listener Peter Newman sends us in his Brush Pass Spy Book Review of A Man of Some Repute by Elizabeth Edmonson Brush Pass - a quick review from Spybrary listeners on the books they love (and hate!) More about A Man of Some Repute by Elizabeth Edmondson Truth is rarely pure and never simple… Selchester Castle in 1953 sits quiet and near-empty, its … [Read more...] about A Man of Some Repute Review – Brush Pass Review (106)"
Author and former member of the Intelligence Corps, Rossa McPhillips shares more about his first novel The Contact- a spy thriller set in Northern Ireland. Rossa also shares more about his real-life experiences working in the shadows and how that influences his writing.We also put him through his paces in the world-famous Spybrary Quick Fire Round More About The Contact The war she wants … [Read more...] about Interview with author of The Contact – Rossa McPhillips (105)
Matthew Kresal sends us in his Brush Pass Review of Parting Shot by James Kunetka. Brush Pass - a quick review from Spybrary listeners on the books they love (and hate!) More about Parting Shot by James Kunetka From Publishers Weekly The year is 1945 and a crumbling Third Reich leaves a legacy: nuclear bombs planted in the Allied capitals. Crude by contemporary … [Read more...] about Parting Shot by James Kunetka- Brush Pass Review (104)"
The Spy Command's Bill Koenig records a Brush Pass following the passing of Robert Conrad who starred in the Wild Wild West - where spies meet cowboys! Brush Pass - a quick review from Spybrary listeners on the books they love (and hate!) Brush Pass reviews are not literary criticism. Imagine telling a friend about a book you just read and why they should (or should not) read it. Record … [Read more...] about Robert Conrad – Where Spies meet Cowboys with Bill Koenig (103)"
Spy Book Titles with Jeremy Duns and Jeff Quest In this episode, writer Jeremy Duns and Spywrite's Jeff Quest take a look at the good, the bad and the ugly of spy book titles. They discuss some of their favorites, alternate titles, translated titles and the many pitfalls authors face when determining a book title. Special thanks to Jeremy Duns and Jeff Quest for hosting and producing … [Read more...] about Title Fight! The Good, the Bad and Ugly of Spy Book Titles with Jeremy Duns and Jeff Quest. (102)
On Episode 101 of the Spybrary Podcast, our guest host, the journalist and best-selling author Michael Smith chats with Geoff Andrews about his new book: Agent Molière: The Life of John Cairncross, the Fifth Man of the Cambridge Spy Circle. Special thanks to Michael Smith for hosting Episode 101 of the Spybrary Podcast. Got a guest in mind that you would like to interview? Or a topic … [Read more...] about Agent Molière: The Life of John Cairncross, the Fifth Man of the Cambridge Spy Circle. (101)
Spybrary at 100 As part of the 100th episode celebrations, we invited Spybrary listeners to call in and share with us which authors and books they have discovered because of the Spybrary Podcast. Listen to Episode 100 of Spybrary to learn more about the origins of Spybrary, how the podcast is put together, Shane's journey of reading and spy literature and of course there is the quickfire … [Read more...] about Spybrary at 100. Listeners Call In to Share Why They Love The Spybrary Podcast