From an Edgar Award–winning author: Someone is trying to force Britain to declare war—but with what motive? British armaments are being systematically destroyed, and the list of suspects stretches worldwide. Working alongside the British government, secret service agency Department Z is struggling to find the motive for this alarming sabotage when they discover a similar series of disasters are occurring, inexplicably, in America. Tensions between the two countries increase to a dangerous pitch. In a desperate race against time, will Department Z manage to avert impending catastrophe and save Britain's relationship with America? Secret service agent Gordon Craigie faces a powerful madman with a devastating scheme for global murder, in this gripping novel that blends international intrigue and criminal detection.