Transcription is a thrilling espionage thriller by Kat Atkinson. It begins In 1940, During World War Two. It features eighteen-year old Juliet Armstrong who is reluctantly recruited into the world of espionage. She is Sent to an obscure department of MI5 and tasked with monitoring the comings and goings of British Fascist sympathizers, she discovers the work to be by turns both tedious and terrifying.
When the war ends, she presumes the events of those years have been relegated to the past forever. Now Ten years later Juliet is employed,as a radio producer at the BBC. However She is unexpectedly confronted by figures from her past. A different war is being fought now, on a different battleground, but Juliet finds herself once more under threat. Now her activities during the war have come back to haunt her and A bill of reckoning is due, and she finally begins to realize that there is no action without consequence.