1940. EUROPE IS ABLAZE. AMERICA HAS YET TO JOIN THE WAR.
James Zennor, a brilliant young Oxford don, kept out of the war by injury, returns home one morning to discover that his wife has disappeared, along with their young son, leaving only a note declaring her continuing love.
A frantic search through wartime England eventually leads James across the Atlantic to Yale University, with its elite clubs and secret societies – right into the heart of the American establishment.
There he will stumble upon the existence of an astonishing and terrifying plot: one that could swing the balance of power in a volatile world. Now, a man deemed too damaged to fight in the war must save not only his family, but also his country…
‘Earns Bourne his place at the thriller-writers’ high table’ GUARDIAN
“He can more than rub shoulders with the likes of John le Carré and Robert Hand MIRROR