A Spy's Life Author:Henry Porter Robert Cope Harland ended his career as a British spy in an Austrian hospital, after being tortured and beaten during the Velvet Revolution in Prague. He found a new life working with the Red Cross and then the UN. — Twelve years later, Harland's plane, carrying a number of UN officials, crashes in mysterious circumstances on its approach to La G... more »uardia airport, New York. Harland regains consciousness, still strapped in his seat and face down in freezing mud, to find that he is the sole survivor. Was it sabotage and, if so, was Harland the target or someone else? And what has the crash got to do with the broadcast of coded signals by certain European radio stations? The authorities on both sides of the Atlantic are urgently seeking answers.
It is soon clear to Harland-and his former colleagues in M16-that these answers are to be found in his past, a past which, along with its secrets and tradecraft, he has desperately tried to forget. The crash forces him to confront it, as he is pitched back into a world of relentless intrigue and mistrust, to his youth and a life-changing love affair.
A spy's life, once blighted by the Cold War,is now threatened by the equally ruthless forces of modern espionage.« less