For fans of Spooks, Homeland and The Night Manager, the latest thriller in Stella Rimington's bestselling espionage series sees Liz Carlyle investigating a sinister Russian plot - tense, gripping and global in scope
Dame Stella Rimington joined the Security Service (MI5) in 1968. During her career she worked in all the main fields of the Service: counter-subversion, counter-espionage and counter-terrorism. She was appointed Director General in 1992, the first woman to hold the post. She has written her autobiography and nine Liz Carlyle novels, most recently, Breaking Cover. She lives in London and Norfolk.
Damn good ... I'd certainly take any sequel she writes * Daily
Liz Carlyle remains one of the most interesting characters in the male-dominated world of the spy thriller * Daily Express *
Rimington provides lots of detail of intelligence work used to counter today's terrorists that seem real - and intriguing * Financial Times *
She bids to join the ranks of such secret-agent authors as Somerset Maugham, Graham Greene and John le Carre * Wall Street Journal *
This is something rare: the spy novel that prizes authenticity over fabrication, that is true to the character and spirit of intelligence work * Mail on Sunday *
Faster than le Carre, she creates the same sense of real characters struggling with real problems * John Sandford *