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Slow Horses

(2010)
(The first book in the Slough House series)
A novel by

 
 
Let us be clear about this much at least: Slough House is not in Slough, nor is it a house...Slough House is Jackson Lamb's kingdom; a dumping ground for members of the intelligence service who've screwed up: left a secret file on a train, blown a surveillance, or become drunkenly unreliable. They're the service's poor relations - the slow horses - and bitterest among them is River Cartwright, whose days are spent transcribing mobile phone conversations. But when a young man is abducted, and it's threatened that he'll be beheaded live on the Internet, River sees an opportunity to redeem himself. Is the victim who he first appears to be? And what's the kidnappers' connection with a disgraced journalist? As the clock ticks on the execution, River finds that everyone involved has their own agenda ...And unless the slow horses can prove they're not as useless as they're thought to be, a young man's death is going to echo around the world. Praise for Mick Herron: 'Mick Herron never tells a suspense story in the expected way, which is why his new novel, Reconstruction, reads as much like a puzzle mystery as it does a thriller ...unpleasant things are bound to happen, and they do - but not until Herron has finished surprising us . ..there is no hiding under the desk' - "New York Times". 'This is one of these novels where you read it, not just to see what happens at the end, but to see what happens on the very next page' - "Booklist". 'Good characterisation, dialogue and well-paced narrative make this confident first novel frighteningly plausible' - "Sunday Telegraph". 'Tight, literary and cliche free' - "Publishers Weekly". 'Stylish and engaging' - "Washington Post".

Genre: Thriller

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Used availability for Mick Herron's Slow Horses

Hardback Editions

November 2010 : UK Hardback
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Title: Slow Horses
Author(s): Mick Herron
ISBN: 0-7531-8694-2 / 978-0-7531-8694-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Large Print Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


January 2010 : USA Hardback
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Title: Slow Horses (Slough House)
Author(s): Mick Herron
ISBN: 1-56947-643-8 / 978-1-56947-643-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Soho Constable
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


April 2010 : UK Hardback
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Title: Slow Horses
Author(s): Mick Herron
ISBN: 1-84901-310-1 / 978-1-84901-310-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Constable
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Paperback Editions

July 2017 : UK Paperback
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Title: Slow Horses: Jackson Lamb Thriller 1
Author(s): Mick Herron
ISBN: 1-4736-7418-2 / 978-1-4736-7418-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: John Murray
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


August 2016 : UK Paperback
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Title: Slow Horses: Jackson Lamb Thriller 1
Author(s): Mick Herron
ISBN: 1-4736-4110-1 / 978-1-4736-4110-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: John Murray
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


October 2015 : UK Paperback
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Title: Slow Horses: Jackson Lamb Thriller 1
Author(s): Mick Herron
ISBN: 1-4736-2195-X / 978-1-4736-2195-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: John Murray
Availability: Amazon UK   


March 2014 : USA Paperback
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Title: Slow Horses (Slough House)
Author(s): Mick Herron
ISBN: 1-61695-416-7 / 978-1-61695-416-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Soho Crime
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


January 2014 : USA Paperback
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Title: Slow Horses
Author(s): Mick Herron
ISBN: 1-61695-513-9 / 978-1-61695-513-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Soho Press Inc
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


September 2011 : UK Paperback

Title: Slow Horses
Author(s): Mick Herron
ISBN: 0-7531-8695-0 / 978-0-7531-8695-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Large Print Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Audio Editions

January 2017 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Slow Horses (Slough House Series, Book 1)
Author(s): Mick Herron
ISBN: 1-4551-8424-1 / 978-1-4551-8424-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


January 2017 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Slow Horses (Slough House Series, Book 1)
Author(s): Mick Herron
ISBN: 1-4551-8426-8 / 978-1-4551-8426-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   


January 2017 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Slow Horses: Slough House, Book 1
Author(s): Mick Herron
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Availability: Amazon   


January 2017 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Slow Horses: Slough House, Book 1
Author(s): Mick Herron
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Availability: Amazon CA   


August 2010 : UK Audio Cassette

Title: Slow Horses
Author(s): Mick Herron
ISBN: 1-4450-0514-X / 978-1-4450-0514-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


August 2010 : UK Audio CD
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Title: Slow Horses
Author(s): Mick Herron
ISBN: 1-4450-0515-8 / 978-1-4450-0515-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


August 2010 : UK MP3 CD

Title: Slow Horses
Author(s): Mick Herron
ISBN: 1-4450-0516-6 / 978-1-4450-0516-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


August 2010 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Slow Horses: Slough House, Book 1
Author(s): Mick Herron
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
Availability: Amazon   


August 2010 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Slow Horses: Slough House, Book 1
Author(s): Mick Herron
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
Availability: Amazon AU   


August 2010 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Slow Horses: Slough House, Book 1
Author(s): Mick Herron
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

October 2015 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Slow Horses: Jackson Lamb Thriller 1
Author(s): Mick Herron
Publisher: John Murray
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


June 2010 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Slow Horses (Slough House Book 1)
Author(s): Mick Herron
Publisher: Soho Crime
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA