A Loyal Spy

by Simon Conway

Crime / Mystery Thriller and Suspense

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Winner of the CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger 2010.

 

CWA Judges’ comments: 'A powerful and hugely enjoyable thriller that races between the Middle East, Africa, Scotland and London. Dense and raw with an elaborate plot and complex characters.'

A Loyal Spy Synopsis

The last time Jonah saw Nor ed-Din, he was lying face down in a pool of black water in the Khyber Pass. For many years, Jonah had been under the impression that he'd killed him there. How far can loyalty be stretched before it reaches a limit? Millions of lives depend on the answer, as a twisting road of betrayal and revenge leads from the mountains of Afghanistan to the heart of London ...and a ticking bomb.

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A Loyal Spy Press Reviews

'A thumping read that joins the dots in the War on Terror. Conway writes with passion and authority on the murky forces unleashed after 9/11.'
Tim Butcher, author of Sunday Times No1 Bestseller Blood River

- A Journey To Africa's Broken Heart 'Complex and detailed ... Conway has concocted a credible, and wholly cynical, tale of dirt, death and double-dealing, of deracine anti-heroes for whom perpetual conflict has become both lifeblood and poison.
The Times

'accuracy seeps out of every page'
Daily Mail

'A LOYAL SPY has incredibly well drawn characters, evocative descriptive passages, and a superbly balanced narrative structure - the twists are unexpected but convincing and the final extended sequence is truly nail-biting. Terrific!'
Misha Glenny, author of McMafia

'Alarmingly current, alarmingly possible. This is a book that captures the new world of asymmetric warfare and yet sustains the narrative and tension of the very best of the thriller genre. A LOYAL SPY is so vivid, so real, that reading it you sense Simon Conway must almost have lived it himself.'
Jon Snow, Channel 4 newscaster

'Simon Conway takes you to the world's most chaotic and dangerous places - and does it with the raw descriptive power of someone who's been there and done that'
Mark Urban, author of Rifles and Big Boys Rules

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ISBN: 9780340839683
Publication date: 09/08/2010
Publisher: Hodder Paperback an imprint of Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780340839683
Publication date: 9th August 2010
Author: Simon Conway
Publisher: Hodder Paperback an imprint of Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 432 pages
Genres: Crime / Mystery, Thriller / Suspense,
Categories: Thriller / suspense,

About Simon Conway

Simon Conway was born in California in 1967, educated in Britain and studied English Literature at the University of Edinburgh. He served in the British army with the Black Watch and the Queen’s Own Highlanders.After leaving the military he worked for The HALO Trust clearing land mines and unexploded ordnance in Cambodia, Kosovo, Abkhazia, Eritrea and Sri Lanka. As Director of Landmine Action he ran projects in Western Sahara and Guinea Bissau as well as successfully campaigning for an international treaty to ban cluster bombs.Simon Conway is currently living in Washington, D.C. with his wife the ...

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