Category Archives: Spy Thriller

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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Mystery Monday: Mr. Churchill’s Secretary, a Maggie Hope novel by Susan Elia MacNeal

Welcome to Mystery Monday.  Today’s feature is Mr. Churchill’s Secretary, a Maggie Hope novel by Susan Elia MacNeal.  Mr. Churchill has just been sworn in as prime minister, war is raging in Europe, the Blitz is imminent, and when Diana Snyder is … Continue reading

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First Chapter, First Paragraph & Teaser Tuesday: Mr. Churchill’s Secretary by Susan Elia MacNeal

First Chapter, First Paragraph, is a meme hosted by Bibliophile by the Sea.  Anyone can play — just copy the first paragraph of the first chapter (or prologue) and include a picture of the book cover. Leave your link at … Continue reading

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