Slough House

Slough House: Slough House Thriller 7

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction
Hardback Published on: 04/02/2021
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'Kill us? They've never needed to kill us,' said Lamb. 'I mean, look at us. What would be the point?' A year after a calamitous blunder by the Russian secret service left a British citizen dead from novichok poisoning, Diana Taverner is on the warpath. What seems a gutless response from the government has pushed the Service's First Desk into mounting her own counter-offensive - but she's had to make a deal with the devil first. And given that the devil in question is arch-manipulator Peter Judd, she could be about to lose control of everything she's fought for. Meanwhile, still reeling from recent losses, the slow horses are worried they've been pushed further into the cold. Slough House has been wiped from Service records, and fatal accidents keep happening. No wonder Jackson Lamb's crew are feeling paranoid. But have they actually been targeted? With a new populist movement taking a grip on London's streets, and the old order ensuring that everything's for sale to the highest bidder, the world's an uncomfortable place for those deemed surplus to requirements. The wise move would be to find a safe place and wait for the troubles to pass. But the slow horses aren't famed for making wise decisions.

  • Publisher: John Murray Press
  • ISBN: 9781529378641
  • Number of pages: 320
  • Weight: 535g
  • Dimensions: 236 x 160 x 32 mm

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Slough House
Always a pleasure
My carefully organized reading list just took a direct hit. When I receive the latest in this series, there is zero chance it’s going to sit there patientl... READ MORE
Sandy Sandilands
Slough House
I can't get enough of these satirical secret service novels!
I can’t quite begin to do justice to how excited I was to get my mitts on this latest instalment in the superbly caustic Jackson Lamb spy-thriller series. ... READ MORE
Slough House
Not your usual Spy Thriller
Having read a number of books in this series , I thought I knew what to expect .. Although similar with humour and the leader of the failed agents (Jackson... READ MORE
Nigel Firth
Slough House
Mick Herron does it again!
Well - what a surprise........Mick Herron does it again! For all the many fans of Jackson Lamb and his ‘elite team’ of no hopers, misfits and fantasists th... READ MORE
Kevin Manley
Slough House
Mick Herron gives us yet another clever, gripping, brilliantly told episode in the lives of Jackson Lamb and his people.
Another superb tale of Slough House’s Jackson Lamb and his collection of spy rejects – ‘slow horses’. In the latest, simply named ‘Slough House’, the grou... READ MORE
Sarah D
Slough House
Dark , gripping and oh so funny
I read an article about Mick Herron on the publication of this book and decided to read the first in the series, Slow Horses. Two weeks later having devou... READ MORE
Jill Westerman
Slough House
Spy story about failed agents
Having read a number of books in this series , I thought I knew what to expect .. Although similar with humour and the leader of the failed agents (Jackson... READ MORE
Nigel Firth
Slough House
Another Great Jackson Lamb Novel
The Jackson Lamb novels by Mick Herron are quite brilliant and I thoroughly enjoyed the latest addition to the series. As with previous novels it is intell... READ MORE
Steve Taylor
Slough House
Espionage with a touch of black humour, continuing this excellent series.
Before starting this book I quickly had to read the first in the series, 'Slow Horses', so I would have some idea about the main characters. Even though th... READ MORE
Slough House
Modern espionage at its very best
I have dragged this out as long as possible. It is time to finally write up my views on Slough House, thus bringing an end to my time, at present, with Jac... READ MORE
Slough House
I wasn’t sure about this book at first-the style,is definitely an acquired taste-but as I went on reading it,I became completely gripped by the clever ,int... READ MORE
Evelyn  Love-Gajardo
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The best in this series yet (and that's saying something)
I'm grateful to the publisher for an advance copy of Slough House via NetGalley. Herron's Slough House series always sparkles, but this one was an especia... READ MORE
Blue Book Balloon
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Swan Song?
Is this the swan song for Slough House? With the lowest form of agent, the estate agent, now in charge of the building, I wonder. I have lapped up every on... READ MORE
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