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The Inquiry

(HarperCollins 2019) written as Will Caine

“So deserving of the term, this is an expertly written thriller which delves into the murk and secrecy of the state. Not only gripping but thought-provoking. Terrific”Elizabeth Buchan, prize-winning novelist of The New Mrs Clifton and The Museum of Broken Promises

“Fast-paced, thrilling and uncomfortably credible” - Ross Armstrong, author of The Girls Beneath

“Highly enjoyable...edge of the seat stuff!” - Simon Booker, author of Kill Me Twice

"Well-researched examination of the essential problems of espionage... How far can you trust anyone who agrees to betray?" - N J CooperLiterary Review

“Excellent... a writer who knows his stuff... a tense and exciting thriller with a massive twist at the end. Highly recommended”Netgalley 

WHAT IF EVERYTHING THEY TOLD YOU WAS A LIE?

Former MP Francis Morahan swore never to return to politics. But when he’s asked to chair a government inquiry into the intelligence agencies’ record against terror, it’s clear that it’s an order from the top – not a request.

Sara Shah once teetered on the edge of a dangerous circle. Now a lawyer in a prestigious London firm, she’s put her past behind her. Until a letter delivered by hand summons her to join the Morahan Inquiry.

Duty-bound, Sara accepts. Armed only with a list of names, dodging her onetime connection to the networks she infiltrates, she finds herself led by an anonymous source into the darkest corners of post-9/11 Britain.

What, or who, was the weapon at the heart of British terror?

IT IS A SECRET SOME WILL STOP AT NOTHING TO KEEP HIDDEN...

• Knowledge of these files is classified

• You must not use police or intelligence services to carry out your investigation - those channels are compromised

• A final warning: you must move fast