A stunning blend of contemporary spy thriller, fantasy and the supernatural.
'If the security service is The Circus,' said his Section Chief, invoking the old nickname for British Intelligence, 'then Section 37 is where we keep the clowns.'
Toby has been transferred to Section 37 as a punishment, banished to a mouldy office in Wood Green and now under the command of August Shining, a peculiar yet dapper older gentleman who has some very odd ideas, if one were to belive such things.
But when an old Number Station from the Cold War activates a team of reanimated spies, tasked with leading the frontal attack they were sub-consciously programmed for by the Kremlin, MI5 and M16 just won't cut it. When the countdown reaches zero, hundreds of thousands of corpses are going to come back to life all across the UK with nothing less on their mind than invasion, and only Section 37 can stop them.
Guy Adams is the author of the best-selling Rules of Modern Policing: 1973 Edition, a spoof police manual 'written' by DCI Gene Hunt of Life On Mars. Published by Transworld, it has sold over 120,000 copies and led to two sequels: The Future of Modern Policing: 1981 Edition and The Wit and Wisdom of Gene Hunt.
Guy has also written two Torchwood novels, The House That Jack Built and The Men Who Sold the World for BBC Books; and The Case Notes of Sherlock Holmes, a fictional facsimile of a scrapbook kept by Doctor John Watson. This was published in 2009 by Carlton Books in association with the Estate of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the writer's birth. Two brand new Sherlock Holmes novels, ... (more)