Quiller has never been so desperately alone--or needed--in his career.
The Cause: When the body of the agent he was to protect turns up in the scorched wreck of an automobile, Quiller owes the man a death, and himself redemption
How it starts...
Chapter 1 - Hit
I dropped the bundle onto the desk and pulled the string and opened up the crumpled newspaper and Tilney stood looking down at the stuff I'd brought in, the two blackened number plates, wristwatch, bunch of keys, ring, metal cigarette lighter, the upper jawbone, the lower one, while the reek of burning flesh began filling the little room, sickening me, sickening him to, I would imagine, Tilney, looking down at the stuff and then bringing his head up.
Hardback: 1st US Edition
Dedication: For Dale and Sally
Copyright: 1992, Trevor Productions
Publisher: William Morrow & Company, Inc.
Jacket design: One Plus One Studio
Jacket illustration: Steven Stroud