Knights of the Cross

Knights of the Cross

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Junior Defence Minister George Harding is found drowned in the River Saar, Luxembourg. Two old Cambridge friends, Latham-an expert on Soviet affairs, and Taylor-a newspaper editor, decide to find out quite how George came to be floating in the Saar with the marks of sadomasochism on his body. Was it sex or murder that killed the Europhobic MP? Their starting point is an accident on a German autobahn involving a British armoured car and an articulated lorry found to be carrying arms. The lorry was hired by a company controlled by a charitable trust- the Knights of the Cross. Was Harding murdered not for his political views but because he was about to blow the gaff on the Knights of the Cross? In the guise of a Russian priest, Latham teams up with Federal Russian Agent, Nikolai Gerasimov, and infiltrates the Knights of the Cross. Amidst the intrigues of undercover politics and religion he finds unexpected love and terrifying betrayaGshow more

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  • Paperback | 388 pages
  • 130 x 196 x 24mm | 240.41g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • Phoenix (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
  • London, United Kingdom
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0753801337
  • 9780753801338

About Piers Paul Read

Piers Paul Read is a well-known journalist and the author of several acclaimed and bestselling works of fiction and non-fiction, including the phenomenal bestseller Alive!. He is married to Emily Read and they have four children. He is a regular contributor to the Daily Mail, the Mail on Sunday, the Evening Standard, The Times and the Spectatorshow more

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