"Black Knife" is a debut novel of incredible power and originality. Written with clear inside knowledge of both the rapidly changing intelligence community and the cutting edge of fundamental terrorism, it is a chilling and prophetic tale that blows apart the formulaic world of thriller-writing. The threat of a nuclear device falling into the hands of a terrorist group is the nightmare of all security forces world-wide. This is a superb new novel of our times which graphically illustrates how this could happen and the terrible consequences. Featuring a cold-hearted killer with no conscience and evil paymasters, the story builds to a terrible conclusion which will leave the reader questioning the vulnerability of security in Europe.