'The best what if thriller for a long, long time' LEE CHILD
PARIS, 2017. 300 YEARS AFTER ALL OF EUROPE FELL TO THE OTTOMAN EMPIRE . . .
Kamal Agha is a special investigator for the state police, forced to uphold the feared sultan's strict regime.
When a mysteriously tattooed, naked man appears by the Seine and murders a passerby, it's up to Kamal to track him down.
But it's a trail that leads him to an astonishing secret.
A secret that exposes an empire of lies - and which the sultan's men will do anything to keep hidden.
Forced on the run, Kamal knows he will be killed for what he knows - unless he dares use it to save himself.
But doing so could wipe out his whole world, and everyone he ever loved along with it . . .
This fast-paced adventure packed with thrills and intrigue, will appeal to fans of The Man in the High Castle.
'A sweeping and cinematic dystopian thriller that wears its smartness on its sleeve' Independent
'Alternate histories don't get much better than this . . . A classic of the genre' Publishers Weekly
'An alternative history tale that will blow your mind. Thoroughly engrossing' DAVID BALDACCI
'A thrilling tour de force. Left me in awe' JAMES ROLLINS
'A masterpiece on a grand scale. A stellar epic' STEVE BERRY
'A world-class writer of pure-bred thrillers' Daily Telegraph