Nothing and no one is what they seem. Not even her own husband. A spy torn between love and duty - Baron Winslow Keating has been living a double life. Husband and father, spy and secret operative for the Barbican group. When he decides to prevent his wife's affair by injecting danger and romance into their lives, everything goes wrong, and Winn finds both himself and his wife captives of one of the most diabolical villains of the time. He must find a way to save them. But perhaps his wife doesn't really want to be saved - An assassination attempt that could tear a kingdom apart - The Maitriser group has taunted the elite Barbican operatives long enough. Lord and Lady Smythe team with Winn to stop Fonce and his men once and for all. But can they stop Fonce before he kills the heir to the throne? And can Winn and Elinor's marriage survive all the secrets and lies required of true spies?