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What to expect

Aidan Snow thought he could escape his past. But now it’s back, with a vengeance.

Now an MI6 operative, Snow must locate and rescue an old SAS colleague before an Al-Qaeda splinter cell can carry out acts of unprecedented horror. But who is covertly funding these new attacks and why?

Aidan Snow finds himself caught in a maelstrom involving East, West and Middle East which could have catastrophic results.

Praise for Alex Shaw:

‘Meet Aidan Snow, an ice-cold operative in a red-hot adventure’ Stephen Leather

‘Sizzles across the page like a flame on a short fuse!’ Matt Hilton

‘A perfect blend of spy fiction and political thriller’ Matt Lynn

Readers love the Aidan Snow books:

‘A superb, pulse-racing read’ Online reviewer

‘Exciting and fast-paced’ Online reviewer

‘Immensely enjoyable and tightly written’ Online reviewer

Critics Review

  • Praise for Alex Shaw:

    ‘Looking for breakneck pace and a relentless hero? Alex Shaw has you covered’ James Swallow

    ‘Alex Shaw is one of the best thriller writers around! Fast paced, Total Blackout gripped from page one and didn’t let go … as fast as a Hollywood movie’ Stephen Leather

    ‘Compelling and authentic. An explosive new series with an uncompromising hero’ Tom Wood

    ‘A perfect mix of hi-tech, high-concept modern action thriller and old school, Cold War espionage where evil Russians are still plotting the downfall of the West and only one man can stop them’ Simon Toyne

    ‘Jack Tate is a powerful character, a true Brit hero. A cracking start to a new series!’ Alan McDermott

    ‘Alex Shaw is a master of the action thriller. Grabbed me from the first page and never let go’ Michael Ridpath

    ‘Riveting thriller with an original plot and surprising twists. Tate is totally convincing as a classic Brit operative.  Great drama and characterisation’ Duncan Falconer

    ‘Sizzles across the page like a flame on a short fuse!’ Matt Hilton

    ‘A perfect blend of spy fiction and political thriller’ Matt Lynn

    Readers love the Aidan Snow books:

    ‘A superb, pulse-racing read’ Online reviewer

    ‘Exciting and fast-paced’ Online reviewer

    ‘Immensely enjoyable and tightly written’ Online reviewer

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