Fatal Ally – Tim Sebastian

‘A gripping spy thriller that will appeal to fans of John le Carré, Charles Cumming and the like . . . an unputdownable nove’


22 July 2021368pp

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Fatal Ally

Tim Sebastian

  Your closest friend could be your deadliest foe

A British intelligence operation to recover an asset from Moscow goes catastrophically wrong, compromised by a rogue element at the highest level of US government. So Margo Lane, one of MI6’s top agents, is ordered to deliver a message the White House won’t forget.

Satisfied at the chance for retribution, Margo embarks on a mission that will take her from the violent heart of Russia to the edge of the civil war in Syria – until she is led to a terrifying personal decision she hoped she would never have to make. And Margo’s world is one where your conscience can get you killed.

Tim Sebastian is a television journalist and a former BBC Correspondent in Moscow, Washington and Warsaw. He won the BAFTA Richard Dimbleby award in 1981 and Britain's prestigious Royal Television Society Interviewer of the Year award in 2000 and 2001. Memorable interviews with world leaders have included US Presidents Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, and the last leader of the Soviet Union, Mikhail Gorbachev. He is the author of nine previous novels.