Browsing the archives for the Spy Fiction tag

Codename Orchid

Author: Lance Stahlberg Publisher: Pro Se Productions Published: August 2014 The Single Shot series from Pro Se Productions are rapid fire tales that can be read in one or two sittings (and cost only .99c). The key words here are ‘rapid fire’ – as Codename Orchid is a tightly written, fast-paced, high-tech thriller that doesn’t [...]

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Covert Ops: Tear Down the Wall

Last week I talked briefly about a new project from Pro Se Productions called Covert Ops: Gemini, which is fashioned on the sixties and seventies TV series, Mission Impossible. The anthology contains three stories, The Havana Protocol, by J. Walt Layne – Romanoff and Juliet, by Tim Lasiuta – and “Tear Down This Wall!” by [...]

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Covert Ops: Gemini

Last week, Pro Se Productions released their latest spy anthology, Covert Ops: Gemini, which is in the style of the Mission: Impossible television series – wherein a team of specialist agents take on a dangerous mission that nobody else could accomplish. I have started reading it, and so far it is pretty good. I couldn’t [...]

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Nobody Dies For Free – An Interview

Recently, I had a chance to throw a few tough questions at author, Aaron Smith, about his spy thriller, Nobody Dies For Free. From my hollowed out volcano, I grilled him on the story, the characters – and what’s coming up next. P2K: Firstly, Aaron, welcome to Permission to Kill, and congratulations on the publication [...]

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Nobody Dies For Free – Book Review

Author: Aaron Smith Publisher: Pro Se Productions Published: June 2013 Nobody Dies For Free is a contemporary spy thriller written by Aaron Smith. Although it is set present day, the story goes to lengths to distance itself from modern surveillance technology. So there are no gadgets beyond normal cell phones and laptops. The story is [...]

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Pulped – the Podcast – talks spy fiction

Recently, I had the opportunity to sit down with Tommy Hancock and record a podcast for PULPED – the official New Pulp podcast. Listen as I make wild and scurrilous generalizations about the spy genre. Be amazed as I talk about Bond vs Bourne. Be astonished as I go off on weird tangents and talk [...]

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Book Cover of the Day

Title: Hostile Intent Author: Clive Egleton Publisher: Coronet Release Year: 2003 Many years ago, I read Seven Days For a Killing by Clive Egleton (it was the basis for the film, The Black Windmill with Michael Caine). I enjoyed the book – much more than the film, but for some unexplained reason, Egleton just dropped [...]

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Pro Se Podcast – featuring Aaron Smith ‘Nobody Dies For Free’

PRO SE PRESENTS: THE PODCAST – Author Aaron Smith! This week on Pro Se Presents: The Podcast, Tommy Hancock welcomes Aaron Smith, long time Pulp Author with Pro Se as well as other companies. Aaron discusses his most recent title from Pro Se, the spy thriller NOBODY DIES FOR FREE as well as his influences [...]

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Book Cover of the Day

Assignment Helene – by Edwards S. Aarons

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Spy Have No Friends – by Harry Hossent

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