BLOODLINE by James Rollins—Weaving Tapestries of Adventure

By Piper Bayard In James Rollins’ BLOODLINE, futuristic science meets ancient mysticism to produce a non-stop thrill ride that will keep readers turning pages into the wee hours and leave them making excuses to their employers about why they [...]


CONFESSIONS – Book Review By Ellie Ann CONFESSIONS by Ryne Douglas Pearson, is an engaging, character-driven mystery. From the first page to the last, the outstanding prose hooks with drama and great characters. Chicago Police Chaplain, [...]


SKYFALL Review By Author Piper Bayard & Intelligence Operative Jay Holmes* SKYFALL marks the Golden Anniversary of the Bond series, and it’s raking in the serious gold—for good reason. In this 23rd Bond film, M and MI-6 are under attack, [...]

DOUBLE CROSS: The True Story of the D-Day Spies

DOUBLE CROSS – Review By Intelligence Operative Jay Holmes* I recently read and re-read DOUBLE CROSS by Ben MacIntyre, writer-at-large and associate editor of the Times of London. This is a remarkable book and I enjoyed it thoroughly. [...]

ARGO Movie Review by Bayard & Holmes

ARGO Review By Author Piper Bayard and Intelligence Operative Jay Holmes* ARGO movie poster ARGO is a movie thriller based on Operation ARGO, a CIA undertaking lead by CIA employee Tony Mendez to rescue six US Embassy employees who avoided [...]

Chasing the Hill, Episode 2 – Send in the Dancing Chihuahuas

Review: Send in the Dancing Chihuahuas By Author Piper Bayard and Intelligence Operative Holmes Recently, we reviewed the pilot episode of “Chasing the Hill,” a non-partisan political drama about California Representative Kristi [...]

No Easy Day?

No Easy Day? By Intelligence Operative Jay Holmes* As most folks know by now, on Tuesday, September 4, 2012 author “Mark Owen” will release “No Easy Day,” a first hand account of the Osama Bin Laden mission. I have not read [...]

Bourne in Hell . . . Review of "The Bourne Legacy"

By Author Piper Bayard & Intelligence Operative Holmes “The Bourne Legacy” is born from the trilogy of Matt Damon Bourne movies and is intended to give birth to a new flood of cash. After rogue agent Jason Bourne does his superspy [...]

Chasing the Hill: Real Entertainment from Fake Politics

Review, Chasing the Hill By Bayard & Holmes Emmy nominee Brent Roske, Creator and Executive Producer of the new internet TV show, “Chasing the Hill,” has done the impossible. He has created a show about politics during campaign season [...]