Action thriller by the classic adventure writer set in Sweden.
Wealthy, respectable George Ashton flees for his life after an acid attack on his daughter. Who is his enemy? Only Malcolm Jaggard, his future son-in-law, can guess, after seeing Ashton's top secret government file. In a desperate manhunt, Jaggard pits himself against the KGB and stalks Ashton to the silent, wintry forests of Sweden. But his search for the enemy has barely begun
Desmond Bagley was born in 1923 in Kendal and brought up in Blackpool, beginning his working life, aged 14, in the printing industry. He wrote 16 novels, becoming one of the world's top-selling authors, with his books translated into more than 30 languages. He died in 1983.
'As long as meticulous craftsmanship and honest entertainment are valued, and as long as action, authenticity, and expertise still make up the strong framework of the good adventure/thriller, Desmond Bagley's books will surely be read.' REGINALD HILL, Twentieth Century Crime and Mystery Writers
'Bagley is a master storyteller.' DAILY MIRROR
'Mr Bagley has no equal at this sort of thing.' SUNDAY MIRROR
'Bagley has become a master of the genre - a thriller writer of intelligence and originality.' SUNDAY TIMES