A miniature submarine is wrecked off the coast of a South American country. John Drake's assignment from British Intelligence is to blow her up. Disguised as a fisherman, Drake races against time to find the submarine before the agents of a foreign power can.moreless
A dock accident reveals a drug ring that smuggles cocaine across borders hidden inside of sailors' jackets. Drake goes to Genoa and, wearing one of the coats, poses as an out-of-work deckhand. As he searches for the head of the cocaine syndicate, he comes into contact with the mysterious and powerful Contessa Francesca.moreless
Drake's latest case is to unravel a security leak. The suspect is Ruth Mitchell, an interpreter; but as Drake later discovers, the girl has been used without her knowledge.
John Drake travels to the Scottish Highlands when the fingerprints of a stolen car belong to a master spy believed to have been killed ten years earlier.