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User Review  - BillPilgrim - LibraryThing

When the woman who is about to take over as head of SIS, formerly known as MI6, goes missing from her vacation in France, Tom Kell, a former agent who recently left the service under a cloud of ... Read full review

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User Review  - knittingmomof3 - LibraryThing

A solid spy thriller, A Foreign Country by Charles Cummings is the first in his Amelie Levene series. I read the books out of order, with A Colder War being his second in the series and the first I ... Read full review

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User Review  - Speesh - LibraryThing

There's no doubt this is better, much better than the last one of his I read (A Spy By Nature). More coherent, more interesting and without a middle section that sagged like...well, my middle section ... Read full review

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User Review  - KarenRinn - LibraryThing

This is my first Charles Cumming novel and it won't be my last. The tight plot, locales, and well-developed characters provided enough forward momentum that I read A Foreign Country in 2 days. In ... Read full review

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User Review  - abbottthomas - LibraryThing

I picked this book up after a recommendation in a collection of summer reads from a group of lawyers in The Times. It had been well received - CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger, Thriller of the Year in ... Read full review

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User Review  - neddludd - LibraryThing

In this work the reader is out in the cold for too long. The plot doesn't firm up well into the book. The same is true of the hero: you are not sure of his abilities until he demonstrates his ... Read full review

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User Review  - walterqchocobo - LibraryThing

This was a well written spy thriller by an author that is new to me. I will have to check out some of his other books. A Foreign Country starts off pretty slow but really gets going about halfway ... Read full review

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User Review  - Dnaej - LibraryThing

I received this as a goodreads first reads a while back. It was a bit tedious, and not the genre style for me. Read full review

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User Review  - Rayaowen - LibraryThing

Every now and again I like to read a thriller like this. No need to read every word, just zip along reading for the plot. Read full review

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User Review  - librarian1204 - LibraryThing

A very good read. Exciting, fast paced. In keeping with the previous books by this author. Spy craft at its best. Read full review


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