Category Archives: Spy Thriller

Tuesday’s Tantalizing Teasers & First Chapter, First Paragraph: The Alice Network by Kate Quinn

  First Chapter, First Paragraph has a new host, I’d Rather Be At The Beach, you can reach here.  Easy to participate.  Include your book title and author, a picture of the cover, and quote the first (or first two) … Continue reading

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Mystery Monday: The Girl in the Spider’s Web by David Lagercrantz

Today’s Mystery Monday feature is The Girl in the Spider’s Web by David Lagercrantz, a Swedish journalist and author whose books have been translated into many languages and are on best sellers lists everywhere.  This book is part of a … Continue reading

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An Officer and a Spy by Robert Harris

Robert Harris has written an amazing novelization of the factual events from the 1895 trial of Alfred Dreyfus, accused spy in the French military, to his final vindication in 1906 when the decision of the Rennes verdict of the Supreme … Continue reading

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On My Bookshelf: July 28/17

I had a birthday last week and got a gift card from my sister for Chapters ( a Canadian bookstore for real and online) and so have managed to pick up a few more books (which I swore I wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Princess Elizabeth’s Spy by Susan Elia MacNeal

This mystery adventure historical fiction story set in WWII is part of a series by Susan Elia MacNeal that neatly melds history into imagined events that could have been.  They involve real people — George VI, the Duke of Windsor, … Continue reading

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On My Bookshelf: July 7/17

Well I’ve been absent for quite awhile and got behind in my writing if not totally behind in my reading.  I picked up on my writing last week and am almost caught up on both my goal (75 books for … Continue reading

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Junior/Teen Read: Ark Angel by Anthony Horowitz

At the end of book five in the Alex Rider adventure series, Alex was shot as he stepped off the curb in front of the innocuous-looking building that houses MI-6 in London.  Those who thought Alex dead were pleasantly surprised … Continue reading

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