'An espionage master' Charles Cumming
Former spy Robert Harland returns in this nailbiting thriller set in the aftermath of 9/11
The head of the US National Security Agency is assassinated in spectacular fashion at Heathrow.
An airport employee and his family are found murdered in their council house in Uxbridge.
In New York, a fashionable Upper East Side osteopath receives two postcards showing the Empire State Building.
A group of migrant workers are brutally gunned down in Macedonia.
The quest to find the link between these apparently random events is pursued by Robert Harland - drawn back to a world he thought he'd left behind - with a dual role for the UN and MI6.
Henry Porter was a regular columnist for the Observer and now writes about European power and politics for The Hive website in the US. He has written six bestselling thrillers, including Brandenburg, which won the CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger, A Spy's Life and Empire State, which were both nominated for the same award. His most recent thriller was the universally praised Firefly. Henry Porter is frequently described as the heir to John le Carre. He lives in London.