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Inside Enemy by Alan Judd

Inside Enemy

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Charles Thoroughgood is now boss of MI6. Fans will welcome him back, newcomers will get more out of this with a bit of background knowledge but it is not strictly necessary for the enjoyment of this tale. It is classic spy writing, very much in John Le Carré’s area only with more technical sophistication for this involves computer and phone hacking. It also involves the kidnapping of Charles’ wife Sarah who works for a London law firm and lurking in the background there are some Russians too and a dramatic showdown as a classic ending. Brilliant stuff, highly recommended.

If you like Alan Judd you might also like to read books by Charles Cumming, Alan Furst and John le Carre.

Who is Sarah Broadhurst


Inside Enemy by Alan Judd

Charles Thoroughgood is now the recently-appointed chief of a reconstituted MI6, married to his predecessor's widow and tasked with halting the increasingly disruptive cyber attacks on Britain, which are threatening government itself and all the normal transactions of daily life - not to mention a missing nuclear missile-carrying submarine. At the same time another aspect of Charles Thoroughgood's past emerges with the murder of one of his former agents and the escape from prison of a former colleague turned traitor, whom Charles Thoroughgood had helped convict. Charles Thoroughgood ploughs a lonely furrow in Whitehall in his belief that all these elements are connected, a theory which dramatically gains credibility when his wife, Sarah, is kidnapped.

About the Author

Alan Judd has written numerous award-winning and highly acclaimed novels, including A Breed of Heroes, The Devil's Work and Legacy. A soldier and a diplomat, he reviews fiction for the Daily Telegraph and is the motoring correspondent for the Spectator.

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Book Info

Publication date

12th March 2015


Alan Judd

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Simon & Schuster Ltd


336 pages


Action Adventure / Spy
Books for the Boys
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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)



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