Year of publication: 2002
Stella Rimington OPEN SECRET THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF THE FORMER DIRECTOR-GENERAL OF MI5 For Sophie and Harriet ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS I would like to thank those who have supported and encouraged me in writing this book. They include one or two of my former colleagues in MI5, whom I will not name to avoid embarrassing them, my husband John, who helped especially with the India episodes and my two daughters Sophie and Harriet who have unfailingly supported me in this as in everything else I have done. ...
Year of publication: 2014
Stella Rimington CLOSE CALL To my brother, Brian Whitehouse 19322013 Chapter 1 The sun was slanting through the high-vaulted roof of the souk, throwing down shafts of light in which dust motes and thin drifts of cigarette smoke swirled lazily. Miles Brookhaven began to relax as he walked down the long central avenue, breathing in smells of powdery piles of spices, reaching over to touch the shiny purple skins of aubergines, and exchanging a shouted greeting with the stallholder. He stopped at a ...
Keywords: counter-terrorism MI5
Year of publication: 2012
Stella Rimington THE GENEVA TRAP Chapter 1 It all began by accident. Early one evening, Dieter Steinmetz of the Swiss Federal Intelligence Service was at Geneva airport, seeing off his daughter Anna who was flying to Florence on a school exchange visit. Mireille, his wife, had seized the opportunity to go and see her mother in Basle, and had left the day before. So now he had a week on his own, and as he emerged from the departures hall, he was wondering whether he should go back to the flat, ...
Keywords: England MI5 Suspense
Year of publication: 2010
Stella Rimington PRESENT DANGER To my granddaughter, Meena 1 Aidan Murphy was woken by a loud knocking on the door. He lay still, trying to decide whether he had a hangover or was just tired. There was another, louder knock. He rolled over and looked at the clock radio. 10:31. Why didnt his mother answer the door The knocking turned into a hammering and someone was yelling his name. He climbed out of bed, grabbed a T-shirt and underpants off the floor and went slowly downstairs. Two men were ...
Keywords: counter-terrorism England MI5 Suspense