Hadfish Systems in London are technological experts – but are they prepared to be caught up in a deadly game of international intelligence? Julian and his business partner, Rami, run Hadfish Systems, a successful software development company. When Rami is offered the chance of a lucrative new contract, he doesn’t seem too fussed about where the money is coming from or for what purposes the software might be used. Julian, though, has concerns, made all the more relevant by some secrets he’s been hiding, even from the people closest to him. When an old acquaintance of Julian’s reappears unexpectedly, full of promises and threats, Julian wonders whether this contract is really so lucrative after all, or whether it’s simply a chance to save his own life. Caught between warring nations and competing interests, old secrets and new loyalties, Julian is trapped in a deadly game .