When someone attempts to assassinate a Russian diplomat at a top-level international conference in London, negotations are threatened. Agent Gordon Craigie and the Department Z team must work to ensure the safety of all the delegates whilst investigating the attack.
It soon becomes clear that the attack was carried out by a highly professional organisation, and that the group has bigger plans to come.
Department Z must match wits with bullets, negotiating a political minefield where one false step could lead to worldwide disaster…
The League of Dark Men is the 23rd novel in the Department Z series, and was originally published in 1947.
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