Brush Pass Books

I’m an online bookseller of spy, espionage and intelligence titles, both fiction and non-fiction. This is more than just a business – it’s a labour of love reflecting a long obsession with the spy genre, and all it has to offer the discerning reader.

I’m servicing Australian and international markets via AbeBooks (see my profile here). My stock list can be found here, so please do peruse my titles at your leisure.

I’m aiming to offer a varied collection that includes both well-known authors and titles as well as those that gather and whisper suspiciously on the fringes of the genre. In particular, one of my goals is to discover and highlight the diversity and strengths of Australian authors writing in the genre, so you can look forward to them being well represented among my stock.

Please contact me via my AbeBooks site, by email at, or on Twitter or Instagram to have a chat and/or hear more about my titles. We can use code, if you like.

Environmental statement: One of the key drivers for me of participating in the second-hand book trade was a desire to see hard copy books used and circulated rather than dumped and pulped. I also strive to use environmentally sustainable products – including 100% Australian recycled Planet Ark paper, Avery mailing labels that are Forest Stewardship Council certified, Ecopaper Australia jiffy bags with 100% recycled interior filling , and a range of re-purposed book mailers, cardboard and bubble wrap. If I ever make any kind of profit, I intend to donate 10% to some of my favourite environmental charities – yet another reason to buy from Brush Pass Books!