A Matter of Honor Author:Jeffrey Archer When Colonel Scott dies, his will points the way to clearing the unspoken secret that shadowed his retirement and turned him from a WW II hero into a disgraced and broken man. It is up to Adam to follow. — The path leads to a Swiss bank and a vault, strongly guarded. It contains a priceless Russian icon, smuggled out of Russia by the last Czar, b... more »efore passing into the hands of a Nazi war criminal.
As Adam works to clear his father's name, he stumbles across a revelation so explosive, so charged, so unexpected that it could change the balance of power between America and the Soviet Union. Suddenly, Adam is in great danger.
As Adam Scott opens the yellowed envelope bequeathed to him in his father's will, an incredible drama begins. The terrible secret that shadowed his father's military career unfolds a time bomb of intrigue, passion and greed, reaching back to the Nazi plunder of Europe...into the mysterious heart of Tsarist Russia. In the deepest vault of a Swiss bank, Scott discovers a priceless icon, the key to a shocking document that could forever change the balance of power between America and the Soviet Union. Few men know of its existence. All will kill for it. When his lover is suddenly kidnapped, Scott is forced to flee across Europe, fighting desperately for his life against the KGB, the CIA, and even his own countrymen.