Codename: Madeleine Review

Something a bit different this week: I’m reviewing a book by Barnaby Jameson KC.

Having worked with Mr Jameson in the legal field, I was excited to read his debut novel, “Codename: Madeleine.”

I must say, I was thoroughly impressed by his transition into the world of writing.

The novel is a spy thriller based on the true story of Noor Inayat Khan, a young British spy during World War II. The book follows her journey as she is recruited by the British intelligence agency, SOE, to work as a wireless operator in Nazi-occupied France.

Jameson’s depiction of Noor is masterful, capturing both her bravery and vulnerability as she navigates the dangers of espionage. The author brings the character to life with vivid descriptions and well-crafted dialogue that makes her struggles and triumphs feel real.

Jameson’s expertise in crafting a compelling narrative is evident throughout the book. He skillfully builds tension and suspense, while also taking time to develop the characters and their motivations. The pacing of the novel is expertly handled, with just the right amount of action, tension, and character development.

As someone who has worked with Jameson, I was not surprised by the accuracy and attention to detail he brings to the historical and political aspects of the story. It’s clear that he has done his research and has a deep understanding of the period and its politics.

“Codename: Madeleine” is an excellent debut novel from Barnaby Jameson. It’s a must-read for fans of spy thrillers and anyone looking for a well-crafted, suspenseful story. I look forward to seeing what Jameson has in store for us in the future.

You can check out Mr Jameson’s website:

If you wish to purchase the book, it can be found on Amazon:
Codename Madeleine