Sarah Black is back and—with or without her MI6 handlers—is hungry for revenge.
Scarred from her exploits in Tbilisi, she still has unfinished business in the murky world of global espionage. But will bringing her foe to justice really be enough to satisfy her need for vengeance, or must she find and cut off the real head of the snake?
The Head of the Snake is the second novel in the Sarah Black series, and the sequel to The King’s Pawn, described by bestselling author Richard Lyntton as “A world of intrigue, deception, and a perilous slalom of twists and turns you… might never recover from”.
Published by Burning Chair on 31 March 2023 – pre-order your copy today!
Sarah Black is the ultimate rookie. Young, naïve and inexperienced, she is thrown into a world where nothing is as it seems, and no one can be trusted. Unsupported and out of her depth, Sarah must learn the rules of the spy game to survive.
The King’s Pawn is the debut spy thriller from exciting new author Lucy Hooft, and is published by Burning Chair on 17 November 2022. Buy your copy today by clicking below!
When the world is turned upside down, who can you trust?
A series of mysterious deaths, all connected to the Iranian regime, sets in motion an investigation by the British Secret Intelligence Service to seek out who was responsible for these murders, a mission which at first seems deceptively simple. But as with so many things in the shadowy world of espionage, all is not what it seems.
British agent Sebastian Friend finds himself in a battle for survival as he follows the trail from London to Tehran and back, untangling a complex web which could throw the entire established world order on its head.
The Other Side of Trust is published by Burning Chair – buy your copy today!
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 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)