James Burke never set out to be a spy.
But with Napoleon rampaging through Europe, the War Office needs agents and Burke isn’t given a choice.
It’s no business for a gentleman, and disguising himself as a Buenos Aires leather merchant is a new low.
Despite this, he falls in love with the country – and with the beautiful Ana. Burke wants both to forward British interests and to free Argentina from Spain. But his new found selflessness comes up against the realities of international politics.
When the British invade, his attempts to parley between the rebels and their new rulers means every man’s hand is against him. Can he come out alive and still strike a blow against the French?