‘Masterfully paced…a cinematic and action-packed read that will have readers following Nadia to the ends of the Earth!’ – BestThrillers.com
The only thing worth killing for is family.
Everyone said she had her father’s eyes. A killer’s eyes. Nadia knew that on the bitterly cold streets of Moscow, she could never escape her past – but in just a few days, she would finally be free.
Bound to work for Kadinsky for five years, she has just one last mission to complete. Yet when she is instructed to capture The Rose, a military weapon shrouded in secrecy, Nadia finds herself trapped in a deadly game of global espionage.
And the only man she can trust is the one sent to spy on her…
The gripping first novel in a thrilling new series from J. F. Kirwan. Perfect for fans of Charles Cumming, Mark Dawson and Adam Brookes.
‘A hearty mix of suspense, action, and a bit of espionage.’ Kirkus Reviews
About the author
In his day job, J. F. Kirwan travels worldwide, working on aviation safety. He lives in Paris, where he first joined a fiction class – and became hooked! So when a back injury stopped him scuba diving for two years, he wrote a thriller about a young Russian woman, Nadia, where a lot of the action occurred in dangerously deep waters. It was the only way he could carry on diving! But as story and characters grew, he realised it was not one book, but three… J. F. Kirwan would love to hear from readers, you can follow him on Twitter at: @kirwanjf.
APPLE BOOKS REVIEW
The first novel in a series, 66 Metres introduces us to Nadia Laksheva, a Moscow baker strong-armed into working on a series of heists for a Russian mobster. This tightly-plotted thriller hurtles along at a terrific pace and Nadia is a tough, conflicted heroine who’s sketched with satisfying depth. Some thrillingly tense underwater scenes—which veteran diver J. F. Kirwan writes with illuminating detail—make this a truly immersive read.