It is May 1980 in Londonderry, Northern Ireland. An undercover operator with a secret intelligence unit is murdered when he discovers that an American oil tycoon is about to fund the vicious leader of an IRA splinter cell. As the unit mounts an unofficial operation to kill the tycoon they are forced to recruit a most unlikely assassin. This is a story of murder, treachery and double-cross where not everyone is as they first appear.
About the Author
Andrew French was born in Derby in 1964. Raised in Grantham, Lincolnshire he spent most of his career in the Funeral Service. Qualifying as a Funeral Director in 1988, Andrew went on to become the Managing Director of a large independent funeral group. Andrew is married to Alison - they have five children and live in rural Leicestershire. Following a period at home to care for his youngest son he wrote his first spy novel, Assassin's Run, in 2011 - the first of the Michael Prentiss stories which chronicles how a young man about to join the British Army is reluctantly drawn into the shadowy world of espionage and assassination.