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Mike Hollow was born in 1953 in the Essex County Borough of West Ham and spent his early years in Romford. After studying Russian and French at Cambridge University he worked for the BBC for sixteen years and then the international development agency Tearfund for eleven before going freelance as a writer and editor in 2002. He lives in Hampshire with his wife Margaret and has two grown-up children who live in London. Nowadays he earns his living translating Russian in his cellar and spends the rest of his time writing stories about Detective Inspector John Jago, the Blitz Detective. The first novel, Direct Hit, was published in 2015, and Fifth Column is the second in the series.

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Fifth Column by Mike Hollow
Reader Reviewed Fifth Column
Mike Hollow
A fascinating and captivating trip into the bomb damaged (and occasionally crime-ridden) streets of London during the Second World War. ‘Fifth Column’ is the second in ‘The Blitz Detective’ series and while you can jump straight in here, I suggest...
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/03/2016
Direct Hit by Mike Hollow
Reader Reviewed Direct Hit
Mike Hollow
March 2016 Debut of the Month. A wonderfully uncomplicated and somehow charming read about a murder investigation during the Second World War. This isn't...
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/03/2015

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