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 Marsh and Charlie Kelly grew up together on the backstreets of Birmingham. Now Charlie … [Read more...] about The Alpha List by Ted Allbeury – Brush Pass Spy Book Review. (153)
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A special message to Spybrary listeners around the world to celebrate episode 150 of the Spybrary Spy Podcast! With a very special thanks to Andy Onyx Full Lyrics Spywrites’ Jeff Quest, Chopping’s covers, which Bond’s best?Len Deighton, Rob Mallows, Jeffrey Westhoff, Dr NoJake Kerridge Hush Puppies, Charlie Muffin, Jack BarksyRoger Moore, Call for the Dead, spy-lit treasures to be readWe … [Read more...] about Spybrary at 150! A Special Transmission for all Spybrarians.
Today, we bring you another spy author interview on the Spybrary Podcast. We are chatting with author James Stejskal who has just penned his first-ever spy fiction novel titled A Question of Time. Some of you may know James from his non-fiction books, especially an absolute cracker - Special Forces Berlin. James draws on his time serving in Cold War Berlin and even weaves the head of the Stasi … [Read more...] about Interview with James Stejskal author of Question of Time – A Cold War Spy Thriller (149)
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 sudden death of a major presidential contender in … [Read more...] about Black Heart by Eric Van Lustbader Spy Book Review. (148)
From acclaimed spy novelist Paul Vidich comes a taut new thriller following the attempted exfiltration of a KGB officer from the ever-changing—and always dangerous—USSR in the mid-1980s.Our friend Mike Ripley (Kiss Kiss Bang Bang - The Boom in British Thrillers from Casino Royale to the Eagle Has Landed) urged me to read The Mercenary by Paul Vidich asap. Mike knows me well and that I love my spy … [Read more...] about ‘Cold war spy fiction in the grand tradition’ an interview with Paul Vidich, author of The Mercenary (146)
Mick Herron returns to the Spybrary Podcast to discusses his latest novel - Slough House. Mick is joined in conversation with our Man in London - David Craggs Slough House by Mick Herron In his best and most ambitious novel yet, Mick Herron, “the le Carré of the future” (BBC), offers an unsparing look at the corrupt web of media, global finance, spycraft, and politics that power our … [Read more...] about ‘A darker, scarier Herron’. Author Mick Herron discusses his latest Jackson Lamb novel – Slough House (138)
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)