Red Corona

Pages: 288
Imprint: Point Blank

Red Corona

Tim Glister

It's 1961 and the white heat of the Space Race is making the Cold War even colder
9781786077790 (7 May 2020)
RRP £14.99

The Book

It's 1961 and the white heat of the Space Race is making the Cold War even colder.

Richard Knox is a secret agent in big trouble. He's been hung out to dry by a traitor in MI5, and the only way for him to clear his name could destroy him.

Meanwhile in a secret Russian city, brilliant scientist Irina Valera makes a discovery that will change the world, and hand the KGB unimaginable power.

Desperate for a way back into MI5, Knox finds an unlikely ally in Abey Bennett, a CIA recruit who's determined to prove herself whatever the cost.

As the age of global surveillance dawns, three powers will battle for dominance, and three people will fight to survive…

Additional Information

Pages 288
Imprint Point Blank



'A thoroughly engaging spy thriller that had me gripped from start to finish and left me desperate for more!'

- S J Watson, author of Before I Go to Sleep

'A fascinating chase through an extraordinary time in history. Tim Glister blends technical insight with a clever story that races along. I enjoyed the intriguing characters who are rushing to solve a mystery as superpowers teeter on the brink.'

- Holly Watt, author of To The Lions

‘Relentless and sleek. This pitch-perfect debut - a gripping espionage thriller in the vein of Charles Cumming, Tom Rob Smith, and Mick Herron - signals the arrival of a remarkable talent.'

- A.J. Finn, author of The Woman in the Window

'A fascinating and gripping Cold War thriller that shines a light on the surveillance race that hid in the shadow of the space race.'

- Gareth Rubin, author of Liberation Square