QUILLER --The Bureau's top intelligence agent. Quick, deadly, he moves into the world's hot spots at a moment's notice. His mission: get in, get the job done and -- if he can -- get out alive.
Murmansk -- On the eve of a summit meeting between the superpowers, an American nuclear sub is blown to bits in the Barents Sea without warning. Disclaiming responsibility, the Soviets refuse to apologize. Quiller's job: to retrieve the tape that gives absolute proof the sub was attacked and sunk by Soviet arms.
But the destruction of the first tape will send Quiller into the frozen depths of Russia in search of a duplicate... into a maze where death waits at every turn, world peace hangs in the balance and the future depends on...