Even as an elderly French couple are murdered in Egypt and a young accountant is snatched in Paris, Amelie Levene-about to become the first female chief of M16-vanishes in the south of France. Former M16 officer Thomas Kell appears to be the only person capable of figuring out what links these events. One of the publishers biggest books of the month.

From the internationally acclaimed, "New York Times"-bestselling author of "The Trinity Six" comes a compelling tale of deceit and betrayal, conspiracy, and redemption that begins when an elderly French couple is brutally murdered on a vacation in Egypt.