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Posts tagged 1960s

Paul Brazill interviews The Man with the Golden Mind

Crime writer Paul Brazill interviews me about my current crime fiction projects including the republication of my 1960s CIA thriller The Man with the Golden Mind, featuring former war correspondent turned Detective Maier. The second Maier mystery is currently published by Crime Wave Press in ebook format. Julia Rendel asks Maier to investigate the twenty-five […]

Fred Branfman – Obituary – The Daily Telegraph

“The Plain of Jars, what it’s a symbol of, is how those people on the vague frontiers, those people in the Third World, those people we never see, we never know about, we never hear, can be vaporised, wiped off the face of the earth without people back here even knowing about it.” My obituary […]

The Man with the Golden Mind – out today!!!

The second Maier Mystery, The Man with the Golden Mind, is out today. The novel is set in Laos and based on the CIA’s largest covert operation to date. Read an excellent and generous review by Terry Irving. The book is a quest for truth, a search for a father and family, and a journey […]

The Cambodian Space Project – The Movie

Film maker and long time collaborator Marc Eberle, has announced his new film project Rock Cambodia and is featured in a recent article in the Phnom Penh Post. This new feature documentary present the story of Srey Thy, the singer of The Cambodian Space Project, a Cambodia based music collective. Read the full story here. […]

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