In anticipation of the release of the eighth book in Mick Herron’s bestselling Slough House series and a brand-new TV adaptation, John Murray is offering groups the chance to win 10 copies of book one: Slow Horses to read and review.
About Slow Horses
You don’t stop being a spook just because you’re no longer in the game.
Welcome to Slough House, Regent’s Park, a graveyard for members of the intelligence service no longer in the game – the slow horses. A motley crew of criminals, abusers and troubled souls, banished for various crimes of drugs and drunkenness, lechery and failure, politics and betrayal – they all belong to Jackson Lamb.
Jackson Lamb’s misfits may be highly trained but they don’t run ops, they push paper. When a boy is kidnapped and held hostage and his attackers promise to behead him, live on the net, a chance opens up for the slow horses to redeem themselves and whatever the instructions of the Service, the slow horses aren’t going to just sit quiet and watch.
Yet, as they begin to investigate, a more complex web of deceit and double agency begins to opens up. Is the victim who they claim to be? What is the connection with a disgraced journalist? Who else has something to hide? As the clock ticks, everyone, it seems, is in the game, with dangerous pieces at play.
How to get involved
To be in with a chance of winning 10 copies of Slows Horses to read and review with your reading group, please complete the survey below by Tuesday 15 March. If successful, each of your members will be expected to share a review on Amazon, Goodreads, Waterstones and the Reading Groups for Everyone website within six weeks of receiving the books. Please only pitch if you can commit to this.
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