Having survived Afghanistan, Richard Brodick is now a fully qualified member of the Firm – an officer in the British Secret Intelligence Service.
But what should be a proud moment, quickly turns sour. Dangerously sour.
Despatched to Beirut at the height of the civil war, Brodick becomes embroiled with a mysterious Chinese operative known only as Fang. He finds himself in a new and dangerous game of double and triple agents, and double and triple crosses. Can he trust anyone, even himself?
Spy Dragon is the second in the Brodick Cold War Spy Thriller series, the follow-up to the bestselling Spy Game, described by Luke Jennings, author of the Killing Eve series, as “A first-rate tale, with all the authority of first-hand experience”.
Spy Dragon is published by Burning Chair on 3 June 2021.
A series of horrifying, unexplainable deaths. A race against time to stop an all-powerful madman. And the only person who can stop it all is battling his own demons.
Newcastle, England. People are bursting into flames without warning or explanation. When the local police seek an expert in spontaneous human combustion, there is only one man to call: ex-firefighter Ian Fenwick, a man with a past as dark as his future.
Fenwick finds himself thrust into his most deadly investigation yet, pitching him against a crazed killer and mysterious entities known only as The Visitors.
Can Fenwick stop them before they make the whole world burn?
Point of Contact is the latest thriller from Richard Ayre, described as “A rip-roaring read, full of action and horror.”
‘A first-rate tale, with all the authority of first-hand experience.’ – Luke Jennings, author of the ‘Killing Eve’ series
February 1981. The Cold War is in full swing. Richard Brodick decides to follow in his father’s footsteps and seeks an exciting role in what used to be called the Great Game, only to find that it turns out to be less of an adventure and more brutal betrayal.
What he had thought would be an adventure spying on the Soviets and their Afghan communist allies turns sour when he’s ordered to kill his best friend. Will he betray his country or his friend? Which side will he choose?
“The mystery is why there aren’t more books as good as this. The answer is very few of us have been to places as dark as… John Fullerton has.” Martin Cruz Smith (The Monkey House)
Rumour has it that Becton Manor is haunted. But that’s all just local gossip. Or is it?
The Curse of Becton Manor is a gripping tale of betrayal through the ages, and how the ghosts of English past still haunt all the way to the present day.
‘A thrilling page-turner with characters that come to life, full of fascinating historical details’
– Anne Grange, author of Distortion
‘Really enjoyed this debut novel. Couldn’t be more perfect for me, Tudors and spooky!’ – Elge, Amazon
‘I picked up The Curse of Beckton Manor on a Tuesday lunchtime and finished reading it the following morning before 11.00am. I was totally consumed by it and only stopped for sleep and an evening meal. I found it a compulsive read, totally absorbing and therefore highly recommended.’ – Colin Clarke
The Curse of Becton Manor is out now in all good book stores.
Near Death is the second chilling novel from Richard Wall, author of the acclaimed Amazon #1 bestseller, Fat Man Blues. With troubled heroes and a terrifyingly unstoppable villain clashing in authentic 1960s America, Near Death is a book you will not be able to put down.
Near Death is proudly published by Burning Chair and is available in all good bookstores.
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Blue Bird is the debut novel from Trish Finnegan, a police thriller with a twist. A story of dark secrets, and innocence lost.
“A visceral and compelling debut… ‘Life On Mars’ with a scouse accent.” – Neil Lancaster, author of the best-selling Tom Novak series.
“Fans of historical crime fiction won’t want to miss Trish Finnegan’s debut – Blue Bird! A compelling and complex mix of suspense will keep you turning the pages! Gritty, insightful and addictive – recommended!” – Noelle Holton, award-winning blogger and author.
Going Back is the electrifying third novel in Neil Lancaster’s Tom Novak series, described by Tony Parsons as making “Jason Bourne look like a vegan pilates teacher”.
“Neil Lancaster is the greatest crime writer who you have never heard of… and by some distance the most authentic voice in thriller writing. Going Back is a high octane, red-blooded, two-fisted thriller that will keep any crime lover up way past their bedtime. You will believe every word. Brilliant stuff.” – Tony Parsons, bestselling author and journalist.
“If you take all the best parts of 24, Line Of Duty, and Mission Impossible, and put them in one book, then you would have something very much like GOING BACK. An incredible, exciting read.” – Cass Green, Sunday Times bestselling author.
“As taut as a garrotte and impossible to put down, this defines ‘page turner’.” – Neil Broadfoot, Dundee International Book Prize & McIlvanney Award-nominated crime writer.
“Brilliant pacing, stunning plotting & a belting protagonist you’d want by your side in a fight. If you’re a Bourne fan, you’ll be kicking yourself you didn’t board this train sooner!” – Tony Kent, author of the successful ‘Killer Intent’ thriller series.
“Relentlessly pacy and packed with twists and turns! Going Back is a thriller that grabs you from the first page and doesn’t let you go.” – Jane Isaac, bestselling crime fiction author.