By Jack Higgins
informed via the KGB, the murderer often called Cuchulain has been wreaking havoc all through Northern eire for over twenty years, leaving a path of our bodies in his wake. Now he has set his attractions on his so much audacious goal but: the pope.
desirous to cease the terrorist, British Intelligence enlists an enemy Irish gunman, Liam Devlin, to complete what it by no means might. He needs to positioned an finish to Cuchulain’s reign of terror, as soon as and for all.
From the fellow Tom Clancy known as “the master,” this action-packed story of overseas intrigue and espionage exhibits why Jack Higgins’s novels, from classics like The Eagle Has Landed to the long-running Sean Dillon sequence, have bought greater than 250 million copies.
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Let's get back inside and bring your protege with you. ' The KGB is the largest and most complex intelligence service in the world, totally controlling the lives of millions in the Soviet Union itself, its tentacles reaching out to every country. The heart of it, its most secret area of all, concerns the work of Department 13, that section responsible for murder, assassination and sabotage in foreign countries. Colonel Ivan Maslovsky had commanded Department 13 for five years. He was a thickset, rather brutal-looking man, whose appearance was at odds with his background.
Subversion techniques and counter-terrorism had been very much his business for several years now, particularly in Ireland, so Levin's story was fascinating to say the least. ' 'To the death,' Levin said. 'With a chance to survive if you were better than the other man. ' 'They didn't stand much chance against Kelly,' Levin said. ' The old man closed his eyes. His breathing was hoarse and troubled but he was obviously asleep within a few moments. Villiers leaned back in the corner, wretchedly uncomfortable.
The bar itself was dark mahogany and marble-topped, a brass rail at foot level. There was the usual array of bottles ranged against a large mirror, %old leaf flaking to reveal cheap plaster. There were no customers, only the barman leaning against the beer pumps, a heavily built man, almost bald, his face seamed with fat, his collarless shirt soiled at the neck. He glanced up at Kelly and took in the tray of poppies. ' Kelly put the tray on the table and leant on the bar. ' 'In the square at the ceremony.
Confessional by Jack Higgins