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In Rome, the severed hand of a retired MI6 executive is found holding a bag containing 30 silver pieces. Meanwhile, in London, MI6 agent Paul Aston is near the point of quitting. He has been passed over for one promotion too many and his colleagues treat him like a leper, so when he is approached to head up a new task force, he jumps at the chance. Aston must investigate the death of another agent. Though the death at first appears to be a heart attack, as Aston digs deeper he uncovers a conspiracy that dates back to the dying days of the Soviet Union. What will happen if Aston decides to unveil the truth?
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When one of MI6's directors dies suddenly, agent Paul Aston realises there is more going on than meets the eye. The death looks like a heart attack, but it's not. As Aston digs deeper he uncovers a conspiracy that dates back to the dying days of the USSR. Someone wants this kept secret. Someone with everything to lose if the truth gets out.
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