By Charles Cumming
Alec Milius is younger, shrewdpermanent, formidable and happy with deceit. So while an opportunity come upon leads him to MI6, Alec thinks he's landed the ideal task for his abilities. yet operating on my own, counting on intuition, he's quickly spinning an online of deception that has him stuck among his new masters and robust competitors. For in his new line of labor the adaptation among the reality and a lie may be the adaptation among lifestyles and demise. And Alec is having difficulty telling them aside ... A secret agent by means of Nature is the calling card of a big new expertise; compellingly instructed, completely real and heart-racingly demanding, it's going to grip you until eventually the final web page.
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