The Devil’s Magistrate

If you hide your past, it will surely come back to haunt you. Living a respectable life in Cheltenham as a magistrate and property landlord, former agent and terrorist Tariq Al Hashmi falls into such a trap. Author Alex Gardiner’s remarkable debut thriller is written with inside knowledge.

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