World English Rights have gone to Simon & Schuster UK for Michael Smith’s new non-fiction work, THE REAL SPECIAL RELATIONSHIP: The True Story of how the British and US Secret Services work together

This history of the so-called Special Relationship between the U.K. and U.S. Intelligence Services, details the highs and lows of intelligence cooperation between America and Britain throughout the period from 1941 to the present day, using archived intelligence records on both sides of the Atlantic and interviews and memoirs of those involved.

The book also includes a foreword by Sir John Scarlett, Former Chief of the Secret Intelligence Service.

It will be published on August 4, 2022 in hardback and audio and can be pre-ordered here.

Michael Smith is an award-winning UK journalist and author. He served in British intelligence before becoming a writer, working as a reporter for the BBC, the Daily Telegraph and the Sunday Times. He is the author of numerous books on spies and special operations, including the UK No 1 bestseller STATION X, FOLEY and the US #1 bestseller KILLER ELITE.