The Spies, Hardback



A frustrated publisher receives a mysterious angst-ridden manuscript: 'a friend' must send it in installments; its contents would put the author in danger.

As he pieces together the story, he learns that the author is the wife of one of the two Martelli brothers - gangsters who dominate a small town in the Brazilian interior.

Surely her dark outpourings are a cry for help? One by one, he dispatches his motley collection of friends to Frondosa - a town totally obsessed with five-a-side football - to investigate and to bring her to safety.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 208 pages, illustrations
  • Publisher: Quercus Publishing
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  • Category: Crime & mystery
  • ISBN: 9780857051127



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