Free Agent by Jeremy Duns on the Spybrary Spy Podcast We are thrilled to transmit the first in our series of commentaries on spy novels read by the students of Fiction and Espionage at the University of Edinburgh. Today's group tackle the first novel in the Paul Dark series called Free Agent and written by Jeremy Duns. Free Agent, the first in the 4 books based on spy Paul … [Read more...] about Free Agent by Jeremy Duns (Commentary) Ep 74.
Agent of Influence is a slim book at 83 pages, but one with significant effect. Author Jeremy Duns works his subtitled topic, “Antony Terry and the Shaping of Cold War Fact and Fiction”, weaving an utterly fascinating behind-the-curtain story I didn’t want to end. Duns, tell me this self-published edition is merely you dipping a toe into the water to gauge the size of your potential … [Read more...] about The Koenig Memo – Agent of Influence by Jeremy Duns
The True Story of Oleg Penkovsky with Author Jeremy Duns Thrilling, evocative and hugely controversial, Codename: Hero blows apart the myths surrounding one of the Cold War's greatest spy operations and potentially it's greatest spy Oleg Penkovsky In the late 1950s the USSR appeared to be winning the arms race: their 1949 nuclear test signaled a direct … [Read more...] about 46: Jeremy Duns Re-investigates Oleg Penkovsky
Today is Memorial Day in America. Most of us will take a moment to think about those who lost their lives fighting for our freedom. Memorial Day got me thinking though, what about our brave men and women in the clandestine services? Shouldn't we spare a moment to think about them as well? Spying has always been about the shadows, the secrecy, the silent world. No fanfare, no fuss. … [Read more...] about Not every hero dies in uniform
Thriller Author Tim Stevens, the man behind the John Purkiss books talks to Spybrary Today we are joined by a spy author who Jeremy Duns says ‘should be as well known as Lee Child.' Spywrite.com and Spybrary contributor Jeff Quest also gives our guests' first spy novel 'Ratcatcher' a big thumbs up. (Hear Jeff talk about his favourite spy novels on Episode 008 of the Spybrary Spy … [Read more...] about 29: Interview with Thriller Author Tim Stevens
The Bureau (French Spy Thriller) review Author Jeremy Duns shares his thoughts on the highly acclaimed French Spy Thriller TV series The Bureau. 'The Bureau (original title: Le Bureau des légendes) is a French political thriller television series created by Éric Rochant and produced by Canal+, which revolves around the lives of agents of the DGSE (General Directorate of … [Read more...] about 21: The Bureau Review with Jeremy Duns
Spy Books for August 2017 Each month as part of a new Spybrary feature I want to share with you what spy books I plan to read. I am always looking for guests to discuss these with so let me know if you fancy coming on the Spybrary Podcast to chat about any of these spy books. A few may become Brush Pass episodes like my debut offering 'Goodbye to An Old Friend - Episode lucky 13 on the Spybrary … [Read more...] about Spybrary Spy Books August 2017 Reading List