The Wayward Spy
Former MI6 agent Michael Vaux is again asked to serve queen and country after a stint in Syria and Egypt as a newsman. Following the sudden death of Syria's President Hafez Assad, Vaux's close friend Ahmed Kadri, Syria's chief arms buyer, is arrested. Syria's security agency [the GSD] then demands that Vaux return to Damascus from Cairo. Warned by Alena Hussein, GSD's chief of station in Cairo and Vaux's lover, that he faces serious questions about his relationship with Kadri and his earlier links with the British Secret Intelligence Service, Vaux fears for his safety and opts to quit Cairo.
In Roger Croft's explosive and mercurial espionage thriller, The Wayward Spy, he offers readers an idea of how the secret undercover spy world works-and how one might throw a wrench in it. Croft's take on things is part farce, complete irony, and unfettered action. When retiring newsman Michael Vaux returns to the neighborhood in Cairo where he grew up, he's reunited with former schoolmate Ahmed Abdul Kadri, who happens to be Syria's chief armaments buyer.
The Wayward Spy When retiring newsman Michael Vaux returns to the neighborhood in Cairo where he grew up, he's reunited with former schoolmate Ahmed Abdul Kadri, who happens to be Syria's chief armaments buyer. With good reason, this piques the interest of the British Secret Service who orders him to tow his country's lines-and interests. Directed to pump critical intelligence from Kadri, who is presumably a bitt Full description