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The Sunday Times bestselling thriller from ‘the world’s most read writer’ GQ

A writer who bests the bestsellers’ Daily Telegraph

Retired operative Paul Janson is called back to the spy game to settle a personal debt he owes. Peter Novak, the legendary Hungarian immigrant and head of the Liberty Foundation, has been kidnapped and faces execution at the hands of terrorist extremists. It is up to Janson to rescue Novak before he is murdered.

Janson immediately puts together a top team and manages the nearly impossible task of extricating Novak, but something goes horribly wrong – something that indicates the operation had been compromised from the start – and only Janson himself survives. Now the major intelligence services think that Janson was responsible for Novak’s death and are sending their finest operatives after him…

Reviews

Terrific entertainment ... the tension is fierce, the pace killing
COSMOPOLITAN
Ludlum stuffs more surprises into his novels than any other six-pack of thriller writers combined
NEW YORK TIMES
Slickly paced ... all-consuming
ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY
A writer who bests the bestsellers
DAILY TELEGRAPH
The real titan of the genre is Robert Ludlum
GQ
Olympic style, all-out espionage
DAILY EXPRESS