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John Creasey
28 June 2016
Agora Books

Return to Department Z in this classic thriller from John Creasey.

Agents of Department Z don’t get many days off.

Secret Service man Bob Kerr is loolking forward to a free afternoon. Instead, he receives an odd visitor in a fur coat, who relays a piece of information that puts Kerr’s life in danger…

A series of assassinations are being carried out by a criminal organisation based in the principality of Vallena. Kerr’s visitor is in the line of fire, and Kerr may be next. Department Z must act swiftly to topple the assassins before more lives are lost.

Menace is the 11th book in the Department Z series, and was originally published in 1938.


Phenomenal.’ —Life Magazine

‘Mr. Creasey’s excitements follow fast upon each other.’ —Daily Telegraph

‘Action and pace have always been features of Mr. Creasey’s writing.’ —Scotsman

Racy, amusing, and up to date. Told with speed and ingenuity.’ —Morning Post

‘Mr. Creasey is a high-spirited and rambunctious narrator.’ —John o’ London’s Weekly

‘Creasey realizes that it is the principal business of thrillers to thrill.’ —Church Times

Will be remembered when most mystery stories are forgotten.’ Public Opinion

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