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Slough House Books In Order (Full List)

Slough House is a series of 8 books by Mick Herron. The first book published in the series is Slow Horses in 2010. Here is a complete list of Slough House books in order.

Last update: January 11, 2024

1. Slow Horses (2010)

"This was the blissful break when the world seemed a safer place, between the end of the Cold War and about ten minutes later."

Mick Herron's Slow Horses introduces us to the misfit intelligence agents exiled to Slough House, where they wrestle with old acts of treason, lingering grudges, and the tantalizing promise of redemption in the murky world of spies and secrets.

  • 📇 408 Pages
  • 📝 102,000 - 122,400 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 14 Hours Reading Time

2. Dead Lions (2013)

"Having a cat is one small step from having two cats, and to be a single woman within a syllable of fifty in possession of two cats is tantamount to declaring life over."

In Mick Herron's thrilling espionage novel, Dead Lions, disgruntled spymaster Jackson Lamb finds himself investigating a mysterious death that uncovers a web of deceit and betrayal within the dark corners of British intelligence. A gripping tale of dead spies, double-crosses, and hidden secrets that will keep readers on the edge of their seats.

  • 📇 384 Pages
  • 📝 96,000 - 115,200 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 13 Hours Reading Time

3. Real Tigers (2016)

"Like most forms of corruption, it began with men in suits."

Real Tigers, written by Mick Herron, is a gripping thriller that follows a group of ex-spies known as the "slow horses." As they uncover a deadly conspiracy, they are forced to face their own demons and prove their worth in an adrenaline-fuelled race against time.

  • 📇 343 Pages
  • 📝 85,750 - 102,900 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 11 Hours Reading Time

4. Spook Street (2017)

"Those who write the rules rarely suffer their weight."

In "Spook Street," Mick Herron masterfully crafts a thrilling espionage tale that takes readers deep into the covert world of intelligence agencies. With gripping suspense and razor-sharp dialogue, this ingenious novel is sure to keep readers on the edge of their seats.

  • 📇 336 Pages
  • 📝 84,000 - 100,800 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 11 Hours Reading Time

5. London Rules (2018)

"One of the unforeseen consequences of Brexit, reflected Whelan, was that it had elevated to positions of undue prominence any number of nasty little toerags. Ah well. The people had spoken."

In Mick Herron's exhilarating thriller "London Rules", the fifth installment of the acclaimed Slough House series, readers are taken on a relentless journey through the morally ambiguous world of spies established under the guise of London's outdated rules.

  • 📇 368 Pages
  • 📝 92,000 - 110,400 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 12 Hours Reading Time

6. Joe Country (2018)

"The thing about somebody else's car was, it was automatically an all-terrain vehicle."

In "Joe Country" by Mick Herron, the sixth thrilling installment of the acclaimed Slough House series, intelligence agent Jackson Lamb and his team find themselves entangled in a web of political intrigue while investigating a dead body on the coast of Wales.

  • 📇 368 Pages
  • 📝 92,000 - 110,400 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 12 Hours Reading Time

7. Slough House (2021)

"History has an open-door policy. Any fool can walk right in."

Slough House by Mick Herron is a gripping thriller that grabs you from the first page. With razor-sharp writing, complex characters, and a twisted plot, it reveals the dark underbelly of British intelligence and the intriguing secrets hiding within the walls of a forgotten office.

  • 📇 312 Pages
  • 📝 78,000 - 93,600 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 10 Hours Reading Time

8. Bad Actors (2022)

"All those decades of the arms race, and it turned out there was no greater damage you could inflict on a state than to ensure it was led by an idiot."

In "Bad Actors," Mick Herron takes readers on a thrilling ride through the tangled web of espionage, as intelligence agent Zoe Boehm pursues a cold-blooded killer, facing dangerous adversaries and even deadlier secrets. A gripping spy thriller that delivers heart-pounding action with every turn of the page.

  • 📇 360 Pages
  • 📝 90,000 - 108,000 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 12 Hours Reading Time