Agent of the State (John Kerr, Book 1) by Roger Pearce

By Roger Pearce

A Groundbreaking new mystery by way of the previous Commander of specific department. A suspected terrorist is frisked for explosives at the Embankment. Operators do that so skilfully he continues to be thoroughly unaware...In New Scotland backyard a brand new model of supervisor fails to accommodate escalating threats - 'aggressive indecision' is what Detective leader Inspector John Kerr calls it...He discovers that cocaine-fuelled intercourse events in Knightsbridge are pulling in businessmen, Russian diplomats and senior contributors of the British government...When Kerr's investigations are blocked via his bosses in Scotland backyard, he comes to a decision to move it on my own and starts to show a cover-up that extends to all degrees of the British institution. Agent of the nation is the 1st novel by means of Roger Pearce, a former specific department officer at New Scotland backyard who rose to turn into its Commander and a key participant in Whitehall's intelligence community. it truly is an genuine account of ways the British intelligence companies paintings in any respect degrees and of the hypocrisy of the British institution.

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Ain Suleiman sei immer noch da, meinten sie, aber niemand wisse den Weg dorthin. Es liege im schlimmsten Teil der Wüste, sei nicht einmal mit Kamelen erreichbar und vielleicht schon völlig versandet. Er spürte, dass sie etwas vor ihm verbargen. Er nahm an, sie wussten den Weg genau, hielten es aber für klüger, sich nicht mit Italienern, Deutschen oder Briten einzulassen. Wenn sie etwas geheim hielten, so glaubte er, dann mussten sie gute Gründe dafür haben. Kaum hatten sie ihre Sandbrillen aufgesetzt, da schlug der Sturm auch schon zu.

Einen großen Teil des Preisgeldes hatte man darauf verwendet. In den Tagen der Vorbereitung auf Weihnachtsessen und Geburtstagsfeier war im Hause ein ständiges Kommen und Gehen von Gästen, die Geschenke brachten und sich mit dem Gastgeber fotografieren lassen wollten. Die Kinder, in Hochstimmung von der Aussicht auf Weihnachten und eine Party ohne Ende, liefen schüchtern oder voller Übermut durch die verfallenen Gänge und über die Wendeltreppen des Hauses wie in Alain-Fourniers verlorenem Land1 .

Rief er aufgeregt. »Weary« Leary, der Kiwi aus Neuseeland, den Gerald sich von Patrouille T ausgeliehen hatte, riss das Steuer herum, womit er das Fahrzeug direkt vor dem steilen Abhang zum Stehen brachte. «, fragte der Lieutenant von hinten. �Bin mir nicht sicher, Chef. Da vorn ist etwas. « Chippendale, der vor dem Krieg Professor für Altphilologie in Oxford gewesen war, prüfte immer wieder das weite Land, das vor ihnen lag. Dabei kräuselte er die Lippen und murmelte etwas kaum hörbar vor sich hin.

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