Matt Logan is an MI5 agent for the British government. Working on the frontline of counter-terrorism in the UK he's trained to protect its citizens against all threats.
When two brothers known operationally as 'Iron Sword' and 'Stone Fist' are suspected of plotting a major terrorist attack, Logan and his team work undercover to track them down. If they fail, what will be unleashed will rock the country to its very core.
Frustrated by always needing to obey the rules, Logan yearns for a way to break through the red tape that hinders their progress. His wishes seem to come true when he is offered the chance to join a new, top-secret unit known as 'Blindeye'.
Then devastating news reaches Logan, throwing his world into turmoil. But one thing remains certain, he will join the team and become their fiercest, most ruthless operator . . . PRAISE FOR SOLDIER SPY 'Very well written, gives a startling amount of operational detail, the biggest shock of all - MI5 agreed to its publication' Sunday Times
'A blistering, visceral insight into life on the front line against terror, revealed in remarkable detail' Daily Telegraph
'Startling, absolutely fascinating. A foot soldier's account out on the street. A vivid picture of surveillance' Midweek, Radio 4
'Gripping. One of the most successful MI5 undercover surveillance officers of his time' Sun
Tom Marcus, former MI5, grew up on the streets in the North of England. He joined the Army at sixteen and went on to become the youngest member of the Armed Forces to pass the 6-month selection process for Special Operations in Northern Ireland.
He was hand picked from the Army into MI5 as a Surveillance Officer. He left the Security Service recently after a decade on the frontline protecting his country due to being diagnosed with PTSD.
An extraordinary battle and recovery took place which led Tom to write his first book, Soldier Spy which has been vetted and cleared for publication by MI5, it's the first true ground level account ever to be told. The first time in the Security Services' history a Surveillance Officer has told the real story of the fight on our streets and his debut book went straight to Number 1 on the Sunday Times best sellers list.
Tom, now consults on projects within TV and film including the TV dramatization of his book Soldier Spy. Capture or Kill is his first novel.
Due to the ongoing specific threat to Tom Marcus, MI5 insist he keep his identity hidden and he continues to work with the Security Service and other agencies to ensure he stays safe.