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Mauritius Intrigue

Everyone at Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport supposed Ian Dennis was another British tourist on holiday. Only a few police officials knew the MI6 agent was there to investigate the murder of an accountant from Scotland and the brutalization of her child. 323 more words

Short Story

Between Two Fires: A Single Spy

Review: A Single Spy, by William Christie
Minotaur/St. Martin’s, 2017. 388 pp. $26

Alexsi Ivanovich Smirnov, the orphan-thief protagonist of this superb, hair-raising thriller, is both feral and sympathetic. 789 more words

Reviews And Columns

Amidst the Mole

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy by John le Carré; published by Alfred A. Knopf Incorporated, copyright ©1974.

David John Moore Cornwell, alias John le Carré, a son of a con-man, whose father was a sometimes  232 more words

Books Fiction

Re: writing

My best friend knees me several times, hard, between the legs, as the cute young woman holding me whispers soothing words in my ear. I keep standing, crossing my legs in pain, and as I groan I think about narrative frames. 193 more words

Meet Our Readers

Double agents. Passing. Going undercover. There’s a lot of ways to be not what you seem, and this Wednesday Brooke Allen, Allie Wachowski, Kim Nelson, and Bea Cordelia get into these cases of Mistaken Identity with humor, grace, guts. 292 more words


Final Thoughts - Splinter Cell: Conviction

As it happens, I was correct about Splinter Cell: ConvictionMost of the points I made in my previous post about the game remained valid throughout, and nothing the experience offered succeeding in challenging my opinion of it. 1,207 more words

First Impressions - Splinter Cell: Conviction

For the fifth game in a series that has always been a beacon of excellent stealth design philosophy, Splinter Cell: Conviction is a surprisingly terrible stealth game. 1,041 more words