Shortlisted for the CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger Award
´The finest new crime series this millennium´ Mail on Sunday
You don´t stop being a spook just because you´re no longer in the game.
Banished to Slough House from the ranks of achievers at Regent´s Park for various crimes of drugs and drunkenness, lechery and failure, politics and betrayal, Jackson Lamb´s misfit crew of highly trained joes don´t run ops, they push paper.
But not one of them joined the Intelligence Service to be a ´slow horse´.
A boy is kidnapped and held hostage. His beheading is scheduled for live broadcast on the net.
And whatever the instructions of the Service, the slow horses aren´t going to just sit quiet and watch . . .