As a CIA agent "under non-official cover" in London, Jack Dunphy sets up commercial fronts and banking facilities for unsavory clients with money that is too hot to handle - a lucrative business that allows him to spy under a false identity. But after someone he has under surveillance is literally slaughtered, Dunphy is immediately ordered back to the United States. "Do it now! Don't bother packing, and don't go to your flat."" "On his return to headquarters at Langley, Dunphy is relentlessly interrogated and dumped into a tedious desk job that seems calculated to make him quit. Determined to learn why, he uses all his CIA tradecraft on the agency that has turned against him. Gaining access to the murdered man's classified file, Dunphy discovers a cryptic list of names, including reference to the 143rd Surgical Airwing, a military unit that officially doesn't exist. Tracking down a former member of that covert unit, he hears fragments of a story that seems too wild to be true - providing damning evidence of a vast conspiracy deeply entrenched within the CIA." "But searching for the truth proves a deadly enterprise when his only ally is killed.
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