Death of a Raven - Margaret DuffyLondon: Piatkus, 1988, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Very Good — in Good Dust Wrapper. Price Clipped. A little rubbing to the edges of the dust wrapper with fraying to the head of the spine. Pages very gently age-tanned.
From the cover: “Death of a Raven is a further adventure in the life of bestselling author Ingrid Langley and her husband, Patrick, ex-undercover soldier, now working for D12, a department of MI5.
The Ministry of Defence are worried about a small British firm, DARE, which is doing work for the Canadian Navy at the same time as it is working on British defence missiles. Colonel Daws, Patrick and Ingrid’s boss at D12, is concerned about the possibility that the KGB may have infiltrated the company’s ranks, and gained access to DARE’s secret blueprints. When Andrew Quade, one of DARE’s engineers is killed, and the managing director of DARE also receives personal threats, D12 decide to act. Patrick and Ingrid are sent on a top secret mission to Canada-with the dangerous task of finding out what really is going on at DARE.
Having to work under very difficult circumstances, not least the discovery that someone in MI6 hasn’t cleared them with the Canadian Security Service, Patrick and Ingrid soon realise that their cover looks as though it is about to be blown…”