One of the most decorated journalists in the UK, Robert Peston is ITV’s political editor and presenter of the politics programme Peston. For a decade until the end of 2015, he was the BBC economics editor and business editor – where he received widespread acclaim for exposing the causes and consequences of the credit crunch, banking crisis and Great Recession. Peston has won more than 30 awards for his journalism, including Journalist of the Year and Scoop of the Year (twice) from the Royal Television Society.
The Whistleblower is Peston’s first foray into fiction. Set in 1997 as a desperate government clings to power and a hungry opposition will do anything to win, journalist Gil Peck finds himself in the middle of a dark web of interests that link politics, finance and the media.
Covering all things 1990s London, from sleaze to media moguls and phone hacking, this is a critically-acclaimed debut thriller from the award-winning political journalist.
Come along to find out more about how Robert Peston has drawn on three decades of insider experience at the frontline of politics to create this gripping page-turner.