No.1 New York Times bestseller Justin Scott's gripping thriller follows an undercover spy, battling in the frozen wastes of Russia to protect his country and confront his past
The Russian Empire, 1916: at war with Germany, racked with dissent. King George V sends Kenneth Ash, a naval officer, on a secret mission into this deadly world of violence and intrigue.
Undercover in the frozen wastes of Russia, Ash must kidnap the King's cousin, Tzar Nicholas II, before the Bolsheviks take control.
Soon he's drawn into a dangerous race across the globe - through London, Berlin and the deadly trenches of the First World War - to protect his country and confront his past.
Justin Scott is the author of twenty-six novels, including The Shipkiller and Normandie Triangle, the Ben Abbot detective series, and five modern sea thrillers under his pen name Paul Garrison. He currently co-writes the Isaac Bell series with Clive Cussler. He lives in Connecticut.
Praise for Justin Scott
'All action . unrelenting tension' Observer
'Compulsively readable and thoroughly enjoyable' Washington Post
'A stunner. Absolutely riveting' Robert Ludlum
'Wonderfully entertaining . a fast moving odyssey that delivers an exciting climax' Clive Cussler
'A brilliantly plotted novel of World War II espionage' Los Angeles Times
'A superbly written thriller' Time Magazine
'Sophisticated series' New York Times
'One of the best thrillers for some time' People Magazine
'Has a knack for grabbing the reader by the throat' Houston Chronicle