Former Soviet Secret Service agent Leo Demidov has built himself a new life as a civilian with his wife Raisa, and their two teenage daughters, Elena and Zoya. The Soviet Union is a country trying to reassert itself after the murderous excesses of Stalin and the chaos of the following years, and as the Cold War continues powers inside Russia seek to topple their great enemy, the United States of America. Communist allies within the United States will prove vital players in this game of intrigue and revolution.
Raisa and their two daughters travel to the United States on a diplomatic mission, but a horrifying tragedy destroys everything Leo and Raisa have built. Leo must get to the States somehow and find out what happened. Exiled from the Soviet Union and separated from his family, Leo's quest takes him through the stark wilderness of Afghanistan, reawakening all his old instincts and forcing him to confront his demons. But whatever it costs, wherever he must go, he will find Agent 6.
The new EXPLOSIVE THRILLER from the bestselling author of LEAVING BERLIN and ISTANBUL PASSAGE A RICHLY IMAGINED novel ABOUT an AMERICAN DEFECTOR in MOSCOW DURING the COLD WAR.
Moscow, 1961. Stalin has been dead for eight years. With the launch of Sputnik, the Soviet Union's international prestige is at an all-time high, but Francis Weeks is about to stumble into a hornet's nest of deadly intrigue.
What happened to Cornelia Blackwood? She has a loving marriage, but no friends. Everyone knows her name. But no one will speak to her now. She has unravelled once before. Can she stop it from happening again? From a supremely talented storyteller, The Flight of Cornelia Blackwood is a powerful novel of motherhood, loss and loneliness and the damaging choices we make when pushed to our emotional edge.
The perfect couple commit the perfect crime.Erin is a filmmaker on the brink of a professional breakthrough; Mark a banker with a bright future. On their tropical honeymoon, Mark takes Erin scuba diving. But then they find something in the water. Erin and Mark decide to keep their discovery a secret. Their decision will trigger a devastating chain of events... which will endanger everything they hold dear.
A fantastically page-turning new thriller from the world's favourite thriller writer, featuring all the twists, turns and chillingly close-to-the-bone storylines that her millions of fans know and love.
At last! LUCIFER BOX, His Majesty's most daring - and depraved - secret agent returns in a mystery set some twenty years after the scandalous events of the bestselling THE VESUVIUS CLUB. This time he faces treachery within his own service and a fascist messiah with a peculiarly Satanic design...