Who better to create a political thriller than the journalists who stalk the corridors of power for a living? The ABC’s political editor Chris Uhlmann and former long-serving press gallery reporter Steve Lewis teamed up to write The Marmalade Files and The Mandarin Code, which became the acclaimed TV series Secret City. Their latest book in the series is The Shadow Game. Hear them reflect on plot twists and political intrigue, and on casting Canberra as a central character.