A decade ago, Frank Perry had privileged access to Iran's chemical-weapons installations -- a mission he believed was well behind him after he had built a new life in an English coastal village. But now Iran has dispatched its most deadly assassin, code-named the Anvil, to target the spy who single-handedly crippled Iran's killing capacity. While his protectors race to save him, a new threat looms -- as residents of his town, and those whom he believed to be his friends, close ranks against the man who may pay for his past by putting their security on the line. The internationally acclaimed author who creates "palm-sweating tension" "(New York Times)" in his electrifying espionage fiction, Gerald Seymour brilliantly masterminds the plight of an ordinary man caught in a violent crossfire.
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I really loved this book, but in typical Seymour fashion he introduces viewpoints and characters that, at the time, you have no idea how they fit into the picture. They eventually do become part of the story, but to me it's a bit distracting in that I'm constantly trying to figure out how they'll be introduced into the action. Other than that, it's a great read, well-written with excellent character development and a satisfying conclusion. I recommend it highly!