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    • The Man Between

    • By: Charles Cumming
    • Narrated by: Charlie Anson
    • Length: 10 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 87
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 78
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      4 out of 5 stars 79

    Successful novelist Kit Carradine has grown restless. So when British Intelligence invites him to enter the secret world of espionage, he willingly takes a leap into the unknown. But the glamour of being a spy is soon tainted by fear and betrayal, as Carradine finds himself in Morocco on the trail of Lara Bartok - a mysterious fugitive with links to international terrorism.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • unfortunately dull

    • By Robert on 31-07-18

    Regular price: £12.99

    • A Foreign Country

    • By: Charles Cumming
    • Narrated by: Jot Davies
    • Length: 9 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 298
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 273
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 275

    Six weeks before she is due to take up her position as the first female head of MI6, Amelia Levene vanishes without a trace. Her disappearance is the gravest crisis MI6 has faced for more than a decade. There has been no ransom demand, no word from foreign intelligence services, and no hint of a defection. Should news of Levene’s disappearance leak out, the consequences would be catastrophic. But for disgraced MI6 officer Thomas Kell, the crisis offers a chance for redemption.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Cracking story incredibly well read

    • By A on 13-11-16

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    • The Spanish Game

    • By: Charles Cumming
    • Narrated by: Charlie Anson
    • Length: 11 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 56
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 54

    For six years, Alec Milius has escaped the past. In Madrid, he has rebuilt his life but remains in exile and in danger. Slightly older, and much wiser, than the young spy who first impressed MI6, he has kept his fatal attraction to secrets. So when a prominent politician mysteriously disappears, Alec is lured back into the spying game. Only this time he operates without the protection of any official agency, isolated and expendable, with nobody to turn to if things go wrong. And they soon do.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not the best of Cummings

    • By Anonymous User on 04-12-18

    Regular price: £12.99

    • A Divided Spy

    • By: Charles Cumming
    • Narrated by: Jot Davies
    • Length: 11 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 193
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 166
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 164

    From the winner of the CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger 2012 for Best Thriller of the Year comes a gripping and suspenseful new spy novel. Perfect for fans of John le Carré, Charles Cumming is 'the master of the modern spy thriller' ( Mail on Sunday). Thomas Kell thought he was done with spying. A former MI6 officer, he devoted his life to the service, but it has left him with nothing but grief and a simmering anger against the Kremlin. Then Kell is offered an unexpected chance at revenge.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Never again

    • By Louize on 01-09-16

    Regular price: £12.99

    • A Spy by Nature

    • By: Charles Cumming
    • Narrated by: Charlie Anson
    • Length: 12 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 94
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 86
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 87

    For all fans of Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy comes this master class in suspense about a spy caught up in his own web of deception.... Alec Milius is young, smart and ambitious - with a talent for deception. When a chance encounter opens the door to a career with MI6, he is desperate to make his mark. But life as a spy begins to take a terrible toll on himself and those around him, and soon Alec is chasing not just success but survival.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Mediocre compared with his later works

    • By Dave on 10-06-18

    Regular price: £13.99

    • The Trinity Six

    • By: Charles Cumming
    • Narrated by: Jot Davies
    • Length: 11 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 197
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 161
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 160

    Europe is still littered with the darkest secrets of the Cold War. And the most deadly revelation of them all is about to be made…Hard-up Russia expert Dr Sam Gaddis finally has a lead for a book that could set his career back on track. He has staggering new information about an unknown sixth member of the infamous Cambridge spy ring – a man who has evaded detection for his entire life

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Trinity Six

    • By JOHN M. on 22-12-16

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    • A Colder War

    • By: Charles Cumming
    • Narrated by: Jot Davies
    • Length: 12 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 191
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 177
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 174

    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

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    • Tyfon

    • By: Charles Cumming
    • Narrated by: Paul Becker
    • Length: 13 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Hongkong 1997, få måneder før England overgiver herredømmet til Kina. Atmosfæren er anspændt, og kampen om indflydelse eskalerer. Midt i det hele står den engelske SIS agent Joe Lennox, der dybt forelsket i sin smukke, halvt franske kæreste tøver med at fortælle hende sandheden om sit job. I baggrunden lurer Miles Coolidge, en kynisk og bitter CIA agent, hvis ambition er at have sex med så mange kvinder som muligt inklusiv dem, der har et forhold til andre mænd.

    Regular price: £14.69

    • Die Trinity Verschwörung

    • By: Charles Cumming
    • Narrated by: Markus Andreas Klauk
    • Length: 13 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Die Spione des Kalten Krieges sind längst enttarnt. Bis auf einen. Und sein Geheimnis ist tödlich...

    Regular price: £21.69