A stylish thriller featuring unlikely spy hero David Audley. From the award-winning author of OTHER PATHS TO GLORY.
When David Audley, that most subtle of Intelligence chiefs, sends his insubordinate prot g Paul Mitchell off to investigate a KGB operation by researching a long-forgotten naval engagement off France in 1812, it doesn't look to Mitchell as if it will lead anywhere. But the fate of the crew of the Vengeful has more than a few surprises in store for Mitchell and suddenly the past throws a dazzling and very dangerous light on the present.
Anthony Price (1928-2019) was born in Herfordshire and educated at King's School, Canterbury, and Oxford. His long career in journalism culminated in the Editorship of the Oxford Times. His 1970 debut, The Labyrinth Makers, won the CWA Silver Dagger; his hero, Dr David Audley, historian and spy, featured in this and 18 subsequent novels.