Category Archives: Spy Thriller

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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On My Bookshelf: Jan. 27/17

Well, finally, an opportunity to fill you in on some new books on my bookshelf this year.  I’ve been gathering more, both in paperback and on my iPad, despite my resolution to get my TBR list whittled down to something manageable. … Continue reading

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The Damascus Cover (The Jerusalem Spy Series Book 1) by Howard Kaplan

The Damascus Cover was first published in 1977, was translated into seven foreign languages and officially banned from the Eastern European market.  It was out of print for the last 3 decades and now is rereleased in digital format as … Continue reading

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First Chapter, First Paragraph & Teaser Tuesday: The Triple Agent by Joby Warrick

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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Mystery Monday: The Inner Circle by Brad Meltzer

Today’s featured mystery is The Inner Circle by Brad Meltzer, book one of The Culper Ring series.  This is one of the books passed along to me by my friend Patty and right away struck me as being a Washington thriller/mystery à la … Continue reading

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