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Close Call A Liz Carlyle Novel by Stella Rimington
  

Close Call A Liz Carlyle Novel

Action Adventure / Spy   

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A past buried so deep that she never thought it would resurface ...

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Close Call A Liz Carlyle Novel by Stella Rimington

An untraceable cargo. An unknown target. The international arms trade is about to become a national problem. In 2012, in a Middle Eastern souk, CIA agent Miles Brookhaven was attacked. At the time he was infiltrating rebel groups in the area. No one was certain if his cover had been blown or if the act was just an arbitrary attack on Westerners. Months later, the incident remains a mystery. Now, Liz Carlyle and her Counter Terrorism unit in MI5 have been charged with the task of watching the international under-the-counter arms trade. With the Arabic region in such a volatile state, the British Intelligence forces have become increasing concerned that extremist Al-Qaeda jihads are building their power base ready to launch another attack. As the pressure mounts, Liz and her team must intercept illegal weapons before they get into the wrong hands. When MI5 learns that the source of the arms deals is located in Western Europe, Liz finds herself on a manhunt that leads her to Paris, to Berlin and into her own long-forgotten past.

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She bids to join the ranks of such secret-agent authors as Somerset Maugham, Graham Greene and John le Carre - Wall Street Journal

A wealth of persuasive detail, obviously drawn from first-hand experience - Marie Claire

This is something rare: the spy novel that prizes authenticity over fabrication that is true to the character and spirit of intelligence work- Mail on Sunday

About the Author

Stella Rimington

Dame Stella Rimington joined the Security Service (MI5) in 1968. During her career she worked in all the main fields of the Service: counter-subversion, counter-espionage and counter-terrorism. She was appointed Director General in 1992, the first woman to hold the post. She has written her autobiography and five Liz Carlyle novels. She lives in London and Norfolk.

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Publication date

30th November 1999

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Stella Rimington

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Hardback

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ISBN

9781408841044

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