Tag: thrillers

“Hunt for Red October” Author Tom Clancy, Dead at 66



The Baltimore Sun is reporting that Baltimorean and Loyola Blakefield alum Tom Clancy, who wrote several bestselling thrillers that became huge movie blockbusters and inspired video games, died yesterday at Johns Hopkins Hospital after a brief illness.  He was 66.


Charles Todd, Author of “Proof of Guilt” at the Ivy Bookshop


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Charles Todd, author of Proof  of Guilt, the latest entry in the bestselling Ian Rutledge series, comes to the Ivy Bookshop Tuesday, February 5 at 7 p.m. to discuss his latest thriller, in which the Scotland Yard inspector must contend with two dangerous enemies!

Baltimore Author Dan Fesperman Reading and Book Signing at the Ivy


Former Baltimore Sun reporter and author of nine literary thrillers Dan Fesperman comes to the Ivy Bookshop Friday, September 7 at 7 p.m. to read from and sign his latest book, The Double Game.

In the book, Fesperman weaves a tale of spies and their secrets, fathers and sons, lovers and fate, duplicity and loyalty. The Double Game ingeniously taps the espionage classics of the Cold War to build a maze of intrigue.

“A spy novel about spy novels, calculated to deliver a maximum dose of fun for the genre fan…Breezing through The Double Game is like encountering 30 spy classics …Fesperman’s book is a triple, quadruple, quintuple game, thrilling and fun,” writes The Daily Beast.