1965. The 11th Jonas Forbes thriller.Britain 1965 and the country teeters on the edge of racial unrest – encouraged by the ruthless plans of unknown forces. The life of a radical politician, Tom Cardew, is under threat so Anne Demas, a glamorous American hires Jonas Forbes to protect him. Immediately Jonas himself comes under threat – with a letter bomb, then his secretary, Vanessa Clarke, is kidnapped and then a booby trap almost kills him. Jonas fights back in his own direct, unorthodox way.Can he overcome Plato, the ruthless assassin who terrifies even his own side? Bodies start to pile up as Jonas and Plato make it a fight to the death. And then........ another assassin is at work and has to be tracked down. The police always seem to be one step behind, arriving to clear up the carnage. One riot reveals the danger facing Britain. Almost too late Jonas realises he’s been fooled and, at last, gets the real villains in his sightsA lightly written thriller firmly set in the period and with a frenetic pace and a kaleidoscope of characters.