By Charles Cumming
June 25, 2019
A new cold war is looming
Former MI6 officer Thomas Kell thought he was done with spying. Until the Russian agent he blames for the death of his girlfriend is spotted at a Red Sea resort – in dangerous company.
One spy wants revenge
Taking the law into his own hands, Kell embarks on a mission to recruit his rival. Only to find himself in a high-stakes game of cat and mouse in which it becomes increasingly difficult to know who is playing whom.
This time it’s personal
As the mission reaches boiling point, rumours of a terrorist attack suggest a massacre on British soil is imminent. Kell is faced with an impossible choice. Loyalty to MI6 – or to his own conscience?