also published as Pray Silence.
About the author (wikipedia): Manning Coles is the pseudonym of two British writers, Adelaide Frances Oke Manning (1891–1959) and Cyril Henry Coles (1899–1965), who wrote many spy thrillers from the early 40s through the early 60s. The fictional protagonist in 26 of their books was Thomas Elphinstone Hambledon, who works for the Foreign Office.
- Tommy Hambledon, British intelligence
Review: This is the second Hambledon book, the sequel to Drink to Yesterday.
May 25: now reading - please check back.