By Stella Rimington
MI5 Intelligence Officer Liz Carlyle is summoned to a gathering along with her boss Charles Wetherby, head of the Service's Counter-Espionage department. His counterpart over at MI6 has acquired alarming intelligence from a high-placed Syrian resource. a center East peace convention is deliberate to ensue at Gleneagles in Scotland and several other heads of country will attend. The Syrians have discovered that everyone is mounting an operation to disrupt the peace convention in a fashion designed to be amazing, laying the blame at Syria's door.The resource claims that Syrian Intelligence will act opposed to the pair, most likely through killing them. not anyone understands who they're or what they're planning on doing. Are they operating jointly? who's controlling them? Or is the complete tale a gently laid path of incorrect information? it really is Liz's activity to determine. yet, as she discovers, the risk is much more than she or an individual else may have imagined. the way forward for the entire of the center East is at stake and the convention cut-off date is drawing ever nearer.
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