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Real Tigers - Mick Herron
Real Tigers
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When one of their own is kidnapped, the washed-up MI5 operatives of Slough House--the Slow Horses, as they're known--outwit rogue agents at the very highest levels of British Intelligence, and even to Downing Street itself. London: Slough House is the MI5 branch where disgraced operatives are... show more
When one of their own is kidnapped, the washed-up MI5 operatives of Slough House--the Slow Horses, as they're known--outwit rogue agents at the very highest levels of British Intelligence, and even to Downing Street itself.

London: Slough House is the MI5 branch where disgraced operatives are reassigned after they've messed up too badly to be trusted with real intelligence work. The -Slow Horses, - as the failed spies of Slough House are called, are doomed to spend the rest of their careers pushing paper, but they all want back in on the action.

When one of their own is kidnapped and held for ransom, the agents of Slough House must defeat the odds, overturning all expectations of their competence, to breach the top-notch security of MI5's intelligence headquarters, Regent's Park, and steal valuable intel in exchange for their comrade's safety. The kidnapping is only the tip of the iceberg, however--the agents uncover a larger web of intrigue that involves not only a group of private mercenaries but the highest authorities in the Secret Service. After years spent as the lowest on the totem pole, the Slow Horses suddenly find themselves caught in the midst of a conspiracy that threatens not only the future of Slough House, but of MI5 itself.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781616957988 (1616957980)
Publisher: Soho Crime
Pages no: 343
Edition language: English
Category:
Mystery
Series: Slough House (#3)
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Mike Finn - Audio Book Junkie
Mike Finn - Audio Book Junkie rated it
4.0 "Real Tigers - Slough House #3" by Mick Herron - Part of my Summer of Spies reading
Slough House is where MI5 stables its Slow Horses, screw-ups assigned soul-destroying make-work tasks designed to drive them to resign from the service, Except each of them believes that, one day, they'll earn their way out of Slough House. That unlikely hope keeps them working at pointless tasks th...
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4.0 Real Tigers / Mick Herron (Slough House series #3)
London’s Slough House is where disgraced MI5 operatives are reassigned to spend the rest of their spy careers pushing paper. But when one of these “slow horses” is kidnapped by a former soldier bent on revenge, the agents must breach the defenses of Regent’s Park to steal valuable intel in exchange ...
Escape from the ER
Escape from the ER rated it
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It all begins when Batman & Spiderman meet on a rooftop in London. Yes, really. It may seem like an odd start but no worries. It's merely the first step into a plot with more twists & switchbacks than your average maze. This is book #3 in the "Slough House" series. And it's another riveting tale wit...
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