Bomb Grade (The Charlie Muffin Series Book 11) by Brian Freemantle

By Brian Freemantle

As the dirt settles after the loss of life of the chilly battle, Charlie Muffin needs to thwart a plan which can deliver the area to the edge of nuclear holocaust
It has been greater than 5 years because the cave in of the Soviet Union, and Charlie Muffin, Britain’s cagiest secret agent, is commencing to think out of date. because the computing device of kingdom intelligence is dismantled round him, he expects that he too will quickly be at the scrap heap. yet Britain wishes him in Russia another time.
Since the death of the Soviet empire, Charlie’s outdated stomping grounds have long gone to seed. The Communist forms has degenerated into chaos. Rampant corruption, coupled with effortless gangland cash, implies that illness reigns. within the anarchy, 250 kilograms of uranium is going lacking and Charlie needs to song it down sooner than it is going to the top bidder.
This e-book gains an illustrated biography of Brian Freemantle together with infrequent images from the author’s own collection.

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What then? The Director-General made another ineffective foray into the pushed aside file, abandoning the search as quickly as he had begun it to rotate his spectacles. Closer, Charlie saw one of the earpieces was padded with surgical tape for comfort. ’ Into a pumpkin if I have to, Charlie thought. ’ Natalia Nikandrova Fedova rarely thought about him any more. When she’d finally accepted he was going to go on failing her it had been a positive effort to keep him out of her mind but it had become easier as the months passed.

Now it’s being widened even further. ’ ‘To whom will I be responsible? The station chief? ’ Charlie had rarely engaged in an operation where jealously guarded territory did not have to be respected. Diplomatic niceties were always a pain in the ass. ‘London. But through the embassy,’ ordered the sharply featured Peter Johnson. ’ It was Patrick Pacey who responded. ‘An attaché. Don’t for a moment forget the genuine political importance of what you’re doing …’ He made a hand movement over the conference table and Charlie became aware that each of the group had his personal dossiers before them.

And the shoes would be comfortable old friends, although not as ancient or as wearer-friendly as the Hush Puppies he wore. ’ Charlie always had the greatest difficulty showing deference to people in authority – and certainly towards anyone whose professionalism or ability he doubted – yet he had felt not the slightest hesitation in instinctively according it to the new service head. The last controller who had automatically instilled such an attitude had again been Sir Archibald. ‘Quite so, quite so.

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