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Stallion Gate

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Don't miss the latest book in the Arkady Renko series, THE SIBERIAN DILEMMA by Martin Cruz Smith, ‘the master of the international thriller’ (New York Times) – available to order now! 

'One of those writers that anyone who is serious about their craft views with respect bordering on awe' Val McDermid

'Makes tension rise through the page like a shark's fin’ Independent
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Hidden in Los Alamos, New Mexico, amongst a massive expanse of Native American reservations, soldiers and scientists alike work in secret to create a weapon that will alter the course of the world forever.

Sergeant Joe Peña, a Native American historian and fighter, is recruited to assist three men looking for a location to test the first atomic weapon. In the middle of a blizzard, Peña leads physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer, General Leslie Groves and spy Emil Klaus Fuchs across a barbed-wire fence at Stallion Gate and into the future . . .

Praise for Martin Cruz Smith

'The story drips with atmosphere and authenticity – a literary triumph' David Young, bestselling author of Stasi Child 

'One of those writers that anyone who is serious about their craft views with respect bordering on awe' Val McDermid

‘Cleverly and intelligently told, The Girl from Venice is a truly riveting tale of love, mystery and rampant danger. I loved it’  Kate Furnivall, author of The Liberation

‘Smith not only constructs grittily realistic plots, he also has a gift for characterisation of which most thriller writers can only dream' Mail on Sunday

'Smith was among the first of a new generation of writers who made thrillers literary'  Guardian

'Brilliantly worked, marvellously written . . . an imaginative triumph'  Sunday Times

'A wonderful surprise of a novel. A thriller set in the last days of Mussolini's Italy but also a quirky romance – the two held together by a warm, dry humour that keeps the pages turning. I loved it' William Ryan, author of The Constant Soldier

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