‘The best kind of thriller – step by all-too-plausible step we’re sucked into frantic, breathless action … Perfect.” LEE CHILD
You never know where danger may come from…
6.45am. A sweltering London rush hour. And in the last 27 minutes, seven people have been murdered.
In a series of coordinated attacks, seven men and women across London have been targeted. For journalist Famie Madden, the horror unfolds as she arrives for the morning shift.
The victims have one thing in common: they make up the investigations team at the news agency where Famie works. The question everyone’s asking: what were they working on that could prompt such brutal devastation?
As Famie starts to receive mysterious messages, she must find out whether she is being warned of the next attack, or being told that she will be the next victim…
HERE ARE MY THOUGHTS AND REVIEW
This is a brilliant second book from Simon Mayo who is instantly known for his work as a DJ and presenter on BBC Radio. The story is straight in on the action as seven murders take place in the busy rush hour of London on the 22nd May 2020. All the murders are carried out by seven different people and all the victims are reporters that work out of the same office, The International Press Service.
Famie Madden, who works in the same building as the investigatory journalists, receives the first of a string of messages that set her on the trail to find out the truth about what the dead journalists had got themselves into. With fellow reporters, Sam, Tommi, Sophie and Famie’s daughter Charlie, they decide that they aren’t just going to wait to be the next victims.
The story is quite fast-paced and has to be read with a clear mind to keep up with the interwoven relationships of the reporters. Everyone seems like they are after someone, from the police to the reporters to the bad guys. There is plenty of heart in your mouth moments and shocks that would really make headlines in days to come. A good range of characters, heroes and villains.
I wish to thank NetGalley and the publisher for an e-copy of this book which I have reviewed honestly.
HERE, IS A LITTLE ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Simon started work in Hospital radio and later became a Dj on BBC radio 1 and later on BBC radio 2.
His series ‘Itch’ is closely related to best selling series such as Alex Rider & Jason Steed. Also written by British authors.
Simon was recognised as the Radio Broadcaster of the Year at the Broadcasting Press Guild Awards in 2008, and has won several Sony Awards for his work in radio.