At Risk

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Vintage Crime/Black Lizard, 2006 - Fiction - 398 pages
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A terrorist is targeting Britain. And to make matters worse it’s an “invisible”--someone traveling under a British passport. Virtually impossible to find before it’s too late.The job falls to Liz Carlyle, the most resourceful counter terror agent in British intelligence. Tracking down this invisible is a challenge like none she has faced before. It will require all her hard-won experience, to say nothing of her intelligence and courage. Drawing on her own years as Britain's highest-ranking spy, Stella Rimington gives us a story that is smart, tautly drawn, and suspenseful from first to last.
  

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Awesome writer, couldn't put it down.8 - Goodreads
However, in some parts, it was hard to read. - Goodreads
Interesting woven story lines that meet in the end. - Goodreads
Great pace and really well put together. - Goodreads
The disappointing part of the book was the ending. - Goodreads
The descriptions and characterizations are vivid. - Goodreads

Review: At Risk (Liz Carlyle #1)

User Review  - CLM - Goodreads

I had followed reviews of this book when it came out and knew I wanted to read it but I think I was busy studying for the bar exam that year! It took a while to get into this book and to develop a ... Read full review

Review: At Risk (Liz Carlyle #1)

User Review  - Judi Mckay - Goodreads

Can't believe I haven't read her before. A crime book group read. For me the best bit was the inside view of the machinations of central government, but it was a good story about the terrorist threat too. Read full review

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Stella Rimington joined Britain’s Security Service (MI5) in 1969. During her nearly thirty-year career she worked in all the main fields of the Service’s responsibilities–counter-subversion, counter-espionage, and counterterrorism–and became successively drector of all three branches. Appointed drector general of MI5 in 1992, she was the first woman to hold the post and the first director general whose name was publicly announced on appointment. Following her retirement from MI5 in 1996, she became a non-executive director of Marks and Spencer and published her autobiography, Open Secret, in the United Kingdom. She is currently at work on her next novel.


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