Michael Ridpath spent eight years as a bond trader in the City before giving up his job to write full-time. He lives in north London with his wife and three children. Visit his website at www.michaelridpath.com.
'An intriguing thriller ... In a storyline full of conspiracy,
deception and political manoeuvring Ridpath challenges the reader
to wonder about the loyalty of some establishment figures, and
especially that of the Duke of Windsor' Bestselling Crime
'This is the second episode in a series that could run and run. A rich mixture of historical fact spiced up with fiction, set during the period of the Phoney War' Literary Review.
'Riveting reading ... A great excuse for a night in from one of the UK's foremost thriller writers' Bookbag.
'Shadows of War suggests that the historical thriller is his real metier' CrimeTime.
'Wartime provides great opportunity for the exploration of human nature under pressure, and the book contains plenty of dramatic scenes where Conrad's mettle is tested ... a thrilling plot' Crime Review.