Tag Archives: John Lawton

Friends and Traitors

From a writer the Seattle Times dubbed “solidly at the top of anyone’s A-list of contemporary spy novelists” comes a new novel featuring Inspector…

The Unfortunate Englishman

The second book in the new series featuring Joe Wilderness, a portrait of 1960s Berlin and Khrushchev’s Moscow, centering around the exchange of two…

Then We Take Berlin

“A wonderfully written and generally wise book that will thrill readers with an interest in WWII and the early Cold War era.” —Publishers Weekly…

Sweet Sunday

“Sweet Sunday is set in the tumultuous ’60s . . . in the U.S., where private eye Turner Raines has a specialty: tracking down…

Second Violin

“Smart and gracefully written . . . It has been Lawton’s achievement to capture, in first-rate popular fiction, the courage and drama—and the widespread…

Old Flames

“A rich mixture of political intrigue and old-fashioned mayhem. . . . Tangled webs of deceit are standard in mysteries, but British author John…

A Little White Death

“John Lawton is so captivating a storyteller that I’d happily hear him out on any subject. . . . Meticulous artistry . . ….

A Lily of the Field

Set in Vienna, London, and the United States, and spanning 1934 to 1948, John Lawton’s brilliant novel A Lily of the Field follows the…

Flesh Wounds

“Few novelists have given me more pleasure in recent years than John Lawton. . . . Lawton writes with such style, intelligence, irreverence, political…