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Author: Andreas Norman Narrator: Maggie Mash Publisher: Hachette Book Group Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: November 2014 ISBN: 9781623659820
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Carina Dymek works for the Swedish Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Until she accidentally exposes secret plans for a European Spy Agency.

Suspended, investigated, on the radar of the Security Service, she is fighting to clear her name.

But now MI6 are watching.

And their plans for her are just beginning.

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Quotes & Awards

  • A modern take on the spy thriller ... Norman's warning is a clear message to the 'nothing to hide, nothing to fear' camp who challenged the import of the Snowden revelations ... A Le Carré-esque yarn that's rooted in verisimilitude . No faint praise that—Independent
  • An excellent and very up-to-the-minute novel ... Is this how others see us now? If so, alas!—Literary Review
  • Andreas Norman is uncannily close to the truth—Anonymous Head of undisclosed department at the Swedish Security Service HQ in Stockholm
  • Gripping and unnervingly believable, it's a fictionalised exposé of Anglo-American spying—Choice
  • So plugged into the present that it's hard to believe its publication in Norman's native Sweden anticipated Edward Snowden's revelations by two months . . . Norman's understanding of the dark, destructive side of surveillance is second to none, and at its best, Into a Raging Blaze is convincing and addictive—Guardian
  • Rarely have I read such a well-written debut novel as this ... Well orchestrated dramaturgy, rich language, and extremely believable characters ... Andreas Norman has written a dizzying thriller—Dagens Nyheter, Sweden
  • Norman handles its derring-do deftly. For British readers, however, the main source of interest is its unflattering reverse-angle view of our spooks at work—Sunday Times
  • Much hyped, but largely worthy of the hype; a strong debut by a Swedish Ministry insider moving provocatively in Snowden/Assange 'leaks' territory'—Guardian
  • I haven't been able to erase Andreas Norman's Into a Raging Blaze from my mind. In the aftermath of Edward Snowden, it all seems horribly prescient. It's written by a Swedish diplomat and is a salutary reminder that not everyone trusts the Brits!—Times Higher Education
  • A first-rate debut thriller that asks: Who watches the watchers if they don't choose to be seen? The narrative starts slow but doesn't take long to build up speed. From then on, watch out!—Library Journal
  • Solid description of the insides of the corridors of power ... A Snowden-showdown whistle-blowing scandal—Independent, Best Noir Newcomers

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About the Author

Andreas Norman was born in 1972 in Stockholm. He made his debut as a poet, published by Albert Bonniers in 1996. After studies in political science and history, he worked in Bosnia and later joined the Swedish Ministry of Foreign Affairs. As a career diplomat, he has served as member of the Counter-Terrorism Unit at the Ministry’s Security Policy Department, working on long-term measures of terrorism prevention; as a senior officer at the Middle East-North Africa Department managing diplomatic relations with Egypt, Tunisia, and Syria during the “Arabic Spring,” and on postings in the Western Balkans and the Baltics. Andreas Norman is currently deputy chief of mission at the Swedish Embassy in Vilnius. Into A Raging Blaze is his debut novel.

About the Narrator

Maggie Mash trained as an actress and worked in theater before starting her broadcasting career in Forces Radio. Her voice-over work includes everything from audiobooks to in-flight airline videos and the UK’s national mental arithmetic SATs tests. Her audiobook narration has earned her an AudioFile Earphones Award. She is fluent in French, Italian, Spanish, and Greek.