A DEADLY BEGINNING
Compromised by the FSB, Gabriel Horn is reluctantly released by MI5. Struggling to pick up the pieces of his life, he is approached by Sir Adrian Gold,.Shadow Minister of Defence. Twisted with grief by the death of his only grandson in Afghanistan due to lack of equipment, Sir Adrian pays Horn to kill the serving Minister of Defence.
After completing the contract, Sir Adrian offers him a further £40,000 to assassinate the British Prime Minister and his deputy. Horn laughs and, believing it to be a joke, counteroffers to do it for one million pounds... Sir Adrian accepts.
Backed into a corner and under suspicion from Scotland Yard’s Counter Terrorist Command and MI5, a game of cat and mouse ensues as the authorities begin to close in. But Horn has been trained well by his ex-MI5 masters and remains one step in front. Then the CIA become involved, and Horn finds himself trapped in a massive jig-saw of treachery manufactured to cover up an international scandal.