Today we decode a brush pass transmission, a spy book review of Simon Conway's The Agent Runner. Author and Spy Book fan, Stephen England gives us his brush pass spy book review of The Agent Runner by Simon Conway The Agent Runner by Simon Conway From the winner of an Ian Fleming Steel Dagger Award, a spy who came in from the cold for today’s wars. British by birth, … [Read more...] about The Agent Runner by Simon Conway. Spy Book Review. (137)
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Today we decode a brush pass transmission sent in by Welsh author and spy book fan, C.P.Bennison, author of Parallel Shadows. She gives us the lowdown on Waiting for Sunrise by William Boyd in this brush pass spy book review. Join the SIS - Spybrary Intelligence Service and never miss an important spy book, movie, or TV story ever again. Let Spybrary curate the best, most relevant … [Read more...] about Spy Book Review -Waiting for Sunrise by William Boyd (135)
An essential guide to the spy novels of John le Carré by journalist, political commentator, author, and spy fan Tim Shipman. OK shoot me… I love lists and they are a good place to start a debate. I’m going to rank John le Carré’s spy novels (so no Naïve and Sentimental Lover and Pigeon Tunnel) and you’re all going to disagree with me.For those that don’t like it, I would argue this is at … [Read more...] about The Books of John le Carré. Every novel ranked by journalist and spy fan Tim Shipman.
Today we decode a brush pass transmission sent in by Australian author and Spy Book fan, Aiden L Bailey. He gives us his brush pass spy book review of The Power of the Dog and The Cartel by Don Winslow and tells us why he thinks spy fans will enjoy these two Don Winslow novels. Aiden also shares his thoughts on the various sub-genres that make up the spy genre and why Don Winslow fits both the … [Read more...] about Two Don Winslow Book Recommendations for Spy Book Fans – Brush Pass Spy Book Review (134)
This week we received several emails from Spybrary Spy Podcast listeners asking which books about George Blake they should read.Soviet Double Agent, George Blake passed away in Russia this week aged 99. Here are the top 3 spy books about George Blake we recommend. I am a big believer that those interested in a historical person or event should read several books about the subject in order to … [Read more...] about Spy Books About George Blake Double Agent
Jason King returns to the Spybrary Podcast for his annual Christmas address to share his 2020 spy books picks. This is the most requested feature of Spybrary, requested by spouses, friends, and relatives who purchase Christmas presents for loved ones based on the Jason King picks. (I kid you not!) Also on this episode of the Spybrary Podcast, Jason King and Spybrary Host Shane Whaley … [Read more...] about My favorite Spy Books of 2020 – Jason King Unleashed (133)
Jeff Quest (Spywrite) chats with the author of Paranoid Visions, Joseph Oldham. Paranoid Visions explores the history of the spy and conspiracy genres on British television, from 1960s Cold War series through 1980s conspiracy dramas to contemporary ‘war on terror’ thrillers. It analyses classic dramas including Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, Edge of Darkness, A Very British Coup, and Spooks. This … [Read more...] about Paranoid Visions -Spies, conspiracies and the secret state in British television drama, interview with Joseph Oldham (132)