1957 - The Socialist Republic of Great Britain seethes with unrest.
Thomas Fairburn, a British-born KGB officer, is summoned to London by Britain’s security chief Kim Philby. Philby tasks Fairburn with a dangerous mission; uncover the high-level officials aiding a dissident author's defection to the USA. Who would risk their lives to help a mere novelist, and why?
There are only two weeks before Russia’s First Secretary of the Communist Party, Nikita Khrushchev, arrives in London. A deadline for Fairburn to discover if the Americans have infiltrated the heart of Communist Britain.
As Fairburn delves deeper, he uncovers a terrifying secret — a revelation that could unleash Soviet tanks and firing squads on the streets of London . . .
And change the course of British history.