Meanwhile, still reeling from recent losses, the slow horses are worried they've been pushed further into the cold. Slough House has been wiped from Service records, and fatal accidents keep happening. No wonder Jackson Lamb's crew are feeling paranoid.
But have they actually been targeted?With a new populist movement taking a grip on London's streets, and the old order ensuring that everything's for sale to the highest bidder, the world's an uncomfortable place for those deemed surplus to requirements. The wise move would be to find a safe place and wait for the troubles to pass. But the slow horses aren't famed for making wise decisions.
'Irresistible writing ... ironclad storytelling and off-kilter humour' Financial Times'Mick Herron's novels are a satirical chronicle of modern Britain . .
. in their gleefully shocking way, his books reflect the trajectory of the nation' Economist