Today we decode a brush pass transmission sent in by Spybrary listener Andy Onyx. Author and Spy Book fan, Andy Onyx gives us his brush pass spy book review of Rage by Simon Conway. Jonah Said is a man with nowhere left to run. Hunted, haunted, and bearing the horrific scars of a life spent on the frontline of some of the world's bloodiest battlefields, he's not what you'd call a model … [Read more...] about Rage by Simon Conway. Spy Book Review. (128)
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Ben Macintyre, author of Agent Sonya makes his debut on the Spybrary Spy Book podcast. Ben sits down with author, journalist, and special agent Tim Shipman to share more about his latest spy non-fiction book. I am embarrassed to say I knew nothing about Soviet spy Ursula Burton. Though there are some very familiar names in this book, notables include Richard Sorge, Klaus Fuchs, Roger Hollis, … [Read more...] about Agent Sonya: Meet Moscow’s Most Daring Wartime Spy with Ben Macintyre and Tim Shipman (124)
One of my biggest revelations as a member of the Spybrary Facebook group was discovering the works of Ted Allbeury. Allbeury, a man who not only could claim to be a former intelligence agent but lived a colorful, was a bestseller in his day, spoken of in the same breath as Len Deighton or John le Carre. Following his 2005 passing, he has drifted into the background, though his works have begun … [Read more...] about The Kresal Dossier: The Lantern Network
If you are fascinated by the Portland Spy Ring you are going to love this. If you know nothing about the Portland Spy Ring you are going to love this. I often say that spy fact is often more intriguing than spy fiction and that is what we get in Trevor Barnes' book Dead Doubles: The Extraordinary Worldwide Hunt for One of the Cold War's Most Notorious Spy Rings Author Trevor Barnes … [Read more...] about Dead Doubles: The Extraordinary Worldwide Hunt for One of the Cold War’s Most Notorious Spy Rings with Trevor Barnes (121)
Today we decode a brush pass transmission sent in by Spybrary listener Andy Onyx. Author and Spy Book fan, Andy Onyx gives us his brush pass spy book review of The Human Factor by Graham Greene. Can you pull off a Brush Pass? Send in your review to Shane@spybrary.com. Thanks for listening to the Spybrary podcast. You don't have to wait for the next episode, join the conversation happening … [Read more...] about The Human Factor by Graham Greene. BP Review (120)
On today's Spybrary Spy Podcast, Jeff Quest of the legendary Spywrite interviews spy graphic novelist Antony Johnston. Antony Johnston is a bestselling writer and podcaster whose best-known espionage work is The Coldest City, the graphic novel that the movie ATOMIC BLONDE was based on. He has his second book in the Bridgette Sharp spy series, The Tempus Project, coming out at the end of May in … [Read more...] about Spy Graphic Novelist Antony Johnston chats with Jeff Quest (112)
Spybrary Podcast listener Peter Newman sends us in his Brush Pass Spy Book Review of A Man of Some Repute by Elizabeth Edmonson 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 corridors echoing with glories of the past. Or so it seems to intelligence officer Hugo … [Read more...] about A Man of Some Repute Review – Brush Pass Review (106)"