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Could you be an MI6 officer – Terms and Conditions

1. This competition is promoted by HarperCollins Publishers Limited (“HarperCollins”), 1 London Bridge Street, London, SE1 9FG. 2. This promotion is open to all UK residents except employees of HarperCollins (or their parent, subsidiaries or any affiliated companies) and their immediate families, who are not allowed to enter the… Read More

A Spy Novelist in Russia

Earlier this month, author Charles Cumming was invited on a trip to Russia, organized by the British Council, as part of the 2014 ‘UK-Russia Year of Culture’ programme. They stayed in Moscow and Tarusa, visiting some absolutely incredible places – Tolstoy’s house at Yasnaya Polyana, Chekov’s country estate,… Read More

An Interview With Charles Cumming

You’ve gone on the Colder War ‘Mole Hunt’ (possibly) You’ve bought the book (surely – and if not, you should, it’s BRILLIANT!) Now you can watch the interview with Charles Cumming, in full!… Read More

An Interview With Charles Cumming

You’ve gone on the Colder War ‘Mole Hunt’ (possibly) You’ve bought the book (surely – and if not, you should, it’s BRILLIANT!) Now you can watch the interview with Charles Cumming, in full!… Read More

A COLDER WAR – MOLE HUNT

To celebrate the publication of Charles Cumming’s latest gripping spy thriller, A Colder War, we’ve set up a mole hunt of our very own. Every day this week we will be posting two videos of Charles on a different blog… Read More

Win tickets to see Charles Cumming

© Toby Madden We’re giving you the chance to meet Charles Cumming, author of A Foreign Country, the thriller of the year. To win one of two pairs of tickets to his latest event in which he discusses the myths and realities surrounding the secret service,… Read More

Friday giveaway winners revealed!

An enormous thank you to everyone who entered our Friday Giveaway competition!  We had a fantastic line up and your entries were brilliant, making it incredibly hard to pick the winners, but we eventually narrowed it down to... A Foreign Country goes to Jake Eliot, who said: I'd love to get my hands on a copy of Charles Cumming's latest, A Foreign Country. I enjoyed watching Skyfall at the cinema, but it’s high time Bond’s flashy suits and big explosions cleared the way for proper suspense, taut dialogue and authentic spycraft. And by the sound of it, I reckon following Tom Kell tracing the disappearance of the first female head of MI6 across Europe and Africa will help me put the stresses of my working week into perspective. Read More

Win the books in our arms!

FRIDAY GIVE AWAY! You could win one of the books in our arms! Just comment here or on our Facebook Page to tell us which one you want and why! Best answers will win and we'll pick our winners on Monday. Just in case you can't see clearly, the books we're carrying are: Close to the Bone by Stuart MacBride Read More