The Whistleblower: 2021's most explosive thriller from Britain's top political journalist by Robert Peston
THE HUNT FOR A KILLER LEADS ALL THE WAY TO THE TOP... 'Brilliant. Politically insightful, scary, satirical, beautifully paced' - THE TIMES THE BIGGEST THRILLER LAUNCH OF 2021, FROM BRITAIN'S MOST RESPECTED POLITICAL JOURNALIST, ROBERT PESTON. ________________________ 1997. A desperate government clings to power; a hungry opposition will do anything to win. And journalist Gil Peck watches from the sidelines, a respected commentator on the sport of power politics. He thinks he knows how things work. He thinks he knows the rules. But when Gil's estranged sister Clare dies in a hit-and-run, he begins to believe it was no accident. Clare knew some of the most sensitive secrets in government. One of them might have got her killed. As election day approaches, Gil follows the story into the dark web of interests that link politics, finance and the media. And the deeper he goes, the more he realises how wrong he has been. Power isn't sport: it's war. And if Gil doesn't stop digging, he might be the next casualty... Robert Harris' THE GHOST and Bill Clinton & James Patterson's THE PRESIDENT'S DAUGHTER meets HOUSE OF CARDS in the most anticipated thriller of the year, THE WHISTLEBLOWER by Robert Peston. Pre-order your copy now and be the first to read it on publication day. What they're saying about Robert Peston's The Whistleblower: 'An intelligent, elegant and gripping thriller' - RORY CLEMENTS 'Incredible, unputdownable, riveting, revelatory, brave' - DAMIEN LEWIS 'A riveting tale of power, wealth, intrigue' - NICK ROBINSON 'A compelling, gripping page-turner of a thriller' - ED BALLS 'Marks the debut of a truly brilliant thriller writer. The pace, intrigue and plot will keep you turning the page - and guessing - till the end' - MATTHEW D'ANCONA 'About the political intrigue around Whitehall correspondent Gil Peck, whose sister is killed in a suspicious hit-and-run accident' - INDEPENDENT, 'Books to look out for in 2021' 'The journalist's debut thriller is set amid dodgy interests in 1997, with New Labour on the brink of power' - GUARDIAN, '2021 in books: what to look forward to this year'