Published on: 09/07/2015
Journalist Philip Mangan throws himself back into the dangerous world of international secrets in the follow-up to the award-nominated, highly acclaimed thriller Night Heron. But this time, no one is to be trusted…
Fearing for his life, journalist Philip Mangan has gone into hiding from the Chinese agents who have identified him as British spy. His reputation and life are in tatters. But when he is caught in a terrorist attack in East Africa and a shadowy Chinese figure approaches him in the dead of night with information on the origins of the attack, Mangan is suddenly back in the eye of the storm.
Meanwhile, thousands of miles away on a humid Hong Kong night, a key MI6 source is murdered minutes after meeting spy Trish Patterson. From Washington, D.C. to the hallowed halls of Oxford University and dusty African streets, a sinister power is stirring that will use Mangan and Patterson as its pawns – if they survive.
Deeply steeped in tension and paranoia, Spy Games is Adam Brookes’ follow-up to his award-nominated debut Night Heron and a remarkable, groundbreaking spy thriller.
Praise for Adam Brookes:
‘Superior espionage’ – Sun
‘An intriguing, skilful and taut novel…elegantly plotted and with a piercing eye for detail’ – Daily Mail
As the BBC’s China Correspondent, Adam Brookes received repeated visits from an anonymous man offering to sell him military secrets to pass to British Secret Services – a likely ‘dangle’ designed to entrap him. This event inspired the writing of Night Heron, a game-changing thriller ripped from today’s headlines. Now correspondent for BBC News in […]