Some of the things they are saying about The Missing Activist!
Loved,loved,loved it!! A thrilling,edge of your seat book that will keep you guessing to the last page.
Totally recommend it!! Congratulations Louise Burfitt-Dons. Can’t wait for the next one. Amazon.
A no-holds barred expose of dirty tricks in the Tory party, set against a background of violent Islamist jihad and major social change in contemporary Britain. With her personal experience of political campaigning and her involvement in an anti-bullying and other mental health charities, Burfitt-Dons writes with knowledge and conviction.
A fast-paced, racy thriller which keeps up the suspense until the final denouement, this is far more than just a page-turner: it is a warning to all of us about just what is at stake, politically, economically and socially, in Brexit Britain. Read more
But this book is stunningly different from many thrillers I’ve read recently. There are several murders and a big finish. But using examples like the Kurdaitcha practices in aboriginal culture and other research into group behaviour, it is also a compassionate tale which grips to the very end. Good reads Read more .
Usually anything labelled political thriller usually turns me off straightaway. But something made me take a second look mostly because I saw the author’s done a lot of work on bullying. Maybe the fact it has had a lot of 5-star reviews. Or, its easy tone. Yes, this is not a heavy book, but a romper. Read more
The Missing Activist begins with Zinah Al-Rashid recruiting a teenage recruit for her contingent of jihadi brides. It moves right along at cracking pace to the apparent suicide of a leading feminist and then the disappearance of Robin Miller who’s a Tory activist. The central character is Karen Andersen who is very relatable as a modern private investigator. Read more
Tory female candidates, misogyny as a hate crime, bullying in politics and western women being radicalised are all elements in this chilling thought-provoking debut novel. Loved it. Read more
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