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<p><b>From one of our most treasured BBC broadcasters, <i>The Spy Across the Water</i> is the third instalment in James Naughtie's brilliant spy series, about three brothers whose lives are entwined with the intelligence service.</b></p><p>Will Flemyng, originally trained as a spy, is now British ambassador to Washington. Meanwhile, his older brother Mungo is recuperating from a heart attack in their beloved Scottish-highland family home, and Abel, the youngest of the three, has died mysteriously in America.</p><p>Abel's unexplained death sets in motion an unstoppable chain of events, beginning with an unexpected glimpse of a face at his funeral. Soon Will finds himself on a dangerous journey into his clandestine past, from conflict in Ireland to the long shadows of the Cold War.</p><p>Will possesses a silky veneer, but he often doesn't know who to trust, nor who trusts him. Now he finds himself alone once again as duty forces him to risk everything...</p><p><b>Why has the past come back to haunt him now?</b></p>

ISBN
9781784080242
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Head of Zeus -- an Aries Book
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Fiction
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Pages
400
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<p>The third instalment in Naughtie's Cold War spy series about three brothers whose lives are all entwined with the intelligence services. Will Flemyng is now British ambassador to Washington, but soon he finds himself on a dangerous journey into his clandestine past, from conflict in Ireland to the long shadows of the Cold War.</p>

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<b>PRAISE FOR JAMES NAUGHTIE</b>: <br />
'An involved and beautifully plotted spy story, as convincing as any of John Le Carré's' <i>i</i> on <i>Paris Spring</i>. <br />
'A hugely satisfying thriller that grips from the first page to the last' Kate Mosse on <i>The Madness of July</i>. <br />
'Complex and psychologically detailed... an evocative and eloquent novel'

Charles Cumming on The Madness of July

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ISBN
9781784080228
Format
eBook
Title
The Spy Across the Water
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7.99
ISBN
9781784080235
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Hardback
Title
The Spy Across the Water
Price_Amount
20.00
ISBN
9781784080242
Format
Trade Paperback
Title
The Spy Across the Water
Price_Amount
15.99
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<p>From the author of <i>The Madness of July</i>, a <i>Sunday Times</i> top 20 bestseller.</p>

<p>Continues the story of those characters.</p>

<p>Guaranteed great review and PR coverage from the author's contacts.</p>

<p>MARKET: John le Carré; Robert Harris. </p>

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148
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229
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