A British secret agent is found murdered on Lake Konstanz in Bavaria, with a neo-Nazi sign carved on his back. However, was it the Nazis, or was it the Russians attempting to discredit them? Caught between them, British agent Martel must discover the truth, before he too becomes a victim.
Paula Grey has her first inkling of danger when a boat vanishes in fog off Lymington, its sole occupant drifts ashore, dead. Then a British naval commander warns Tweed that vessels are disappearing. How are these and other factors related?
The Main Chance
At the urgent plea of his old friend, Commander Buchanan of Scotland Yard, Tweed, once ace detective, now Deputy Chief SIS, visits Mrs Bella Main, formidable matriarch controlling the Main Chance, the most powerful, richest private bank in Europe.
As Tweed and his team risk their lives against a new and potentially deadly enemy they realize that they are being betrayed at every turn. The appalling realization that the traitor could be part of the team finally dawns on them.