Review: Bad Actors by Mick Herron

Mick Herron's caustically satirical spy series continues with "Bad Actors," its eighth instalment, which deals with the disappearance of Sophie de Greer, a 'superforecaster' employed by the British government — who might be a Russian agent, which would be very bad news indeed for the man who hired her; Anthony Sparrow, the Prime Minister's key adviser; and for MI5 chief Diane … Continue reading Review: Bad Actors by Mick Herron

Review: Slough House by Mick Herron | Prodigal Son by Gregg Hurwitz

And so here we are with "Slough House," the seventh instalment in Mick Herron's Jackson Lamb series, and "Prodigal Son," the sixth Orphan X novel by Gregg Hurwitz: two thrillers seismically disparate in approach, both dragging long coattails of continuity, both extraordinarily polished page-turners.  “Prodigal Son” is a kinetic, breathless, action-packed masterpiece that sees Evan Smoak … Continue reading Review: Slough House by Mick Herron | Prodigal Son by Gregg Hurwitz