Slow Horses

Slow Horses - Jackson Lamb Thrillers

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Publisher's Synopsis

*Soon to be a major TV series starring Gary Oldman*

'The most exciting development in spy fiction since the Cold War' The Times

Slough House is the outpost where disgraced spies are banished to see out the rest of their derailed careers. Known as the 'slow horses' these misfits have committed crimes of drugs and drunkenness, lechery and failure, politics and betrayal while on duty.

In this drab and mildewed office these highly trained spies don't run ops, they push paper. Not one of them joined the Intelligence Service to be a slow horse and the one thing they have in common is they want to be back in the action.

When a boy is kidnapped and held hostage, his beheading is scheduled for live broadcast on the net. And whatever the instructions of their masters at the Intelligence Service headquarters, the slow horses aren't going to just sit quiet and watch.

'Captivating' Christopher Brookmyre

'Wonderfully cynical' Bernard Cornwell

Book information

ISBN: 9781473674189
Publisher: John Murray Press
Imprint: John Murray
Pub date:
Edition: Reprint
DEWEY: 823.92
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Sales rank: 1762
Number of pages: 328
Weight: 274g
Height: 130mm
Width: 196mm
Spine width: 22mm