A Single Source by Peter Hanington
Books / April 27, 2019

A new author and new genre for me. I’m not sure how to “categorise “ this, I’m going to say it’s a political thriller, which almost reads as a classic spy novel. A gently paced opening introduces the 3 story strings in this book. Set in 2011, at the time of the “ Arab spring” Veteran BBC reporter William Carver and his trusted producer Patrick are in Egypt covering events as the insurrection and riots begin to break out. Whilst in London.  Ex journalist and colleague of Carver’s, Rob Mariscal now head of Comms at the MOD, is working on a project to both protect the MOD’s interest , in a weapons and arms company from the treasury budget cuts while ensuring the Involvement is not of pubic knowledge In Eritrea , Africa, the tale of 2 young brothers, looking to escape the county is also being told. Soloman and Gebre, with the help of their scheming smuggler grandfather ,set off with people traffickers , in hope of reaching Europe. In Egypt. Carver comes across what appears to be tear gas canisters made by a British company Rob is working Hard trying to cover up any involvment Eritrea. The journey…