A Wilderness of Mirrors
By Ted Allbeury
'When I say Ted Allbeury knows where the bodies are buried I mean it literally' - Len Deighton
A senior SIS field officer has gone missing. Thornton is ordered to
investigate discreetly. He'd talk to a few people, invent some plausible,
probably bureaucratic reason. Check records. Pull back if anyone got
He knew that Fisher, the missing man, was good. Good enough to do
things his own way, not the head office way, and get away with it. No
money troubles. No indiscretions. Balanced. No question of defection.
Thorton soon enters a maze of lies, obstruction and deception surrounding
an innocent German girl with extraordinary powers, KGB and CIA plots
and counter plots, an East/West kidnapping - and a spy with a conscience.
Ted Allbeury was a lieutenant-colonel in the Intelligence Corps during World War II, and later a successful executive in the fields of marketing, advertising and radio. He began his writing career in the early 1970s and became well known for his espionage novels, but also published one highly-praised general novel, THE CHOICE, and a short story collection, OTHER KINDS OF TREASON. His novels have been published in twenty-three languages, including Russian. He died on 4th December 2005.
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24 Apr 2014
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