Terminal Black
by Adrian Magson

Harry Tate has one rule: you don’t abandon your friends. When he learns that former colleague Rik Ferris has had a breakdown and disappeared, allegedly in possession of highly sensitive secrets from MI6’s archives, he agrees to look for him and, if possible, bring him back in. But where to begin? Rik could be anywhere in the world.

All Harry knows is, if he doesn’t find Rik, others will be sent out instead. And they won’t play by the same rules.

What Harry doesn’t know is that Rik is being held prisoner and tortured for information relating to a high-level mole in the British establishment. If he doesn’t tell his captors what he knows, it will result in a devastating cyber attack designed to bring the UK to its knees.


The always-reliable Magson delivers another taut espionage thriller … The combination of pulse-pounding suspense, delicious twists, and daring heroes makes for a highly satisfying read


Fast-paced …the audience can have fun because they know the good guys won’t suffer any serious harm

Publishers Weekly

Magson adroitly shuffles a double handful of desperate characters in his sixth Harry Tate thriller. Brisk and bracing

Kirkus Reviews

Top-notch fare for all fans of the spy-action genre … He will appeal to the pure adrenaline crowd who love Lee Child and Gregg Hurwitz

Booklist Starred Review of Execution

Exciting … Builds to a highly satisfying conclusion

Publishers Weekly on Execution

Two thumbs way up for this heart-stopping, exhilarating action thriller, which will remind readers of Alex Berenson’s John Wells novels

Booklist Starred Review of Dark Asset

Has grit, pace, and consistent suspense in its depiction of chases, weaponry, and the details of espionage

Kirkus Reviews on Dark Asset

Knuckle-whitening, adventure-packed, and shocking, this page-turner is guaranteed to grip readers from the first page to the last

Booklist Starred Review of Close Quarters

Adrian Magson

Adrian Magson is the author of three previous Marc Portman thrillers, as well as the Harry Tate, Lucas Rocco and Riley Gavin/Frank Palmer series. He has also written a writers’ help book based on his ‘Beginners’ column in Writing Magazine. Adrian was previously shortlisted for the Crime Writers’ Association’s Debut Dagger Award.@AdrianMagson1 | adrianmagson.com

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Terminal Black by Adrian Magson is available in the following formats

Paperback978178029659330th September 2020140 X 216mm256£13.99
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