Synopses & Reviews
In his magnificent new novel, Charles McCarry returns to the world of his legendary character Paul Christopher, the savvy intelligence agent as skilled at choosing a fine wine as he is at tradecraft, at once sophisticated and dangerous, and no stranger to the world of dirty tricks. Now Paul Christopher has mysteriously disappeared. Months pass, and a memorial service is held for him in Washington. But a group of his retired colleaguesthe Old Boys from the Outfitrefuse to believe Christopher is dead. Led by Christophers cousin, Horace, the Old Boys embark on a thrilling worldwide search for the master spy and for an ancient scroll that may reveal an unspeakably dangerous truth.