results for tag:
Espionage
Showing all CriminalElement.com content using the tag "Espionage" including series, stories, blog posts, and users. To browse published posts on the front page, click here.
|
EdwardAGrainger
August 1 2014

Back to the Beginning: Call for the Dead by John LeCarré

“Short, fat, and of a quiet disposition, he appeared to spend a lot of money on really bad clothes, which hung about his squat frame like skin on a shrunken toad.” That tag at the start...
Crime HQ
July 17 2014

“Make the World a Safer Place, Isn’t That Enough?”: A Most Wanted Man Trailer

When Philip Seymour Hoffman died in February of this year, he had several films that were either filming or in post-production. One of those films—in addition to the mega film franchise The...
Crime HQ
July 11 2014

North Korea Complains to the U.N. About The Interview

Sometimes a movie sparks controvery, but rarely is that controversy taken to such as international scale. The Interview, which hits theaters October 10, 2014, focuses on two bumbling men—one,...
LyndsayFaye
June 10 2014

Slate Nailed It: YA and Detective Fiction Are for Rubes

An article in Slate by Ruth Graham that appeared last week decrying the popularity of YA fiction among adult readers has created quite the backlash from other media forums (including to name a few,...
Leslie Gilbert Elman
June 3 2014

Will We Spy MI5 on the Big Screen?

Because somehow you knew you hadn’t seen the last of Harry Pearce, we bring you news of Spooks: The Greater Good, a full-length feature film installment of the TV series know as Spooks in...
dvaleris
May 21 2014

Fresh Meat: Mind MGMT Volume 3: The Home Maker by Matt Kindt

Mind MGMT Volume 3: The Home Maker by Matt Kindt continues the espionage comic series about a secret government psychic spy program (available June 3, 2014). Meru and Bill have been reunited in...
JordanFoster
May 8 2014

Fresh Meat: Jack of Spies by David Downing

Jack of Spies by David Downing is the debut World War I espionage series introducing U.K. spy Jack McColl who travels the world uncovering secrets disguised as a traveling car salesman (available...
Leslie Gilbert Elman
May 6 2014

The Bletchley Circle 2.04: “Uncustomed Goods” Part 2

It’s disconcerting to see Millie in distress. When her confidence is shaken so is ours. We know she has a perfectly good reason to feel traumatized. In last week’s episode of The...
DaveRichards
May 6 2014

Fresh Meat The Zodiac Deception by Gary Kriss

The Zodiac Deception by Gary Kriss is a debut historical thriller, in which an American con man, educated by both Houdini and Conan Doyle, is sent to deceive Himmler into assassinating Hitler (available...
Leslie Gilbert Elman
April 28 2014

The Bletchley Circle 2.03: “Uncustomed Goods”

What’s a girl gotta do to pay the bills? You’d think that being a gorgeous, vivacious smarty-pants fluent in multiple languages would make it a snap to find gainful employment....
Crime HQ
April 23 2014

Game of Pawns: FBI Creates Anti-Spying Short Film

Game of Pawns: No, it's not the cutthroat tale of four families desperately trying to take over a throne pawnshop, it's the story of Glenn Duffie Shriver, an American student who was tricked/paid/recruited...
Leslie Gilbert Elman
April 21 2014

The Bletchley Circle 2.02: “Blood on Their Hands” Part 2

We begin this episode in an unusual position: a step ahead of the women of the Bletchley Circle. A man is in the hospital, his body covered with ugly, blistery chemical burns. He’s expected...
Leslie Gilbert Elman
April 14 2014

The Bletchley Circle 2.01: “Blood on Their Hands” Part 1

The first series of The Bletchley Circle reminded us that sisterhood is powerful. So it’s no surprise when Jean (Julie Graham) feels compelled to defend the innocence of a former Bletchley...
Crime HQ
April 14 2014

Avoid Redcoats, But Take The Turn Trail

If you’ve been watching Turn, AMC’s new Revolutionary War spy drama, you might be wondering where the creators found such authentic filming locations. Although the series, which...
Corrina Lawson
March 23 2014

Fresh Meat: The Berkeley Square Affair by Teresa Grant

The Berkeley Square Affair by Teresa Grant is the sixth Regency-era mystery with Malcolm and Suzanne Rannoch, this time in pursuit of a lost Shakespeare manuscript and facing the darkest secrets of...
RichardZSantos
March 18 2014

Fresh Meat: Decoded by Mai Jia

Decoded by Mai Jia is the story of a legendary codebreaker who is tasked with solving two devilish codes that seem to be the product of his old mentor (available March 18, 2014). Decoded is the...
courthas
March 18 2014

Fresh Meat: The Cairo Affair by Olen Steinhauer

The Cairo Affair by Olen Steinhauer is a contemporary novel of espionage and geopolitics, unraveling the dangerous relationships between a diplomat who's just been assassinated, his unfaithful wife,...
Crime HQ
March 7 2014

For Daniel Craig, One Car Is Not Enough

It seems as if there are certain perks that come with being James Bond, and we're not just talking about the women, gadgets, and suave one-liners. As if all that wasn't enough, listen to...
Crime HQ
February 24 2014

For The Americans, (Spy) Family Life Gets Messy

Wednesday, Feb 26th begins the sophomore season of one of the most raved about and recommended new crime shows. Here's a tantalizing peek at what's ahead for the deadliest travel agents in the...
dvaleris
February 21 2014

Fresh Meat: Hammer of Angels by G.T. Almasi

Hammer of Angels is a the second novel in the Shadowstorm series by G.T. Almasi that takes place in an alternative realty where Germany won WWII and super-spies fight a secret Cold War (available...
DirkRobertson
January 28 2014

Fresh Meat: Dominion by C.J. Sansom

Dominion by C.J. Sansom is a historical thriller reimagining Britain if it had been conquered by the Nazis (available January 28, 2014): It is 1952, and Britain has been conquered by the Nazis and...
Crime HQ
January 27 2014

MI6 Agent Whose Body Was Locked Inside Sports Tote Died “Accidentally”

An MI6 codebreaker on temporary reassignment was found dead in August, 2010, padlocked in a red sports bag in an empty bathtub in his Pimlico home, and after three years of investigation, the Met's...
Crime HQ
December 30 2013

Will You Watch Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond?

Sure, we teased it last July, but here's the full trailer for the upcoming 4-part dramatic miniseries to air next month, beginning January 29th. According to BBC America: The new original...
cmorgan
October 17 2013

No Arm Chair Quarterback: Trailer for Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit

It's been a while since Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan has appeared on the big screen. The last time was 2002's Sum of All Fears, and I must admit, I was disappointed in Ben Affleck's Ryan....
jenny_maloney
October 15 2013

Fresh Meat: Double Vision: Code Name 711 by F.T. Bradley

Double Vision: Code Name 711 by F.T. Bradley is the second book in the Double Vision kid espionage mystery series (available October 15, 2013). Lincoln Baker is just trying to live life. He’s...
Crime HQ
October 7 2013

Now Win This!: Kids’ Top Secret Spy Kit

F.T. Bradley's latest book in her Double Vision middle grade series is coming out on October 15. In honor of that release, Ms. Bradley has put together a special prize pack with signed copies of...
Leslie Gilbert Elman
September 30 2013

Foyle’s War: “Sunflower”

In this series of Foyle’s War we’ve been exploring the idea of trust in the postwar world. Who are friends? Who are enemies? Who do you rely on to keep you safe and secure? The...
VictoriaJanssen
September 29 2013

Fresh Meat: Blackstone and the Endgame by Sally Spencer

Blackstone and the Endgame by Sally Spencer is tenth in a historical police procedural series featuring Inspector Sam Blackstone (available October 1, 2013).  Spencer is a pseudonym for Alan...
cmorgan
September 25 2013

They Should Have Known Better: Red Valentine

“The Red Valentine” — A Mindscape Films Picture from Glenn Stewart on Vimeo. In honor of Criminal Element's first issue of the Malfeasence Occasional, I'd like to...
Leslie Gilbert Elman
September 23 2013

Foyle’s War: “The Cage”

Inside a lovely home, a phone rings. A woman answers it. She listens for a moment, says two words into the receiver, places it back in the cradle, picks up a briefcase and a passport and slips...