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The Resource Slow Horses

Slow Horses

Label
Slow Horses
Title
Slow Horses
Statement of responsibility
Mick Herron
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The first book in CWA Gold Dagger Award-winning British espionage series starring a team of MI5 agents united by one common bond: They've screwed up royaly and will do anything to redeem themselves. London, England: Slough House is where the washed-up MI5 spies go to while away what's left of their failed careers. The "slow horses," as they're called, have all disgraced themselves in some way to get relegated here. Maybe they messed up an op badly and can't be trusted anymore. Maybe they got in the way of an ambitious colleague and had the rug yanked out from under them. Maybe they just got too dependent on the bottle—not unusual in this line of work. One thing they all have in common, though, is they all want to be back in the action. And most of them would do anything to get there─even if it means having to collaborate with one another.River Cartwright, one such "slow horse," is bitter about his failure and about his tedious assignment transcribing cell phone conversations. When a young man is abducted and his kidnappers threaten to broadcast his beheading live on the Internet, River sees an opportunity to redeem himself. But is the victim who he first appears to be? And what's the kidnappers' connection with a disgraced journalist? As the clock ticks on the execution, River finds that everyone has his own agenda
Member of
Summary
Intelligence agent River Cartwright, after being banished from high-profile work for incompetence, suspects a prominant British journalist with ties to an extremist party of being behind the kidnapping of a Muslim teenager
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
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358162
Cataloging source
DLC
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Herron, Mick
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
Series statement
Slough House
Series volume
0001
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  • Fiction
  • Mystery
  • Thriller
Target audience
adult
Label
Slow Horses
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:4c8bbfe1-4837-4e01-bff0-4f28396180a8
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781569479018
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Slow Horses
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:4c8bbfe1-4837-4e01-bff0-4f28396180a8
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781569479018
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

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