Mick Herron ist ein britischer Verlagsautor von Krimis und Thrillern.
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Catherine Standish knows that chance encounters never happen to spooks. She’s worked in the Intelligence Service long enough to understand treachery, double-dealing and stabbing in the back. What she doesn’t know is why anyone would target her: a recovering drunk pushing paper with the other lost causes in Jackson Lamb’s kingdom of exiles at Slough House. Whoever it is holding her hostage, it can’t be personal. It must be about Slough House. Most likely, it is about Jackson Lamb.
Ein hochgelobter Spionage-Thriller. „If you read one spy novel this year, read Real Tigers.“ (The Spectator) (210 Rezensionen / 4,5 Sterne), 369 Seiten noch günstig?
One quiet evening in Oxford a house near Sarah Tucker’s suddenly explodes. The cause is later reported to be a gas leak, but when a child disappears in the aftermath, Sarah a young married woman, bored and unhappy with her life becomes obsessed with trying to find her. Very soon she’s left wondering whether she has really ever known anybody or anything at all, as her attempts at investigation reveal that people long thought dead are still among the living, while the living are joining the dead.
Vor einiger Zeit schon einmal vorgestellt, immer noch günstig. „Good characterization, dialogue and well-paced narrative make this confident first novel frighteningly plausible.“ (The Daily Telegraph) (46 Rezensionen / 4,2 Sterne), 321 Seiten noch günstig?