Michael Barrett Miller
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About Michael Barrett Miller
While living in Moscow, Russia, Windsor, England, and Dublin, Ireland, combined with extensive travel throughout Europe, the U.S., North Africa, Central America, and Mexico, Mr. Miller had occasion to work directly and indirectly with several "interesting" people and organizations.
"The Bridge" released in August 2021 is the latest in the series "Life in the Shadows." These books share the adventures of a select group of people who became the "tip of the spear" when other means were not available to traditional government agencies.
“The Bridge,” tells where and how it all began, for a number of us willing to say yes to adventure. I have been asked many questions over the years about living and operating in the Soviet Union.
This book shares actual events with a creative narrative connecting the circumstances for those not familiar with the history under Communist rule in the CCCP.
London - Helsinki - Tashkent 1978
Michael Garrett is asked by Natalie, his lover and member of French Intelligence, to travel to Tashkent to meet the Colonel she had been running for years. Her abrupt departure from Moscow and relocation to Paris has strained the management of the most strategically placed agent the French had ever developed. Neither she nor her backup can make the trip that she feels will provide vital information to the west. She reluctantly asks Michael to make the meeting.
Before he departs for Tashkent and that meeting, share his journey as he joins the Australian Secret Intelligence Service in 1972, years before the world knew the Australians had an Intelligence Service. Follow his exploits across Russia with Jack, ASIS Station Chief, and other remarkable people along the way.
Living in Moscow, travelling to Kyiv, Leningrad, Volgograd, and other cities share what life was like in the CCCP under constant watchful eyes.
"Oo-roo" is an Aboriginal word meaning " See you." "The specter of restored passport control checkpoints and customs at the border with Northern Ireland is contemplated with horror by people here who remember the delays and inefficiencies that the border used to cause in the old days..." From a speech delivered by a Member of the Dáil.Brexit is rapidly changing traditional European relationships. In the middle of these swirling seas, Jack and Mick are tasked with investigating the Republic of Ireland and the United Kingdom’s security, as opportunists look to gain citizenship and set up illegal ventures anywhere they can find a crack in the shield. These are the same characters that shared their " Life in the Shadows " in Beyond the Black Stump
"Beyond the Black Stump"
Jack, Mick, Mahaney, and Walking Bear are all enjoying a respite from their career pressures when they are alerted to a possible strike on the Royal Family. Mahaney's recent trip to Northern Ireland to investigate a string of brutal bank robberies has left him suspicious of the SAS and the robberies’ motivations. Possible action against the Royals by the military has everyone running scared.The same characters from Oo-roo, are back for another rousing adventure of "Life in the Shadows."
*Your purchase of one or more of my books will help various charities.
Net Profits from the sale of "Listen, Listen To My Heart's Song," "Atreus's View From a Tent," and "Friends," on Apple Books will be contributed to the following organizations: Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, The Washington Talking Book & Braille Library, the American Cancer Society, and the Woodland Park Zoo for their Conservation programs. See other organizations we are supporting as highlighted on our Support Us page www.letkidsbekids.org on our Let Kids Be Kids, Inc. website.