New York art expert Colin Grant is sent to Vienna and bid on a priceless Old Master on behalf of a Texan millionaire. No sooner has Grant landed in Austria than his seemingly simple assignment turns into a nightmare, as he finds himself at the centre of a conspiracy to unleash a wave of international terrorism.
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Man of peace and art that he was, Grant could not suspect that Vienna would offer him not an escape from the memory of terror but a savage involvement in its everyday reality. He was to play a part in the drama of two worlds at secret war and a shocking encounter with life and death.About the Author:
Helen MacInnes (1907-1985) was the Scottish-born American author of 21 spy novels. Dubbed the queen of spy writers, her books have sold more than 25 million copies in the United States alone and have been translated into over 22 languages. Several of her books have been adapted into films, such as Above Suspicion (1943), with Joan Crawford, and The Salzburg Connection (1972).
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Book Description Harcourt, 1978. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0151739269
Book Description Harcourt, 1978. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110151739269