Click the link above to download the original propaganda material sent to me by the Islamic Republic of Iran in 1979, in response to my letter protesting the Iranian hostage crisis when I was eight years old.
––American Delegation in Tehran Expresses Support for Iran propaganda from the Islamic Republic of Iran, circa 1979
—Campaign of Intimidation and Victimization of Iranians in the U.S. propaganda from the Islamic Republic of Iran, circa 1979
International Thriller Writers is an incredible organization that brings together amazing authors. I’ve learned a lot and begun great friendships. If you are an author or fan of Thrillers take a look, and be sure to attend ThrillerFest each July!
The Mystery Writers of America is the premier organization for mystery and crime writers, professionals allied to the crime writing field, aspiring crime writers, and folks who just love to read crime fiction.
If terrorism, counter-terrorism, espionage and world affairs interest you, here is a listing of some WEBSITES I recommend to stay current and conduct research.
The BOOKS below are ones that I have found, or have been recommended by others as valuable reads to stay current and use for research. The books are linked to the Good Reads site. If you have any suggestions for me too add to the list, please let me know through the CONTACT link. Thanks!
Story Trumps Structure by Steven James
See No Evil by Robert Baer
The Bureau: The secret history of the FBI by Ronald Kessler
Legacy of Ashes: The history of the CIA by Tim Weiner
The Reign of the Ayatollahs: Iran and the Islamic Revolution by Shaul Bakhash
Ghost: Confessions of a Counterterrorism Agent by Fred Burton
The Watchers: The Rise of America’s Surveillance State by Shane Harris
Gideon’s Spies: The Secret History of the Mossad by Gordon Thomas
The Sayyid Qutb Reader: Selected Writings on Politics, Religion and Society Edited by Albert J. Bergesen
The Black Tulip: A Novel of War in Afghanistan by Milt Bearden
Kaboom: Embracing the Suck in a Savage Little War by Matt Gallagher
The Triple Agent by Joby Warrick
Black Ops: The Rise of Special Forces in the CIA, the SAS and Mossad by Tony Geraghty
The Secret History of MI6 by Keith Jeffery
No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State by Glenn Greenwald
Enemies Within: Inside the NYPD’s Secret Spying Unit by Adam Goldman & Matt Apuzzo
All the Shah’s Men: An American Coup and the Roots of Middle East Terror by Stephen Kinzer
The Terrorist’s Son: A Story of Choice by Zak Ebrahim with Jeff Giles