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Spy Book Reviews
Agent in Berlin by Alex Gerlis
Spybrary Spy Podcast host Shane Whaley gives us his thoughts on the spy novel Agent in Berlin by Alex Gerlis Brush Pass Spy Book Review Agent in Berlin Synopsis (Waterstones) We can’t have agents who are shrinking violets, can we? Look, Barney, when you’ve been around spies for as long as I have you’ll appreciate...
Which John le Carre first?
So you want to read your first John le Carré novel but don't know where to start We understand, that it can be overwhelming to see shelves full of John le Carré books and not know which one you should read first. Allow us to help you pick the right one with our Spybrary Firsts...
The best spy writers
Jump to… Wild Cards Pre- 1920 1920-1950 1950-1970 1970's 1980's 1990's 2000s 2010s to Today The Other 170 must-read spy authors by Tim Shipman. Let’s just call this project the Top 300 spy writers. As promised, I’ve now augmented the main list of 125 best spy writers I have enjoyed with what follows: more than...
Spy Video Game Review Metal Gear Solid And now for something completely different. We just decoded a brush pass from, author Clarke Mayer who shares his thoughts on a spy video game called Metal Gear Solid. Brush Pass Review Metal Gear is a series of techno-thriller stealth games created by Hideo Kojima. Developed and published...
Tim Shipman is sharing his 120 top spy writers in ranking order, for Spybrary. He shared the following message as he begins the countdown from 100.Before we get into the Top 100, I want to mention a few spy authors who likely won’t be appearing, primarily because I have not read them, or read enough...
Jump to… 125 – 110 109-96 95 – 80 79 – 66 65-50 50-45 45-30 30-10 The Top Ten Do we have a treat in store for you spy book fans! Many of you will know Tim Shipman as the Chief Political Commentator at the Sunday Times or maybe you know him as the author...
Author CP Bennison gives us her thoughts on the spy novel Transcription by Kate Atkinson on the Spybrary Spy Book Podcast. Brush Pass Review Transcription is a spy novel by British novelist Kate Atkinson, published in September 2018. The novel focuses on the activities of British orphan Juliet Armstrong throughout World War II and afterward,...
Thriller author Andy Onyx gives us the lowdown on G K Chesterton's The Man Who Was Thursday on the Spybrary Spy Book Podcast. Talk more about spy books in our Spybrary discussion group Support Spybrary Spy Podcast on Patreon. Become a Spybrary Supporter
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...
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...
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