"The threat of a catastrophic terrorist attack looms over Britain."
Review: The Riddle of The Sands (A record of secret service) – Erskine Childers
His son became the President of Ireland
Review: Kim – Rudyard Kipling
An epic rendition of the imperial experience in India, and perhaps his greatest long work
The best ever spy books?
Well, it's a start anyway
Review: I Am Pilgrim by Terry Hayes
I Am Stunned
Review: The Black Stone (Agent of Rome 4)
The Black Stone (Agent of Rome 4) by Nick Brown My rating: 5 of 5 stars A crack squad of undercover Intelligence officials, on a desperate, life or death, race against time mission deep in enemy territory in the southern Arabian peninsula, against a backdrop of rising insurgency… The situation now, in Yemen? The new ‘Bourne'? The new James Bond? A … Continue reading Review: The Black Stone (Agent of Rome 4)
Ratcatcher by Tim Stevens My rating: 4 of 5 stars I've read a few dry runs over the last few months, but this is at last, the real deal. A modern spy thriller with enough background depth, invention, style and substance to stand comparison with some of the besr of yester-year. A real page-turner and … Continue reading Review: Ratcatcher
Review: A Foreign Country
We were reading what now?!
Review: A Spy by Nature
A Spy by Nature by Charles Cumming My rating: 2 of 5 stars I think I'm gonna have to swim against the tide here. Or at least against the tide of (what are quite possibly reviews for the hardback version) reviews on the cover and inside of my paperback. Far from "Eerily good" or "wonderfully … Continue reading Review: A Spy by Nature
Review: Free Agent – Jeremy Duns
Ready for a different sort of spy story?