Blogs in November 2022

The Lipstick Bureau 15th November 2022

1944, Rome. Newlywed Niki Novotná is recruited by a new American spy agency to establish a secret branch in Italy’s capital. One of the OSS’s few female operatives abroad and multilingual, she’s tasked with crafting fake stories and distributing...

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The Colletta Cassettes 2nd April 2022

It’s the 1978 World Cup. 16-year old Sebastian hopes to meet a girl on a family holiday in Italy; reporter Peter Kentish to interview Bravo, ex-CIA, on the CIA’s complicity with the Mafia. Colletta is a beautiful medieval village....

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The Lazarus Charter 10th February 2022

Bob Shaw is baffled to see a man in a brown coat at a bustling Underground station. Surely it can’t be his friend, the scientist Professor Morley? Morley perished weeks before in a blazing car. Is the man an...

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Island of Fear 2nd October 2021

Cyprus 1974 Turkish forces invade Kyrenia and parachute into Nicosia International Airport. In London a high-ranking RAF officer has been found dead in a seedy hotel and on the wall next to the body is the initials of the...

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Lucifer’s Game 21st September 2021

Spies, military secrets, and a personal crusade for freedom… Rome, 1942. Cordelia Olivieri is a young, determined hotel owner desperate to escape Mussolini’s racial persecution. But as Fascist leaders gather in Rome, Cordelia is suddenly surrounded by the world’s most ruthless...

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