Dark Heart, Heavy Soul: a rogue Russian

Konstantin is a killer. Ex-KGB, ex-FSB, now skulking in the shadows in the run-down seaside towns of Kent, of all places. He dresses like a tramp, bears a bitter grudge from his past life, always checks over his shoulder and rarely fights fair. He’s an excellent operations planner and is known in the worst kind…

The Time To Kill: rogue agents abound

  It’s been a summer for rogue agents. Jason Bourne is back at the cinema and just last week a semi-retired killer was kicking ass on my kindle in The Assassin’s Prayer. Now another ex-black-ops agent blasts into action. Carter Blake used to be part of the ultimately deniable agency Winterlong, until its dubious activities…

The Assassin’s Prayer: locked and loaded

  Stripped down to bare basics, this is a straightforward, high velocity, heavy calibre action thriller. An uncomplicated romp, it kicks off locked and loaded and barely grabs a breath throughout. Travis Kain is a semi-retired killer from the Jason Bourne school of assassins. (Rogue agents are all the rage right now: there’s another couple…