Savage Road

by Chris Hauty

Political / Legal Thrillers Thriller and Suspense Star Books Books of the Month

LoveReading Expert Review of Savage Road

A full on the throttle riotous ride awaits in this action-packed and smart political thriller.

With vivid action-packed scenes this is a wonderful adrenaline rush of a political thriller. Russia is blamed when cyber attacks hit at the heart of Washington, D.C. and Hayley Chill is faced with trying to avert World War Three. Yes, you could step in here and read this as a standalone, but my advice is to start with Deep State, which is one of my books of the year from 2020. This is just as readable, just as addictive, and just as fabulous, I read until I couldn’t keep my eyes open, and then continued the moment I woke up. It felt as though there was more of an introduction to this story and as a British reader, once the prologue had finished kicking off, I appreciated the slower pace at the start to get to grips with the political and intelligence community. Having said that, slower doesn’t mean quiet, and it quickly turned into a full on the throttle riotous ride. I loved that Chris Hauty continues with the snapshots of walk-on characters, miniature stories summarising lives to be played out. He has the ability to transfer words into images, full-on scenes that felt as though I was a part of the action. The story has a few well-aimed kicks lying in wait, and even though I was alert and ready, didn’t expect the story to head in the final direction it did. Savage Road continues the Hayley Chill series in fine style, and comes with a whopping thumbs up from me as a Liz Pick of the Month.

Liz Robinson

Savage Road Synopsis



Running a double agent from inside the White House to spy on the Russians is not easy, but Hayley Chill has never backed down from a challenge.

Then suddenly her whole operation is at risk as a series of cyber-attacks are launched on Washington, D.C. Tasked by the covert organisation she works for to solve the situation, her hunt for the hacker takes her straight to the heart of the intelligence community.

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The location of Fort Meade, headquarters for the NSA and Cyber Command.

Hayley must stop the hacker quickly, before global politics is disrupted and World War III breaks out. But when she uncovers dark truths about her own past, her characteristic calm is threatened...

Nothing is as it seems.

Nobody can be trusted.

Hayley Chill is on her own.

Savage Road is a political thriller of our time, perfect for fans of Gregg Hurwitz and Terry Hayes and series like The Bodyguard and Designated Survivor. 

About This Edition

ISBN: 9781471185670
Publication date: 5th August 2021
Author: Chris Hauty
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 400 pages
Primary Genre Thriller and Suspense
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About Chris Hauty

Chris Hauty is a screenwriter who has worked at all the major movie studios, in nearly every genre of film. He currently lives in Venice, California, in the company of a classic Triumph motorcycle and a feral cat. Deep State is his first novel. Photograph by Lauren Ehrenfeld Chris Hauty is also on Instagram @chrishauty Our first Author of the Month for 2020 is Chris Hauty. His debut novel Deep State is an addictive, action-packed, espionage thriller that has not only been selected as a Debut of the Month but has also been a Liz Robinson's Pick of the ...

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