From the bestselling and award winning 'master of the spy thriller' comes a collection of riveting short stories
When a man's wife leaves him under suspicious circumstances, he sets off in search for her, unprepared for the guilty secrets he's about to drag back into the light.
A man is tempted by a luxury apartment with a top-of-the-range kitchen. But there is a heavy price to pay for this glamorous new life.
And a couple with their marriage on the rocks go on a hike through the Derbyshire countryside as another way to avoid their real problems.
Hailed as the master of the modern spy thriller, Mick Herron's skill for tension, humour, and memorable twists are captured in his short stories, collected here for the first time.
Mick Herron is one of the finest writers of his generation - Steve Cavanagh
Herron is superior to the vast majority of thriller writers at their best - Sunday Times
Britain's finest living thriller writer - Sunday Express
Mick Herron is an incredible writer and if you haven't read him yet, you NEED to - Mark Billingham
Mick Herron is the author of the bestselling Slough House novels, which have won two CWA Daggers, been published in 20 languages, and are the basis of a major forthcoming TV series starring Gary Oldman as Jackson Lamb. He is also the author of the Zoe Boehm series, and the standalone novels Reconstruction and This is What Happened. Mick was born in Newcastle upon Tyne, and now lives in Oxford.