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By Michael Jecks

ISBN-10: 1982934123

ISBN-13: 9781982934125

"An speedy vintage British undercover agent novel - mature, considerate, and intelligent." –Lee Child

When the chilly struggle ended, Jack Case used to be one secret agent too many.

Cut adrift and superfluous in a altering international, he used to be discarded by way of British Intelligence.

Then, after Sept. 11, fast recruitment introduced in a rash of latest, gifted younger women and men. They have been informed and positioned into the sector quickly - frequently too rapidly. after which the blunders began to happen.

Mistakes that are supposed to were shunned. error which may be embarrassing to Her Majesty's Government.

Thus, Jack was once introduced again into the intelligence fold, heading up a brand new staff of "Scavengers" - skilled brokers who might be despatched to remedy the messes left in the back of by way of more moderen recruits earlier than facts incriminating MI5 and MI6 may be discovered.

Jack is distributed to tidy up one final case.

In a quiet Alaskan backwater, a guy named Danny Lewin has devoted suicide with a handgun. yet this was once no usual suicide. This was once an agent who held secrets and techniques. a guy haunted by means of his previous interrogating prisoners in Iraq. And British Intelligence worry that he placed his secrets and techniques down on paper.

For Jack, his venture is simple. He needs to commute to Alaska and retrieve Lewin’s magazine prior to another individual can lay their palms on it.

Before lengthy, Jack realises that there are participants simply as expert and decided as himself trying to find the magazine - people who are prepared to kill to be able to get what they want.

Case is drawn right into a manhunt that drags him into the murky underworld of up to date espionage and leaves him wondering who his allies and who's enemies are.

The principles of the sport have replaced because the days of the chilly struggle. Now Case needs to impose his personal ideas. Scavenger rules.

Praise for Michael Jecks:

"More magic by way of the grasp of the medieval” - Quintin Jardine

"Michael Jecks is a countrywide treasure" - Scotland on Sunday

“A textbook instance of the way to combination motion and detection in a historical” - Publishers Weekly

Michael Jecks is the writer of the bestselling Knights Templar sequence, comprising thirty-two novels starring Baldwin de Furnshill. Fields of Glory is the 1st novel in a brand new trilogy, set round the Hundred Years' warfare. a typical speaker at library and literary occasions, he's a earlier Chairman of the Crime Writers' organization and a Fellow of the Royal Literary Fund at Exeter college. He used to be shortlisted for the Harrogate/Theakston’s previous Peculier prize for the simplest crime novel of the yr 2007, the yr Allan Guthrie received. He lives together with his spouse, little ones and canines in northern Dartmoor. to determine extra stopover at his web site, stick with him on twitter @michaeljecks, or locate him on fb:

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