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The war she wants means peace; the peace he wants means war.
MI6 officer Frank Oatley opens up secret talks with the IRA as the conflict teeters towards civil war in 1990. What he didn't bank on was falling head over heels for his IRA contact, Naomi McGinty. Now dark forces on both sides of the conflict are set to exploit the torrid affair for their own murderous agendas,
Kindle Edition, 318 pages
Published October 22nd 2019
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As regular listeners to our Spybrary podcast know, I prefer spy books where the protagonist is not a Rambo Special Ops character, no blood and thunder stuff for me, I like my spies to be realistic, authentic with flaws and weaknesses.

The Contact is centered around an MI6 officer, Frank Oatley who is working on a secret backchannel with the IRA. Author Rossa McPhillips has himself worked in the secret world and admits he has an MBE for ‘services I can’t tell you about.’ So this should be good an
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