Daily Archives: September 7, 2017

A Legacy of Spies – John le CarrĂ©

The undisputed master returns with a riveting new book—his first Smiley novel in more than twenty-five years. Peter Guillam, staunch colleague and disciple of George Smiley of the British Secret Service, otherwise known as the Circus, is living out his old age on the family farmstead on the south coast of Brittany when a letter from his old Service summons him to London. The reason? His Cold War past has come back to claim him. Intelligence operations that were once the toast of secret London, ...

Fifty-one percent – Tony Garrod

A fascinating look at mediumship, psychics, a spiritualist college, a spiritualist circle, scientific theories and the paranormal. Throughout my life I’ve had many psychic, paranormal and spiritual encounters. When thinking about the spiritual world, some people like to think of spirits and some prefer to call spirits ghosts. If you prefer to call them ghosts, then ghost hunters can only dream of experiences such as mine and I am now ready to openly share some of these with my readers! I have seen and spoken ...

Strange Tales of Scotland – Jack Strange

Strange Tales of Scotland is a collection of stories, each dealing with a particular aspect of the mysteries of Scotland. The first chapter tells of the ghost that appeared at the wedding of King Alexander II, and the second one of monsters such as the Shellycoat and Water-horse that were thought to inhabit Scotland’s lochs. Another part of the book deals exclusively with Loch Ness and the strange happenings at that mysterious body of water. Later, we have a look at the mysterious deaths at ...