A classic murder mystery by acclaimed crime writer Bernard Knight.
A classic murder mystery by acclaimed crime writer Bernard Knight, set in London and Moscow at the height of the Cold War.
Simon Smith, an ex-Army man with a gift for languages, is drafted in by a shady businessman to do some work in the USSR. Simon thinks it ll be an easy job with an ample reward but what with multiple murders, beautiful femmes fatale, and devious master criminals, it s not as simple as he d hoped! Meanwhile, the Russian detectives set to trail a suspected thief have all their expectations confounded A thrilling tale of international politics and police work on the other side of the Iron Curtain .