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Dead Lions

(2013)
(The second book in the Slough House series)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
Barry Awards Best Thriller (nominee)
Dagger Awards Best Book
The CWA Gold Dagger Award-winning British espionage novel about disgraced MI5 agents who inadvertently uncover a deadly Cold War-era legacy of sleeper cells and mythic super spies.

The disgruntled agents of Slough House, the MI5 branch where washed-up spies are sent to finish their failed careers on desk duty, are called into action to protect a visiting Russian oligarch whom MI5 hopes to recruit to British intelligence. While two agents are dispatched on that babysitting job, though, an old Cold War-era spy named Dickie Bow is found dead, ostensibly of a heart attack, on a bus outside of Oxford, far from his usual haunts.

But the head of Slough House, the irascible Jackson Lamb, is convinced Dickie Bow was murdered. As the agents dig into their fallen comrade's circumstances, they uncover a shadowy tangle of ancient Cold War secrets that seem to lead back to a man named Alexander Popov, who is either a Soviet bogeyman or the most dangerous man in the world. How many more people will have to die to keep those secrets buried?

Genre: Thriller
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Used availability for Mick Herron's Dead Lions

Hardback Editions

August 2014 : UK Hardback
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Title: Dead Lions
Author(s): Mick Herron
ISBN: 0-7531-5382-3 / 978-0-7531-5382-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Large Print Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


May 2013 : USA Hardback
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Title: Dead Lions (Slough House)
Author(s): Mick Herron
ISBN: 1-61695-225-3 / 978-1-61695-225-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Soho Crime
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Paperback Editions

October 2016 : UK Paperback
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Title: Dead Lions: Jackson Lamb Thriller 2
Author(s): Mick Herron
ISBN: 1-4736-7419-0 / 978-1-4736-7419-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: John Murray
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September 2016 : UK Paperback
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Title: Dead Lions: Jackson Lamb Thriller 2
Author(s): Mick Herron
ISBN: 1-4736-4111-X / 978-1-4736-4111-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: John Murray
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


1733 : UK Paperback
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Title: Dead Lions: Jackson Lamb Thriller 2
Author(s): Mick Herron
ISBN: 1-4736-2193-3 / 978-1-4736-2193-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: John Murray
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


August 2015 : UK Paperback
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Title: Dead Lions
Author(s): Mick Herron
ISBN: 0-7531-5383-1 / 978-0-7531-5383-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Large Print Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


April 2014 : USA Paperback
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Title: Dead Lions
Author(s): Mick Herron
ISBN: 1-61695-514-7 / 978-1-61695-514-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Soho Press Inc
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


April 2014 : USA Paperback
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Title: Dead Lions (Slough House)
Author(s): Mick Herron
ISBN: 1-61695-367-5 / 978-1-61695-367-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Soho Crime
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Audio Editions

August 2018 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Dead Lions
Author(s): Mick Herron
ISBN: 1-72132-392-9 / 978-1-72132-392-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone on Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


September 2017 : Audio CD
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Title: Dead Lions
Author(s): Mick Herron
ISBN: 1-5384-5951-5 / 978-1-5384-5951-5
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


February 2014 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Dead Lions: Slough House, Book 2
Author(s): Mick Herron
Publisher: Isis Publishing Ltd
Availability: Amazon   


February 2014 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Dead Lions: Slough House, Book 2
Author(s): Mick Herron
Publisher: Isis Publishing Ltd
Availability: Amazon AU   


February 2014 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Dead Lions: Slough House, Book 2
Author(s): Mick Herron
Publisher: Isis Publishing Ltd
Availability: Amazon UK   


January 2014 : UK Audio Cassette

Title: Dead Lions
Author(s): Mick Herron
ISBN: 1-4450-3616-9 / 978-1-4450-3616-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


January 2014 : UK Audio CD

Title: Dead Lions
Author(s): Mick Herron
ISBN: 1-4450-3617-7 / 978-1-4450-3617-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


January 2014 : UK MP3 CD

Title: Dead Lions
Author(s): Mick Herron
ISBN: 1-4450-3618-5 / 978-1-4450-3618-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


May 2013 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Dead Lions
Author(s): Mick Herron
ISBN: 1-62460-508-7 / 978-1-62460-508-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Audiogo
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


May 2013 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Dead Lions
Author(s): Mick Herron
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Availability: Amazon   


May 2013 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Dead Lions
Author(s): Mick Herron
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Availability: Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

October 2015 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Dead Lions: Jackson Lamb Thriller 2
Author(s): Mick Herron
Publisher: John Murray
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


May 2013 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Dead Lions (Slough House Book 2)
Author(s): Mick Herron
Publisher: Soho Crime
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA