By Anthony Price
David Audley no 18
The evacuation of Philip Masson's physique close to Mrs Griffin's cottage resurrects a number of previous ghosts that ship the journalists scurrying to dig of their clippings records. Rumours, matured with the passing years considering that Masson's 'disappearance' long ago in 1978, once again abound. however the investigative staff of Ian Robinson and Jenny Fielding are already on a path of discovery that leads again to the tip of the Wilson/Callaghan period. Jenny has overheard a take hold of of gossip at an embassy social gathering which turns out to implicate British Intelligence's David Audley within the unique cover-up of Masson's dying . . . and Jenny has a private curiosity in that affair. however it isn't till the labyrinthine trails come jointly on a Spanish battlefield that Jenny learns why it really is that Philip Masson needed to die....
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They were on the right track; there remained no vestige of doubt in Duncan's mind, but he savored the silence, and did not break it with conversation. And eventually there lay before him that gap in the rocks, inconspicuous, like a dozen others thereabouts, save for the identifying shelf of rock that slanted down at the left, and the depth of the shadow that lay within. Duncan paused; it occurred to him that even yet there was time to repent what he was doing, that he could lead Galey in circles until they ran out of supplies, and convince them all that he could not remember, that the place was lost to him.
A Prospect of Vengeance by Anthony Price