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A stunning, apocalyptic standalone sequel to The Stranger.

‘There’s a healthy crop of younger spy writers just now, and Simon Conway is among the pick of the bunch. His military background renders the action scenes bloodily and the novel’s apocalyptic scenario all too plausibly . . . Fire in the hole’ – The Times


This’ll keep readers up all night. It’s a hugely entertaining read, featuring the nastiest, most charismatic villain of recent years, and barely pauses for breath throughout’ – Mick Herron, author of Slough House

‘A superb writer, with great imagination, inventiveness and the ability to portray events with simplicity and urgency’ – Michael Jecks, author of Act of Vengeance

‘Conway has created, with Jude Lyon, a very modern hero, and one who will run for many more stories, I hope. Basically, if you are going to read any thriller this year, make it this one’ – Shots Magazine

‘The most brilliant spy thriller’ – Charlotte Philby, author of A Double Life

The terrorist Guy Fowle has escaped from prison.

Jude Lyon of MI-6 has been saved from a Syrian ambush by his lover – and enemy? – Julia Ermolaeva.

A mysterious Russian has been murdered in London and his thumb cut off.

The Chancellor of the Exchequer has made an unfortunate social connection at a party, which he hopes he can keep secret.

And suddenly, the world is literally going up in flames.

Jude needs to start putting together the pieces of this jigsaw and quickly, because someone is putting into play a terrifying Russian plan to disable and destroy the UK. Once it has begun, it is designed to be impossible to stop.

Bad enough if that someone is the Russian government. Worse if it is the psychopathic genius Fowle, otherwise known as The Stranger.

Packed with stunning action, political intrigue, authentic tradecraft, emotion, shocks and nail-biting suspense, The Saboteur takes the spy thriller to new heights.

Reviews

Spy wars -- for real -- by the man who knows
Tom Mangold
A superb writer, with great imagination, inventiveness and the ability to portray events with simplicity and urgency
Michael Jecks, author of Act of Vengeance
Conway has created, with Jude Lyon, a very modern hero, and one who will run for many more stories, I hope. Basically, if you are going to read any thriller this year, make it this one
Shots Magazine
There's a healthy crop of younger spy writers just now, and Simon Conway is among the pick of the bunch. His military background renders the action scenes bloodily and the novel's apocalyptic scenario all too plausibly . . . Fire in the hole
The Times
Violent, authentic and alarmingly believable story about modern spying
the Sun
Brilliantly written, this sequel manages to be even more exciting and nail-bitingly intense than the original
Irish Independent
The most brilliant spy thriller
Charlotte Philby, author of A Double Life
This'll keep readers up all night. It's a hugely entertaining read, featuring the nastiest, most charismatic villain of recent years, and barely pauses for breath throughout
Mick Herron, author of Slough House
The Saboteur takes his storytelling to a new level
Financial Times