The Chase

The Chase

Shortlisted for CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger 2023


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Previously published as Alias Emma.


These are the instructions sent to new operative Emma Makepeace.

She's been assigned to track down a man wanted by the Russians and bring him into MI5.

It should be easy. But the Russians have eyes everywhere.

Emma knows that if spotted she and her target will be killed.

What follows is a perilous chase through London's night-time streets.

But in a city full of cameras, where can you hide?

More love for The Chase . . .

'High octane, comnplex and twisty.' Choice Magazine, Hardback Book of the Month
'A high-octane, warp-speed thriller' Guardian
'A fast moving narrative that explores some of London's most intriguing byways' Literary Review
'Excellent escapism.' Ruth Ware
'There are fast reads, and then there are reads that throw you right out of your chair. Alias Emma is in the latter category.' Linwood Barclay
'Superb ... Intense, cinematic action propels this terrific old-fashioned thriller neatly brought up to date. Glass is off to an impressive start.' Publishers Weekly
'The pace never lets up' Robert Gold, Twelve Secrets
'It blew me away' Cristina Alger, The Banker's Wife
'Move over, James Bond - there's a new hero in town' Karen Cleveland, Need to Know
'An enthralling, unputdownable read' Elizabeth Kay, Seven Lies
'I raced through this taut, nail-biting, twisty spy thriller' Robin Morgan Bentley, The Wreckage
'A not-to-be-missed thriller!' Kathryn Croft, The Warning and The Lying Wife

In a city full of cameras ... where can you hide? KILLING EVE meets JAMES BOND in this page-turning, heart-pounding thriller . . .

'One of those wonderful thrillers that you read in a day and know you'll remember for years.' JAMES PATTERSON
'A thrilling read ... I could not have loved it more!' LISA JEWELL
'Totally addictive ... Once you start reading, you won't stop.' LISA GARDNER

About the author

Ava Glass

AVA GLASS is a former crime reporter and civil servant. Her time working for the government introduced her to the world of spies, and she's been fascinated by them ever since. She lives in the south of England.
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