WINNER OF THE 2010 KINGLAKE THRILLER COMPETITION
Joy Kilbride is a courier for the Secret Intelligence Service. Her job consist mainly of mind games, out-thinking hypothetical opponents who may not even exist. It’s not supposed to be dangerous. But British intelligence is overstretched…
When her department is assigned a menial field task, Joy and her colleagues stumble across evidence of high-level treason. As the people she cares about are picked off one by one, Joy is labelled a traitor by her own superiors and is forced to run.
Hunted by her own side, fanatical conspirators and a ruthless assassin with an agenda of his own, she is driven to greater and greater extremes in order to survive. In the end, the only way to save herself and thousands of innocent lives is to become as deadly as her enemies.