Len Deighton with Mike Ripley

Interview with Mike Ripley, author of ‘Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang’

You know you are going up in the world when you score an interview with the talented Mr. (Mike) Ripley. His non-fiction reader’s history Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang, a survey of the boom in British thrillers 1953-1975 was published in May 2017 and we caught up with Mike in-between book signings to find out more. 001.…

The New ‘Per Fine Ounce’ by Peter Vollmer

Glidrose Productions (now Ian Fleming Publications) planned for a series of James Bond novels to be published under the pseudonym of Robert Markham. Celebrated South African novelist and award-winning Sunday Times correspondent Geoffrey Jenkins was asked to write an original James Bond 007 novel in 1966, following on from The Man with the Golden Gun.…