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Blog Category: Espionage

  By Piper Bayard     The November Man is an espionage movie in which an ex-CIA operative is brought back by the Company for a personal mission in Moscow, only to find himself pitted against his protégé. It is … Read the rest

By Jay Holmes Monday, November 11, was Veterans Day. When opportunity permits, I prefer to spend Veterans Day alone in nature with my thoughts. This year, I was fortunate enough to be able to hike in mountains, but unfortunately, I … Read the rest

By Piper Bayard “Compulsive Hoarding is a mental disorder marked by an obsessive need to acquire and keep things, even if the items are worthless, hazardous, or unsanitary.” ~ Hoarders At this point, we know the following about the NSA … Read the rest

By Jay Holmes In 2010, my writing partner, Piper Bayard, declared October 31st to be Love-A-Spook Day in appreciation of the quiet contributions of the intelligence community. In real life, versus Hollywood, not all spooks are highly trained supermen and … Read the rest

By Piper Bayard In one of my favorite Joss Wheden movies, Serenity, the crew of a small scavenger space ship, Firefly, risks everything to bring the truth to the people of the Alliance about how their government was lying to … Read the rest

By Piper Bayard Sure, I could be writing about my debut dystopian thriller, FIRELANDS, which was released last week by Stonehouse Ink. In fact, I planned to do that very thing. And while I certainly hope you’ll decide to check … Read the rest

By Jay Holmes This month we will mark the 19th anniversary of the murder of one of the most important men in the history of Italy. On July 19, 1992, Italian Anti-Mafia Task Force leader Judge Paolo Borsellino and five … Read the rest

By Piper Bayard & Jay Holmes Piper: Holmes has a long and involved past with Moammar Gadhafi (“Uncle Momo”) so these events in Libya are especially moving for him. It wasn’t a difficult decision for him to write this Dear John Letter … Read the rest

By Piper Bayard There are many men and women around the world who risk their lives daily to bring us the news that isn’t published on CNN or Wikileaks. Some are stationed undercover overseas, some are scientists and engineers who devote their lives … Read the rest

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