Two wars, two secrets, one man . . . The brilliant new global thriller from the master storyteller
1940: the Nazis are at the height of their power - France is occupied, Britain is enduring the Blitz and is under threat of invasion, America is neutral and Russia has an uneasy alliance with Germany. American Stephen Metcalfe is a well-known man-about-town in occupied Paris. He's also a minor asset in the US's secret intelligence forces in Europe. Through a wild twist of fate, it falls to Metcalfe to instigate a bold plan that may be the only hope for what remains of the free world. Now he must travel to wartime Moscow to find, and possibly betray, a former lover ...1991: the Communist empire is on the verge of oblivion. President Gorbachev is a virtual prisoner, and a coup is being planned by a powerful new cabal. Stephen Metcalfe, now a retired Ambassador, must return to Moscow and finally reveal a secret that has haunted him since the fall of Berlin a secret that might just avert a global cataclysm.