By William Lynhope
The darkish cloud over Britain won't go back. We definitely desire haven't any worry of vacationing through teach, Tube or bus in London or the other city.’
Seven years later and Andrew Aitken re-reads the newspaper slicing he tore out and saved. the point of interest of so much policing and safeguard lately has been the London Olympics; yet no longer for Aitken. For him, there's a puzzle to solve whose roots pre-date the 1948 London Olympics. This turns into extra advanced by way of the brutal homicide of an aged former MI6 officer attached to the case he's now engaged on. Aitken quickly turns into confident that this killing isn't the end result of an obvious theft that has long past improper, yet a planned cold-blooded homicide, made to seem just like the aftermath of a break-in.
From a chain of it seems that unconnected incidents, sooner than and after the outdated man’s dying, a extraordinary photo starts to emerge. whereas investigating one of many leads, Aitken stumbles throughout (or quite is passed by way of one other intelligence service provider) info in relation to attainable terrorist task. So delicate is that this details that Aitken is suspended from accountability and the case he has been engaged on is halted.
Having chanced on who he believes to be the previous man’s killer and the cause of the killing, he's now powerless to pursue the problem extra. He wiles away the times of his suspension looking forward to the terrorist assault to take place. Aitken is unaware, in spite of the fact that, that in different places the outdated man’s killer and others are making plans whatever way more devastating than he or any of his colleagues may possibly ever have imagined or deliberate for.
Apparently unconnected members and occasions steadily demonstrate a unmarried thread of connectivity; and seeds sown many years previous begin to bring on their harvest.
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