In The methods of the World
, the 1st novel during this gripping historic sequence by way of bestselling writer Robert Goddard, James “Max” Maxted arrived in Paris through the 1919 peace convention to enquire the suspicious demise of his diplomat father. however it didn’t take lengthy for the daredevil Royal Flying Corps veteran to land himself a brand new function: double agent.
In The Corners of the Globe, Max is shipped on his first challenge for mythical German undercover agent Fritz Lemmer, the very guy who claims accountability for the homicide of Max’s father. As Max travels to Scotland’s distant Orkney Islands to assemble a mysterious gray dossier from a German captain, he needs to preserve his actual allegiances in brain. additional issues come up while a fellow vacationer acknowledges Max from their college days and threatens to blow his hide. in the meantime, in Paris, Max’s trusty sidekick Sam Twentyman has been promoted to leader mechanic for the British diplomatic fleet of autos. even though frightened approximately his buddy, Sam is content material together with his new set-up, till he gets caution nefarious point within the eastern delegation is out to kill Lemmer—and they've got cause to think that Sam could be a hyperlink within the chain hooked up again to him.
With the Germans approximately to go into the peace negotiations, the necessity for reconciliation between international locations is larger than ever. yet there's one mystery so explosive that it threatens to hazard the entire peace convention, and Max is motive on discovering it out.