Having traded MI5 for New Scotland Yard, Detective Inspector Herbert Smith thinks he's left the murky world of espionage behind him, until he begins retracing the final footsteps of Max Stensness. The CIA, KGB, and MI5 are all vying to get their hands on the dead man's secret, and as the body count rises, it's clear that some will stop at nothing to claim it.
©2006 Boris Starling; (P)2006 Isis Publishing
"Breathless....with numerous twists and a gloriously far-fetched climax....the atmospheric portrait of London leaves the greatest impression." (Evening Standard)
"Oozes authenticity...the plot plumbs fascinating depths...some wonderfully unpredictable twists. Mystery at its best." (Guardian)
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"You will like this murky story"
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Are you seeking suspense, intrigue? Here you have it. Well told with unexpecteded satisfaction -at several levels. A little out of the ordinary. Try it, you won't be dissappointed. I'm not going to give the game away!
Slow start but gripping loved it on audio book have listened to it several times and given the book to my husband as a gift well worth the money.
Quite an unusual book; set in 1952 and about a policeman. Slightly slow but generally well paced; I found this to be one of the most interesting books I've 'read' in quite a while. A really good last couple of chapters - well worth getting!
Atmospheric book strongly located in its time and place 1952 London fog. Claims to be a true story it's certainly one which evokes the time an place.
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