Intelligence Book of the Year - Shortlist 2014

The following titles have been short listed for the St Ermin’s Hotel Intelligence Book of the Year Award 2014, an annual prize offered to all non-fiction titles concerned with the world of intelligence and espionage published in English the year previous and which, in the opinion of the judges, adds substantially to the literature.

Alphabetical :

Hermiston, Roger : The Greatest Traitor: The Secret Lives of Agent George Blake (London, Aurum Press).

Matthews, Peter : SIGINT : The Secret History of Signals Intelligence 1914-45 (The History Press)

Moran, Christopher : CLASSIFIED: Secrecy and the State in Modern Britain (New York: CUP).

The winning title / author will receive a £3,000 cash prize and all authors from the titles short-listed for the award will be offered complimentary stays at the St Ermin’s Hotel. The winning title will be announced on Tuesday 19th. March at a lunchtime event at the hotel.


Authors and publishers are welcome to contact Tim Fordham-Moss should they wish to submit a publication for this award. For details please email