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FIVE HIDDEN SEASIDE SPOTS IN ITALY AND FRANCE WELL WORTH A VISIT

My WWII espionage novel Crucible of Deceit sends the protagonist on a treacherous wartime mission through Vichy France and fascist Italy. Off-the-beaten-path locales featured in this latest Corridor of Darkness novel are well worth a visit, so here are a … Continue reading

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THE MAN WHO WOULD BE RYAN LEMMON, SPY

Many of you have asked for some factual background on the man who inspired this multi-faceted and multi-talented character in the Corridor of Darkness novels. In his postwar years my father, Dr. Leonard O’Bryon, was known as a beloved professor … Continue reading

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DON’T LOOK NOW, BUT COVERT OPERATIVE RYAN LEMMON MAY BE TAILING YOU AGAIN!

From time to time interested readers have been asking when a new sequel to the Corridor of Darkness trilogy might appear. After all, three years (and a pandemic) have passed since publication of novel number four in the series, Echoes … Continue reading

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MY ODDEST EUROPEAN CHRISTMAS

During the Cold War era I spent a few years in Germany, first as a twenty-one-year-old graduate student and then with the military. I spent my first Christmas holiday season putting a Eurailpass to good use, randomly hopping on or off … Continue reading

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HOW THE BOOK COVERS COME TOGETHER!

From time to time readers have asked how the covers to my novels come together. What you see above is the original proposal for Corridor of Darkness, the first book of the series, designed by Gabrielle Prendergast. Its evocative imagery convinced me to choose her creative … Continue reading

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FULCRUM OF MALICE in PAPERBACK!

For all who have asked when they can order the print version of Fulcrum of Malice, Volume 3 of the Corridor of Darkness trilogy, it’s here at last… To order the trade paperback edition, click on FULCRUM OF MALICE For the eBook edition, … Continue reading

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BERLIN 1941 – Are you ready?

Europe lies in chains at Hitler’s feet as midnight approaches in the dark heart of the Reich… Leaving his friends to foil the Nazis in Occupied France, Ryan Lemmon returns to Berlin. Under deep cover in this city of shadows, the American conspires with a … Continue reading

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…with his cover blown…

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CORRIDOR OF DARKNESS, A Novel of Nazi Germany, NOW IN AUDIO BOOK FORMAT!

For those of you who prefer audio books, Corridor of Darkness is now available in that popular format on Amazon, Audible.com, and iTunes! Tim Campbell, a professional narrator with a rich baritone voice and over 60 titles to his name, does a … Continue reading

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CORRIDOR OF DARKNESS, a Novel of Nazi Germany, TAKES BRONZE IN INTERNATIONAL BOOK AWARDS COMPETITION!

My first novel inspired by the espionage adventures of my father, Corridor of Darkness, a Novel of Nazi Germany, received a bronze medal today in the Suspense/Thriller category of the 18th annual 2014 Independent Publisher Book Awards competition, the world’s largest book awards contest. … Continue reading

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