‘Tremendous…taut, compelling’ WILLIAM BOYD
An exceptional political thriller from the bestselling author of Booker-shortlisted Snowdrops.
Twelve years ago, Simon Davey prevented a tragedy, and ruined his own life.
Once a senior British diplomat in Kiev, he lost everything in a lurid scandal. Back in London, he is travelling on the Tube when he sees her…
Olesya is the woman Simon holds responsible for his downfall. They first met on an icy night during the protests in Independence Square.
When Simon decides to follow Olesya, he finds himself plunged back into the dramatic days which changed his life forever.
Praise for A. D. Miller:
‘Reminiscent of Robert Harris at his best‘ Financial Times
‘A mesmerising thriller… Spellbinding’ D. B. John, author of Star of the North
‘Miller’s gripping novel about truth, lies and power is a searing indictment of our times’ Spectator
‘An intriguing, evocative tale of betrayal, revolution and heartbreak’ Jonathan Freedland
‘Utterly gripping, a novel with its finger on the pulse of geopolitics that still manages to move deeply’ Observer