Free AgentBook - 2009
For fans of John le Carré, a riveting spy thriller that spans two continents and probes the limits of loyalty and love Jeremy Dunss lightning-paced debut introduces a morally complex and unforgettable agent named Paul Dark into the canon of espionage literature. In June 1945, Dark joins his father in a top-secret mission to hunt down and unofficially execute Nazi war criminals. Almost twenty-five years later, Dark is a seasoned agent for MI6 when a KGB officer turns up in Nigeria during the Biafran civil war wanting to defect. He claims to have details of a British double agent recruited by the Russians in Germany in 1945. Knowing hes the chief suspect and now on the run from both MI6 and the KGB, Paul Dark heads toward Africa to find, confront, and, if necessary, kill the only woman he has ever loved, whom he has thought dead for the past twenty-four years. Free Agentis the spectacular story of one mans fight for survival and search for the truth about his fathers death and his lovers betrayal.
Publisher: New York : Viking, c2009.
Characteristics: 342 p. ; 24 cm.