The Cold War is in its last months, but while the Russians and the Allies are tentatively exploring new political avenues, opposing intelligence agencies remain locked in deadly operations. While the Berlin Wall is crumbling around them, die hard Nazis in the East German intelligence service plot a desperate revenge they hope will rekindle aspects of the Cold War.
A bizarre, seemingly unrelated murder in London, triggers British Intelligence's curiosity. Their investigation, resting almost solely in the efforts of a single agent, leads to a duel between the protagonists that pits elements of the Irish Republican Army and Arab terrorists, against the British Secret Intelligence Service. The Russian KGB finds itself beseeched to assist its former foe.
The intrigue and action rocks between London, Malta, Moscow, Libya, Israel, Berlin, and Amsterdam.