‘A real life thriller, packed with characters that even John le Carré couldn’t dream of. If this doesn’t scare you, then you’re not paying attention.’ Oliver Bullough They thought they would be safe in Britain. They were wrong. ‘Brilliantly and bravely researched, this book lays bare the brutal and murderous truth’ Jon Snow of Channel 4 News ‘A spellbinding and heart-in-your-throat true story of Russian money and serial killing … In addition to being an unputdownable story, her shocking exposé will hopefully change the way the British authorities act ‘ Bill Browder, author of Red Notice ‘Gripping … When Putin opponents start dropping dead from poisonings, suspicious accidents and surprise heart attacks,the chronology is as damning as it is alarming’ New York Times Exposing one of the most terrifying stories of our time, Heidi Blake investigates a string of suspicious deaths on British and American soil to build a shocking picture. Russia systematically assassinates those who dare to flee its grasp – as well as the British citizens who get in the way. Meanwhile, the British authorities turn a blind eye, every investigation curtailed in favour of courting the Kremlin. Based on the revelatory discovery of over a dozen ignored murders, this is a chilling, page-turning read.