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Publisher's Summary

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....

©1977 Brockhurst Publications (P)2017 HarperCollins Publishers

Critic Reviews

"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)

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  • 09-26-21

My favourite author

Really good, enjoyable book. One of his best and read very well. It has also aged well as it deals with what can escape from poorly managed laboratories long before COVID-19

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  • 05-26-21

wow!

not the ending I expected. brill kept me excited to hear the next part

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  • 05-12-18

Excellent

Good listen and well narrated. Old style spy thriller. Look forward to more from this author.

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  • 08-23-22

A good story

kept me interested till the end. set in a time when computers were at an infancy.