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Who is—or was—Mariocki? McGill waits in trepidation as the hours tick slowly to midnight when he will discover if persistent threats to kill him will be carried out.
A million dollars have been hidden away in a Lisbon bank. McGill is the only man with the key to the safe deposit, but he is not the only man after the money - there are certain governments interested too…
McGill has a tough journey to Lisbon in the company of a blackmailing crew. Even when he reaches the safe deposit - and the million dollars - his troubles are far from over…
A man returns from the dead. He has been dead, officially, for six years, but in the dark labyrinths of international espionage, who knows the truth? The man from the past is Harry Thyssen - the man responsible for McGill's being what he is today - discredited, fired from Intelligence and found guilty without a trial.moreless
A beautiful painting can bring out the best in some, the worst in others. McGill encounters both types when he is asked to trace a missing masterpiece.
McGill encounters intrigue and lies when he is engaged to discover the truth behind a young man's attempted suicides.
Henry Faversham, the English adviser to a Central American Republic's President, is accused of stealing the country's gold reserve. McGill is assigned to watch, record and report on Faversham - without becoming involved.
McGill is put on the case when a noted oceanographer disappears with secret information…
McGill takes on a strange assignment in East Germany - and finds himself back in the world of espionage.
An Italian count hires McGill to track down his younger brother Silvio and have him sign papers to get his $500,000 inheritance. However, McGill soon discovers that the count has an ulterior motive, and that Silvio doesn't want the money.
McGill tries to trace the origin of some compromising photographs - and a noted lawyer has to chose between his ideals and his reputation.