Intrigue by Desmond Cory
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A British secret agent in a deadly manhunt at the dawn of the Cold War.
Trieste 1952. Johnny Fedora, a debonair British secret agent, knew he had only one week to prevent the Communists taking over Trieste – if he could stay alive to find the dreaded political genius Panagos, whose acumen for anarchy had left a trail of bloody revolution across the continent.
˃˃˃ Spy adventure in the historical background of Europe soon after WWII
In a relentless race against the clock, Johnny finds: a dead man’s last message, a beautiful woman falling into his arms, a hidden photograph, and three unknown women whose initials spell out an A B C code.
But Johnny also finds that in the murderous, kill-or-be-killed world of international espionage, learning one’s ABCs is not quite enough when the game is deadly and the stakes are sky high.
˃˃˃ A first-class British mystery and thriller: sophisticated, intelligent and gripping.
Ingenious and utterly unpredictable, Intrigue is a journey back in time to post-war Europe and to an age in espionage before the dawn of computers and high-tech gizmos. A tale of deception and murder, desire, intrigue and betrayal, Intrigue will keep you spellbound until its shattering climax.
Winner of the Sunday Times’ Best Crime novel of the year, Desmond Cory delivers yet again a near-perfect mystery novel, written with intelligence and laced with wit, mystery and suspense.
˃˃˃ If you like Ian Flemings, James Bond, Robert Ludlum’s, Jason Bourne and John Grisham Novels, you will love Secret Ministry!
Written by Desmond Cory some 60 years ago. Desmond Cory wrote the first of a series of thrillers that helped spawn one of Britain’s most popular fictional genres – the 20th Century, Spy Novel. Secret Ministry is a swirling thrill ride through the labyrinth of Hitler’s Nazi Germany and a Mystery that has a gripping conclusion that no one will see coming.
Genre: Espionage, Thriller