When a policeman is killed outside Menwith Hill RAF base at the height of the miners' strike, TV journalist John Bradley is convinced it's a miner who's had enough but when he investigates…. he discovers a murderous conspiracy involving subversion, covert surveillance and state sponsored murder. It's the biggest story of career. Jeopardising his future, his life and the lives of those close to him, John embarks on a perilous journey which takes him from Yorkshire to Ulster and the Irish Republic into the dark heart of the British state. Set in 1984 and based on real events, Gladio is a fast-moving conspiracy thriller. Twenty years later, John Bradley becomes entangled again in a final desperate struggle. Operation Gladio was the code name for an undercover organisation set up in post-war Western Europe sponsored by the CIA. Under the pretext of combating communism and left-wing terrorism, Gladio carried out arms-length assassinations and acts of terrorism. The British Government always denied the existence of Gladio cells in Britain but….