Broken Covers – Eric Ambler

Publishers are always looking to refresh the backlist of authors and sell more copies. In the 70's the beautiful painted book covers went out of fashion and photo covers came into vogue. The UK publisher Fontana had paperback rights to many of the well known thriller writers of the time like Desmond Bagley, Alastair Maclean, …

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Spy Ship USS Pueblo Crew – Spy Image of the Week

In January of 1968 the crew of the USS Pueblo were captured off the coast of North Korea and accused of spying. The US finally secured their release in December of that year. Full story at Wikipedia. A interesting video of a visit to the ship, still held by North Korea, is at VICE TV.