Slough House #4
On Sale: February 21, 2017
Hardcover / e-Book
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Thriller | Thriller Spy
A shakeup at MI5 and a terrorist attack on British soil
set in motion clandestine machinery known to few modern
spies. David Cartwright isn’t a modern spy, however; he’s
legend and a bonafide Cold War hero. He’s also in his dotage
and losing his mind to Alzheimer’s. His stories of “stotes”
hiding in the bushes, following his every move have been
dismissed by friends and family for years. Cartwright may be
losing track of reality but he’s certain about one thing:
Old spooks don't go quietly and neither do the secrets they
What happens when an old spook loses his mind? Does the
Service have a retirement home for those who know too many
secrets but don’t remember they’re secret? Or does someone
take care of the senile spy for good? These are the
questions River Cartwright must ask when his grandfather, a
Cold War–era operative, starts to forget to wear pants and
begins to suspect everyone in his life has been sent by the
Home Office to watch him.
But River has other things to worry about. A bomb has
detonated in the middle of a busy shopping center and killed
forty innocent civilians. The agents of Slough House have to
figure out who is behind this act of terror before the
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