It’s 1961 and the white heat of the Space Race is making the Cold War even colder.
Richard Knox is a secret agent in big trouble. He’s been hung out to dry by a traitor in MI5, and the only way to clear his name could destroy him.
Meanwhile in a secret Russian city, brilliant scientist Irina Valera makes a discovery that will change the world, and hand the KGB unimaginable power.
Desperate for a way back into MI5, Knox finds an unlikely ally in Abey Bennett, a CIA recruit who’s determined to prove herself whatever the cost…
As the age of global surveillance dawns, three powers will battle for dominance, and three people will fight to survive…
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Relentless and sleek. This pitch-perfect debut – a gripping espionage thriller in the vein of Charles Cumming, Tom Rob Smith, and Mick Herron – signals the arrival of a remarkable talent.
A thoroughly engaging spy thriller that had me gripped from start to finish and left me desperate for more!
A fascinating and gripping Cold War thriller that shines a light on the surveillance race that hid in the shadow of the space race.
A fascinating chase through an extraordinary time in history. Tim Glister blends technical insight with a clever story that races along. I enjoyed the intriguing characters who are rushing to solve a mystery as superpowers teeter on the brink.
A gripping historical thriller, impeccably researched and skilfully told.
author of The Man Between
A thriller of true ambition and scope - with Red Corona, his debut novel, Tim Glister announces himself as a writer to watch.Lucie Whitehouse
author of Keep You Close
An engrossing and original spy thriller. Glister writes with confidence and excitement. A star of the espionage genre is born.
author of The Murder House
A clever and complex thriller with truly memorable characters. The 60's setting is brilliantly done.
author of The Lantern Men