Title: Killing State by Judith O’Reilly
Publisher: Head of Zeus
Date Published: 15th August 2018
WHAT IF THE PERSON YOU’RE ORDERED TO KILL IS THE WOMAN YOU WANT TO PROTECT?
Michael North, assassin and spy-for-hire, is very good at killing bad guys. But what happens when his shadowy bosses at the dark heart of the post-Brexit British government, order him to kill an innocent woman and North can’t bring himself to do it?
The woman is a rising political star, Honor Jones, MP. She has started asking dangerous questions about the powerful men running her country. The trouble is, Honour doesn’t know when to stop. And, now that he’s met her, neither does North…
Praise for Killing State:
‘A terrific future-shock thriller.’ LEE CHILD
A gritty, action-packed page-turner.’ ANDY MCNAB
New thriller writers come and go. I suspect this lady will stick around.” FREDERICK FORSYTH
“Thought-provoking, pacy and thrilling.” SUNDAY MIRROR
“Gripping and twisty” INDIA KNIGHT
“Grabs you from page one and won’t let you go… Action-packed from start to finish – but with tenderness and great characterisation too. Fast, sharply-written, clever and intense.” JEREMY VINE, BBC2
“A high-octane plot that centres around the dark heart of British political power. A great debut.” SUNDAY TIMES
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About The Author:
Judith O’Reilly is the author of Wife in the North, a top-three Sunday Times bestseller and BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week. Judith is a former political producer with BBC 2’s Newsnight and ITN’s Channel 4 News, and, when she isn’t writing novels, she writes forThe Sunday Times. Judith lives in Durham.