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Barbican Station – SLOW HORSES Fifth Episode Recap

Find all previous and future episodes listed here or in your podcast app under "Barbican Station". Catch up on episode five before the sixth and final episode of the first season drops of the new Apple TV Plus adaption of Slow Horses. In the first part we talk about impressions of the first few episodes …

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Barbican Station – SLOW HORSES Fourth Episode Recap

Find all previous and future episodes listed here or in your podcast app under "Barbican Station". Catch up on episode four before the fifth episode drops as we continue to discuss the new Apple TV Plus adaption of Slow Horses. In the first part we have some updates and impressions of the first few episodes …

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Barbican Station – SLOW HORSES Third Episode Recap

Find all previous and future episodes listed here or in your podcast app under "Barbican Station". Catch up on episode three before the forth episode drops as we continue to discuss the third episode of the new Apple TV Plus adaption of Slow Horses. In the first part we discuss impressions of the first couple …

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Barbican Station – SLOW HORSES Premiere/Second Episode Recap

Find all previous and future episodes listed here or in your podcast app under "Barbican Station". In this episode we discuss the premiere of the new Apple TV Plus adaption of Slow Horses. The first part is spoiler free before we take a break and come back to talk in depth about the first and …

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Barbican Station – Reconstruction by Mick Herron – Episode 13

In this episode we discuss Mick Herron's novel Reconstruction. Although the book is a standalone, there are a striking number of connections to the Slough House series, both in cross over characters and stylistically. We talk generally about the book before diving into spoiler territory for what I consider essential reading for any Herron fan. …

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Conspirator by Humphrey Slater – The first Cold War novel?

I’ve always been fascinated with the history of the cold war spy novel. I had previously considered Atomsk, released in 1949 and written by Carmichael Smith, the first but it appears to only be the first US Cold War novel. The UK’s Humphrey Slater wrote Conspirator and beat Atomsk by a year.  Conspirator follows a …

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Barbican Station – Updates – Episode 12

In this episode we give some updates on Barbican Station, the Slow Horses AppleTV+ show, Bad Actors - the eighth book in the series and give some hints of what to expect in Barbican Station "Season Two"! We'll be back in a couple weeks with a discussion on Mick Herron's short fiction collection - Dolphin …

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Robert Randisi on his Nick Carter novels – Interview

I’m pleased to welcome guest writer Jeff Gelb to the site for this interview with author Robert Randisi. ROBERT RANDISI REFLECTS ON HIS NICK CARTER NOVELS By Jeff Gelb I was very fortunate to be a child of the 1960s. I grew up in the era when the Beatles changed the face of music forever, when the Marvel Universe …

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A Kill in the Morning – Guest Book Review

I’m pleased to welcome guest Dick Woodgate to the site for the below book review. ‘I don’t like killing, but I’m good at it.’A Kill in the Morning by Graeme Shimmin  As opening lines go, it’s a good one by any standard. It’s memorable too – I read Graeme Shimmin’s novel, A Kill in the Morning a few years ago now, yet I didn’t need …

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Bad Actors book description released

UPDATE: Both US and UK covers for Bad Actors have now been released. The book will be released via John Murrays new thriller imprint Baskerville. We see some slight adjustments from the style we've seen for the past several books. The US cover via Soho Press stays simliar to what we've seen previously. The book …

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