Cold War espionage in Montevideo, Uruguay and tracking a political assassin through Peru, Brazil and French Guiana.
“Reminiscent of the early writing of John Le Carre.” Readers’ Favorite
“Riveting Cold War novel with impeccable story telling!” – 5 stars
“A good spy story.” – 5 stars
“Gripping Cold War story.” – 5 stars
“Delightfully mysterious until the end.” – 5 stars
The traitorous life and work of a dispirited MI6 spy and long-time KGB mole begin to unravel as he comes under increased scrutiny in 1960s Montevideo.
At the center of the intrigue are two Cold War intelligence officers assigned to Uruguay, a middle-aged British MI6 officer, and the Soviet KGB Rezident.
The intricate chilling details of the eventual betrayal of the MI6 spy, as his life and work suddenly unravel, ends climactically in faraway Moscow.
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“A well crafted, compelling and gripping historical novel!” Readers’ Favorite – 5 Stars
“A cliffhanger until the very end.” – 5 stars
“Great read.” – 5 stars
“Great historical thriller.” – 5 stars
“A political assassination attempt is only the beginning of this enjoyable turn of the century thriller.” – 5 stars
Gennaro Cataldo, an Italian anarchist, has traveled incognito to Brussels from London and Paris where he plans to assassinate Leopold II, King of the Belgians. From a rooftop in downtown Brussels, Cataldo fires at King Leopold’s carriage. Unable to determine whether his shots were true, Cataldo escapes to France and hides in Brittany where he belatedly learns he was unsuccessful. Seizing the moment a year later he vows to try again when Leopold, along with his 19-year old mistress, arrives in Dinard aboard his yacht to gamble at the famous casino. This time, after boarding his yacht and a killing spree in Saint-Malo across the bay, he flees to South America. With a cast of well-developed characters this is a rip-roaring ride.