When Teddy Fay receives a freelance assignment from a gentleman he can't refuse, he jets off to Paris on the hunt for a treasonous criminal. But as Teddy unearths more information that just doesn't seem to connect, his straightforward mission becomes bigger -- and stranger. The trail leads to secrets hidden within secrets, evildoers trading in money and power, and a global threat on an unprecedented scale. -- adapted from back cover
Paris, 1937. Luke Hamilton, a junior air intelligence officer at the British Embassy, becomes the target of an assassination attempt. A clear case of mistaken identity-- or so it appears. As Luke is hunted across a continent sliding toward war, he comes to learn that the answers lie deep in a past that predates his abandonment as a baby on the steps of an orphanage twenty-five years ago.