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Woman of State [9780008214364]

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To catch a traitor you must first walk among them...

Stella Rimington meets State of Play in this smart political thriller for a new generation of Le Carre fans. SECRETS 1991, Belfast. Maire Anne McCartney is recruited for a one-off IRA mission as a honey trap. She is told there will be no violence. But she has been lied to.To save herself, eighteen-year-old Maire must flee across the border alone, and start anew life. STATE Present day, London. Human rights lawyer Anne-Marie Gallagher is appointed Minister of State for Security and Immigration.At the same time, the police in Belfast receive an anonymous tip-off. The password is verified from the Troubles - and the co-ordinates lead DCI Jon Carne to a field. And a body. BETRAYAL The new Minister receives a message and realises that the new life she has crafted is at risk of being uncovered.And when Carne's investigation brings Anne- Marie to his attention, she must decide where her allegiances lie...


AUTHOR: Simon Berthon has spent much of his working life delving into the secrets of state. He is an award winning and highly acclaimed investigative film-maker whose scoops include a number of stories set in Ireland.
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13-Jul-2017
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