Rip Tide: A Liz Carlyle Novel
When pirates attack a cargo ship off the Somalian coast and one of them is found to
be a British-born Pakistani, alarm bells start ringing at London's Thames
House. MI5 Intelligence Officer Liz Carlyle is brought in to establish how and
why a young British Muslim could go missing from his well-to-do family in
Birmingham and end up onboard a pirate skiff in the Indian Ocean, armed with a
After an undercover operative connected to the case turns up dead in the shipping office of an NGO in Athens it looks like piracy may be the least of the Service's problems. Liz and her team must unravel the connections between Pakistan, Greece and Somalia, relying on their wits - and the judicious use of force - to get to the truth. And they don't have long, as trouble is brewing closer to home: the kind of explosive trouble that MI5 could do without ...
Stella Rimington, former Director General of MI5, returns with a tense and heart-stopping spy thriller where the secrets are deep, the stakes are high and the enemy is always just out of sight.
What people are saying - Write a review
RIP TIDEUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
A foiled Somali hijacking sets MI5's Liz Carlyle (Dead Line, 2010, etc.) on the winding trail of international terrorists.It's nice that the pirates who attempted to seize the Aristides, a little ship ... Read full review
Other editions - View all
Abdi Bakri Amir Khan Arab Aristides Asian asked Athens Athens ofﬁce Berger Birmingham Blakey’s Boatman Bokus British cargo Cassale colleagues couldn’t crew Dave Armstrong desk didn’t door eyes face Falana Fane’s father ﬁgure ﬁle ﬁnd ﬁne ﬁre ﬁrst ﬁve ﬂat ﬂoor Fontana French French Navy Geoffrey Fane girls going gone Guthrie hand he’d he’s head hijack Kanaan Katherine Ball Khalid knew Limonides Liz Carlyle Liz’s London looked Luckhurst Malik Maria Galanos Martin meeting Miandad Mogadishu mosque never nodded ofﬁce ofﬁcer Pakistan Paris Peggy pirates prison realised Salim seemed Seurat she’d ship shipments shook side sitting skiff smiled Somalia someone STELLA RIMINGTON Stimkin stopped street suddenly sure surprised Taban Tahira talk tall tell Thames House there’s they’d Thibault thing thought Liz told trying turned UCSO Vauxhall Cross voice waiting walked wasn’t watched What’s who’d woman young