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  • A Colder War

  • By: Charles Cumming
  • Narrated by: Jot Davies
  • Length: 12 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 184
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 170
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 167

MI6's Head of Station in Turkey is killed in a mysterious plane crash. Amelia Levene, chief of the Secret Intelligence Service, wants the incident investigated - quickly and quietly. The only man she can trust is Thomas Kell, a disgraced spy searching for redemption. Arriving in Istanbul, Kell discovers that MI6 operations in the region have been fatally compromised: a traitor inside Western Intelligence threatens not just the Special Relationship, but the security of the entire Middle East.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Credible, imaginative and unexpected - brilliant!

  • By Philip on 20-05-14

Entertaining spy novel

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 26-01-18

Well constructed and entertaining spy novel. Not quite the depth of Le Carre but has good pace and better than most current writers. Narrator grates at first but soon forgot about that as I got absorbed in the story