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Pilgrim on a Lonely Journey

Bayard & Holmes ~ Piper Bayard This is the week of the mass American pilgrimage. Thanksgiving, more than any other holiday, is the day we Americans travel home. It is the one holiday we all share, no matter what our religion. The day when we gather as families....

Fernando “X”–9th Annual Love-A-Spook Day Honoree

Bayard & Holmes ~ Piper Bayard & Jay Holmes Nine years ago, Bayard & Holmes designated October 31 as Love-A-Spook* Day—a day when we honor the men and women of the Intelligence Community who dedicate and sometimes sacrifice their lives to keep...

Really, Saudi Arabia? You Call That an Assassination?

Bayard & Holmes ~ Piper Bayard & Jay Holmes   According to a variety of public news sources, Saudi dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi entered the Saudi Arabian Consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, only to be sawed into pieces with a bone saw by a...

Now Available! SPYCRAFT: Essentials

Bayard & Holmes We are proud to announce the birth of our new book baby, SPYCRAFT: Essentials. Now available on Kindle, Nook, and Kobo, and in print at Amazon. What do the main intelligence agencies do and where do they operate? How do they recruit personnel? What...

Life in the Cold

Bayard & Holmes ~ Piper Bayard Independence Day was not the end of our fight for freedom, but only the beginning. Most of the men who signed our Declaration of Independence lost their fortunes and their lives in the fight. Yet that war did not seal America's...


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