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Mick Herron - Author


Mick Herron's first Jackson Lamb novel, Slow Horses, was described as the 'most enjoyable British spy novel in years' by the Mail on Sunday and picked as one of the best twenty spy novels of all time by the Daily Telegraph. The second, Dead Lions, won the 2013 CWA Goldsboro Gold Dagger. The third, Real Tigers, was shortlisted for both the CWA Goldsboro Gold Dagger and the CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger, and the Sunday Express wrote that it 'revitalised the spy thriller genre'.

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If you like Mick Herron you might also like to read books by Reginald Hill, John le Carre and Gerald Seymour.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Mick Herron

Spook Street by Mick Herron
Spook Street
Mick Herron
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. Herron's Slough House series just keeps on getting better and better, both on the sly humorous front and with the Machiavellian variations it offers on the levels of deception that operate...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/09/2017
Spook Street by Mick Herron
Spook Street
Mick Herron
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. Herron's Slough House series just keeps on getting better and better, both on the sly humorous front and with the Machiavellian variations it offers on the levels of deception that operate...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/02/2017
Real Tigers by Mick Herron
Real Tigers
Mick Herron
Shortlisted for the Last Laugh Award at the CrimeFest Awards 2017. Shortlisted for the CWA Goldsboro Gold Dagger and Ian Fleming Steel Dagger 2016. The latest instalment in the eventful days and sleepless nights of the denizens of Slough House...
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/10/2016
Dead Lions by Mick Herron
Dead Lions
Mick Herron
Sharp, biting and hugely enjoyable. The series focuses on Slough House where MI5 agents who are out of favour, who’ve screwed up one too many times, are assigned for light duties but inevitably end up outshining their ‘proper’ MI5 colleagues....
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/09/2016
Real Tigers by Mick Herron
Real Tigers
Mick Herron
Shortlisted for the CWA Goldsboro Gold Dagger and Ian Fleming Steel Dagger 2016. Maxim Jakubowski's February 2016 Book of the Month. The latest instalment in the eventful days and sleepless nights of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/02/2016
Dead Lions Slough House by Mick Herron
Dead Lions Slough House
Mick Herron
Sharp, biting and hugely enjoyable. The series focuses on Slough House where MI5 agents who are out of favour, who’ve screwed up one too many times, are assigned for light duties but inevitably end up outshining their ‘proper’ MI5 colleagues....
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/01/1970
Nobody Walks by Mick Herron
Nobody Walks
Mick Herron
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. Shortlisted for the Ian Fleming Steel Dagger Award 2015. Dead Lions, Herron's second Slough House spy thriller was,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/03/2015
Dead Lions by Mick Herron
Dead Lions
Mick Herron
In theory this is the second in a series but it’s easy to read as a standalone. Having said that it and its predecessor are so good they’re certainly both worth reading (and it won the biggest prize for crime...
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/04/2014
Dead Lions by Mick Herron
Dead Lions
Mick Herron
Winner of the CWA Goldsboro Gold Dagger 2013. Mick Herron commented: "My shelves are crammed with Gold Dagger-winning novels of the past - The Mermaids Singing, Black and Blue, Bones and Silence. I can't quite believe I get to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/05/2013

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