Tag Archives: Cold War

REVIEW: Agent in Place – Helen MacInnes

(Titan Books 2013, originally published 1976) MacInnes, who was born in the UK and later moved to the US with her husband in 1937, wrote a number of spy thrillers between 1941’s Above Suspicion and 1984’s Ride A Pale Horse. … Continue reading

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The Hunt for Red October – Tom Clancy

This was Tom Clancy’s first published novel, set during the Cold War amid high tensions between the USA and the Soviet Union, and the first of many books to feature Jack Ryan. The book begins in Russia, with the departure … Continue reading

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