Ex-MI6 spy Alan Stewart is coerced by his former masters to undertake a very simple mission – to deliver a small parcel to a man in Iceland. But he has been double crossed…
It all began with a simple errand - a parcel to deliver. But to Alan Stewart, standing on a deserted road in Iceland, with a murdered man at his feet, it looked anything but simple.
The desolate terrain, some of the world's most dramatic scenery, is obstacle enough. But when Stewart realizes he has been double-crossed, and that the opposition he has met so far is only the beginning of his problems, his simple mission seems impossible…
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'A literate, exciting, knowledgeable adventure story - Desmond Bagley is incomparable.' SUNDAY MIRROR
'As long as meticulous craftsmanship and honest entertainment are valued, and as long as action, authenticity, and expertise still make up the strong framework of the good adventure/thriller, Desmond Bagley's books will surely be read.' REGINALD HILL, Twentieth Century Crime and Mystery Writers
'Bagley is a master storyteller.' DAILY MIRRORAbout the Author:
Desmond Bagley wrote 16 novels, becoming one of the world's top-selling authors, with his books translated into more than 30 languages. He was born in 1923 in Kendal and brought up in Blackpool, beginning his working life, aged 14, in the printing industry. After working in an aircraft factory during the Second World War, he decided to travel, working his way through Europe and southern Africa, and in 1951 joined the gold mining industry before becoming a freelance journalist in Johannesburg, where he wrote his first novel, The Golden Keel, in 1962. In 1964 he returned to England, finally settling in Guernsey with his wife, where he died in 1983.
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Book Description Harpercollins, 1984. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0060806931