I Spy

Written by Claire Kendal — Some little girls dream of becoming a nurse when they grow up, or perhaps a soldier, a doctor or even…

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London Rules

Written by Mick Herron — In John LeCarre’s classic Smiley’s People, Moscow Rules are a form of ultra-cautious tactics for operating in the most dangerous circumstances.…

This Is What Happened

Written by Mick Herron – Since 2013, Mick Herron has been writing about London’s espionage community to great acclaim. There are four novels so far…

Deadly Game

Written by Matt Johnson — If you like your crime fiction to be full of thrills and conspiracies, with more than a dash of authentic…

Real Tigers

Mick Herron has carved out something of a niche with his accounts of the more disfunctional side of the espionage industry. London’s Slough House may…

Real Tigers

Written by Mick Herron — With Nobody Walks, Mick Herron did something a little different to his previous efforts, though still within the espionage genre,…

Nobody Walks

Former MI5 agent Tom Bettany is a bit of a drifter nowadays. He’s been living here and there in different spots on the Continent, and…

Nobody Walks

Written by Mick Herron — Set in the a murky, satirised world of espionage, Mick Herron’s most recent novels, Slow Horses and Dead Lions, featured a fictional branch…

Slow Horses

Written by Mick Herron — In October 2013, Mick Herron picked up the CWA Goldsboro Gold Dagger for his espionage thriller Dead Lions. Here on…

Dead Lions

Written by Mick Herron — Every big organisation needs a place to put their screw-ups, and Slough House is where MI5 puts its ‘Slow Horses’.…

The Girl in Berlin

It’s summer 1951 and London is feeling the downbeat mood of austerity. Jack McGovern is a detective with Special Branch. High level British diplomats have…

The Girl in Berlin

Written by Elizabeth Wilson — It is the summer of 1951, and despite the manufactured optimism of The Festival of Britain, London is finding it…