At a restaurant in Sloane Square, a politician confides to journalist Jon Swift that he is concerned for his own safety; a few months later he is found dead in his flat. But when the police and even Swift’s paper refuse to investigate the death further, he must take matters into his own hands. Soon Swift finds himself hunting down the killers on a global scale and, between MI5 and Russian thugs, a suspicious death in London unravels into an international conspiracy that stretches all the way to the Kremlin. On their trail, it’s not long before Swift becomes a target himself . . .
John Simpson certainly needs no introduction; in his time with the BBC, he has reported on major events all over the world, and has twice been the Royal Television Society’s Journalist of the Year. But Moscow, Midnight marks a new departure: a revelatory thriller from the much-admired and million copy-selling journalist. Always great to listen to, this is a great chance to hear John at the start of a new venture!