A list of names of covert operatives is stolen and the race to find both it and the thief is on before those names go public. Jack Cross is brought back to help Mike Flynn of SI6 to take point in the operation. A mysterious group lurk in the shadows pulling the strings of the puppets in play.
The action rages from Crete to London and on up to Scotland.
Will SI6 prevail or will those names become a Death List?