'I don't like killing, but I'm good at it. Murder isn't so bad from
a distance, just shapes popping up in my scope. Close-up work
though - a garrotte around a target's neck or a knife in their
heart - it's not for me. Too much empathy, that's my problem.
Usually. But not today. Today is different...' The year is 1955 and
something is very wrong with the world. It is fourteen years since
Churchill died and the Second World War ended. In occupied Europe,
Britain fights a cold war against a nuclear-armed Nazi Germany. In
Berlin the Gestapo is on the trail of a beautiful young resistance
fighter, and the head of the SS is plotting to dispose of an ailing
Adolf Hitler and restart the war against Britain and her empire.
Meanwhile, in a secret bunker hidden deep beneath the German
countryside, scientists are experimenting with a force far beyond
their understanding. Into this arena steps a nameless British
assassin, on the run from a sinister cabal within his own
government, and planning a private war against the Nazis. And now
the fate of the world rests on a single kill in the morning...