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Ian Fleming Steel Dagger Award winner for 2012 announced

25-Oct-2012 • Literary

Press Release
Congratulations to Charles Cumming, author of 'A Foreign Country' which has won this year’s Crime Writers’ Association Ian Fleming Steel Dagger Award!

The Steel Dagger is awarded to the best thriller published throughout the year in the UK, and A Foreign Country is a very worthy winner for 2012.

Blurb:
Amelia Levene, the first female Chief of MI6, has disappeared without a trace, six weeks before she is due to take on the role. Desperate not only to find her, but to keep her disappearance a secret, Britain’s top intelligence agents turn to one of their own: disgraced MI6 officer Thomas Kell. Tossed out of the Service only months before, Kell is given one final chance to redeem himself – find Amelia Levene at any cost. The trail leads Kell to France and Tunisia, where he uncovers a shocking secret and a conspiracy that could have unimaginable repercussions for Britain and her allies. Only Kell stands in the way of personal and political catastrophe.

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