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Real Tigers

Author:

Mick Herron

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London's Slough House is where disgraced MI5 operatives are reassigned to spend the rest of their careers pushing paper. But when one of these fallen spies is kidnapped by a former soldier bent on revenge, the agents must breach HQ's defences to steal valuable intel in exchange for their comrade's safety. The kidnapping is only the tip of the iceberg, however, as the agents uncover a larger web of intrigue that involves not only a group of private mercenaries, but also the highest authorities in the Security Service. After years spent as the lowest on the totem pole, the spies suddenly find themselves caught in the midst of a conspiracy that threatens not only the future of Slough House, but that of MI5 itself...

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9781785416354

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01-12-2018

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Real Tigers

Author:

Mick Herron

Synopsis:

London's Slough House is where disgraced MI5 operatives are reassigned to spend the rest of their careers pushing paper. But when one of these fallen spies is kidnapped by a former soldier bent on revenge, the agents must breach HQ's defences to steal valuable intel in exchange for their comrade's safety. The kidnapping is only the tip of the iceberg, however, as the agents uncover a larger web of intrigue that involves not only a group of private mercenaries, but also the highest authorities in the Security Service. After years spent as the lowest on the totem pole, the spies suddenly find themselves caught in the midst of a conspiracy that threatens not only the future of Slough House, but that of MI5 itself...

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Soft Cover

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Thriller

ISBN:

9781785416415

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01-12-2019

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Spook Street

Author:

Mick Herron

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What happens when an old spook loses his mind? Does the Service have a retirement home for those who know too many secrets but don't remember they're secret? Or does someone take care of the senile spy for good? These are the questions River Cartwright must ask when his grandfather, a Cold War-era operative, starts to forget to wear trousers and begins to suspect everyone in his life has been sent by the Home Office to watch him. But River has other things to worry about. A bomb has detonated in the middle of a busy shopping centre and killed more than forty innocent civilians. The agents of Slough House have to figure out who is behind this act of terror before the situation escalates.

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Thriller

ISBN:

9781785416453

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01-01-2019

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This Is What Happened

Author:

Mick Herron

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Twenty-six-year-old Maggie Barnes is someone you would never look at twice. Living alone in a month-to-month sublet in London, she has no family but an estranged sister, no boyfriend or partner, and not much in the way of friends. Working in the postal department of a large corporate office, she struggles to make ends meet. Maggie is just the kind of person who could vanish from the face of the earth without anyone taking notice. Or just the kind of person MI5 needs to thwart an international plot that puts all of Britain at risk. They need someone inconspicuous to infiltrate her office and interface with the security system, a simple-seeming task. Maggie has the chance to be a hero - but the stakes are about to escalate beyond anything she ever dreamed of...

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Thriller

ISBN:

9781785418020

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01-12-2019

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No Safe Place

Author:

Matt Hilton

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Who does Andrew Clayton turn to when his wife has been murdered, his child is in danger, and the police think he is responsible? Despite his mistrust of Clayton, Joe Hunter accepts the job of protecting young Cole. But who is he protecting the boy from? And why? It's clear Clayton knows more about his wife's killer, but he isn't saying. And when his silence places Cole in the killer's sights there's... No Safe Place.

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Hard Cover

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Thriller

ISBN:

9780750545266

Published:

01-02-2018

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Cold Cold Heart

Author:

Tami Hoag

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Dana Nolan was a promising young TV reporter until a notorious serial killer tried to add her to his list of victims nearly a year ago. Plagued by flashbacks and nightmares as dark as the heart of a killer, she returns to her hometown in an attempt to pull her life back together. But home doesn't provide the comfort she expects - and her return has rekindled police and media interest in the unsolved case of her childhood best friend, who disappeared without a trace the summer after their graduation from high school. Terrified of truths long buried, Dana reluctantly begins to look back at her past. As she questions everything she knows, while old friends and loved ones become suspects and enemies, Dana seeks out a truth that may prove too terrible to be believed...

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Thriller

ISBN:

9781444825954

Published:

01-11-2015

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The Bitter Season

Author:

Tami Hoag

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After moving to the Cold Case unit, Detective Nikki Liska misses the rush of pulling an all-nighter and the sense of urgency when hunting a murderer on the loose - her current homicide case dates back twenty-five years, and there is little hope of finding the killer. Most of all, she misses her old partner, Detective Sam Kovac... Sam is having an even harder time adjusting to Nikki's absence, saddled with a green new partner younger than pieces of his own wardrobe. But he is distracted from his troubles by an especially brutal double homicide: a middle-aged husband and wife hacked to death in their home with a samurai sword. One woman might link these mysteries - but she is being watched. Can Liska and Kovac find her before it is too late?

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Thriller

ISBN:

9781444831719

Published:

01-03-2017

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A Darker Shade

Author:

John-Henri Holmberg

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Ever since Steig Larsson shone a light on the brilliance of Swedish crime writing with his phenomenal debut thriller The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, readers around the world have devoured the dark and compelling genre of Nordic noir. Containing seventeen stories, never before published in English, A Darker Shade brings together Sweden's best crimewriters, and illuminates this beguiling country and its inhabitants as never before.

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Thriller

ISBN:

9780750539913

Published:

01-09-2014

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The Death Of Her

Author:

Debbie Howells

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A woman's body is discovered on a Cornish farm, battered and left for dead in a maize field. As she's airlifted to hospital, her life hanging in the balance, no one's sure who she is. Three days later she comes round. She knows her name - Evie - but no more, until she remembers another name: Angel - her three-year-old daughter. As the police circulate Evie's photo, someone recognizes her. Charlotte knew her years ago, at school, when another child went missing. When the police search Evie's home, there's no sign of Angel. More disturbingly, there's no evidence that she ever lived there. Evie believes her daughter is alive, but the police remain unconvinced - unaware that there's someone watching her every move, with their own agenda and their own twisted version of reality...

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Thriller

ISBN:

9781444836431

Published:

01-04-2018

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The Paradise Trees

Author:

Linda Huber

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When Alicia Bryson returns to her estranged father's home in a tiny Yorkshire village, she feels burdened by his illness. Her hometown brings back memories of a miserable and violent childhood, and she worries that her young daughter Jenny's summer will be filled with a similar sense of unhappiness. The town is exactly as she remembered it - the people, the buildings, even the woods. But Alicia's arrival has not gone unnoticed: there is someone watching her every move. Someone who has a plan of his own. Someone who will not stop until the people he loves most can rest together, in paradise.

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Thriller

ISBN:

9781444825961

Published:

01-11-2015

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Still Lives

Author:

Maria Hummel

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Revered artist Kim Lord is about to unveil her most shocking show yet: STILL LIVES, a series of self-portraits in which she impersonates the female victims of America's most famous homicides, from Nicole Brown Simpson to the Black Dahlia. As celebrities and rich patrons pour into L.A.'s Rocque Museum for the opening night, the attendees wait eagerly for Kim's arrival. All except Maggie Richter, museum editor and ex-girlfriend of Greg Shaw Ferguson, Kim's new boyfriend. But Kim never shows up to her party - and when Greg is arrested on suspicion of murder, it seems that life is imitating art. Has Kim suffered the same fate as the women in her paintings? As Maggie is drawn into an investigation of her own, she uncovers dark and deadly truths that will change her life forever...

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Thriller

ISBN:

9781444843163

Published:

01-01-2020

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Someone Out There

Author:

Catherine Hunt

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Ever had the feeling you're being watched? Laura Maxwell appears to have it all - perfect career, perfect husband, perfect life. But how well do you really know the people around you? All it takes is one tiny crack to shatter the whole facade. A series of accidents causes Laura to believe that someone is deliberately targeting her, trying to harm her. Fear starts to pervade every part of her life, affecting her work and her marriage, and she feels increasingly isolated. If no one believes Laura's story, who will be there to protect her when her attacker closes in for the kill?

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Thriller

ISBN:

9780750543873

Published:

01-03-2017

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