Joe Country by Mick Herron – First Impressions Review

In the history of spy novels, Mick Herron’s Slough House is becoming as memorable a location as le Carré’s spy headquarters the Circus. Compared to London Rules, which took off like an out of control car, Joe Country is a more sedate affair. In a narrative shift from previous books, the first pages reveal that not all of our slow horses will be returning to the stable, leaving a sense of impending doom hanging over all the characters.

Joe Country – Jackson Lamb 6 / Slough House 6 news

I had a feeling! As soon as I read the term "joe country" in Mick Herron's novel Spook Street, I knew that was a book title. Well, information is now out there on the next Slough House book and it's called Joe Country. Reading the description, things are sounding even more dire for the slow horses than usual. …

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Dead Lions by Mick Herron

In anticipation of Mick Herron’s US release of London Rules, the fifth book in his Slough House series, I’m doing a re-read of the first four books. Second is Dead Lions from 2013. Read more on other Slough House books here. “Dead lions,” Molly said. “What about them?” “It’s a kids’ party game. You have …

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