Review: 66 Metres by J. F. Kirwan


The only thing worth killing for is family.

Everyone said she had her father’s eyes. A killer’s eyes. Nadia knew that on the bitterly cold streets of Moscow, she could never escape her past – but in just a few days, she would finally be free.

Bound to work for Kadinsky for five years, she has one last mission to complete. Yet when she is instructed to capture The Rose, a military weapon shrouded in secrecy, Nadia finds herself trapped in a deadly game of global espionage.

And the only man she can trust is the one sent to spy on her… 

Book One of Nadia Laksheva spy thriller series




What an absolutely incredible thriller!

As soon as you start this book you find yourself thrown into a really intense story! As Nadia grows up an learns that her father is not the man she thought he was, her mother cold and her sister a prostitute her dysfunctional family could be a complete story in itself!

But dragged into the sordid world of the Russian Mob this story is so much bigger than you think it’s going to be at the start!  The character building is exceptional and the author spares no details in his description he really is a very skilled story teller! The diving scenes in particular are so detailed that it feels impossible that you aren’t there living it with Nadia and her diving crew!

This fast paced thriller will leave you gasping for breath and I can’t wait for book 2!

Reviewed by Nat

Author Bio

  1. F. Kirwan is the author of the Nadia Laksheva thriller series for HarperCollins. Having worked in accident investigation and prevention in nuclear, offshore oil and gas and aviation sectors, he uses his experience of how accidents initially build slowly, then race towards a climax, to plot his novels. An instructor in both scuba diving and martial arts, he travels extensively all over the world, and loves to set his novels in exotic locations. He is also an insomniac who writes in the dead of night. His favourite authors include Lee Child, David Baldacci and Andy McNab.

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