James Phelan

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PATRIOT ACT, Snowden, and Spying.

Since the “Snowden story broke”, I’ve had countless emails through this site, and through my personal email from readers and media organisations, asking me to comment. This is because of my 2007 thriller, PATRIOT ACT, which was about the NSA’s (and it’s allies) surveillance programs, the USA Patriot Act, all wrapped up in a thrilling [...]

THE SPY sample:

Outside the taxi window the scenery changed from densely packed glass-and-steel skyscrapers to generic concrete apartment towers, set among a backdrop of black–green tree canopies dotted with the houses of the über wealthy stretching up to Victoria Peak. They passed bustling night markets and steaming street food, a technicolour of organised chaos that knew neither [...]