Monday the 1st of March 2021 sees the digital publication of the eagerly awaited Desmond Bagley Memoir, "Writer". An incredibly rare and important glimpse into the life and mind of our world-wide, best-selling author. Remember to get your copy for free (along with a charity donation if possible) from: https://thebagleybrief.com
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How would you like to own a brand-new set of Desmond Bagley paperbacks, all seventeen published novels, at a bargain price and back a good cause at the same time? An offer too good to miss? Of course! Head on over to the Ebay page where a complete set is being auctioned in aid of … Continue reading Ebay Charity Auction
The publication date for the new memoir is to be the 1st March 2021. Philip over at The Bagley Brief web-site is busy with the finishing touches. The layout, quality and editing is top-notch. This is a professional publication for free - with only a request to donate to charity if you can. https://thebagleybrief.com
As we begin a New Year, some really good news for a change. From our friends over at The Bagley Brief web-site, the soon to be released memoirs of the author detailing his life and work during the period before he became a world-wide best-seller. It was originally titled Writer: An Enquiry into a Novelist … Continue reading Writer : An Enquiry in a Novelist
Taking a look at the Amazon Kindle Thriller/Adventure best-seller lists makes for interesting reading. Desmond Bagley is up there, along with contemporary Alistair MacLean. You can always rely on them both any time of year to carry the flag for the genre. There's the ubiquitous Lee Child of course sailing high above everyone in first … Continue reading Christmas Best Sellers?
Nothing to worry about. The site-address - http://www.desmondbagley.co.uk - is now being warned against because it is "insecure". This is because it does not have an https:// prefix, with a little padlock, just an http:// . Obtaining the required certificate to get the security added involves a yearly cost, actually more than the address itself, … Continue reading Not Really a Security Warning
Head on over to the Other Book Reviews section for our take on Robert Thorogood's latest title - The Marlow Murder Club - due in January 2021. It's a cosy murder-mystery that is an ideal read for dark evenings by the light of a crackling fire - or just the comfort of central-heating in your … Continue reading The Marlow Murder Club
Desmond Bagley's friend and protégé, John Templeton-Smith has a thriller out this month from Silvertail books. It's called "Ghosts of Greenland" and will be initially available in Kindle eBook format from Amazon on the 26th November. This was originally released in 1984 as "Patterson's Volunteers", but has been hard to find recently, so the new … Continue reading Ghosts of Greenland
The 17th September 2020 will see the publication of a new anthology of "Howdunits". A new word to many, perhaps. This book is a curated selection of essays and articles by famous authors who are, or were once, members of The Detection Club, talking about their craft in the Crime and Detection genre, edited by … Continue reading Howdunit: A Masterclass in Crime Writing
John Templeton Smith was Desmond Bagley’s protégé and his scorching novel “White Lie” is still riding high in the Amazon Kindle charts. It’s the first part of a trilogy introducing character John Winter, a hero in the mould of Jack Reacher, perhaps shorter, slightly older, but just as deadly. Oh, and he was created a … Continue reading White Lie – Still topping the charts