Dead Lions

by Mick Herron

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Dead Lions Synopsis

Winner of the 2013 CWA Gold Dagger Award A BBC Front Row best crime novel of the year A Times crime and thriller book of the year 'The finest new crime series this millennium' Mail on Sunday Dickie Bow is not an obvious target for assassination. But once a spook, always a spook. And Dickie was a talented streetwalker back in the day, before he turned up dead on a bus. A shadow. Good at following people, bringing home their secrets. Dickie was in Berlin with Jackson Lamb. Now Lamb's got his phone, and on it the last secret Dickie ever told, and reason to believe an old-time Moscow-style op is being run in the Service's back-yard. In the Intelligence Service purgatory that is Slough House, Jackson Lamb's crew of back-office no-hopers is about to go live ...

Dead Lions Press Reviews

Praise for Mick Herron's Slough House series:

'The finest new crime series this Millennium' Mail on Sunday

'Mick Herron is the real deal' Irish Times

'I can't wait to read what Mick Herron writes next' Crime Fiction Lover

'Surely among the finest British spy fiction of the past 20 years' Metro

'Herron has the comedy and eye to rival Len Deighton' Sunday Telegraph

'Herron may be the most literate, and slyest, thriller writer in English today' Publishers Weekly

'Delightful ... with a dry humour reminiscent of Greene and Waugh' Sunday Times

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Book Information

ISBN: 9781473641112
Publication date: 8th September 2016
Author: Mick Herron
Format: Paperback
Genres: Action Adventure / Spy, eBook Favourites, Thriller / Suspense,

About Mick Herron

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'.   Author photo © Tim Barrow

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