Review and giveaway of “Twice a Spy”

Twice a Spy
by Keith Thomson
Hardcover: 336 pages
Publisher: Doubleday; First Edition edition (March 8, 2011)
ISBN-10: 9780385530798
ISBN-13: 978-0385530798

( 4 1/2 stars out of 5 )

A very humorous and fast-paced sequel to “Once a Spy.” Charlie Clark’s NSA girlfriend is kidnapped and the ransom is an atomic bomb hidden in a washing machine. Charlie’s father, Drummond Clark was a former CIA agent who used the device as a sting to capture terrorists. Drummond’s memory is shaky due to the onset of Alzheimer’s disease.

I liked the fast pace. The chapters are very short, I could knockout a chapter during a TV commercial break.  The humor is excellent and I laughed out loud on several occasions. The vibe reminds me of the movie “Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade.”

I enjoyed this novel without having read “Once a Spy.”. Although, I will certainly add it to my reading list.

I really enjoyed it and I highly recommend it. I give it 4 1/2 stars out of 5.

Now to the fun part, I am hosting a giveaway of 2 copies of “Twice a Spy.” Leave a comment with your contact information, email me ( with your mailing address, or use the form below. I will have the drawing May 1st, 2011 and pick two winners. The contest is open to US residents and no PO boxes please …

CONTEST OVER …. Thanks to those who played !!!


Disclosure of Material Connection: I received this book free from Doubleday. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255 : “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”


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