The near future. A terrorist bomb destroys one of London's most iconic buildings and also kills the daughter of the head of the Chinese Secret Service and the son of a wealthy City Fund Manager. The furious and grief-stricken parents decide to extract a dramatic and world-changing revenge on the militants. Watching these events unfold is the future Head of the British Secret Service. China emerges for the first time as the military superpower of the 21st century, and Japan finds herself arbitrating between the world's monotheistic religions.
A brilliant fictional but credible exploration of current tensions between the West and militant Islam.
This title features occasional strong language.