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Publisher Description

The first ever true story told by an MI5 officer - an explosive, shocking and honest account revealing never-before-seen detail into MI5's operation.

'I do it because it is all I know. I'm a hunter of people and I'm damn good at it.'

Recruited after the 7/7 attacks on London, Tom quickly found himself immersed in the tense world of watching, following and infiltrating networks of terrorists, spies and foreign agents.

It was a job that took over his life and cost him dear, taking him to the limit of physical and mental endurance.

Filled with extraordinary accounts of operations that saved countless lives, Soldier Spy is the only authentic account by an ex-MI5 officer of the round-the-clock battle to keep this country safe.

'Very well written, gives a startling amount of operational detail, the biggest shock of all - MI5 agreed to its publication' Sunday Times

'A blistering, visceral insight into life on the front line against terror, revealed in remarkable detail' Daily Telegraph

'Startling, absolutely fascinating. A footsoldier's account out on the street.' Radio 4

'Gripping. One of the most successful MI5 undercover surveillance officers of his time' Sun

October 6
Penguin Books Ltd

Customer Reviews

Steveinbradford ,

Just can't stop reading it

A compelling read, in my 46 years I have never EVER read a full book in 24 hours.....until now.

A MUST read book.

G trainer ,


This is a fantastic book about a very proud man and organisation that we all should be reassured are out there protecting us all.
We all should feel so great full to these people for the work they do every day for little or no reward keeping us safe.
They all have my upmost gratitude and respect.
I wish the author all the best in his new career as a writer the book is a winner.

Kirkmh ,

Gripping, gritty stuff but a real life story too

Not my usual genre of book but having heard him on the radio had to buy it. This guy has had the kind of Mi5 job we blokes all fantasise about but after reading this we are probably glad there are others to do it. I found it hard to put down and it made me late for work as got up next morning to finish it. Lots of action but at times it made me laugh and made me watery eyes at others. Total respect to all those behind the scenes keeping us safe that usually we never get to hear about. Even my wife is loving this book as its not all real-life action but also the story of how this guy's life was impacted upon by the pressure of the role.

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